This article will help you guide through the chronological JoJo Watch Order and how to match the anime series from start to finish. Keep Reading to Know More.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure has been around for decades and is still amazingly popular among anime watchers. The unique storyline, action sequences, and subsequent reference to popular culture make this fantasy anime pleasing to watch. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is originally a manga series, which was brought by the mangaka, Hirohiko Araki in 1987. As of now, the series has been adapted to several anime series, anime films, light novels, live-action films, and video games. And due to the long-running nature of this series, it is very difficult for new fans to get into it. But we are here to help you. This JoJo Watch Order Guide will help you navigate the series chronologically.
Studio A.P.P.P. and David Production have produced animated television series in different decades. The original video animations date back to 1993 when A.P.P.P. released 13-episode OVAs based on the third part of the manga series, Stardust Crusaders. Later, David Production also premiered the anime series based on five different story arcs out of the eight. The original JoJo fans are currently waiting for JoJo Part 6 Stone Ocean to be animated.
However, if you want to catch the entire anime series, this JoJo Watch Order guide will help you navigate the series from the beginning. Every new season or story arc is independent and different from others, and has a new protagonist in the new season. But the main protagonist is a member of the Joestar family and bears the legendary JoJo nickname. The proper JoJo Watch Order as of 2020 is given below.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Season 1 (Part 1: Phantom Blood)
Phantom Blood is the first part of the first season of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, which premiered in 2012. The first part comprises of 9 episodes that take place in the 1880s, which features the conflict between George Joestar‘s son Jonathan Joestar and Dio Brando. George had adopted Dio to pay the debt to Dio’s dead father Dario. This is the first season that you need to watch to follow JoJo Watch Order.
About Jojo Part 1: Phantom Blood
The story starts in Victorian England with youthful Jonathan Joestar living at his dad George’s affluent home. Another youngster, Dio Brando, is received by them having as of late lost his dad, Dario Brando, whom George erroneously accepted once saved him from a mishap.
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Jonathan endeavors to get to know Dio, however, Dio’s arrangement from the beginning is to drive Jonathan into a frenzy and procure George’s trust with the goal that he can turn into the beneficiary of the Joestar fortune. Dio fiercely beats Jonathan in a fight, turns his companions against him, takes his better half Erina Pendleton’s first kiss, and even consumes his canine Danny to death in an incinerator. In the meantime, he acquires the trust of Jonathan’s dad through his behavior and habits.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Season 1 (Part 2: Battle Tendency)
This is the second season that you need to watch to follow JoJo Watch Order.
About Jojo Part 2: Battle Tendency
Jojo Part 2: Battle Tendency happens during the 1930s, and follows the misfortunes of Joseph Joestar, the grandson of Jonathan Joestar, as he battles vampires and old super creatures with some assistance from a cybernetically-improved Nazi and an Italian man he shares a great deal practically speaking with.
Joseph lives in New York with his grandma Erina and appears to have acquired the force of the Ripple, as he has an inherent capacity to utilize it. At the point when old family companion Speedwagon is accounted for the dead (or missing) in Mexico, Joseph takes it on himself to go look at it.
His interest is provoked when he is assaulted in New York City by an old companion turned vampire. At the point when he goes to Mexico he finds a mysterious underground Nazi office where the Nazis are attempting to restore a man who appears to have been caught in a stone column for a very long time. Here Joseph meets the Nazi Stroheim (whose character configuration is said by numerous individuals to have affected Capcom when they made Guile, however Dire from Series 1 likewise seems to be like him).
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Season 2 (Part 3: Stardust Crusaders)
The DIO survived the events of part 1 and now has formed an army of Stand to destroy Joestar’s bloodline. The Jojo Season 2 Stardust Crusaders features Jotaro Kujo and older Joseph Joestar in the year 1983. These two protagonists team up to save Holly Kujo, Jotaro’s mom, and Joseph’s daughter by defeating DIO.
This is the third season that you need to watch to follow JoJo Watch Order and it has 2 parts.
About Jojo Part 3: Stardust Crusaders
Part 3 follows Joseph Joestar’s grandson Jotaro Kujo. Jotaro is an irksome understudy given to getting into battles at school and alienating his educators. He is placed in jail subsequent to thrashing three furnished men and a prepared fighter, however, he will not leave, guaranteeing he’s moved by an abhorrent soul.
To illustrate, he takes a firearm and fires himself in the head, yet the shot is halted by an arm shooting from his hand that lone he and his mom Holly can see. Joseph Joestar before long shows up with his companion Mohammed Avdol. A fight follows between Abdul and Jotaro in which Abdul shows his own malicious soul, utilizing it to incite Jotaro out of the cell.
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Joseph uncovers that Jotaro’s “detestable soul” is really a Stand, a sign of mystic force. Jotaro’s Stand, named Star Platinum, has staggering accuracy and strength; Avdol’s Stand, known as Magician’s Red, can handle fire; Joseph’s Stand, Hermit Purple, shows as prickly plants that permit him to control cameras and different mediums, catching pictures from a huge span.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Season 3 (Part 4: Diamond is Unbreakable)
The third season is adapted from the fourth part of the original manga series. Josuke Higashikata, the son of Joseph Joestar gets help from Jotaro Kujo to find the magical item that grants Stand powers. Also, they had to stop the serial killer, who uses Stand power, in the third season set in 1999.
This is the fourth season that you need to watch to follow JoJo Watch Order and it has 2 parts.
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About Jojo Part 4: Diamond is Unbreakable
In a town named Morioh, Josuke Higashikata is one of the more famous folks in secondary school and turns out to be speedy companions with one of his cohorts, Koichi Hirose. Be that as it may, when Josuke’s “nephew” Jotaro (who turns out to be significantly more established than him) appears, things get genuinely insane.
One of Dio’s partners in crime has carried the Bow and Arrow to Morioh, and somebody has been utilizing it on different individuals in the town—as found when one of them, the killer “Angelo”, utilizes the force of his water-Stand Aqua Necklace to seek retribution on Josuke’s granddad for placing him in jail.
At the point when Josuke and Koichi go to explore Koichi is struck by the bolt, releasing his Stand, Echoes. They find that the guilty parties are Okuyasu and Keicho Nijimura, whose father – some time ago Dio’s toady, and infused with Dio’s cells – has now transformed into a huge animal with Dio’s demise.
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The 4-episode OVA takes place between the events of Diamond is Unbreakable and Golden Wind. This OVA features Rohan Kishibe, who is a Stand-using manga artist, who travels the world to take inspiration from real lives.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Season 4 (Part 5: Golden Wind)
The fourth season takes us to Italy and introduces a new character, Giorno Giovanna. Giovanna is the son of Dio Brando, however, he is a Joestar because Dio possessed Jonathan’s body during his conception. The season features the mafia, Passionemm of which Giorno is part and wishes to become the boss one day.
This is the fifth season that you need to watch to follow JoJo Watch Order and it has 2 parts.
About Jojo Part 5: Golden Wind
Jojo Part 5: Golden Wind Stars Giorno Giovana, the child of Dio Brando (considered utilizing Jonathan Joestar’s body) and a Japanese lady. He utilizes the stand Gold Experience, which offers life to anything it contacts. At the point when Giorno was a kid, his mom wedded an Italian man; Giorno thus grew up as an Italian.
Giorno is resolved to increase to the highest point of coordinated wrongdoing and become a Gang Star to help individuals and make the world a superior spot, so he joins Passione, a coordinated wrongdoing bunch that utilizes many Stand clients (basically, his vision for Passione is similar to Robin Hood’s band, as opposed to the sheer powerlust of its present chiefs).
He is put in the gathering of Blono Buccellati (Sticky Fingers), who is from the outset dubious of Giorno however is, in the long run, prevailed upon and chooses to work with him to assume control over the horde from the inside, and shut down the Passione drug exchange. Buccellati is additionally the prevalent of individual Stand clients Guido Mista (Sex Pistols), Leone Abbacchio (Moody Blues), Narancia Ghirga (Aerosmith), and Pannacotta Fugo (Purple Haze). Through different missions, the gathering – dubious of Giorno – before long find his boldness and liberality, and gradually warm to him.
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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure OVA 1993/94
The OVA basically introduced the anime watchers in the world of JoJo. As for the story, the OVAs are based on the third part of the original JoJo saga, Stardust Crusaders.
JoJo Watch Order: JoJo Part 6 Stone Ocean
So going forward after Golden Wind the JoJo Watch order is very simple. All we have to do is wait for JoJo Part 6 Stone Ocean to release. It has already been announced that the adaptation is happening. Jojo Part 6 Stone Ocean was released in 2022 by David Production.
About Jojo Part 6: Stone Ocean
The narrative of Jotaro Kujo’s little girl, Jolyne Kujo. Set close to Port St. Lucie, Florida, she is outlined for homicide and winds up in the Green Dolphin Street Prison. She is given a special necklace acquired from her dad, which cuts her hand and opens her Stand capacity, Stone Free, which permits her to disentangle her body into a living string. The string can frame a humanoid Stand within two meters of her body and can expand further as a string. In the jail, she before long becomes uncomfortable partners with individual convicts and Stand clients Hermes (Kiss) and Guess (Goo Dolls).
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