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I've heard that the second Part of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, known as Battle Tendency, improves on Part 1, Phantom Blood, in some regards. That's true to a certain extent, but while it's good overall, it has some flaws that prevent me from enjoying it as much as Part 1.
The season takes place 50 years after the end of Part 1 and is about Jonathan Joestar's grandson Joseph and his fight against the Pillar Men, ancient vampires who created the Stone Mask that led to Dio's rise to evil.
The battles are even more over-the-top than before. In his first major fight, Joseph unloads a Tommy gun onto his opponent, and detonates several grenades... and his opponent still lives. Unfortunately, some fights get a bit too over-the-top, such as Joseph and Kars having an entire fight while falling hundreds of meters, and occasionally are resolved in a contrived manner(e.g. the final battle).
The soundtrack is better than Part 1, and has some nice songs that fit the mood perfectly, such as the Pillar Men's theme and a song that plays after a certain character's death.
Unfortunately, characters are the weakest aspect of this Part.
All in all, this Part has much of what made Part 1 enjoyable, but enough flaws that I don't enjoy it as much.
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