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This article is about season one of the anime. For the movie adaptation of Phantom Blood, see JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood (Movie).

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (ジョジョの奇妙な冒険 JoJo no Kimyō na Bōken?) (differentiated here by the addition The Animation) is a 2012 TV Anime adaptation of Part 1 and Part 2 of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure produced by David Production.

The first episode of Season 1 was broadcast in Japan on October 5, 2012, ending after 26 episodes on April 5, 2013. Season 1 covers the entirety of Part 1 and Part 2, encompassing 113 manga chapters. A second season, covering Part 3, began airing in Japan on April 4, 2014 and ended on June 19th, 2015. A third season, covering Part 4, began airing in Japan on April 1, 2016 and ended on December 23rd, 2016.

Media distribution service Crunchyroll has obtained the streaming licenses for Season 1 and 2; both of which can be viewed on their website.

On July 21, 2016, it was confirmed that the English dub had been scheduled to air on Cartoon Network the coming October. The season was broadcast on Toonami, premiering on October 15, 2016 and ending its run on April 15, 2017.

Cast

Part 1
Cast Seiyū Voice Actor
Narrator Tōru Ōkawa David Vincent
Jonathan Joestar Kazuyuki Okitsu Johnny Yong Bosch
Erina Pendleton Ayako Kawasumi Michelle Ruff
Dio Brando Takehito Koyasu Patrick Seitz
Will Anthonio Zeppeli Yoku Shioya B.J Oakie
Robert E. O. Speedwagon Yōji Ueda Keith Silverstein
George Joestar Masashi Sugawara Marc Diraison
Dario Brando Tadashi Miyazawa Steve Kramer
Woman from Bar Aiko Iwamura Karen Strassman
Wang Chan Hiroshi Naka Doug Stone
Jack the Ripper Naomi Kusumi George C. Cole
Poco Yumiko Kobayashi Amanda C. Miller
Poco's Sister Aya Endō Johanna Luis
Bruford Kenjirō Tsuda Tony Oliver
Tarkus Tetsu Inada Taylor Henry
Tonpetty Tamio Ōki Geoffrey Chalmers
Dire Taketora George C. Cole
Straizo Nobuo Tobita Dave Mallow
Adams Hidenori Takahashi Anthony Hansen
Doobie Yuichi Ishigami Kirk Thornton
Styx Masayuki Katō Christopher Hackney
Part 2
Cast Seiyū Voice Actor
Narrator Tōru Ōkawa David Vincent
Joseph Joestar Tomokazu Sugita Ben Diskin (Adult)
Richard Epcar (Old)
Robert E. O. Speedwagon Yōji Ueda Keith Silverstein
Erina Joestar Ayako Kawasumi Michelle Ruff
Straizo Nobuo Tobita Dave Mallow
Smokey Brown Yū Hayashi Robbie Daymond
Rudol von Stroheim Atsushi Imaruoka W.T Falke
Donovan Kenichirō Matsuda Ray Chase
Santana Kenji Nomura Kaiji Tang
Caesar Anthonio Zeppeli Takuya Satō Bryce Papenbrook
Kars Kazuhiko Inoue Will Barrett
Esidisi Keiji Fujiwara Chris Jai Alex
Wamuu Akio Ōtsuka George C. Cole
Mark Ryōta Ohsaka Kyle McCarley
Lisa Lisa Atsuko Tanaka Wendee Lee
Messina Hidetoshi Nakamura Geoffrey Chalmers
Loggins Yutaka Nakano Uncredited
Suzi Q Sachiko Kojima Stephanie Sheh
Mario Zeppeli Jin Yamanoi Doug Stone
Wired Beck Satoshi Tsuruoka Mike Davis

Episodes

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Soundtrack

Opening theme

JoJo ~Sono Chi no Sadame~

Jojo OP1

BLOODY STREAM

Jojo OP2

Ending theme

Roundabout

Jojo ED1

Trailers

Gallery

Anime Scans

Concept Art

Renders

Trivia

  • The anime was announced on July 5, 2012 in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, and unveiled during the Hirohiko Araki JoJo Exhibition 2012 press conference alongside JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle. The teaser presented a countdown video, starting with 8 to 1, each number appearing on their respective JoJo protagonist's star birthmark.
  • Compared to future seasons, the Blu-Ray Disc versions of only this season are streamed on Crunchyroll. This is likely due to the website obtaining the license well after the anime finished airing, contrasting with the hour-delay upload schedules of succeeding parts.

References

  1. http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2012-07-05/jojo-bizarre-adventure-gets-tv-anime-in-october-and-game
  2. Official Site http://wwws.warnerbros.co.jp/jojo-animation/
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