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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Spinoff Manga About Josuke Launches in December

posted on by Adriana Hazra
Kouhei Kadono to write story, Tasuku Karasuma to draw manga

The November issue of Shueisha's Ultra Jump magazine announced on Tuesday that the first spinoff manga belonging to the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure franchise (aside from Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan) will launch in the magazine's January 2022 issue on December 18. The manga will take place in Morioh from the series' fourth part Diamond is Unbreakable before Josuke's stand is called Crazy Diamond.

Kouhei Kadono (Boogiepop and Others, Hajishirazu no Purple Haze light novel of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind) is writing the story, and Tasuku Karasuma (No Guns Life) is drawing the manga. The magazine announced the manga in its September issue on August 19. That same issue published the final chapter of Hirohiko Araki's JoJolion (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 8) manga. Araki plans to launch a tentatively titled JOJOLANDS title at a later date.

The JoJolion manga debuted in Ultra Jump in May 2011. The manga's 27th volume shipped on September 17.

Araki debuted the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1987. The manga transferred to Ultra Jump in 2005.

Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean manga is getting an anime adaptation that will premiere exclusively on Netflix worldwide in December, and will then air on television in Japan in January on Tokyo MX, MBS, and BS11. The manga is the sixth part of Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga, and it continues the story from the previous entries. The Stone Ocean arc of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga ran from 1999 to 2003, and has 17 volumes, consisting of volumes 64 through 80 of the overall manga.

david production has produced television anime series for the first five parts of the manga. Crunchyroll has streamed all of the anime as they aired. Viz Media is releasing the anime in North America, and has released up through JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind. Viz Media is also releasing the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga in English.

The JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable arc also inspired a live-action film that opened in Japan in August 2017. Viz Media has also licensed the film for home video.

Araki's spinoff manga Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan (Kishibe Rohan wa Ugokanai) has also inspired several OVAs and a live-action mini-series. Netflix began streaming the anime worldwide on February 18. The live-action mini-series aired in Japan in December 2020. The mini-series will get three new episodes in December.

Source: Ultra Jump November issue

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