JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Adventure

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (OVA)

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Synonyms: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2000)
Japanese: ジョジョの奇妙な冒険 ADVENTURE
English: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (OVA)
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 7
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 25, 2000 to Jan 25, 2002
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: APPP
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: VampireVampire
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 30 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.221 (scored by 3581035,810 users)
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Ranked: #30902
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Popularity: #2338
Members: 81,151
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Episodes: /7


Kujo Jotaro is a normal, popular Japanese high-schooler, until he thinks that he is possessed 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.


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Takechi, Tsuneo
Kikuchi, Yasuhito
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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 ...
Feb 4, 2012
Mixed Feelings
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 ...
Dec 22, 2019
Preliminary (4/7 eps)
I have recently watched the Part 3 Anime by David Productions and read the Manga and I have to say, this adaptation is not up to par.

The tone of the original story is missing and by making the story overly serious, it loses a lot of its charm and makes it like any other generic shounen. The animation cuts out many of the parts where action is supposed to be happening to focus on the uninteresting reactions. I didnt mind how they restructured the story to condense it down but they didnt take advantage of condensing it in any way. For a story that was ...

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