JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is hitting the film festival circuit before its big Japanese premiere! The movie will be making its world premiere in Switzerland, then competing for awards in Montreal, before coming home to Japan. Hit the jump for all the info.
VIZ Media has announced the launch of preorders for the Jojo’a Bizarre Adventure Season 1 Limited Edition Blu-ray Set. The set is scheduled for retail release on July 25th and features the entire first season, Episodes 1-26, The anime is based on the Phantom Blood and Battle Tendency arcs of the renowned long-running manga series created by Hirohiko Araki (and also published by VIZ Media). The set will carry an MSRP of $69.99 U.S. / $81.99 CAN.
The Joestar family tree has gotten a bit complex over the years and that's certainly reflected in mother's day art from Kohei Ashiya, the animator of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable's third opening, plus animation director on numerous episodes of that iteration, the first TV anime and Stardust Crusaders. More after the jump.
Tokyo-based company SCRAP announced today that a new collaboration event between its popular Real Dasshutsu (Escape) Game and the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable TV anime based on the fourth arc of Hirohiko Araki's long-running manga series will be held at Tokyo Dome City Attractions in Tokyo and Hirakata Park in Osaka this summer. Hit the jump for more details.
Prolific voice actor Takehito Koyasu turns 50 today! What's your favorite role of his? There's hundreds to choose from! Help us celebrate after the jump!
In an interview meeting conducted in November of 2016, film producer Takashi Hirano offered some details about the planning and production work that went into transforming JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, the 4th story arc of Hirohiko Araki's epic multi-generational action manga and anime, into a work of live-action film. Hit the jump to learn more.
Following the 30-second teaser in early March, the official website for the upcoming film JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable Chapter I today released a 90-second full trailer to introduce its main cast members in the town of Morioh filmed in Sitges, Spain. Watch how the Takashi Miike-directed film recreates the Jojo world after the jump!