JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean Anime Announced

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean Anime Announced

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (Japanese: ジ ョ ジ ョ の 奇妙 な 冒 険, Hepburn: JoJo no Kimyō na Bōken) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki. It was originally serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine from 1987 to 2004, and was moved to the monthly Ultra Jump magazine in 2005. The series is divided into eight story parts, each one by one. a new main character nicknamed “JoJo”; the eighth installment, JoJolion, began serial publication in May 2011. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is Shueisha’s biggest ongoing manga series by volume, with its chapters collected in 129 tankōbon volumes. to December 2020.

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A 13-volume original animated video series adapted from the third installment of the manga, Stardust Crusaders, was produced by A.P.P.P. and released from 1993 to 2002. The studio then produced an animated film adaptation of the first part, Phantom Blood, which was released in theaters in Japan in 2007. In October 2012 , a David Production anime television series adaptation of Phantom Blood and Battle Tendency began airing on Tokyo MX. As of July 2019, the studio has produced four seasons of adaptation through the fifth installment of the manga, Golden Wind. A live-action film based on the fourth installment, Diamond Is Unbreakable, was released in Japan in 2017.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is known for its iconic artistic style and posture, which frequently refers to popular Western music and fashion, as well as creative battles revolving around Stands, mind expressions. Psychological – spirituality with unique supernatural abilities. The series has sold over 100 million copies to date, making it one of the best-selling comic books in history, and it has created a media franchise that includes one-scene manga, light novels and video games. The manga, TV anime and live-action have been licensed in North America by Viz Media, which has produced various English-language series since 2005.

Stone Ocean, Part 6 of Hirohiko Araki’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga, has finally been animated.

The anime was revealed with an announcement trailer as part of the “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure the Animation Special Event ~ JOESTAR Inherited Soul ~” live stream event. The trailer showcases footage from the previous five seasons of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure before introducing the anime design for the next JoJo, Jolyne Cujoh.

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Ai Farouz (Takechiyo from Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon) will voice Jolyne, the first female protagonist in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series. The announcement trailer ends with Farouz performing Jolyne’s “Yare yare dawa” (“bless”) catchphrase, which is the equivalent of her father Jotaro Kujo’s “Yare yare daze.”

Fairouz’s statement about the notice, translated into English by Anime News Network, read as follows:

“I cannot live without JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series, and it is also what inspired me to take on voice-acting as a profession. So when I heard that I was going to be able to participate in the series, I was lost for words and surprised that “Even a Stand would be blown to the moon.” I cried so much as it was literally the moment my dream came true, which I have chased over for 12 years.”

I love and adore Jolyne as a character and her beautiful, strong nature gave me strength especially during my student years, so I’m grateful for the opportunity to voice Jolyne.

A poster for the Stone Ocean anime was also released with the announcement:

It’s been almost two years since the end of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind anime adaptation. While there’s still no release date for the Stone Ocean anime, wait times for Season 6 anime have become a lot shorter.

The Stone Ocean manga ran in Weekly Shonen Jump from 1999 to 2003, for a total of 17 volumes. Hirohiko Araki is currently writing JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 8: JoJolion for the seinen Ultra Jump magazine.

The first five seasons of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure anime aired on Adult Swim’s Toonami channel in the US and are available on Crunchyroll and TubiTV. Parts 1-4 are also available on Hulu. So, Spoke Kishibe Rohan, a part of the manga artist-focused OVA four from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, is available on Netflix.