JoJo's Bizarre Adventure DVD Listed on Amazon UK for September 28
posted on by Andrew Osmond
UK Anime News reports that Amazon UK is listing a DVD of the first season of the TV anime of Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. According to the listing, the DVD will be released on September 28 by Warner Home Video with a running time of 595 minutes. The listing only specifies that the DVD is Japanese with subtitles, although an English dub of the show has been made.
The listing describes the story: 'Jonathan Joestar, a young wealthy son living in Victorian England, has his life destroyed by the recently orphaned Dio Brando, who was taken in by Jonathan's father. Dio, who plots to drive Jonathan to insanity and inherit the Joestar fortune, becomes an unstoppable vampire that Jonathan must fight.'
Araki began his long-running action manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in 1987. He then moved the manga in 2005 to Shueisha's Ultra Jump magazine where it continues to this day, running to more than 100 volumes.
david production produced the television anime that covered the first three parts of the manga. Previously, the manga inspired an original video anime series in the 1990s and a 2007 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood movie.