Ranked #2011
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2000)

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2000)

Alternative Titles

English: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
Synonyms: JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken (2000)
Japanese: ジョジョの奇妙な冒険 (2000)


Type: OVA
Episodes: 7
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 25, 2000 to Nov 30, 2000
Producers: APPP
Duration: 30 min. per episode
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.311 (scored by 4232 users)
Ranked: #20112
Popularity: #2023
Members: 8,317
Favorites: 30
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

My Info

Popular Tags

action shounen


Kujo Jotaro is a normal, popular Japanese high-schooler, until he thinks that he is possesed by a spirit, and locks himself in prison. After seeing his grandfather, Joseph Joestar, and fighting Joseph's friend Muhammad Abdul, Jotaro learns that the "Spirit" is actually Star Platinum, his Stand, or fighting energy given a semi-solid form. Later, his mother gains a Stand, and becomes sick. Jotaro learns that it is because the vampire Dio Brando has been revived 100 years after his defeat to Jonathan Joestar, Jotaro's great-great-grandfather. Jotaro decides to join Joseph and Abdul in a trip to Egypt to defeat Dio once and for all.

Related Anime

Adaptation: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 3: Stardust Crusaders
Sequel: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
Prequel: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012)
Alternative version: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders

Characters & Voice Actors

Avdol, Mohammed
Avdol, Mohammed
Kobayashi, Kiyoshi
Kobayashi, Kiyoshi
Joestar, Joseph
Joestar, Joseph
Otsuka, Chikao
Otsuka, Chikao
Bertorelli, Enrico
Bertorelli, Enrico
Kakyoin, Noriaki
Kakyoin, Noriaki
Suzuoki, Hirotaka
Suzuoki, Hirotaka
Pistorio, Pierre-François
Pistorio, Pierre-François
Kujo, Jotaro
Kujo, Jotaro
Kosugi, Juurouta
Kosugi, Juurouta


Kikuchi, Yasuhito
Director, Episode Director, Key Animation, Animation Director
Furuse, Noboru
Hayama, Junichi
Character Design, Animation Director
Konno, Naoyuki
Key Animation

Write a review | More reviewsReviews

Feb 4, 2012
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2000) is one of two halves of an adaptation to the 3rd arc of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga, Stardust Crusaders. While this half came out second, with the first coming out in 1993, this one is the first canonically, going from the beginning of the arc. Even though it came second, it's definitely a better idea to start with this one.

This half starts with a young delinquent, Jotaro Kujo (the titular JoJo), in prison... not by force, but of his own free will, and refusing to leave. He claims to be haunted by some kind of strange spirit... something that gets read more
I found this review Helpful  Not Helpful
May 16, 2012
(This review applies to the entire series, both the 1993 and the 2000 continuation episodes. Though the second half, especially the last three episodes, is noticeably superior.)

Yes, it is certainly bizarre.
JoJo is the thinking man's surrealist DBZ. Except instead of endless 3-frame loops of tedious "fight animation" it has sudden, subtle, blink-and-you'll-miss-it fight scenes. In it, weird fighters use weird powers in weird ways; typically by outwitting -- rather than merely overpowering -- their opponents.
The series' greatest strength is the unexpected, shocking oddity of it. Whenever you think the series is about to devolve into fighting game cliche, something utterly bugfuck happens. A villain will read more
I found this review Helpful  Not Helpful


Well although Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (2000) is the "new" season it's also the beginning of the series ... anyways this two anime's have almost the same idea, except Jojo is more violent and bloody than Shaman King.
But in both anime's the main character has the ability to summon a spirit which helps him through his journey. On there journey they make friends that have the same ability and they join him on his mission to fight against evil!
Both of them have there own unique souls that reflect there power. The animes are violent and share alot of similar characteristic.

Opening Theme

No opening themes found, add themes.

Ending Theme

No ending themes found, add themes.

Recent News

No posts for this board were found

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2000) Episode 1 Discussion
6 replies by EratiK »»
04-08-14, 11:45 AM
Poll: Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (2000) Episode 7 Discussion
8 replies by Thund3r1 »»
02-23-14, 5:08 PM

Fansubbing Groups

Which fansubbers do you like the best? Click + to approve of their subs for this show. Click - if you don't think they did such a great job.
Anime-4ever [a4e] 6 of 7 users approve
Anime Down [AD] (Arabic) 0 of 1 users approve
AnimeSkyScraper [ASS]
AnimeUnderground [AU / Aunder] (Spanish)
Group list truncated, click to view all

Related Clubs, Hirohiko Araki is true moe., TMIE TRAVELLERS, This Is The True Spirit of Men!, [Facial Hair]Sexy[/Facial Hair], English Dub Fanclub, Intense Anime Characters Fanclub , The OVA/ONA/Anime Movie club, Kono Dio Face, The Real Man Club, JoJo no Club, ZA WARUDO, The Vampire Club , The Aironic OVA (Original Video Animation) Club, Satoshi Kon Fans, Delinquents Unite!, JOJOPedia, The Society of Manliness, Animania, see all

See All | My FriendsRecently Watched By

Help     FAQ     About     Contact     Terms     Privacy     AdChoices