The previous update we posted for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven added the likes of Polnareff, Hol Horse, Yukako Yamagishi, and Koichi Hirose to the lineup. The latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump has more to add to the list, including three from Stardust Crusaders and one from the first arc, Phantom Blood. Hit the jump for more.
Anime retailer Right Stuf has updated their listing for the North American release of the first season of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime. The retailer has a DVD set planned for July 28 from Warner Home Video at $49.98, now with an English dub accompanying the subtitled Japanese audio. More after the jump.
Following the globe-trotting JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III - Stardust Crusaders, Hirohiko Araki's series settled in Japan for Part IV: Diamond Is Unbreakable , running in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1992 to 1995. The story revolved around Stand-related horrors and mysteries abound in Morioh, a town in S-City, M-Prefecture. Tweets suggest that the JoJo's anime producers might already be doing some location scouting in Sendai.
Amazon has posted a preliminary listing for a North American release of the first season of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure anime. The retailer has a DVD set planned for July 28 from Warner Home Video at $49.98. More after the jump.
The latest issue of Jump has info on four additions to the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven roster. The next batch to join the fighter's lineup includes Jean Pierre Polnareff and Hol Horse from Stardust Crusaders, as well as Yukako Yamagishi and Koichi Hirose from Part IV: Diamond is Unbreakable. Hit the jump for more.
A couple of notable manga series have made digital, North American premieres today. The Viz rescue license Sousuke Kaise's Grenadier is now up on their platform and more, along with the first collection of a little globetrotting, proto-vampire fighting story known as JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 2--Battle Tendency. Meanwhile, Yen Press has launched the first two digital volumes of best-seller Akame Ga Kill! along with popular light novels.
Yare yare daze. The 1st volume of the Japanese Bluray release of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders - Battle in Egypt hits Japanese stores on April 22, 2015, and it comes with a bevy of bizarre bonuses and tie-in products. Hit the jump to learn more.
Leading into spring's final cour of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders and its confrontation with Dio, a promo video prepared for AnimeJapan looks back at the journey from Japan to Egypt. Check it out after the jump.
During 2012 year's run of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime, the cast of the evolving cult series' fourth phase, Diamond Is Unbreakable, starred in a series of animated ads. Then last year, along with the first half of Part III: Stardust Crusaders, the cast of part V: Vento Aureo got the promo spotlight. And, with this season's Egypt Chapter, Part VI: Stone Ocean is featured. The sixth of these introduces Jōji Nakata as antagonist Enrico Pucci.
After debuting February 24th, Viz's hardcover release of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 1 - Phantom Blood - Vol. 1 by Hirohiko Araki quickly climed to the top of the New York Times' manga best sellers list. They describe the book "The beginning of the globe–spanning and multigenerational exploits of the Joestar family are translated into English for the first time." More after the jump.