JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012 TV series)

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
JoJo Part 1 Phantom Blood.jpg
Phantom Blood key visual, depicting Dio with the stone mask (left), and Jonathan (right)
ジョジョの奇妙な冒険
(JoJo no Kimyō na Bōken)
Genre Adventure, fantasy, supernatural[1]
Anime television series
Directed by
  • Naokatsu Tsuda
  • Ken'ichi Suzuki
Written by Yasuko Kobayashi
Music by
Studio David Production
Licensed by
Viz Media (Blu-ray and merchandising rights)
Warner Bros. Entertainment (DVD rights)
Original network Tokyo MX, MBS, RKB, TBC, CBC, BS11
English network
Original run October 5, 2012 April 5, 2013
Episodes 26 (List of episodes)
Anime television series
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders
Directed by Naokatsu Tsuda
Ken'ichi Suzuki
Written by Yasuko Kobayashi
Music by Yugo Kanno
Studio David Production
Licensed by
Viz Media
Original network Tokyo MX, MBS, TBC, RKB, CBC, BS11, Animax
English network
Animax Asia
Adult Swim (Toonami)
Original run April 4, 2014 June 19, 2015
Episodes 48 (List of episodes)
Anime television series
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable
Directed by Naokatsu Tsuda
Yūta Takamura
Toshiyuki Kato
Written by Yasuko Kobayashi
Music by Yugo Kanno
Studio David Production
Licensed by
Viz Media
Original network Tokyo MX, MBS, TBC, BS11, Animax
English network
Animax Asia
Adult Swim (Toonami)
Original run April 1, 2016 December 23, 2016
Episodes 39 + 2 OVA[2][3] (List of episodes)
Anime television series
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind
Directed by Naokatsu Tsuda
Yasuhiro Kimura
Hideya Takahashi
Written by Yasuko Kobayashi
Music by Yugo Kanno
Studio David Production
Licensed by
Viz Media[4]
Original run October 2018 TBA
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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (Japanese: ジョジョの奇妙な冒険, Hepburn: JoJo no Kimyō na Bōken), also known as JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: The Animation, is an anime television series produced by David Production based on the manga of the same name by Hirohiko Araki. The series focuses around the mysterious adventures of the Joestar family, beginning with an encounter involving Jonathan Joestar, his adoptive brother Dio Brando and a mysterious Stone Mask. The series is broadcast on Tokyo MX before entering syndication on 4 JNN stations, BS11, and Animax.

The first season, adapting the first two parts, Phantom Blood and Battle Tendency, aired in Japan between October 5, 2012 and April 5, 2013. In the United States, it aired on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block starting on October 15, 2016.[5] A second season covering the third part, Stardust Crusaders, aired between April 4, 2014 and June 19, 2015, and a third season covering the fourth part, Diamond Is Unbreakable, aired from April 1, 2016 to December 23, 2016. The series is distributed in North America by Warner Home Video for the DVD rights, while the Blu-ray and merchandising rights for the series are owned by Viz Media.[6] An adaption for the fifth part, Golden Wind, has been announced and will premiere in October 2018.[7][8]

Season 1[edit]

The first season aired in Japan between October 5, 2012 and April 5, 2013, with episodes 1-9 covering the Phantom Blood arc, and episodes 10-26 covering the Battle Tendency arc. The first part follows a young man named Jonathan Joestar who becomes involved in a battle against Dio Brando, who uses the power of a mysterious Stone Mask to become a vampire. The second part takes place fifty years later as Jonathan's grandson, Joseph Joestar, faces up against the Stone Mask's creators, the Pillar Men. The opening theme for the Phantom Blood arc is "JoJo ~Sono Chi no Sadame~" (ジョジョ~その血の運命~, "JoJo ~That Blood's Destiny~") by Hiroaki "Tommy" Tominaga, while the opening theme for the Battle Tendency arc is "Bloody Stream" by Coda. The ending theme for both arcs is British progressive rock band Yes' 1972 single "Roundabout".[9] Phantom Blood's score was composed by Hayato Matsuo while Battle Tendency's was performed by Taku Iwasaki.[10][11] The series was made available for streaming on Crunchyroll on April 4, 2014. Warner Home Video released the complete first season on DVD in North America on September 22, 2015 while Viz Media will release the series on Blu-ray Disc.[12][13] On television, the series began airing on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block on October 15, 2016.[5] Kaze UK licensed the first season in the UK on Blu-ray, with Manga Entertainment handling distribution of the series.[14]


Phantom Blood[edit]

No. Title Writer Original airdate English airdate[Note 1]
1 "Dio the Invader"
"Shinryakusha Dio" (侵略者ディオ) 
Yasuko KobayashiOctober 5, 2012October 15, 2016[15]
2 "A Letter From the Past"
"Kako kara no Tegami" (過去からの手紙) 
Yasuko KobayashiOctober 12, 2012October 22, 2016
3 "Youth with Dio"
"Dio to no Seishun" (ディオとの青春) 
Yasuko KobayashiOctober 19, 2012November 5, 2016
4 "Overdrive"
"Ōbādoraibu" (波紋疾走(オーバードライブ)) 
Shōgo YasukawaOctober 26, 2012November 12, 2016
5 "The Dark Knights"
"Ankoku no Kishitachi" (暗黒の騎士達) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuNovember 2, 2012November 19, 2016
6 "Tomorrow's Courage"
"Ashita no Yūki" (あしたの勇気) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuNovember 9, 2012November 26, 2016
7 "Sorrowful Successor"
"Uketsugumono" (うけ継ぐ者) 
Shōgo YasukawaNovember 16, 2012December 3, 2016
8 "Bloody Battle! JoJo & Dio"
"Kessen! JOJO & DIO" (血戦!JOJO&DIO) 
Yasuko KobayashiNovember 23, 2012December 10, 2016
9 "The Final Hamon!"
"Saigo no Hamon!" (最後の波紋!) 
Yasuko KobayashiNovember 30, 2012December 17, 2016[16]

Battle Tendency[edit]

No. Title Writer Original airdate English airdate
10 "New York's JoJo"
"Nyū Yōku no JoJo" (ニューヨークのジョジョ) 
Yasuko KobayashiDecember 7, 2012December 17, 2016[16]
11 "The Game Master"
"Gēmu no Tatsujin" (ゲームの達人) 
Shinichi InotsumeDecember 14, 2012January 7, 2017
12 "The Pillar Man"
"Hashira no Otoko" (柱の男) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuDecember 21, 2012January 14, 2017
13 "JoJo vs. the Ultimate Lifeform"
"JoJo vs. Kyūkyoku Seibutsu" (JOJO vs. 究極生物) 
Shōgo YasukawaJanuary 4, 2013January 21, 2017
14 "Ultimate Warriors from Ancient Times"
"Taiko kara Kita Kyūkyoku Senshi" (太古から来た究極戦士) 
Shōgo YasukawaJanuary 11, 2013January 28, 2017
15 "A Hero's Proof"
"Hīrō no Shikaku" (ヒーローの資格) 
Shōgo YasukawaJanuary 18, 2013February 4, 2017
16 "Lisa Lisa, Hamon Coach"
"Hamon Kyōshi Risarisa" (波紋教師リサリサ) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuJanuary 25, 2013February 11, 2017
17 "The Deeper Plan"
"Fukaku Wana o Hare!" (深く罠をはれ!) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuFebruary 1, 2013February 18, 2017
18 "Von Stroheim's Revenge"
"Shutorohaimu-tai no Gyakushū" (シュトロハイム隊の逆襲) 
Shinichi InotsumeFebruary 8, 2013February 25, 2017
19 "A Race Towards the Brink"
"Shi no Gake e Tsuppashire" (死の崖へつっ走れ) 
Shinichi InotsumeFebruary 15, 2013March 4, 2017
20 "Young Caesar"
"Shīzā Kodoku no Seishun" (シーザー孤独の青春) 
Yasuko KobayashiFebruary 22, 2013March 11, 2017
21 "A Hundred Against Two"
"Hyaku tai Ni no Kakehiki" (100対2のかけひき) 
Shōgo YasukawaMarch 1, 2013March 18, 2017
22 "A True Warrior"
"Shin no Kakutōsha" (真の格闘者) 
Shinichi InotsumeMarch 8, 2013March 25, 2017
23 "The Warrior of Wind"
"Kaze ni Kaeru Senshi" (風にかえる戦士) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuMarch 15, 2013April 1, 2017
24 "The Ties That Bind JoJo"
"JoJo o Musubu Kizuna" (JOJOを結ぶ絆) 
Yasuko KobayashiMarch 22, 2013April 8, 2017
25 "The Birth of a Superbeing !!"
"Chō Seibutsu no Tanjō !!" (超生物の誕生 !!) 
Yasuko KobayashiMarch 29, 2013April 15, 2017
26 "The Ascendant One"
"Kami to Natta Otoko" (神となった男) 
Yasuko KobayashiApril 5, 2013April 15, 2017

Season 2[edit]

The second season, titled JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders, adapts the series third story arc, Stardust Crusaders. Set in 1987, the story follows Joseph's grandson, Jotaro Kujo, and his companions as they seek to defeat DIO, who has placed a curse on his mother, using special abilities known as Stands. The series is split into two halves, each lasting 24 episodes. The first half aired in Japan between April 4, 2014 and September 12, 2014, while the second half, subtitled Battle in Egypt, aired between January 9, 2015 and June 19, 2015.[17][18][19] For the first half, the opening theme is "Stand Proud" by Jin Hashimoto, while the ending theme is American band The Bangles' 1985 single "Walk Like an Egyptian". For the second half, the opening theme is "JoJo, Sono Chi no Kioku ~end of THE WORLD~" (ジョジョ その血の記憶~end of THE WORLD~, lit. "JoJo, That Blood's Memories (End of the World)") by JO☆STARS ~TOMMY,Coda,JIN~ (Hiroaki "Tommy" Tominaga, Coda, and Jin Hashimoto), while the main ending theme is the Pat Metheny Group's "Last Train Home", from their 1987 album Still Life (Talking). An alternate ending theme, "Aku-yaku Kyōsōkyoku" (アク役♢協奏曲, "Evil Concerto"), is performed by Oingo and Boingo (Makoto Yasumura and Motoko Kumai) in episode 27, and by Hol Horse and Boingo (Hidenobu Kiuchi and Motoko Kumai) in episodes 36-37. The score is composed by Yugo Kanno. The series was simulcast by Crunchyroll, with some character names altered to avoid copyright infringement. An English dub of the first three episodes was streamed on July 5, 2014.[20]


Stardust Crusaders[edit]

No. Title[a] Writer Original airdate English airdate
S[b] O[c]
127 "A Man Possessed by an Evil Spirit"
"Akuryō ni Toritsukareta Otoko" (悪霊にとりつかれた男) 
Yasuko KobayashiApril 4, 2014July 29, 2017[21]
228 "Who Will Be the Judge!?"
"Sabaku no wa Dare da!?" (裁くのは誰だ!?) 
Yasuko KobayashiApril 11, 2014August 5, 2017
329 "The Curse of DIO"
"DIO no Jubaku" (DIOの呪縛) 
Yasuko KobayashiApril 18, 2014August 12, 2017
430 "Tower of Gray"
"Tawā Obu Gurē" (灰の塔(タワー・オブ・グレー)) 
Shōgo YasukawaApril 25, 2014August 19, 2017
531 "Silver Chariot"
"Shirubā Chariottsu" (銀の戦車(シルバーチャリオッツ)) 
Yasuko KobayashiMay 2, 2014August 26, 2017
632 "Dark Blue Moon"
"Dāku Burū Mūn" (暗青の月(ダークブルームーン)) 
Shinichi InotsumeMay 9, 2014September 9, 2017
733 "Strength"
"Sutorengusu" (力(ストレングス)) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuMay 16, 2014September 16, 2017
834 "Devil"
"Debiru" (悪魔(デビル)) 
Shinichi InotsumeMay 23, 2014September 23, 2017
935 "Yellow Temperance"
"Ierō Tenparansu" (黄の節制(イエローテンパランス)) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuMay 30, 2014September 30, 2017
1036 "The Emperor and the Hanged Man, Part 1"
"Enperā to Hangudoman Sono 1" (皇帝(エンペラー)と吊られた男(ハングドマン) その1) 
Yasuko KobayashiJune 6, 2014October 7, 2017
1137 "The Emperor and the Hanged Man, Part 2"
"Enperā to Hangudoman Sono 2" (皇帝(エンペラー)と吊られた男(ハングドマン) その2) 
Yasuko KobayashiJune 13, 2014October 14, 2017
1238 "The Empress"
"Enpuresu" (女帝(エンプレス)) 
Shōgo YasukawaJune 20, 2014October 21, 2017
1339 "Wheel of Fortune"
"Howīru Obu Fōchun" (運命の車輪(ホウィール・オブ・フォーチュン)) 
Shōgo YasukawaJune 27, 2014November 4, 2017
1440 "Justice, Part 1"
"Jasutisu Sono 1" (正義(ジャスティス) その1) 
Shinichi InotsumeJuly 4, 2014November 11, 2017
1541 "Justice, Part 2"
"Jasutisu Sono 2" (正義(ジャスティス) その2) 
Shinichi InotsumeJuly 11, 2014November 18, 2017
1642 "The Lovers, Part 1"
"Rabāzu Sono 1" (恋人(ラバーズ) その1) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuJuly 18, 2014December 2, 2017
1743 "The Lovers, Part 2"
"Rabāzu Sono 2" (恋人(ラバーズ) その2) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuJuly 25, 2014December 9, 2017
1844 "The Sun"
"San" (太陽(サン)) 
Naokatsu TsudaAugust 1, 2014December 16, 2017
1945 "Death 13, Part 1"
"Desu Sātīn Sono 1" (死神13(デスサーティーン) その1) 
Shōgo YasukawaAugust 8, 2014January 6, 2018
2046 "Death 13, Part 2"
"Desu Sātīn Sono 2" (死神13(デスサーティーン) その2) 
Shōgo YasukawaAugust 15, 2014January 13, 2018
2147 "Judgement, Part 1"
"Jajjimento Sono 1" (審判(ジャッジメント) その1) 
Yasuko KobayashiAugust 22, 2014January 20, 2018
2248 "Judgement, Part 2"
"Jajjimento Sono 2" (審判(ジャッジメント) その2) 
Yasuko KobayashiAugust 29, 2014January 27, 2018
2349 "High Priestess, Part 1"
"Hai Puriesutesu Sono 1" (女教皇(ハイプリエステス) その1) 
Shinichi InotsumeSeptember 5, 2014February 3, 2018
2450 "High Priestess, Part 2"
"Hai Puriesutesu Sono 2" (女教皇(ハイプリエステス) その2) 
Shinichi InotsumeSeptember 12, 2014February 10, 2018


Stardust Crusaders: Battle in Egypt[edit]

No. Title[a] Writer Original airdate English airdate
S[b] O[c]
2551 "Iggy's "The Fool" and N'Dour's Divine Geb, Part 1"
"'Za Fūru' no Igī to 'Gebu-shin' no Ndūru Sono 1" (「愚者」(ザ・フール)のイギーと「ゲブ神」のンドゥール その1) 
Yasuko KobayashiJanuary 9, 2015February 17, 2018
2652 "Iggy's "The Fool" and N'Dour's Divine Geb, Part 2"
"'Za Fūru' no Igī to 'Gebu-shin' no Ndūru Sono 2" (「愚者」(ザ・フール)のイギーと「ゲブ神」のンドゥール その2) 
Yasuko KobayashiJanuary 16, 2015February 24, 2018
2753 "Khnum's Oingo and Thoth's Boingo / Khnum's Zenyatta and Thoth's Mondatta"
"'Kunumu-shin' no Oingo to 'Toto-shin' no Boingo" (「クヌム神」のオインゴと「トト神」のボインゴ) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuJanuary 23, 2015March 3, 2018
2854 "Anubis, Part 1"
"'Anubisu-shin' Sono 1" (「アヌビス神」 その1) 
Shinichi InotsumeJanuary 30, 2015March 10, 2018
2955 "Anubis, Part 2"
"'Anubisu-shin' Sono 2" (「アヌビス神」 その2) 
Shinichi InotsumeFebruary 6, 2015March 17, 2018
3056 "Bastet's Mariah, Part 1"
"'Basuteto-joshin' no Maraia Sono 1" (「バステト女神」のマライア その1) 
Shōgo YasukawaFebruary 13, 2015March 24, 2018
3157 "Bastet's Mariah, Part 2"
"'Basuteto-joshin' no Maraia Sono 2" (「バステト女神」のマライア その2) 
Shōgo YasukawaFebruary 20, 2015April 7, 2018[d]
3258 "Set's Alessi, Part 1"
"'Seto-shin' no Aresshī Sono 1" (「セト神」のアレッシー その1) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuFebruary 27, 2015April 14, 2018
3359 "Set's Alessi, Part 2"
"'Seto-shin' no Aresshī Sono 2" (「セト神」のアレッシー その2) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuMarch 6, 2015April 21, 2018
3460 "D'Arby the Gambler, Part 1"
"Dābī Za Gyanburā Sono 1" (ダービー・ザ・ギャンブラー その1) 
Shōgo YasukawaMarch 13, 2015April 28, 2018
3561 "D'Arby the Gambler, Part 2"
"Dābī Za Gyanburā Sono 2" (ダービー・ザ・ギャンブラー その2) 
Shōgo YasukawaMarch 20, 2015May 5, 2018
3662 "Hol Horse and Boingo, Part 1 / Hol Horse and Mondatta, Part 1"
"Horu Hōsu to Boingo Sono 1" (ホル・ホースとボインゴ その1) 
Yasuko KobayashiMarch 27, 2015May 12, 2018
3763 "Hol Horse and Boingo, Part 2 / Hol Horse and Mondatta, Part 2"
"Horu Hōsu to Boingo Sono 2" (ホル・ホースとボインゴ その2) 
Yasuko KobayashiApril 3, 2015May 19, 2018
3864 "The Guardian of Hell, Pet Shop, Part 1"
"Jigoku no Monban Petto Shoppu Sono 1" (地獄の門番ペット·ショップ その1) 
Kenichi SuzukiApril 10, 2015June 2, 2018
3965 "The Guardian of Hell, Pet Shop, Part 2"
"Jigoku no Monban Petto Shoppu Sono 2" (地獄の門番ペット·ショップ その2) 
Kenichi SuzukiApril 17, 2015June 9, 2018
4066 "D'Arby the Player, Part 1"
"Dābī za Pureiyā Sono 1" (ダービー・ザ・プレイヤー その1) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuApril 24, 2015June 16, 2018
4167 "D'Arby the Player, Part 2"
"Dābī za Pureiyā Sono 2" (ダービー・ザ・プレイヤー その2) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuMay 1, 2015June 23, 2018
4268 "The Miasma of the Void, Vanilla Ice, Part 1 / The Miasma of the Void, Cool Ice, Part 1"
"Akū no Shōki Vanira Aisu Sono 1" (亜空の瘴気 ヴァニラ・アイス その1) 
Shinichi InotsumeMay 8, 2015June 30, 2018
4369 "The Miasma of the Void, Vanilla Ice, Part 2 / The Miasma of the Void, Cool Ice, Part 2"
"Akū no Shōki Vanira Aisu Sono 2" (亜空の瘴気 ヴァニラ・アイス その2) 
Shinichi InotsumeMay 15, 2015July 7, 2018
4470 "The Miasma of the Void, Vanilla Ice, Part 3 / The Miasma of the Void, Cool Ice, Part 3"
"Akū no Shōki Vanira Aisu Sono 3" (亜空の瘴気 ヴァニラ・アイス その3) 
Shinichi InotsumeMay 22, 2015July 14, 2018
4571 "DIO's World, Part 1"
"DIO no Sekai Sono 1" (DIOの世界 その1) 
Shōgo YasukawaMay 29, 2015July 21, 2018
4672 "DIO's World, Part 2"
"DIO no Sekai Sono 2" (DIOの世界 その2) 
Shōgo YasukawaJune 5, 2015July 28, 2018
4773 "DIO's World, Part 3"
"DIO no Sekai Sono 3" (DIOの世界 その3) 
Yasuko KobayashiJune 12, 2015August 4, 2018
4874 "Long Travels, Goodbye My Friend"
"Harukanaru Tabiji, Saraba Tomo yo" (遥かなる旅路 さらば友よ) 
Yasuko KobayashiJune 19, 2015August 11, 2018

Season 3[edit]

On October 24, 2015, Warner Bros. Animation announced that production on a third season of the anime to focus on the 4th story arc of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Diamond Is Unbreakable.[22] Set in 1999, eleven years after the events Stardust Crusaders, the series follows Joseph Joestar's illegitimate son Josuke Higashikata as he and his Stand-wielding friends in the town of Morioh in M-Prefecture's capital S-City become wrapped up in a murder mystery.[23] The series is being directed by Naokatsu Tsuda and written by Yasuko Kobayashi with character design by Terumi Nishii and music by Yugo Kanno. The series began airing in Japan on April 1, 2016.[24] The ending theme is Australian pop group Savage Garden's 1996 single "I Want You".

No. Title[e] Writer Original airdate[25] English airdate
S[b] O[c]
175 "Jotaro Kujo! Meets Josuke Higashikata"
"Kūjō Jōtarō! Higashikata Jōsuke ni Au" (空条承太郎! 東方仗助に会う) 
Yasuko KobayashiApril 1, 2016August 18, 2018[26]
276 "Josuke Higashikata! Meets Angelo"
"Higashikata Jōsuke! Anjero ni Au" (東方仗助! アンジェロに会う) 
Yasuko KobayashiApril 8, 2016
377 "The Nijimura Brothers, Part 1"
"Nijimura Kyōdai, Sono 1" (虹村兄弟 その1) 
Yasuko KobayashiApril 15, 2016
478 "The Nijimura Brothers, Part 2"
"Nijimura Kyōdai, Sono 2" (虹村兄弟 その2) 
Shōgo YasukawaApril 22, 2016
579 "The Nijimura Brothers, Part 3"
"Nijimura Kyōdai, Sono 3" (虹村兄弟 その3) 
Shōgo YasukawaApril 29, 2016
680 "Koichi Hirose (Echoes) / Koichi Hirose (Reverb)"
"Hirose Koichi (Ekōzu)" (広瀬康一 (エコーズ)) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuMay 6, 2016
781 "Toshikazu Hazamada (Surface) / Toshikazu Hazamada (Show Off)"
"Hazamada Toshikazu (Sāfisu)" (間田敏和 (サーフィス)) 
Shinichi InotsumeMay 13, 2016
882 "Yukako Yamagishi Falls in Love, Part 1"
"Yamagishi Yukako wa Koi o Suru, Sono 1" (山岸由花子は恋をする その1) 
Shōgo YasukawaMay 20, 2016
983 "Yukako Yamagishi Falls in Love, Part 2"
"Yamagishi Yukako wa Koi o Suru, Sono 2" (山岸由花子は恋をする その2) 
Shōgo YasukawaMay 27, 2016
1084 "Let's Go Eat Some Italian Food"
"Itaria Ryōri o Tabe ni Ikō" (イタリア料理を食べに行こう) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuJune 3, 2016
1185 "Red Hot Chili Pepper, Part 1 / Chili Pepper, Part 1"
"Reddo Hotto Chiri Peppā, Sono 1" (レッド・ホット・チリ・ペッパー その1) 
Yasuko KobayashiJune 10, 2016
1286 "Red Hot Chili Pepper, Part 2 / Chili Pepper, Part 2"
"Reddo Hotto Chiri Peppā, Sono 2" (レッド・ホット・チリ・ペッパー その2) 
Yasuko KobayashiJune 17, 2016
1387 "We Picked Up Something Crazy!"
"Yabaimono o Hirottassu!" (やばいものを拾ったっス!) 
Shinichi InotsumeJune 24, 2016
1488 "Let's Go to the Manga Artist's House, Part 1"
"Mangaka no Uchi e Asobi ni Ikō, Sono 1" (漫画家のうちへ遊びに行こう その1) 
Yasuko KobayashiJuly 1, 2016
1589 "Let's Go to the Manga Artist's House, Part 2"
"Mangaka no Uchi e Asobi ni Ikō, Sono 2" (漫画家のうちへ遊びに行こう その2) 
Yasuko KobayashiJuly 8, 2016
1690 "Let's Go Hunting!"
"Hantingu ni Ikō!" (狩り(ハンティング)」に行こう!) 
Shōgo YasukawaJuly 15, 2016
1791 "Rohan Kishibe's Adventure"
"Kishibe Rohan no Bōken" (岸辺露伴の冒険) 
Shinichi InotsumeJuly 22, 2016
1892 "Shigechi's Harvest, Part 1"
"Shigechī no Hāvesuto, Sono 1" (「重ちー」の収穫(ハーヴェスト) その1) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuJuly 29, 2016
1993 "Shigechi's Harvest, Part 2"
"Shigechī no Hāvesuto, Sono 2" (「重ちー」の収穫(ハーヴェスト) その2) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuAugust 5, 2016
2094 "Yukako Yamagishi Dreams of Cinderella"
"Yamagishi Yukako wa Shinderera ni Akogareru" (山岸由花子はシンデレラに憧れる) 
Shōgo YasukawaAugust 12, 2016
2195 "Yoshikage Kira Just Wants to Live Quietly, Part 1"
"Kira Yoshikage wa Shizuka ni Kurashitai, Sono 1" (吉良吉影は静かに暮らしたい その1) 
Yasuko KobayashiAugust 19, 2016
2296 "Yoshikage Kira Just Wants to Live Quietly, Part 2"
"Kira Yoshikage wa Shizuka ni Kurashitai, Sono 2" (吉良吉影は静かに暮らしたい その2) 
Yasuko KobayashiAugust 26, 2016
2397 "Sheer Heart Attack, Part 1 / Heart Attack, Part 1"
"Shiā Hāto Atakku, Sono 1" (シアーハートアタック その1) 
Shōgo YasukawaSeptember 2, 2016
2498 "Sheer Heart Attack, Part 2 / Heart Attack, Part 2"
"Shiā Hāto Atakku, Sono 2" (シアーハートアタック その2) 
Shōgo YasukawaSeptember 9, 2016
2599 "Atom Heart Father / Heart Father"
"Atomu Hāto Fāzā" (アトム・ハート・ファーザー) 
Shinichi InotsumeSeptember 16, 2016
26100 "Janken Boy Is Coming!"
"Janken Kozō ga Yatte Kuru!" (ジャンケン小僧がやって来る!) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuSeptember 23, 2016
27101 "I'm an Alien"
"Boku wa Uchūjin" (ぼくは宇宙人) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuSeptember 30, 2016
28102 "Highway Star, Part 1 / Highway Go Go, Part 1"
"Haiwei Sutā Sono 1" (ハイウェイ・スター その1) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuOctober 7, 2016
29103 "Highway Star, Part 2 / Highway Go Go, Part 2"
"Haiwei Sutā Sono 2" (ハイウェイ・スター その2) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuOctober 14, 2016
30104 "Cats Love Yoshikage Kira"
"Neko wa Kira Yoshikage ga Suki" (猫は吉良吉影が好き) 
Shinichi Inotsume and Kazuyuki FudeyasuOctober 21, 2016
31105 "July 15th (Thurs), Part 1"
"Shigatsu Jūgo-nichi (Moku), Sono 1" (7月15日(木) その1) 
Yasuko KobayashiOctober 28, 2016
32106 "July 15th (Thurs), Part 2"
"Shigatsu Jūgo-nichi (Moku), Sono 2" (7月15日(木) その2) 
Yasuko KobayashiNovember 4, 2016
33107 "July 15th (Thurs), Part 3"
"Shigatsu Jūgo-nichi (Moku), Sono 3" (7月15日(木) その3) 
Yasuko KobayashiNovember 11, 2016
34108 "July 15th (Thurs), Part 4"
"Shigatsu Jūgo-nichi (Moku), Sono 4" (7月15日(木) その4) 
Yasuko KobayashiNovember 18, 2016
35109 "Another One Bites the Dust, Part 1 / Bites the Dust, Part 1"
"Anazāwan Baitsa Dasuto, Sono 1" (アナザーワン バイツァ・ダスト その1) 
Shōgo YasukawaNovember 25, 2016
36110 "Another One Bites the Dust, Part 2 / Bites the Dust, Part 2"
"Anazāwan Baitsa Dasuto, Sono 2" (アナザーワン バイツァ・ダスト その2) 
Shōgo YasukawaDecember 2, 2016
37111 "Crazy D (Diamond) is Unbreakable, Part 1 / Shining D (Diamond) is Unbreakable, Part 1"
"Kureijī Daiyamondo wa Kudakenai, Sono 1" (クレイジー・D(ダイヤモンド)は砕けない その1) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuDecember 9, 2016
38112 "Crazy D (Diamond) is Unbreakable, Part 2 / Shining D (Diamond) is Unbreakable, Part 2"
"Kureijī Daiyamondo wa Kudakenai, Sono 2" (クレイジー・D(ダイヤモンド)は砕けない その2) 
Kazuyuki FudeyasuDecember 16, 2016
39113 "Goodbye, Morioh - The Heart of Gold"
"Sayonara Moriō-chō - Ōgon no Seishin" (さよなら杜王町ー黄金の心) 
Yasuko KobayashiDecember 23, 2016
No. Title Release date
OVA1 "Episode 5: Millionaire Village"
"Episōdo 5: Fugō-mura" (エピソード5:富豪村) 
2017[27]
OVA2 "Episode 2: Mutsu-kabe Hill"
"Episōdo 2: Mutsukabezaka" (エピソード2:六壁坂) 
July 19, 2018[28]

Season 4[edit]

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind will premiere in October 2018.

Reception[edit]

At the 2013 CEDEC Awards, the anime's opening sequence won in the Visual Arts division.[29] The first DVD release of the TV anime was the fourth best-selling animation DVD in Japan for the week of January 28 to February 3, 2013, with 4,510 copies sold.[30] Its Blu-ray version was the fourth best-selling animation Blu-ray for that same week, with 14,860 copies sold.[31] The second volume ranked sixth in both animation DVDs and Blu-rays for the week of February 18–24, with 2,764 and 12,501 copies sold respectively.[32][33] The anime's third volume was the sixth best-selling animation DVD, with 2,994 copies sold, and the second best-selling animation Blu-ray, with 13,536 copies sold, for the week of March 25–31.[34][35]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ All episodes of Season 1 were initially released in English on DVD on September 22, 2015, but to correspond with the Japanese column, the airdates here will refer to their first English television airings on Adult Swim's Toonami block.
  1. ^ a b English episode titles are taken from Crunchyroll. In instances where names are altered from the Japanese version, the original Japanese translation is used on the left while the edited Crunchyroll title is used on the right.
  2. ^ a b c Order of episodes contained within the season
  3. ^ a b c Order of episodes continuing from previous season
  4. ^ Also aired in Japanese on March 31, 2018 as part of Adult Swim's April Fools prank
  5. ^ English episode titles are taken from Crunchyroll. In cases where a name is altered from the Japanese version, the original Japanese translation is used on the left while the edited Crunchyroll title is on the right.

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