History Trivia / JoJosBizarreAdventure

7th Jan '18 11:18:13 AM nombretomado
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** Popular Let's Players like [[{{WebVideo/Vinesauce}} Joel]] and [[{{WebVideo/TwoBestFriendsPlay}} Best Friends Zaibatsu]] frequently reference the show, to the point where fans have started watching/reading just to see what the heck they're talking about.

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** Popular Let's Players like [[{{WebVideo/Vinesauce}} Joel]] and [[{{WebVideo/TwoBestFriendsPlay}} [[WebVideo/TwoBestFriendsPlay Best Friends Zaibatsu]] frequently reference the show, to the point where fans have started watching/reading just to see what the heck they're talking about.



** Viz's original paperback releases of ''[[{{Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure}} JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders]]'' attempted this, using its influence on ''{{Manga/Shaman King}}'' and ''{{Manga/YuGiOh}}'' to pull in readers. Unfortunately, the initial early 2000's run tanked, and the arc wasn't re-released until about a decade later, when the popularity of the anime caused a resurgence in interest.

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** Viz's original paperback releases of ''[[{{Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure}} ''[[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders]]'' attempted this, using its influence on ''{{Manga/Shaman King}}'' ''Manga/ShamanKing'' and ''{{Manga/YuGiOh}}'' ''Manga/YuGiOh'' to pull in readers. Unfortunately, the initial early 2000's run tanked, and the arc wasn't re-released until about a decade later, when the popularity of the anime caused a resurgence in interest.



** After he started studying marine biology, Part 4-6 Jotaro's nickname became [[{{WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants}} Ocean]] [[{{Music/Ween}} Man]].
** [[{{WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons}} Joey Jo-Jo]] for Jonathan's Fan-[[{{TranslationTrainWreck}} DUWANG]]'d name.

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** After he started studying marine biology, Part 4-6 Jotaro's nickname became [[{{WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants}} [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants Ocean]] [[{{Music/Ween}} Man]].
** [[{{WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons}} [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Joey Jo-Jo]] for Jonathan's Fan-[[{{TranslationTrainWreck}} Fan-[[TranslationTrainWreck DUWANG]]'d name.



** The companions are occasionally referred to as "Brojos" for their close relationship to their part's Joestar, in particular whichever given character in a part had the closest friendship with the associated JoJo (ie Speedwagon, Gyro).

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** The companions are occasionally referred to as "Brojos" for their close relationship to their part's Joestar, in particular whichever given character in a part had the closest friendship with the associated JoJo [=JoJo=] (ie Speedwagon, Gyro).



** Since she was never given a canon first name, fans sometimes refer to Jotaro's ex-wife (and Jolyne's mom) either as [[{{Music/DollyParton}} Dolly]] (since Jolyne is named after a Dolly Parton song), or [[{{Music/MarinaAndTheDiamonds}} Marina]] ([[{{PunnyName}} after her husband's fascination with the ocean]]).

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** Since she was never given a canon first name, fans sometimes refer to Jotaro's ex-wife (and Jolyne's mom) either as [[{{Music/DollyParton}} [[Music/DollyParton Dolly]] (since Jolyne is named after a Dolly Parton song), or [[{{Music/MarinaAndTheDiamonds}} [[Music/MarinaAndTheDiamonds Marina]] ([[{{PunnyName}} ([[PunnyName after her husband's fascination with the ocean]]).



*** [[{{Creator/MatthewMercer}} Jotaro]] and [[{{Creator/KyleHebert}} Kakyoin's]] English dub actors for the anime were previously [[{{WebVideo/ThereWillBeBrawl}} Ganondorf/Kirby/Meta Knight and Wario]]. HilariousInHindsight, since Matthew Mercer [[{{OneOfUs}} is a huge gamer]], while Jotaro's showdown with D'Arby The Younger infamously marked the first time Jotaro had ever played a video game.

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*** [[{{Creator/MatthewMercer}} [[Creator/MatthewMercer Jotaro]] and [[{{Creator/KyleHebert}} [[Creator/KyleHebert Kakyoin's]] English dub actors for the anime were previously [[{{WebVideo/ThereWillBeBrawl}} [[WebVideo/ThereWillBeBrawl Ganondorf/Kirby/Meta Knight and Wario]]. HilariousInHindsight, since Matthew Mercer [[{{OneOfUs}} [[OneOfUs is a huge gamer]], while Jotaro's showdown with D'Arby The Younger infamously marked the first time Jotaro had ever played a video game.
14th Nov '17 8:09:59 PM Mettan
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13th Nov '17 10:21:51 PM SneaselSawashiro
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*** Both voices for [[Creator/KatsuyukiKonishi Jonathan]] [[Creator/KazuyukiOkitsu Joestar]] would eventually move on to voice [[Manga/PrisonSchool Gakuto and Andre]].

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*** Both voices for [[Creator/KatsuyukiKonishi Jonathan]] [[Creator/KazuyukiOkitsu Joestar]] would eventually move on to voice [[Manga/PrisonSchool Gakuto and Andre]].Andre]], ahd have voiced two starting side characters in ''Manga/MedakaBox''
8th Nov '17 10:59:47 AM SneaselSawashiro
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** ZUN, the creator ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'', is an admitted fanboy of JJBA, and as such there are several references within his games. Most notable is Sakuya Izayoi, who references DIO in both her [[TimeStandsStill powers]] and [[KnifeNut weapons of choice]], as well as her association with vampires. Additionally the kanji for Touhou (東方) are the same as the ones used in Josuke's family name.

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** ZUN, the creator ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'', is an admitted fanboy of JJBA, and as such there are several references within his games. Most notable is Sakuya Izayoi, who references DIO in both her [[TimeStandsStill powers]] and [[KnifeNut weapons of choice]], as well as her association with vampires. Additionally the kanji for Touhou (東方) are the same as the ones used in Josuke's family name.name; and in a few fanworks, three-to-four voice actresses who have voiced characters in them also voiced JJBA characters as of ''All Star Battle'' (including Sakuya's Japanese VA in ''VideoGame/KoumajouDensetsu'', Creator/MiyukiSawashiro).



** In ASB, [[Characters/JoJosBizarreAdventurePart3 Polnareff]] is voiced by Hiroaki Hirata. The same guy who voices a certain ButtMonkey, CasanovaWannabe [[GratuitousFrench French speaker]] and JerkWithAHeartOfGold in the adaptation of [[Manga/OnePiece another popular Shonen manga]]. Also, it's not the [[Film/DarkShadows first time]] [[Film/AbrahamLincolnVampireHunter he deals]] [[Manga/{{Hellsing}} with vampires]], voice-acting wise.

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** In ASB, [[Characters/JoJosBizarreAdventurePart3 Polnareff]] is voiced by Hiroaki Hirata.Creator/HiroakiHirata. The same guy who voices a certain ButtMonkey, CasanovaWannabe [[GratuitousFrench French speaker]] and JerkWithAHeartOfGold in the adaptation of [[Manga/OnePiece another popular Shonen manga]]. Also, it's not the [[Film/DarkShadows first time]] [[Film/AbrahamLincolnVampireHunter he deals]] [[Manga/{{Hellsing}} with vampires]], voice-acting wise.
28th Oct '17 4:40:57 PM SneaselSawashiro
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** While KentaMiyake was a common voice actor at the time, his role as Avdol in Part 3's anime had landed him more popular roles than ever before.

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** While KentaMiyake Creator/KentaMiyake was a common voice actor at the time, his role as Avdol in Part 3's anime had landed him more popular roles than ever before.
28th Oct '17 4:40:47 PM SneaselSawashiro
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** While KentaMiyake was a common voice actor at the time, his role as Avdol in Part 3's anime had landed him more popular roles than ever before.
28th Oct '17 3:08:37 AM SneaselSawashiro
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* TheOtherDarrin: A LOT OF examples to list across many of adaptations at once, especially via the old OVA's and video games released before both the official anime and ''All-Star Battle'' solidified several of the voices; even after ''All-Star Battle'', voices in respective anime adaptations of certain arcs still change around voice actors, even extending to ''Eyes of Heaven'' (such as the VA's chosen for the Part 3 characters).
28th Oct '17 3:04:12 AM SneaselSawashiro
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*** In regards to ''VideoGame/Persona4'', both Creator/RomiPark and Creator/DaisukeNamikawa have respectively voiced Giorno in the PS2 game and in ''All-Star Battle'' onwards; cue ''VideoGame/Persona4Arena'' where both characters Park and Namikawa voice happen to fight with similar avatar/FightingSpirit-summoning mechanics ''just like in [=JoJo=]''.

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*** In regards to ''VideoGame/Persona4'', both Creator/RomiPark and Creator/DaisukeNamikawa have respectively voiced Giorno in the PS2 game and in ''All-Star Battle'' onwards; cue ''VideoGame/Persona4Arena'' where both characters Park and Namikawa voice happen to voice characters who fight with similar avatar/FightingSpirit-summoning mechanics ''just like in [=JoJo=]''.the [=JoJo=] fighting games''.
28th Oct '17 3:03:27 AM SneaselSawashiro
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*** In regards to ''[[VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiPersona4]]'', both Creator/RomiPark and Creator/DaisukeNamikawa have respectively voiced Giorno in the PS2 game and in ''All-Star Battle'' onwards; cue ''VideoGame/Persona4Arena'' where both characters Park and Namikawa voice happen to fight with similar avatar/FightingSpirit-summoning mechanics ''just like in [=JoJo=]''.

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*** In regards to ''[[VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiPersona4]]'', ''VideoGame/Persona4'', both Creator/RomiPark and Creator/DaisukeNamikawa have respectively voiced Giorno in the PS2 game and in ''All-Star Battle'' onwards; cue ''VideoGame/Persona4Arena'' where both characters Park and Namikawa voice happen to fight with similar avatar/FightingSpirit-summoning mechanics ''just like in [=JoJo=]''.
28th Oct '17 3:03:06 AM SneaselSawashiro
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*** [[Creator/TakahiroSakurai Rohan's new anime voice actor]] also previous voiced Bucciarati in the Part 5 PS2 game; which basically makes both of them characters who have fought against their arc's respective protagonists at one time (with rather serious intent) while also ending up as one of their closest allies down the line. Both of them have also died at least once.

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*** [[Creator/TakahiroSakurai Rohan's new anime voice actor]] also previous voiced Bucciarati in the Part 5 PS2 game; which basically makes apparently can easily be fitting in that both of them characters who Rohan and Bucciarati have fought against their arc's respective protagonists at one time (with rather serious intent) while also ending up as one of their closest allies down the line. Both of them have also died at least once.
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