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JoJo's Copyright-Free Adventures by Lithuanian YouTuber FilthyRamenKing is essentially The Abridged Series of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, except, instead of using footage from the anime or manga, the author decided to give a middle finger to Youtube's copyright system by using stock images, text-to-speech voices, and midi-based recreations of music from the show.

The end result is a hilarious recreation of the series that also takes rather creative liberties with the source material, including giving most of the protagonists slightly different abilities.

By order of release, the series are:

This web series provides examples of:

  • Achievements in Ignorance: Despite Mista not being a Stand user in this version, he can still somehow feed his bullets just by believing he's a Stand user.
  • Adapted Out: Poco is absent from Part 1, which is repeatedly, mercilessly Lampshaded.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: In the original Battle Tendency, Caesar's dad left his family to research the threat of the Pillar Men and was killed saving his son. Here no such reason is given and he gets absorbed by the Pillar Men sans Heroic Sacrifice. His last words to Caesar?
  • A Fate Worse Than Death: Diavolo suffers this fate like in canon, but with one notable difference - he's trapped in an endless series of forests, either dying from the elements, starvation/exhaustion, or whatever happens to be in the forest, such as being mauled by a panther or being attacked by a Russian man.
  • Age Lift: This series' version of Mannish Boy is not a baby, but a grown man who dresses up as a baby because of his diaper fetish.
  • And the Adventure Continues: Implied in The Stinger, with Giorno and Mista discussing the idea of pursuing the identity of Giorno's father, aka DIO.
  • Astonishingly Appropriate Appearance: Multiple characters, particularly at least half of the Hitman Team, are depicted by stock images of people wearing costumes based on their Edible Theme Naming. Risotto Nero, in particular, gets a Race Lift due to his name (that being based on a rice dish).
  • Badass Normal: Mista doesn't actually have a stand, he just thinks he does, and has six bullets he wrote numbers on. He still somehow pulls off the stuff he does in canon regardless.
  • Berserk Button: Josuke is specifically set off by being called a generic British school boy.
  • Born Lucky: Besides his general Improbable Aiming Skills, this is the explanation given to why Mista can pull off the same impossible shots he does in canon despite not actually have a Stand in this continuity.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: Mista is notably absent in the fourth episode of Italy... Because he refused to appear in it. Because it's, well, episode four.
    • Diavolo does it in the Episode 23, noting, how it's impossible to show Polnareff's flashbacks, because "this show jumped straight to part 5".
  • Cloud Cuckoolander: Nearly everyone in the series, though some more than others.
    George Joestar: If you ever need anything, just give me a call.
    Dario Brando: Sounds good. Just one question. What do you mean by "give me a call"?
  • Contrived Coincidence: Abbacchio's stand basically runs on this, as unlike in canon, he can only access security camera footage. And somehow, there are security cameras wherever he needs one, even in the ruins of Pompeii or on a yacht.
    • While trying to get away from the heroes, Diavolo somehow finds a usable can of baked beans on the beach to restore his iron with.
    • Because the Joestar mansion's statue doesn't have a convenient spike on it to stab Dio with, the statue just so happens to break apart as the mansion burns down in the shape of a spike anyways.
  • Dub Name Change: Parodied with the subtitles saying the altered names of stands, while the voiceover says the original (At least, most of the time anyway).
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: Leone Abbacchio, even moreso than in the source material. Diavolo too.
  • Engrish: In varieties from multiple languages, due to multiple characters using text-to-speech voices clearly not meant to be used with English... Or just the shoddy quality of text-to-speech in general. Half the characters can't even pronounce Bucciarati's name properly, for instance.
  • Evil Is Petty: The Boss kills people for "making fun of [his] inconsistent abilities."
  • Fun with Subtitles: Aside from invoking the Dub Name Changes, Adventures in England in particular has a habit of toning down any cursing - "fuck" becomes "frick" and "pussy" becomes "scaredy cat".
  • Gender Flip: Visually, at least. Abbacchio's stock image is that of a woman, though the narrator insists "he is actually a dude".
  • Gosh Dang It to Heck!: The word "bitch" (usually) gets changed to "female dog". Whether it happens in the subtitles or the spoken dialogue tends to vary.
  • Groin Attack: The (explosive in this version) rings around Joseph's heart in Adventures (Mostly) in Europe are instead around his balls and rectum, the latter of which was only put there for fun.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Giorno's stand power is literally only capable of growing trees, and very quickly, unlike in the original series. You'd be surprised how incredibly versatile this ability still is.
    • Gold Experience Requiem's second ability is an extension of this ability rather than being kinda unrelated. Diavolo is trapped in a never-ending forest, and when he wakes up after dying he wakes up in a completely different forest, causing him to either die of exhaustion or get killed by whatever has been summoned to specifically kill him.
    • Becomes a Running Gag with most future protagonists - Joseph Joestar can only use Hamon Carbonation to make explosions happen anywhere, while Jotaro Kujo's Star Platinum can only punch things and Kakyoin's Hierophant Green can only create and control singular emeralds rather than a stream of them.
  • Kazoos Mean Silliness: The theme songs are replaced with kazoo covers as part of its theme of dodging YouTube's copyright rules.
  • Lighter and Softer: J. Geil is a Serial Killer/Rapist in the original, while here he's characterized as an obsessive "crazy stan" for Polnareff's famous sister who doesn't actually kill her.
  • Mass "Oh, Crap!": Most of the gang freak out when Narancia starts inexplicably talking about his hopes and dreams during the final battle. Everyone else knows what this means, and they beg him to stop talking. It doesn't work, as Diavolo quickly kills Narancia right after.
  • Mythology Gag: In the Sleeping Slaves sub-plot, Scolippi looks like Jesus and almost claims to be him, only for Mista to interrupt him, saying he's two parts too early.
    • The Stinger of the final episode has Giorno say "I would like to figure out who my dads were". Mista expresses confusion over this statement, and Giorno corrects himself, not sure why he said "dads". This is a nod to Giorno technically being the son of both DIO and Jonathan Joestar.
    • Upon first seeing Johnathan, he notes that he has a "pretty nice body", referencing how DIO steals Johnathan's body in part 3.
    • Gray Fly nearly accidentally refers to Tower of Grey as "Super Fly".
  • Naked People Are Funny: Silver Chariot's speed form is referred to by Polnareff as "Naked Mode".
  • No Swastikas: An image of a Nazi officer during Adventures (Mostly) in Europe has his Swastika armband replaced with a crudely-drawn sad face.
  • Obfuscating Insanity: Secco of all people is actually quite sane, significantly more than his canon counterpart. When he realizes Cioccolata is very likely dead, he drops his act immediately, speaking eloquently, as opposed to the random sound clips he was using previously. It's possibly implied that he's actually Diavolo's means of keeping track of Cioccolata's activities.
  • Race Lift: Risotto Nero is Asian despite, well, being Italian. He even has an Asian voice, complete with Engrish. This is due to his Edible Theme Naming being based on a rice dish.
  • Running Gag: There are multiple.
    • Giorno talking about his dream whenever he has the opportunity. This causes Koichi to jump out of the car he is driving, and ends the fight with Bucciarati immediately before he can even say what his dream is.
    • The subtitles using the localized names for Stands... But the voices saying the Japanese names, emulating actual subs.
    • The Boss catching himself monologuing in skipped time (which is completely pointless since nobody will even hear it).
    • The show making fun of characters forgetting about their previous motivations in canon, such as Bucciarati treating the Boss trying to kill Trish as some kind of last straw despite already having ample reason to hate him (which he later lampshades), and Fugo showing Undying Loyalty to Bucciarati, and the only reason he refuses to join him on the boat is because Bucciarati for some reason admits then and there he didn't actually like stinky cheese.
    • Giorno managing to solve situations using Gold Experience, despite its power being reduced from transferring life energy to simply growing trees. Broadens out in later seasons where the given protagonist's signature ability is reduced to a single thing that happens the first time it's used, only for it to be surprisingly useful throughout the series, such as Joseph's Hamon Carbonation, Star Platinum punching things and Heirophant Green creating and throwing singular emeralds.
    • Jonathan doing what he does because it's his "Joestar way".
    • Poco is completely absent from England's plot, and humorous alternatives are found for the few instances that he IS relevant.
      Baron Zepelli: If only we had something small, like a little kid, that could go in that hole over there and open the door from the inside.
  • Sound-Effect Bleep: Although Smokey in Adventures (Mostly) in Europe gets N-Word Privileges, his demonstration thereof is covered up by the front door bell ringing upon Straizo entering the cafe.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: The old janitor is not killed by Black Sabbath... but then dies from a cold later on. In a straight example, possibly Anita, from being dissolved by Baby Face.
    • Cherie Polnareff isn't raped and killed, but rather traumatized by Loony Fan stalker J. Geil.
  • Stalker with a Crush: As mentioned above, J.Geil/Centerfold, as a jab at obsessive celebrity "stans".
  • Stuff Blowing Up: Jonathan's signature move, Hamon Carbonation. Surprisingly, he gets a lot of use out of being able to create explosions, including being able to climb a pillar.
  • Stylistic Suck: Well... That's the whole point. Between the stock images that don't animate, the text-to-speech voices, the occasional spelling and grammar errors and the midi music, amongst other things, you get a very unique production.
  • Super-Senses: Narancia, rather than having the ability to detect people breathing via his stand, just happens to have a really good sense of smell that fulfills the same purpose.
  • Talking Is a Free Action: Joseph exploits this to think up of a plan to escape his six-second death drop over the course of nearly a minute.
    • DIO's time stop ability has a time limit that only ticks down while moving, allowing him to stand still and monologue as much as he wants.
  • Tempting Fate: So many moments.
    • Jonathan claiming that at least he has Danny, no matter what Dio does.
    • Jonathan claiming that Dio is dead and never coming back after their duel in the castle.
    • Speedwagon telling himself not to cry as he's seeing Johnathan and Erina off, since it's not the last time that he'll see them or anything.
  • Title Drop: Played with. In the first episode of Adventures in England, the narration notes that the adventures to come might even be called "bizarre". Cue the name popping up on the screen, revealing that the series name does NOT have the word "bizarre" in it.
  • Toast of Tardiness: Konichi does this in the first episode of Japan, lampshading how generic it makes him.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Jotaro is very fond of chicken nuggets because they remind him of the food his grandmother makes.

Alternative Title(s): Jojos Copyright Free Adventures In Italy