Author Hirohiko Araki‘s manga JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure will release a new travel guidebook “Chikyu no Arukikata JOJO- JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” in collaboration with the Japanese travel guidebook website “Chikyu no Arukikata”. Publisher Gakken Plus will release the guide on July 14, 2022.
The JoJo travel guide will feature regions covered in Parts 1 through 8 including England, Italy, India, Egypt, and the United States with famous scenes. The book will also provide exclusive sections titled “Walking with Rohan Kishibe- Learn from the Louvre Museum” and “Jojo! Preparation for the trip and techniques” with insert maps.
In addition, the collaboration guide will also feature a special long interview about “Travelling” with the original author. The book will be released in commemoration of the 35th anniversary of Araki’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga.
Furthermore, JoJo manga is celebrating its anniversary with the release of “JOJO Magazine SPRING 2022 ” on March 19. The franchise will also release back-to-back monthly chapters of the spin-off manga Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan in May and June 2022 issues of Shueisha’s Ultra Jump magazine on April 19 and May 19 respectively.
The illustrations of the new one-shots will feature on the front and back cover of the Ultra Jump magazine.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki. It was originally serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1987 to 2004, and was transferred to the monthly seinen manga magazine Ultra Jump in 2005.
The series is divided into nine-story arcs, each following a new protagonist bearing the “JoJo” nickname. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is Shueisha’s largest ongoing manga series by volume count, with its chapters collected in 130 tankōbon volumes as of May 2021.
A 13-episode original video animation series adapting the manga’s third part, Stardust Crusaders, was produced by A.P.P.P. and released from 1993 to 2002. The studio later produced an anime film adapting the first part, Phantom Blood, which was released in theatres in Japan in 2007.
In October 2012, an anime television series produced by David Production adapting Phantom Blood and Battle Tendency began broadcast on Tokyo MX. As of December 2021, the studio has produced five seasons adapting through the manga’s sixth part, Stone Ocean. A live-action film based on the fourth part, Diamond Is Unbreakable, was released in Japan in 2017.
Source: Comic Natalie