Shonen Jump Greats Pay Tribute to "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure"

Akira Toriyama, CLAMP, the Big Three and more pay tribute to Hirohiko Araki's sprawling manga

In honor of the 25th anniversary of Hirohiko Araki's sprawling, still evolving JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga, Shonen Jump's older audience sibling magazine Ultra Jump has published a special tribute insert in its October issue. The booklet collects homages from legendary contributors to the Jump family of magazines, such as Dragon Ball's Akira Toriyama and Gate 7's CLAMP. 


Issue cover with 8th phase of Jojo's, "JoJoLion":




Eiichiro Oda (One Piece)

Masashi Kishimoto (Naruto)

Tite Kubo (Bleach)

Akira Toriyama (Dragon Ball)




The rest of the collection


An anime adaptation of the Victorian gentleman versus vampire first generation of JoJo's, "Phantom Blood," kicks off in October.


Meanwhile, a new spin-off story featuring superpowered manga artist Rohan Kishibe will run in this year's 45th issue of  Shonen Jump (on sale in October 6th).


via MasterKingJC, @manganewsjapon and Akiba Jigoku


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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