The sixth part of the eight-part manga of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is finally getting an anime adaptation. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure has sold over 100 million copies in print to date, which makes it one of the best-selling manga in history. And if you’re a fan, you should be thrilled to hear that the upcoming adaptation for Stone Ocean is coming real soon.
The anime was revealed through an announcement trailer as part of the “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure the Animation Special Event ~JOESTAR Inherited Soul ~” live stream event. The trailer showcases the previous five parts of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure before finally introducing the anime design for the next JoJo, Jolyne Cujoh.
Voicing the first female protagonist in the franchise, Jolyne, would be Ai Farouz (Takechiyo in Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon). According to the Japanese voice actress, the series is what inspired her to take voice-acting as a profession. When she heard her participation in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, she was at a loss for words. “I cried so much as it was literally the moment my dream came true” shared Farouz.
The announcement trailer ended with Farouz performing Jolyne’s signature catchphrase “Yare yare dawa” meaning “good grief”. This is a feminine equivalent of Jotaro Kujo, Jolyne’s father’s catchphrase, “Yare yare dazo”
Although no release date has been announced for Stone Ocean, the wait for the adaptation is way shorter now that it has been confirmed.
While waiting for the release of Stone Ocean, the first five parts of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure anime are available to be streamed on Crunchyroll and TubiTV. Parts one to four are also available on Hulu. An OVA spin-off focusing on the manga artist character from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan is also available on Netflix.