Posted on 16 December 2012 with categories: Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

Normally I dislike using memes and all, but this is just one of those shows where OVER 9000! is entirely fitting. I mean, holy crap, this show just has gotten more crazy in just two episodes compared to the first arc. Joseph Joestar’s sense of fighting is just completely crazy. This show still has this habit of using tiny details and making an incredibly big deal out of them, but Joseph takes that, and adds tommy guns and hand grenades to the mix from out of nowhere.

And then there is the introduction of the villain for this arc. Now, there is being evil, and trying everything in your damn mind to try to be as evil as humanly possible. That’s that guy. He didn’t end up as a baby eater, but it really would have been close. I mean, Dio was evil and all, but he did not go through such lengths.

And is it also just me, or did the animation improve? I mean, I could be wrong, but there were even less still frames than usual in this episode. That makes it even more amazing by the way: the character designs in this show just are very complicated and hard to animate. And yet the creators did it. I could not have expected that.

Also, the new OP rocks.
Rating: 6/8 (Awesome)

7 Responses

  1. Keith says:

    You’re wrong about Stroheim being the villain! There’s more than one villain for this arc and they have yet to be introduced yet! Next episode though….

  2. Sheba says:

    It’s like David Production is doing their damn best to make people LOVE Joseph and they are doing a good job at this. Joseph IS a delight to watch on screen, well for those who actually WATCH JoJo. Because it’s a damn shame that few people watch this show compared to others (won’t name titles), or don’t generate as much noise. They DONT know what they are missing out.

  3. JM says:

    davidproduction is doing such a great job in this new arc. The new OP rocks and it fits the theme perfectly. They also had an animation boost here which I wish would go on until the end of the season, although even with still frame action scenes they’re doing a fine job making it look intense.

  4. arcanes says:

    Great episode! I loved Johnathan, but Joseph is way more fun to watch. New OP and all is very good, and I can’t wait for more crazy shit to happen next week.

  5. Suffoni says:

    I don’t want to spoil anything but. You’d be praising the fuck out of Stroheim near the end of the arc. That I promise you.

  6. wa says:

    Great episode – the grenade trick came out of nowhere. Glad I continued with the series.

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  • AidanAK47
    (Thursday, Sep 18. 2014 01:11 PM)
    @Bam, That wasn’t live TV. That was a TV show that was in the MMO. Yes, a tv show which is broadcast and filmed in a MMO. You may put faces to palms now.
  • Bam
    (Thursday, Sep 18. 2014 01:06 PM)
    @Aidan: I haven’t watched it past episode 2 but I gather from you guys that there are two deathgun guys, one of them which is the RL killer. So I’m saying how did he kill that guy that was being interviewed on live tv in the 1st episode?! Makes no fuckin sense.
  • AidanAK47
    (Thursday, Sep 18. 2014 01:02 PM)
    Seriously this show….f*ck this show. We both are eager to drop it. But we are waiting for Grisaia to start up so we can watch that together.
    And yet it’s still getting praised…I am truly baffled.
  • AidanAK47
    (Thursday, Sep 18. 2014 12:56 PM)
    Funny enough that isn’t even the worse of it. The last episode consisted of Ass-chan and trapito(Our pet names for the two) sitting in a cave talking. Mostly about stuff that has already happened or been gone over. All while being…weirdly intimate. I mean this is the girl whos sorta tsundere and she’s laying her head on his lap and he’s invading her personal space. They weren’t even talking about anything remotely romantic.
  • AidanAK47
    (Thursday, Sep 18. 2014 12:51 PM)
    So how did second death gun break in while leaving no traces, shoot this guy while leaving no traces and leave without raising suspicion despite wearing a f*cking hoody and a helgast mask?
  • AidanAK47
    (Thursday, Sep 18. 2014 12:48 PM)
    @K-Off, Myself and a internet friend have been watching SAO for the sole purpose of taking the piss out of it. We haven’t even managed that. Nothing happens in the episodes. We have feck all materail.
    Anyway I thought that about the death gun twist too but the thing that makes even less sense is how is this second death gun not been arrested? I mean the police don’t give a shit about MMOs. They would just investagate it as a murder.
  • AidanAK47
    (Thursday, Sep 18. 2014 12:43 PM)
    @Jak, Bleh. Video game adaption. Those do not end well. I mean I am glad to see UFOtable move away from type moon but there are better sources to use to do so.
  • JaK
    (Thursday, Sep 18. 2014 11:52 AM)
  • Bam
    (Thursday, Sep 18. 2014 09:28 AM)
    going afk to watch GITS:Arise Ep03. Will be back in a bit.
  • Bam
    (Thursday, Sep 18. 2014 09:24 AM)
    A compartment dream gives the sensation of dreaming in a dream, and sometimes even the act of waking up within that dream. They have something to do with Dopamine Reuptake Inhibition and are very rare, but the details of the mechanism escapes me.

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