David Production adaptation of "Phantom Blood" story kicks off October 5th
Following 1993 and 2000 OVAs, as well as a little seen 2007 anime movie, cult manga JoJo's Bizarre Adventure hits Japanese TV this October in a new David Production (Level E, Ben-To) adaptation of the first generation of the sprawling manga.
Director: Naokatsu Tsuda (Inu X Boku Secret Service)
Series Director: Kenichi Suzuki (SD Gundam)
Visual Director: Yasufumi Soejima (Gankutsuou)
Series Composition: Yasuko Kobayashi (Combat Butler Hayate! Heaven is a Place On Earth, Shakugan no Shana III)
Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Takako Shimizu (X-Men anime)
Sub-character Design/Prop Design: Shinichi Machida
Art Director: Shunichiro Yoshihara
Music: Hayato Matsuo
Animation Production: David Production
Cast includes Kazuyuki Okitsu as Jonathan Joestar, Takehito Koyasu as Dio Brando, Ayako Kawasumi (Fate/zero's Saber, Geshiken's Kanako Ohno, Nodame Cantabile's Nodame) as Erina, Yoku Shioya (Gatchaman's Jinpei the Swallow) as Zepelli and Youji Ueda as Speedwagon.