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Jojo's Bizarre Adventure 

Jojo no kimyô na bôken (original title)
Three members of the Joestar family, a clan of psychic fighters, set out on a quest to destroy their family's ancient enemy.
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Series cast summary:
Michael Bennett Michael Bennett ...  Joseph Joestar 13 episodes, 1993-2002
Abie Hadjitarkhani ...  Jotaro Kujo 13 episodes, 1993-2002
Jûrôta Kosugi Jûrôta Kosugi ...  Jôtarô Kûjô / ... 13 episodes, 1993-2002
Chikao Ohtsuka ...  Joseph Joestar 13 episodes, 1993-2002
Mark Atherlay ...  Jean Pierre Polnareff 11 episodes, 1993-2002
Doug Boyd Doug Boyd ...  Noriaki Kakyoin 11 episodes, 1993-2002
J.S. Gilbert J.S. Gilbert ...  Muhammad Avdol 11 episodes, 1993-2002
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ...  Mohammed Abdul 11 episodes, 1993-2002
Katsuji Mori ...  Jean Pierre Polnareff 11 episodes, 1993-2002
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...  Noriaki Kakyôin 11 episodes, 1993-2002
Arisa Andô Arisa Andô ...  Holly Joestar Kûjô 7 episodes, 1993-2000
Rei Sakuma Rei Sakuma ...  Holly Joestar Kûjô 7 episodes, 2000-2002


Three members of the Joestar family, a clan of psychic fighters, set out on a quest to destroy their family's ancient enemy.

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2003 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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The last six episodes of this series were animated and released first. The other seven episodes were created to serve as a prequel tale. See more »


[repeated line]
Dio Brando: THE WORLD! Time stop!
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22 April 2006 | by skyanimalSee all my reviews

When you watch this series, you will be confused. The anime picks up in the middle of a long-running manga series in Japan. And while the introduction gives you an idea of the background for the story, you are more or less left in the dark as to who the people are, their purpose, the struggle, etc. Each introduction is different and adds more to the background of the series as each show progresses.

But do not let this discourage you. The story telling is pretty well told. The characters get a little over the top at times, but maintain a level of realism that works, and if anything, they add a sense of humor to an otherwise bloody crusade that the main characters are pursuing.

Brought to you by the same creators of "Fist of the North Star," "Jojo's" features a unique assortment of characters (including a dog) with super powers. The powers, without spoiling the show, are alter egos of the characters, metaphysical extensions of the person using them which can be manifested to do battle for the character. These alter egos are represented of tarot cards, as well.

So the background are men on a crusade to locate and destroy an evil being with the same powers as them. The humor comes from some of the confrontations of these super powerful men, in a good way, and after the second episode, you will come to greatly enjoy the series and wish for more.

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