When it comes to what draws fans to the beloved Japanese manga series ‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’, what is usually cited as a factor is the very unique and expressive art style, as well the unforgettable story content. With these points in mind, it’s no wonder that JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure has become a very popular work all over the world! In our blog today, we will briefly get to know the plot and main characters of this unique world.
British Nobles and Cunning Vampires
The story of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is divided into eight separate series, covering both the British noble Joestar family, and the evil vampire Dio Brando and his successors in different themes and settings over the course of more than a century. Strengthen the showdown. Each installment has a different protagonist, and their nickname is JoJo. Although the settings are foreign, the fifth protagonist has Japanese heritage. In this world, a large number of supernatural elements such as vampires, zombies and ancient monsters have also been added, combined with real-world characters and events, giving JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure a richer world.
Releases on Netflix in December 2021!
At an animation event in August 2021, it was officially announced that an anime adaptation of the sixth story arc of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Stone Ocean, will be released on Netflix, giving the world the opportunity to experience its fascinating story! This new anime series is being produced by studio David Production, director Kenichi Suzuki, supervisor Toshiyuki Kato, writer Yasuko Kobayashi, and composer Yugo Kanno. It will also be broadcast on major TV channels in Japan starting in January 2022.
The Main Characters of Stone Ocean
Jolyne Cujoh, the protagonist of Stone Ocean is also known as JoJo, and is the daughter of third JoJo series protagonist Jotaro Kujo. Her beliefs are the same as those of her father. She is an unscrupulous girl who was arrested in a traffic accident and sentenced to 15 years in prison. She later learns that her imprisonment was actually a setup planned by the evil Father Enrico Pucci. She uses the ‘Stone Free’ Stand ability.
Jolyne Cujoh’s father and the protagonist of the third part of the JoJo series, Jotaro Kujo is set as a kind hearted yet rough student, whose maternal grandfather is Joseph Joestar. He traveled to Egypt and defeated Dio Brando with his companions to save his mother’s life. He posses the Stand ‘Star Platinum’.
After a tragedy in her early life, Ermes Costello, a prison buddy of Jolyne Cujoh, learned that her mortal enemy was also in jail, and deliberately committed a crime in order to go to jail and track them down for revenge. She possesses the Stand called ‘Kiss’
Originally named Wes, he later took the name of his stand, also called Weather Report. This male prisoner who has lost his memory is taciturn, calm and composed. His true identity is Domenico Pucci, the long-lost twin brother of Enrico Pucci. At the time of his birth, another woman whose baby died in the same hospital stole him and separated him from his original family, renaming him Wes Bluemarine. At the age of 16, he met and dated Perla Pucci, but neither knew that they were blood relatives.
A mysterious male prisoner staying in the room with Emporio and Weather Report. He has an ability to restructure things with his Stand Diver Down, and falls in love with Jolyne. When he was in college, he went to prison for murdering his girlfriend, who was having an affair. Emporio said that if Weather Report is not there to suppress Narciso, no one knows what he will do.
The final villain of the Stone Ocean series. When he saw the tomb of his twin brother Domenico in his childhood, he wondered if God had chosen himself instead of his brother, and he began to think about the meaning of happiness, leading to his motivation to go to the seminary. He met DIO at the age of 15, and later became close friends with him and obtained a piece of his bones. He wants to realize the theory of DIO in order to make the world happy, but the notebook that records this theory was burned by Jotaro Kujo. As a result, Enrico framed Jolyne Cujoh and imprisoned her, in order to lure her father Jotaro to come forward.
In addition to the eight published JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series, new content is still being serialized! If you want to begin to step into the world of JoJo, we recommend that you read the manga after watching the new animation!