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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure or JoJo no Kimyō na Bōken is a long-running Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki. It has several partial anime adaptations.

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What is the order of the JoJo anime series?

My friend recommended me to watch JoJo's Bizzare Adventure, but when I googled it I found there are many series. What is the order of the anime?
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Why is there an extreme amount of censoring in Jojo (Stardust Crusaders) on Crunchyroll?

There seems to be an extreme amount of censoring in Stardust Crusaders (black shadows, etc) compared to other anime or even the previous 2 seasons. Examples: Smoking Cut body parts Big wounds (eye ...
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Why did Jotaro's Star Platinum's punch destroy DIO's The World?

Towards the end of episode 48 of Star Crusaders, Dio kicks at Jotaro who uses Star Platinum to punch The World's shin. Star Platinum's fist ends up cracking, but then The World's entire body ends up ...
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How did Dio Brando survive the ship sinking?

In JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part I Phantom Blood, in the climax ending, Jonathan sacrifices his life to defeat Dio and save Erina, his unborn child Jorge and baby Lisa Lisa. Erina manages to save ...
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Why does Jojo's Bizarre Adventure have so many English references?

In the sub-titled version of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, there are many points in the story where one of the character's repeatedly uses an English phrase. Examples include Mr. JoeStar saying "Holy ...
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What's the purpose of "torture dance" in Golden Wind?

I've been following JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime this season, it has 39 episodes total. It's currently on episode 11 (as of December 14, 2018). I am confused with the dance that Narancia did with ...
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Why was "Vanilla Ice" localized as "Cool Ice"?

In the Stardust Crusaders series, the antagonist Vanilla Ice is localized into English as "Cool Ice". There's also the renaming of Steely Dan to "Dan of Steel". Is it due to possible copyright/...
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Are any JoJo's anime related?

I started with the latest one the one, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind and came to know that the anime is even older. Found many series dating back to 2012. So, as I started watching the 2012 ...
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Translation for the ability graph

During each advertisment break, they display a graph for a stand-user. Unfortunately, some sub-groups don't translate it, and I can't understand what is written there except for the "speed" that is ...
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How did Joseph inherit Hamon from Jonathan?

I was watching JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and on the episode where Jonathan dies, Erina takes a random child. When Part 2 started, how did Joseph "inherit Hamon from Jonathan" if he isn't directly ...
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How could "this character" come back to life without becoming a Vampire at the end of Stardust Crusaders?

At the end of JoJo season 3: Stardust Crusaders, episode 48: However, Jotaro was able to revive What I'm trying to understand though is why Because I remember the episode before that, Dio had ...
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Why are Kakyoin and Polnareff so pleased about knowing the same hand signals?

In episode 24 of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders, Polnareff takes advantage of a dangerous situation to show off his knowledge of hand signals. A video of this can be found here. Kakyoin ...
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Why did Dio cut off his head and not regenerate his body?

In the first season of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, when Dio falls off a cliff, he cuts off his own head. Why? At the end of the season, we see him in Jojo's wedding boat, his head in a container. ...
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In JoJo: Diamond is Unbreakable, why didn't Joseph use Hermit Purple to find Kira's new identity?

The whole point of bringing Joseph to Morioh was to make him use Hermit Purple. So why didn't he use it to find Kira after he changed his appearance?
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What really happened at the end of Stone Ocean?

At the end of JoJo Part 6: Stone Ocean, did Emporio get sent to a parallel universe? Is this the same universe that SBR and JJL then take place in? The Wikia says that the universe is reset. What ...
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What is the connection between Stands and Ripple Energy?

I don't understand how Stands are connected to the Ripple Energy, which is from breathing. The third part does not seem that linked to the first two parts of JoJo.
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Will playing "Eyes of Heaven" without reading the manga spoil the player majorly?

I have been interested in getting JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven for PS4 but I'm afraid of story spoilers. Is the story mode of Eyes of Heaven a supplement for the manga, or do I need to ...
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How did Kakyoin get hit by The World when he was outside of its range?

It is stated that The World has an effective range of 10 meters. It is a close-range stand, and we know that if any of the Joestar group entered this range of 10 meters, they would automatically be ...
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How are Kars' features described in this image?

When Kars becomes the ultimate life form, There is an image which points out each of Kars' new features - 400 IQ, 18m jumping etc. Can someone help translate what his other skills are?
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Why does Trish's Stand have a personality of her own?

Stands are physical manifestations of a users fighting spirit and apart from their battle cry, they are usually more like puppets that are controlled by their user. However, Trish's stand has a mind ...
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Why do character colors sometimes suddenly change?

I've seen this used in almost all of the episodes, where during a fight or a scene the colors of the characters will change almost immediately, almost to an inverted color scheme, or sometimes a more ...
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In chapter 101 of Stone Ocean, How can Stone Free decode binary code?

Spoilers for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 6: Stone Ocean (Jail House Lock! arc) Emporio gives Jolyne a sheet of handwritten binary code and wants her to print it out. Jolyne takes this and prints ...
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What was Hirohiko Araki's inspiration to create JoJo's Bizarre Adventure?

I was wondering what was Araki's inspiration in creating this manga? How did this idea came into reality? Also, how did he came up with the 'Stands'?
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Jotaro vs Dio: How can Jotaro both move and stop time in road roller fight?

I don't get how Jotaro can launch his "oraoraora" against the road roller (7 seconds since time was stopped) and also stop time at the 9th second of Dio's "The World" ability (i.e. just before getting ...
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Does Dio or Jotaro have to verbally stop time in order to stop time?

In some instances seen in the anime, Jotaro and Dio, stand users who both can stop time can stop time without having to verbally stop time, such as when Jotaro fights Josuke and stops time after ...
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Why are only some music reference Stand names censored/translated differently?

In multiple seasons of JoJo's Bizzare Adventure, there are names of Stands that are music references and have their names censored/translated differently: Joskue's Stand is Crazy Diamond (クレイジー・...
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How does Star Platinum get the same ability as the World?

We don't usually see "Stands" with the same ability. How does Jotaro develop a power similar to Dio's in the final battle. And now, everytime he uses his stand, he shouts out "Star platinum the World" ...
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How come when Dio stops time Jotaro can move but Dio can't when Jotaro stops time?

In JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Jotaro seems able to move even while Dio stops the time. On the other hand, Dio can't when Jotaro stops the time. Why? Source: DIO's World, Part 3 (DIOの世界 その3, DIO no ...
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What pronouns are used to refer to Foo Fighters in the Japanese version of Stone Ocean?

I'm asking what pronouns Foo Fighters uses for herself, or what other characters use when referring to him/her in the Japanese version of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 6: Stone Ocean. I am aware that ...
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Would a fan made universal exstension be allowed to post?

So I'm trying to start a manga series, I plan for it to be a extension of Hiroiko Araki's JoJo's Bizzare Adventure. I was wondering if I were to post it on a manga site, would it be allowed or counted ...
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What's the reason DIO and Jotaro could fly in Stardust Crusaders?

When I watched the first season of Jojo no Kimyou na Bouken: Stardust Crusaders, I have never seen Jotaro fly with his stand, but suddenly in season 2 of Stardust Crusaders when Jotaro confronted DIO, ...
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Why didn't Giorno heal Polnareff's body and restore his soul to the body?

In JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind, we know that Giorno can heal people by restoring parts of bodies to people. We have seen that he can heal a body so much that Bucciarati's soul, instead of ...
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Why is there a soup ladle in the mortuary in Jojo Episode 38?

When Dr. Monica Ulterro is conducting an autopsy on Diavolo, there seems to be a collection of soup ladles shown in the background of the mortuary. I'm not very well-versed in morticians and their ...
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Why did the stand "Notorious B.I.G" change to "Notorius Chase" in the anime?

In episode 24 Jojo Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind, there is a scene where a new stand named Notorius B.I.G appears, but on the wall it's called "Notorius Chase." Why is there this difference? Is it ...
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Why was the Steel Ball Run race named the Steel Ball Run?

The Steel Ball Run was a transcontinental horse race serving as the main setting of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 7. However, we never received an explicit answer as to why it was named in the way it ...
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What are the limits of Heaven's Door?

In Part 4 of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, we are introduced to Rohan Kishibe, who has the ability Heaven's Door. Heaven's Door turns people into books that detail their lives, which Rohan can read or ...
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What type of oil are on Kars' feathers?

During his aerial fight with JoJo, Kars fires off some feathers which are as hard as an armadillo's shell and covered in a bullet deflecting oil. I've never heard of an oil that could deflect bullets,...
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Does the alternative universe Jotaro have Star Platinum?

I am trying to understand JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean's ending. Does the alternative Jotaro have his stand Star Platinum? The same goes for Jolyne: does she have Stone Free?
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Is Dio's The World actually allowing him to move at the speed of light?

According to physics, stopping time would comes with a lot of hindrances such as: When stopping time, everything including molecules are stopped. You are stuck where you because you can't move air ...
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Was Koichi going to die if he hadn't been cured by Josuke?

In one of the earliest episodes of Diamond is unbreakable, Koichi is pierced by the arrow which awakens stand powers. He was badly injured, and Josuke stated he was going to die, so he cured him with ...
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Why is Giorno's clothes color different between the manga and anime version?

On Jul 5, 2018, there was an announcement about Jojo Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind that will be aired in October 2018. When I see the first pic of the anime version of Jojo part 5, the color of ...
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How fast does Star Platinum punch?

Star Platinum punches fast. Really fast. MY question is "how fast does Star Platinum punch?" I've heard that he punches at speeds similar to Crazy Diamond, which punches at about 60MPH. Does ...
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How are animals able to get stands in the world of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure?

In the series, multiple animals were able to conjure and use their own stands. Some of them include: Iggy the dog A hawk An orangutan Coco Jumbo the turtle How were the animals able to get their ...
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Why didn't Jotaro go to Italy and confront Giorno himself?

At the beginning of JoJo's Part 5, Jotaro sends Koichi to Italy to find the son of Dio. Koichi. Really? Not saying Koichi isn't capable but if his suspicion of Dio having a spawn was correct, wouldn't ...
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Why did the arrow pierce Yoshikage Kira to get his third stand power?

Before the arrow pierced Yoshikage Kira for a second time, for him to get his third power with Killer Queen, the arrow had always to be shot by someone, and it was an inanimate object, which couldn't ...
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How is Giorno able to do this to Diavolo?

In JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 5: Vento Aureo, I’m stuck on how he does that. I know that Golden Wind Requiem reverts any attack to zero, erasing the effect but keeping the cause, though I’m ...
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Why did this character become a zombie after the King Crimson arc?

Spoilers below. After the fight with the boss, in the Mystery of King Crimson arc, In the Green Day and Oasis story arc, Green Day don't have any effect on Buccellati because Well, for this question ...
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How is it that Golden Experience Requiem is the ONLY Sentient Stand that we seen and why haven't there been any others like Chariot Requiem?

Basically Golden Experience Requiem (GER) is the only stand that is seen to talk by itself without the user talking through their stand(and no Star Platinum doesn't count because Jotaro uses it to ...
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Where can I watch the JoJo OVA from the 90s?

I was wondering if anyone knew where I could watch either the sub or dub of the 1993 Stardust Crusaders OVA?
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Is Jolyne in the SBR universe, if so before or after part 8

In part 6 the universe is reset and everyone who was alive before the reset is put in the new universe. Is Jolyne in the SBR universe and if so is she set after or before part 8?
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