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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure 

JoJo no kimyô-na bôken (original title)
The story of the Joestar family, who are possessed with intense psychic strength, and the adventures each member encounters throughout their lives.
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Series cast summary:
Daisuke Ono ...
 Jotaro Kujo (53 episodes, 2014-2016)
Unshô Ishizuka ...
 Joseph Joestar (50 episodes, 2014-2016)
Tôru Ohkawa ...
 Narrator (46 episodes, 2012-2016)
Matthew Mercer ...
 Jotaro Kujo (46 episodes, 2014-2015)
Fuminori Komatsu ...
 Jean-Pierre Polnareff (42 episodes, 2014-2015)
Yuki Ono ...
 Josuke Higashikata (37 episodes, 2016)
Daisuke Hirakawa ...
 Noriaki Kakyoin (33 episodes, 2014-2015)
Kenta Miyake ...
 Muhammad Avdol / ... (27 episodes, 2014-2015)
David Vincent ...
 Narrator (26 episodes, 2012-2013)
Takehito Koyasu ...
 Dio / ... (23 episodes, 2012-2015)
Wataru Takagi ...
 Okuyasu Nijimura (22 episodes, 2016)
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Chronicles the struggles of the cursed Joestar bloodline against the forces of evil. Beginning in 1880, Part I follows Jonathan Joestar as he matures with and eventually combats his adoptive brother, the cunning, merciless Dio Brando. Set in 1938, Part II follows the misadventures of Joseph Joestar, grandson of Jonathan, as he masters the Ripple in order to combat hostile, ancient super-beings named the Pillar Men; creators of the Stone Mask. Part III follows Jotaro Kujo and his group as they journey from Tokyo to Cairo to save his mother's life by defeating his family's resurrected archenemy, Dio. In Part IV, an Arrow manifesting latent Stand abilities travels throughout Morioh, Japan in 1999; as high-schooler Josuke Higashikata (illegitimate son of Joseph) and friends seek out the culprit of a series of decade-long homicides. Set in 2001, Part V follows Giorno Giovanna, son of Dio, and his ambition to rise within the Neapolitan mafia by subverting its most powerful gang: Passione.

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Trivia

Hirohiko Araki came up with Stands as a way to explain psychic powers: he didn't believe someone could move an object with their mind, but he could believe that someone created something with their mind that could move an object. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Dio Brando: [activates his Stand] Za Warudo!
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Crazy Credits

The first episode of each JoJo saga does not have an opening sequence, just a prologue and title. See more »

Connections

Spin-off JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Bloody Stream
Lyrics by Saori Kodama
Music by Toshiyuki O'mori
Arranged by MACARONI
Performed by Coda
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*turn in feverish tears* LISTEN OKAY!
7 March 2017 | by (Indiana) – See all my reviews

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure has been a ride for me. I got into it, because of it's massive Impact on the anime community as a whole and how it bends the rules of traditional anime and makes me laugh and sob at the drop of a checkered hat. Stories in traditional "shonen" or "for boys" anime fall into obvious tropes that JoJo does not. Normal anime will follow a main character (mostly male) trying to solve a problem through fights. JoJo follows that guideline with some major improvements. When following one main character you run into the problem of the story becoming boring or the main character becoming so overpower that they seem not likable because they run out of the faults that make them human. JoJo switches off the baton of the main focus of the story with it not being about one Joestar, but a family of Joestars. Each Joestar has one problem to solve and a loads of amazing support characters that make this a lovable and amazing series pretty much perfect for me. that being said, I know this show is far from perfect with it's many plot holes and unfinished stories, and lets not talk about the way far away things look in the anime, but in my eyes this story of a family overcoming trials and tribulations is just enough for me to call it my favorite piece of fiction.


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