The Pillar Man, Santana, Part 9 (「柱の男・サンタナ」 その⑨ 'Hashira no Otoko Santana' Sono 9), originally The Spaghetti Battle (スパゲッティーの戦い Supagettī no Tatakai) in the WSJ release, is the eighteenth chapter of Battle Tendency and the sixty-second chapter of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga.


Santana, having been turned to stone, is taken by the Speedwagon Foundation to their headquarters in Washington D.C. There, his corpse is maintained using a new ultraviolet light technology and kept under heavy surveillance. After careful experimentation, Speedwagon and the scientists discover that Santana is not dead, but merely preserved in a stone-like state. The scientists seem relieved, but Speedwagon shares the information he had obtained from Stroheim and a picture of the cave where Santana was initially discovered. On one of the walls, four Stone Masks could be seen, indicating that there were three more Pillar Men in Europe. Using the inscriptions on the wall, and a conversion of the Mexican calendar, they discover that the other Pillar Men would be awakening in the current year.

Having flown to Rome, Joseph is seen enjoying an Italian dish called "Spaghetti Di Nero", but not before being interrupted by a man serenading a women at another table. In utter disgust at couth men like that, Joseph infuses some of the noodles from his pasta with the Ripple and flings it towards the man. The man catches the noodles with his own fork and quickly redirects the noodles back to Joseph. Joseph holds his wine glass up and the noodles pierce straight through it. Joseph is left in awe as a member of the Speedwagon Foundation walks in. He later discovers that the man across the room is none other than Caesar Anthonio Zeppeli, the man they traveled to Rome to meet.



  1. 1988年の週刊少年ジャンプ

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