Posted by psgels on 26 November 2012 with categories: Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

I love what this show does to its hencmen: it only shows the battles against three of them in detail. Apart from that, all of them are instantly just slaughtered by Jojo as he refuses to waste any more time on this. The result was that this episode showed yet another incredibly over the top battle with Dio and Jojo.

And again, the adrenaline between those two. The incredibly crazy gore that this show has is just amazing. Usually when people with over the top powers and strengths fight, it just doesn’t have the impact as when the fights were done realistically. And yet here this show comes with such extreme details in its gore. I mean, did Dio really just pull out a bunch of arteries from Jojo’s neck? And then there are bizarre contraptioons that were supposed to be zombies. Seriously, the author of this thing had one sick mind.

But yeah, the past episodes have pretty much been Jojo punching zombies to death in a ridiculously elaborate fashion. If the rest of the series wil have this as well, it will get old fast, although I’ve heard enough times that the second arc will be completely different, and actually better on each level. Can’t wait!
Rating: 5/8 (Great)

10 Responses

  1. NDenizen says:

    Things change dramatically once the Stands come in. I look forward to it.

  2. rubberlufy says:

    Going back and rereading (or in this case watching) Phantom Blood after reading the later arcs really shows that Araki, the creator, really didn’t have everything set yet, outside of aping a lot of Fist of the North Star stuff. Part 2/Battle Tendency is where he really started to hammer out where JJBA was going to go thematically with its world and characters.

  3. leokiko says:

    The second arc is in NYC and it involves Nazis.

  4. Dr. Pest says:

    It depends on the taste which arc is better but the arcs are always completely different (even the art style in the manga) which makes the series damn entertaining and intersting since it’s always showing something new and also changes the settings (place and time).

  5. billish says:

    this show is amazing. the best of this season.

  6. Nyangoro says:

    What I think I’m most impressed with is the fact that david productions took what is considered the worst of the JoJo series and made it an absolute joy to watch.

    If they can do this with part one, I can’t even imagine what they’ll be able to do with parts two and beyond.

  7. someloser says:

    All of a sudden, with all this mention of gore,I remember planet waves…. ohohoho planet waves… araki’s guro hasn’t even begun….

    but other than that,no mention on the events in the fight itself? I mean designwise, this isn’t the most complex araki fight, but even for his early work, it shows a bit of planning.

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  • wicked
    (Wednesday, Feb 10. 2016 08:55 AM)
    it’d actually be a shame for them to make it into I Wanna Be the Strongest in the World, or worst
  • wicked
    (Wednesday, Feb 10. 2016 08:54 AM)
    @Aidan, Yeah that guy tries really hard to make it more than just fanservice though. I have a weird respect for people that can play ridiculous concepts straight.
  • AidanAK47
    (Tuesday, Feb 9. 2016 08:31 PM)
    Alright, if I can just catch up with Gundam orphans then I can finally post this summery.
    Also RWBY has gotten quite good lately.
  • AidanAK47
    (Tuesday, Feb 9. 2016 01:34 PM)
    @wicked, that’s the surprising thing. I still think the reason its getting a anime adaption is simply because of the premise and I bet the anime is going to play up the fanservice. It is pretty standard sports manga despite how utterly ridiculous the sport is.I mean that exam which featured girls swinging their asses in figure 8s…and not one person pointed out how strange it was.
  • wicked
    (Tuesday, Feb 9. 2016 06:31 AM)
    @Aidan Gotta hand it to Keijo though, it takes that fighting with tits and ass thing crazy serious.
    It’s straight up a friendship, effort, victory shounen fighting manga otherwise
  • AidanAK47
    (Monday, Feb 8. 2016 01:45 PM)
    Keijo is getting an anime adaption huh…well its a manga about girls pushing each other off floating platforms using just their ass and boobs. Of course it’s getting an anime adaption.
  • AidanAK47
    (Monday, Feb 8. 2016 01:41 PM)
    @CloudedAnime, Normally I am not too keen on others using this Shoutbox to push their blogs but I will allow it this time. (Pretty certain that compliment was insincere and being pasted everywhere else you are pushing that blog. The joys of self promotion…)
    Just ease off on the exclamation marks there and keep at it.
  • CloudedAnime
    (Sunday, Feb 7. 2016 06:54 AM)
    Love this place! Come check out my blog too at Clouded Anime! Follow me on Twitter too for updates! https://cloudedanime.wordpress.com/
  • wicked
    (Sunday, Feb 7. 2016 05:49 AM)
    @kaiser though those were published in japanese magazine, they were full on mangas
  • AidanAK47
    (Sunday, Feb 7. 2016 05:33 AM)
    @Prince, I Responded.

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