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Jojo's Timely Adventure is an ongoing fic originally posted on April Fools of 2019 by Archive of Our Own user Sarcatic_Raspberry. Regardless of its release date, the fic is intended to be taken seriously as it follows the story of how Jotaro and Kakyoin swapped places in time with Caesar and a young Joseph Joestar.


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  • Adaptational Heroism: Avdol manages to shame Death 13's stand user into backing down by pointing out that Dio is unlikely to let his parents live long if he takes over the world.
  • Adaptation Name Change: Mannish Boy's name was changed to Fihr, the author reasoning that his canon name was dumb even by the series' standards.
  • Being Watched: The Crusaders during the battle against the Sun.
  • Came Back Wrong: The Imposter Caesar
  • The Constant: Though he's changed a lot, Caesar sees Joseph's demeanor over time as this.
  • Dead Person Impersonation: Judgement tricks Joseph into believing that Caesar has been miraculously resurrected.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Avdol uses this to Get Death 13's stand user to spare the Stardust Crusaders, pointing out that Dio is unlikely to let his Good Parents live if he succeeds in taking over the world.
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  • Family Eye Resemblance: Between Jotaro and the rest of the Joestars. Lisa Lisa comments on it.
  • Fighting Your Friend: The fight between Caesar and the two versions of Joseph can be seen as this (between Joseph and Caesar) and Kicking My Own Butt (between Joseph and Jojo).
  • Friendly Address Privileges: The younger Joseph is referred to exclusively as "Jojo" in narration. In Chapter Four, the Neo-Crusaders confirm this in dialogue.
    • In Chapter 11, between Kakyoin and Jotaro. The rest of the story sees Kakyoin addressed as 'Noriaki' to reflect this.
  • Glass Cannon: Avdol in Chapter 10. He delivers a powerful attack but it leaves him knocked out for the rest of the chapter.
  • Grandfather Paradox: A literal one could happen if Jotaro and Kakyoin don't find a way to deal with Joseph's poisoned rings.
  • Insult of Endearment: Lancaster refers to Terrance D'Arby as "T'arby."
  • I Surrender, Suckers: Jojo pulls one on Caesar at the start of the story.
  • Knife Nut: Tristán (or a Sword Nut, in her case.)
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  • Missed Him by That Much: Jojo and Caesar and the Crusaders separately navigating Enya's hotel.
  • Momma's Boy: Or grandmomma's boy, to be more exact- Jotaro's reaction on meeting a younger Suzie Q.
  • My Future Self and Me: The premise of the fic.
  • The Needs of the Many: The reason Joseph considers letting Caesar die. More specifically, for his daughter and grandson.
  • Not Afraid to Die: Kakyoin's response to Jotaro's concerns about the fates of people who are close to the Joestars.
  • Plot Device: The Minor League stand users are a batch of OCs made purely to cause the inciting incident, making them all this(Especially Lancaster).
    • Avdol is written in from the beginning rather than having faked his death
  • Rewrite: The story begins with two rewritten canon scenes that then diverge.
  • Sailor Earth: The Minor League stands are named after the suits of the Minor Arcana to keep the tarot theme.
  • Save the Villain: What Avdol attempts to do when he realizes that Death 13's stand user is a baby.
  • Saving the World: What Lisa Lisa tasks Jotaro and Kakyoin with doing in Caesar and Jojo's stead.
  • Shared Family Quirks: Jotaro and Lisa Lisa both bond and break over them.
  • Sins of Our Fathers: Jotaro in Chapter 11, thinking about his Woobie Family.
    • He adds that people who associate with Joestars tend to be victims of Revenge by Proxy
  • Slasher Smile: Suzie Q offers one in Chapter 15 when she's possessed by Eisidisi
  • Speak in Unison: Joseph and Caesar yelling at Jojo for disrespecting Suzie Q.
  • Theme Naming: The Minor League Stand Users' codenames are in reference to the suits of the Lesser Arcana, such as the Suit of Wands, Suit of Swords, etc.
  • Toilet Humour: As in canon, Polnareff.
  • Tough Love: Lisa Lisa's teaching style, as in canon.
  • Training from Hell: What Jotaro and Kakyoin have to endure under Lisa Lisa.
  • Un-Evil Laugh: Lancaster gives one before letting loose his Magic Music that kicks off the story.
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