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JoJo’s Bizzare Adventure Part 8: JoJolion to End on August 19th

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JoJo’s Bizzare Adventure Part 8: JoJolion is ending on August 19th, 2021. The final, 110th chapter, will be available in next month’s issue of Ultra Jump magazine.

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Jojolion Volume 6, 18, and 8 covers

The news was confirmed in July’s issue of Ultra Jump magazine, where the series is currently being serialized. Hirohiko Araki, the mangaka behind JoJo’s Bizzare Adventure franchise, also wrote JoJolion. The first chapter came out in 2011, following the success of previous parts.

Shueisha, the Japanese publisher for the manga, describes the plot as:
After a devastating earthquake in Morio City, a high school student Yasuho Hirose meets a mysterious young man. The man doesn’t remember anything, and it’s soon clear that he has amnesia. Yasuho decides the discover who the man is, but soon mysterious things begin happening around them.

Even though JoJolion is ending, there is still no news about Part 9.

Brief history of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure

The first part of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Phantom Blood, came out in 1986. Since then, multiple manga sequels and side stories, including Purple Haze Feedback, were published. The series also received a few anime adaptations. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (1993-1994) and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (2000) OVA series both adapted the events of Stardust Crusaders (Part 3). The plot followed Jonathan Joestar and his grandson Jotaro, in their fight to stop Dio. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood movie from 2007 was based on Part 1 of the manga. However, this movie is not available on home media, because Shueisha terminated its relationship with the A.P.P.P. studio.

In 2012, a new adaptation of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure by David Production studio came out. The first season adapted Part 1 and had 26 episodes. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders and Stardust Crusaders – Battle in Egypt followed with 24 episodes each. Diamond is Unbreakable (39 episodes) came out in 2016, while the latest season, Golden Wind, aired from Fall 2018 to 2019 and also had 39 episodes. Anime adaptation of Part 6, titled JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean, is currently in production.

Source: Oricon News
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Tamara Lazic

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