The Netflix platform has listed in its catalog in Latin America the premiere of “three seasons” of the animated adaptation of the manga Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure (JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken), for next April 8. According to the synopsis offered by the platform, the series will be added up to JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable (JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 4: Diamond wa Kudakenai).
On the other hand, the franchise is based on a manga written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki, which was originally published through Weekly Shonen Jump magazine between 1987 and 2004, followed by a publication in Ultra Jump magazine from 2005 to the present. Currently, the franchise is classified as “The Longest Shueisha Manga by Volume Count”, since until December 2020 it has 129 compilation volumes published.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is renowned for its iconic art style and poses, frequent references to popular Western music and fashion, and creative stand-centered battles, psycho-spiritual manifestations with unique supernatural abilities. The literary franchise has more than 100 million copies in circulation to date, making it one of the best-selling manga series in history.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Synopsis
In 1868, Dario Brando saves the life of an English nobleman, George Joestar. By taking in Dario’s son, Dio, when the boy is left without a father, George hopes to pay the debt he owes to his savior. However, Dio, dissatisfied with his position in his life, aspires to take over Joestar’s house for himself. Wielding an Aztec stone mask with supernatural properties, he sets out to destroy George and his son, Jonathan “JoJo” Joestar, and unleashes a chain of events that will continue to resonate for years to come.
Half a century later, in New York City, Jonathan’s grandson, Joseph Joestar, discovers the legacy his grandfather left him. When an archaeological dig uncovers the truth behind the stone mask, he realizes that he is the only one who can defeat the Men of the Pillar, mystical beings of immeasurable power who inadvertently started it all.