Tag Archives: Hirohiko Araki

VIZ MEDIA ACQUIRES NEW ANIME SEASON AND LIVE-ACTION MOVIE FOR JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE!

VIZ Media has announced its acquisition to the home media, online rights and TV broadcast rights to season four of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (Golden Wind) and the Takashi Miike-helmed live action Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure film, Diamond is Unbreakable.

Continue reading VIZ MEDIA ACQUIRES NEW ANIME SEASON AND LIVE-ACTION MOVIE FOR JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE!

VIZ Media Releases Limited Blu-ray Edition of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Season 1!

VIZ Media has announced the release of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Season 1 in a Limited Edition Blu-ray set.

The series follows the exploits of surrogate brothers Jonathan Joestar and Dio Brando, who discover a mysterious stone mask. The mask is an artifact of an ancient Central American culture and is capable of granting its wearer eternal life, but only at a heavy price.

The set’s 26 episodes include the complete Phantom Blood and Battle Tendency story arcs.

Continue reading VIZ Media Releases Limited Blu-ray Edition of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Season 1!

Goodnight Punpun, Manga in Theory and Practice Highlight VIZ Media’s June Digital Releases!

Hirhiko Araki’s Manga in Theory and Practice leads VIZ Media’s June digital releases – a guide to creating mangas from the creator of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure.

Other new titles include: After Hours, Golden Kamuy and The Emperor and I – along with new up^dates at Weekly Shonen Jump.

Also for the month of June – a Spotlight Sale on the work of Inio Asano (Goodnight Punpun, Solanin, What a Wonderful World – $2 off per volume beginning June 13th), and new chapters of titles like Assassination Classroom, Bloody Mary, Seraph of the End and more.

Continue reading Goodnight Punpun, Manga in Theory and Practice Highlight VIZ Media’s June Digital Releases!

VIZ Media Releasing Manga In Theory and Practice By Creator of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure!

The best books about creating comics come from Will Eisner and Scott McCloud – both supreme in the art of sequential storytelling – so it makes sense that if you want to learn the ins and outs of manga, you should probably refer to a highly regarded creator of manga.

As it happens, Hirohiko Araki – creator of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure has written such a volume: Manga In Theory and Practice: The Craft of Manga.

It will be released in North America by VIZ Media – the North American distributor of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, and will be in stores on June 6th.

Continue reading VIZ Media Releasing Manga In Theory and Practice By Creator of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure!

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Begins Part 3 On November 1st!

jojos-bizarre-adventure-stardust-crusaders-vol-1

VIZ Media’s Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures manga series begins the third chapter if its epic saga as ‘a fiendish villain once thought to be dead has resurfaced and become even more powerful! To fight this evil, the aging Joseph Joestar enlists the help of his hot-blooded grandson, Jotaro Joestar.’

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 3 – Stardust Crusaders Vol. 1 will be in stores on November 1st. For more, read on.

Continue reading Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Begins Part 3 On November 1st!