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What is the order of the JoJo anime series?

In the order of the events in the series it goes like this: JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken (TV) (This covers the Battle Tendecy Arc and the Phantom Blood Arc.) JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Stardust Crusaders ...
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Are any JoJo's anime related?

Yes, they are connected. Just from Wikipedia about Season 1 (the 2012 series), The first season aired in Japan between October 5, 2012 and April 5, 2013, with episodes 1-9 covering the Phantom ...
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What is the order of the JoJo anime series?

The JoJo's Bizzare Adventure series (as in, the manga) as a whole is devided into 8 story arcs. 3 of these have been animated so far. I'm going to list these in order of release, but as far as order ...
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How did Dio Brando survive the ship sinking?

Originally, Dio did die at the end of Phantom Blood, but when Araki decided to write Stardust Crusaders, he retconned the ending of Phantom Blood. These retcons were applied to the anime accordingly. ...
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Why are Kakyoin and Polnareff so pleased about knowing the same hand signals?

Polnareff knows this by virtue of him being Polnareff. Combining the individual gestures and their 'translations' makes the sentence that it does. Pan (Japanese sound for clapping) + 2 (two) + ok (...
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Why are Kakyoin and Polnareff so pleased about knowing the same hand signals?

It's also a reference to another manga series called Dr. Slump, where another character does the same hand signal. So it could be a bro moment where Polnareff is basically going "Whoa, you got that ...
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Why do character colors sometimes suddenly change?

From what I know, Araki enjoys playing with various colour schemes, which is evident in multiple different colour versions of the characters in manga covers and coloured artwork, which the anime ...
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What's the purpose of "torture dance" in Golden Wind?

The purpose of the torture dance was a weird thing revolving around something special. If you look at the art that comes in the dance, it indicates Narancia's, Mista's, and Fugo's stands tormenting ...
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How does Star Platinum get the same ability as the World?

While Star Platinum has a bad habit of pulling new abilities from underneath his loin cloth (I'm looking at you, Star Finger), I don't think it's the case here. I think it was implied that Star ...
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How did Joseph inherit Hamon from Jonathan?

He inherited the Hamon ability from But from Wikia, it stated that he got Hamon's ability from Here is a video on YouTube when he used Hamon for the first time A user from the JoJo's Wikia page ...
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Why didn't DIO used his piercing eye attack to kill Joseph or Jotaro?

My real-world explanation is simply that Araki forgot. However, my lore-friendly answer is that Dio either wasn't capable of using his Vampiric abilities because of Jonathan's body, or that he simply ...
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JoJo timeline problems

The chronology of JoJo adaptations goes like this: 1987-1989: Hirohiko Araki publishes the first two parts of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Phantom Blood and Battle Tendency. These parts both focus on ...
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What is the order of the JoJo anime series?

The order of the series is: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Phantom Blood JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Battle Tendency JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Stardust Crusaders JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Diamond Is Unbreakable ...
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What really happened at the end of Stone Ocean?

Some years ago I shared your confusion, and I kept thinking and thinking until I found an answer I was satisfied with. I also wrote this "answer" in an Italian forum I was part of at that ...
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Will playing "Eyes of Heaven" without reading the manga spoil the player majorly?

The game has a story mode that literally starts at the ending of part 3 and it pretty much spoils all deaths in the JoJo universe. I also think it has a lot of details (like references, interactions ...
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How did Joseph inherit Hamon from Jonathan?

Joseph is Jonathan's descendant. Erina was already pregnant when they boarded that ship, the random child she saved later married her son and gave birth to Joseph.
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How could "this character" come back to life without becoming a Vampire at the end of Stardust Crusaders?

No hard facts are given on this one (at least none translated that I was able to find). But a common theory is Hamon. Joseph was a naturally gifted Hamon user. So the theory is that the blood ...
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Why did Jotaro's Star Platinum's punch destroy DIO's The World?

Remember when Joseph and Avdol meet Jotaro in jail and told him that Stands were a manifestation of life force? That's the same principle of hamon and that's the reason DIO isn't immune to them. here'...
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Why didn't Giorno heal Polnareff's body and restore his soul to the body?

It's not addressed canonically as far as I'm aware but I can think of at least two possible reasons: It's too risky: Giorno was able to heal his own body and transfer his consciousness back because ...
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How come when Dio stops time Jotaro can move but Dio can't when Jotaro stops time?

Jotaro planned to stop time when the limit of DIO's time stop was finishing. This happened when Jotaro did the finishing blow after he survived the road roller attack. And when DIO stopped time, ...
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Would a fan made universal exstension be allowed to post?

For legal questions such as these, it is always good to contact a copyright lawyer in your country. Laws regarding fair use, copyrights and the likes differ per country, and a copyright lawyer should ...
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Why did Dio cut off his head and not regenerate his body?

Hamon was spreading throughout his body, and if he did not separate himself from his body, Dio Brando would die. The Hamon that destroyed his body, probably prevented him from regenerating his body. ...
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Why is Giorno's clothes color different between the manga and anime version?

Why not blue? Because apparently there is no canon color scheme to JoJo's. Hirohiko Araki stated in notes from his lecture from 2006 When Jojo became an OVA, one of the animators asked Araki "what ...
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What is the connection between Stands and Ripple Energy?

I’m a third of the way through Part 3, and as far as I can tell, there’s minimal, if any at all, link between Stand and Hamon (Ripple) abilities. Initially, I thought the Stand was an extension of ...
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What's the reason DIO and Jotaro could fly in Stardust Crusaders?

They aren't flying, but rather a consecutive set of "Stand leaps" combined with The World's ability to stop time. This is basically when the stand uses its power to perform a very powerful jump by ...
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Does Dio or Jotaro have to verbally stop time in order to stop time?

No, the two of them don't have to say "The World" whenever they want to stop time. You can find the reason why they said "The World" to stop time on this question: What is the ...
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How is Johnny Joestar walking at the end of Jojo part 7 Steel Ball Run?

It's in D4C at the end of that arc, when Gyro uses Scan to find where in the sewer Johnny was hiding after being shot. He tells Gyro he was able to move his legs but didn't have the strength to stand ...
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Why did Jotaro's Star Platinum's punch destroy DIO's The World?

/TLDR So basically Jotaro out clevered a very arrogant Dio who actually had the power to (even before the JoeStar blood power up) wipe the floor with Jotaro. Then there was the stoptime: though Star ...
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What was Hirohiko Araki's inspiration to create JoJo's Bizarre Adventure?

I have yet to read the manga or watch the anime but a quick research I did shows that the inspiration of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure can never be attributed to a single person or thing. This quite long ...
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What actually happened with Diavolo?

What I understood from the show was that Giorno's Gold Experience Requiem put Diavolo in a state where he constantly had to experience death over and over again forever. He would die in a particular ...
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