Chronicles the struggles of the cursed Joestar bloodline against the forces of evil. Beginning in 1880, Part I follows Jonathan Joestar as he matures with and eventually combats his adoptive brother, the cunning, merciless Dio Brando. Set in 1938, Part II follows the misadventures of Joseph Joestar, grandson of Jonathan, as he masters the Ripple in order to combat hostile, ancient super-beings named the Pillar Men; creators of the Stone Mask. Part III follows Jotaro Kujo and his group as they journey from Tokyo to Cairo to save his mother's life by defeating his family's resurrected archenemy, Dio. In Part IV, an Arrow manifesting latent Stand abilities travels throughout Morioh, Japan in 1999; as high-schooler Josuke Higashikata (illegitimate son of Joseph) and friends seek out the culprit of a series of decade-long homicides. Set in 2001, Part V follows Giorno Giovanna, son of Dio, and his ambition to rise within the Neapolitan mafia by subverting its most powerful gang: Passione.
Did You Know?
The series uses several popular English songs licensed from their original recordings: "Phantom Blood" and "Battle Tendency" - "Roundabout" (by Yes
) "Stardust Crusaders" - "Walk Like An Egyptian" (by The Bangles
) and "Last Train Home" (by The Pat Metheny
Group) "Diamond is Unbreakable" - "I Want You" (by Savage Garden
) "Golden Wind" - "Freek'n You'" (by Jodeci
) and "Modern Crusaders" (by Enigma
). See more
During the "Battle Tendency" opening credits (Bloody Stream), when Wamuu performs his Holy Sandstorm (Kamizuna Arashi), the credit for the studio "Kamikaze Douga" briefly changes into "Kamiarashi Douga". See more
Written by DeVante DeGrate
(as Donald Earle DeGrate Jr.)
Performed by Jodeci See more