Animated retrospective of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure
In 1987 Hirohiko Araki began a saga that spans several generations, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. Most long-running anime become stale due to multiple charges, and focusing on one protagonist can be a chore as well. I mean, look how out of control Detectives Conan, Naruto, and One Piece got. Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure is different as each ark focuses on a different protagonist who is a member of the Joestar family. Each protagonist in each book bears the nickname Jojo, and all have a star-shaped birthmark. The Manga is still in progress and with the long lifespan of the Japanese, I’m sure more Jojo books will come. Araki’s ability to reinvent himself as Mangaka has made Jojo a franchise that never goes out of style.
There are rumors that Araki is a vampire. I mean, watch him look young in his sixties. In celebration of the upcoming 6th season, here are all the anime you need to binge on while waiting for the 6th season.
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood
Set in the 1880s, we see the journey of the original. The first Jojo is Jonathan Joestar, a benevolent heir who is the only son of an English nobleman. Her life will change when her father adopted a boy named Dio Brando. The two will develop a sibling rivalry like no other.
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure 2: Battle Tendency
Joseph Joestar is the second Jojo and he is from the era of the First World War. He is Jonathan’s grandson and unlike his grandfather, he is a spoiled and witty kid. He still has a good heart despite his arrogance. An ancient evil of the Americas called Pillar Men has awakened. Joseph must stop these Aztec vampires from destroying the world.
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders
Jotaro Kujo is the half-Japanese grandson of Joseph Joestar. This delinquent teenager from the 1980s is the most popular Jojo in the series. This is the first book in the series that features entities called Stand .. Quoting from Jojo’s wiki:
Jotaro will travel the world with his grandfather and a group of men too muscular to find the cure for his mother’s rare disease. His squad will fight the evil Stands users who will try to stop them. Fortunately, it’s a fair game as Jotaro and his team are booth users as well.
JoJo’s bizarre adventure: the diamond is unbreakable
This Anime is the end of the muscle era of Jojo and the start of the fabulous and flamboyant era. From the manly aesthetic of the 1980s. To the pretty boy of the year 1999 aesthetic, Araki goes for something more fashionable. Part 4 centers on Josuke Hishigata, he is the illegitimate son of Joseph Joestar. With his power to destroy and restore items, he must stop a serial killer with a hand fetish on the loose.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: The Golden Wind
In the year 2000 in the beautiful country of Italy, the son of Dio Brando, Giorno Giovanna wanted to be the boss of the mafia. He is the first Jojo who is not a descendant of Jonathan Joestar but rather the son of a villain. He will use his stand powers to climb the ranks in the gangster world.