Jojolion by Hirohiko Araki Ends on August 19 After 10 Years

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 8 – Jojolion by Hirohiko Araki is heading toward its climax in the manga’s next volume. The final volume will ship in Japan in the upcoming Ultra Jump issue on August, 19.

Araki launched the manga in Shueisha‘s seinen manga magazine Ultra Jump in 2011. As of May 19, 2021, twenty-six volumes have been published containing 105 chapters. In 2021, the manga celebrated its 10th anniversary since the serialization, and it is the longest serialization in the history of the franchise.

On December 5, 2013, the series received the 17th, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Media Arts Festival-Manga Division Grand Prize.

This part will take place in Morioh-Cho (the same town in Part 4: Diamond is Unbreakable), but in the alternative universe in which Steel Ball Run takes place.

Anime and The Latest Updates

Japanese animation studio David Production has produced television anime series for all first five parts of the manga. The sixth part of the manga JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean, will be made into a TV animation in 2022, “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: The Animation Special Event JOESTAR Inherited Soul” announced the news on April 4. However, further details are not yet known. Only a 1-minute promotional video was released on official Twitter, saying, “The animation production of” JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean “has been decided !!” Later the news about an anime starring Ai Fairouz as Jolyne has been revealed.

Fairouz Ai, who plays the main character, Jolyne Cujoh, has commented on the series saying:

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure was the reason why I aimed to become a voice actor, and it is a very important work that is indispensable in my life. I mean, “this shock of flying” … I couldn’t stop crying with the joy that the dream I had been chasing for 12 years came true.

Especially when I was a student, I got a lot of courage to see Jolyne’s strong and beautiful appearance, so I was so grateful that I had the opportunity to play Jolyne, which I love and adore most. It’s full.

Jolyne Cujoh is the bravest, beautiful, strong, affectionate, and wonderful person I have ever met. My longing for her hasn’t changed since 12 years ago. I’m really happy to be able to have a strange adventure with her, and I will act with all my life so that I can acquire a “great taste” like Jolyne through dubbing.

Here is the promotional video of Stone Ocean:

For more information such as release date, casts and more keep an eye on the Stone Ocean Online Streaming Event on August 8. Warner Bros. Japan Anime will stream the event on their official YouTube channel.

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