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.
Did You Know?
chose Egypt as Dio's modern-era base because he had once gone there on a trip and thought the people there looked threatening and fearsome. The location is a tribute to Mitsuteru Yokoyama
's story "Babel II", which was set in the desert. See more
Oh My God!
At the start of the "Phantom Blood" opening credits (Sono Chi No Sadame), the series title appears with a quick montage of all the JoJo heroes (Jolyne, Giorno, Josuke, Jotaro, Joseph, Jonathan) in manga comic pages flipping together, representing the Joestar family and the saga starting with the first JoJo. See more
Lyrics by Endcape
Composed and arranged by Yûgo Kanno
Performed by Karen Aoki
and Daisuke Hasegawa See more