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JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 4: Diamond wa Kudakenai

JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 4: Diamond wa Kudakenai

Alternative Titles

English: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 4: Diamond Is Unbreakable
Synonyms: Diamond Is Not Crash, Dai 4 Bu: Higashikata Jousuke
Japanese: ジョジョの奇妙な冒険 ダイヤモンドは砕けない

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 18
Chapters: 174
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 21, 1992 to Nov 21, 1995
Authors: Araki, Hirohiko (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)

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Score: 8.751 (scored by 13338 users)
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Ranked: #352
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Popularity: #187
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Volumes: /18
Chapters: /174

Synopsis

Fourth story arc of JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken series.

The coastal town of Morioh is plagued by the "Bow and Arrow," an ancient artifact which manifests latent stand abilities in criminals and ordinary folk alike. At the same time as they are dealing with the huge influx of stand users—both good and bad—in Morioh, high schooler Jousuke Higashikata and his friends are searching for the culprit of a series of homicides.

(Source: Kokko)

Background

JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 4: Diamond wa Kudakenai has been licensed in English as JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 4: Diamond Is Unbreakable by VIZ Media. More information will be revealed at a later date. The series was published in Italian by Star Comics from March 1997 to July 1999.

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Higashikata, Jousuke
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Kishibe, Rohan
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Nijimura, Okuyasu
Nijimura, Okuyasu
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Hirose, Kouichi
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Joestar, Joseph
Joestar, Joseph
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Kira, Yoshikage
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Lindle
Jan 24, 2015
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is, as of writing, 28 years old, and save for a gap year between Stone Ocean and Steel Ball Run it has been running the entire time. As such, this is one of the most enduring franchises in the entirety of manga. In a big way, it owes this to the way it is split up into parts - each new part introducing a new JoJo, a new main cast, and a new setting - but perhaps both the least obvious thing AND the most important thing that changes is the genre. Whilst it remains a battle shonen manga throughout, it merges read more
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Beatnik
Jun 3, 2009
Part 4 of one of manga's longest running series gets off to a rocky start but with each volume gets better, funnier, more creative with battles and character abilities and culminating in re-establishing JoJo's Bizarre Adventure as one of, if not the, greatest shonen manga franchise ever.

Diamond Is Unbreakable's story begins with a few missteps, that of focusing on an illegitimate son thus almost rendering Joseph Joestar's courageous mission in the previous volume moot and making him look like a jerk (although this is played for laughs), and also more importantly slightly retconning the evil granny character of Enya by having her be a source read more
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Realhumanbean
Apr 22, 2015
In a controversial shift, Araki succeeds his immensely action shounen series after Stardust Crusaders with a slow paced slice of life comedy/murder mystery. And you know what? It works. Diamond is Unbreakable is one of the greatest accomplishments in Araki's career.

STORY: 9/10
Diamond is Unbreakable takes place 11 years after Stardust Crusaders. Jotaro discovers Joseph had an affair with a woman in a small town in Japan called Morioh, giving birth to Josuke Higashikata, the 4th Jojo. He travels to meet him to investigate recent Stand activity in the town and get to know his new uncle and eventually aids him and Josuke's interesting friends read more
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Wehrmacht
Sep 2, 2014
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is a very long-running franchise; it's been around for well over 2 decades. However to me the biggest challenge in getting into the series is not necessarily its length, but how long it takes for it to get legitimately good.

Make no mistake; the first three parts are entertaining in their own ways, however they are noticeably dated and lackluster in characterization and storytelling nowadays. While experiencing the first 3 parts, I was entertained certainly, but I wasn't that emotionally invested.

Then comes part 4 and it actually manages to catch me by surprise at how much better the writing becomes.

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