WSJ Issue 1987 1 Cover
Kanji ジョジョの奇妙な冒険
• General information•
Mangaka Hirohiko Araki
No. of Chapters Ongoing
No. of Volumes 127
Original Run (WSJ) December 6, 1986 – October 18, 2004

(UJ) March 19, 2005 - Ongoing

Genre Action, Adventure, Horror, Supernatural
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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (ジョジョの奇妙な冒険 JoJo no Kimyō na Bōken?) is manga series written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki. The series has been collected into 8 different story arc's or "Parts", with 8th arc currently ongoing. It ran in Weekly Shonen Jump until 2005 when, in the middle of its 7th story arc, it switched to a monthly publication under Ultra Jump, and has run in it ever since.

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The story of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure centers around the misadventures of the Joestars, a powerful family with English roots. Each member of the bloodline has a star shaped birthmark above their left shoulder blade – Dio Brando, the original nemesis of the Joestar family, and his descendants have this distinguishing mark also, a result from Dio's 'theft' of Jonathan Joestar's body and inheriting the Joestar genes as well. The series spans several generations, with each part featuring a descendant of the Joestars as the main protagonist along with a large cast of characters. Parts 1 to 6 occur in the same timeline while parts 7 and 8 take place in a separate, alternate universe.

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