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Live-Action Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Film Reveals 5 Character Trailers

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Jōsuke, Angelo, Jōtarō, Kōichi, Yukiko, Nijimura brothers previewed for film opening on August 4

Warner Bros. began streaming five character trailers on Friday for the live-action JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable film.

Jōsuke Higashikata

Angelo

Jōtarō Kūjō

Kōichi Hirose and Yukiko Yamagishi

Nijimura Brothers

The film's title is JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond wa Kudakenai Dai-Ichi-Shō (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable Chapter I), although the staff have not yet confirmed additional installments for the series.

The film held its world premiere at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) in Switzerland on July 2, and it won the RTS Audience Award. The film will also screen at Montreal's Fantasia International Film Festival, before it opens in Japan on August 4.

Prolific filmmaker Takashi Miike (live-action Terraformars, Ace Attorney, Crows Zero, Yatterman, For Love's Sake, Ichi the Killer) is directing the movie.

The cast includes:

  • Kento Yamazaki as Jōsuke Higashikata
  • Ryunosuke Kamiki as Kōichi Hirose
  • Nana Komatsu as Yukako Yamagishi
  • Masaki Okada as Keichō Nijimura
  • Mackenyu as Okuyasu Nijimura
  • Takayuki Yamada as Anjūrō "Angelo" Katagiri
  • Yusuke Iseya as Jōtarō Kūjō
  • Alisa Mizuki as Tomoko Higashikata
  • Jun Kunimura as Ryōhei Higashikata

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable is the fourth part of Hirohiko Araki's Jojo's Bizarre Adventure manga. The story is set in Morioh, located in S City in M Prefecture of Japan, and it follows the misadventures of Jōsuke Higashikata and his companions, as they are involved in a series of bizarre incidents in their town.


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