JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE Acquisitions News from Anime Expo
GOLDEN WIND, New Season of the Anime,and DIAMOND IS UNBREAKABLE Live-Action Film Join VIZ Media’s Catalog
Source: VIZ Media, MediaLab press releases
Special Thanks to Jane Lui and Erik Jansen
VIZ Media, LLC, a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, announced the latest additions to the multi-generational action adventure property with the JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: GOLDEN WIND anime and the JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: DIAMOND IS UNBREAKABLE live-action film.
VIZ Media has secured the home media, online rights and TV broadcast rights for both properties. VIZ Media is the North American-based master distributor for the JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE anime series and also publishes print and digital editions of the JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE manga series (rated ‘T+’ for Older Teens). VIZ Media is also the North American master merchandise licensee for the anime series.
JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: GOLDEN WIND (ジョジョの奇妙な冒険 黄金の風, JoJo no Kimyoo na Booken Oogon no Kaze) is the fourth season of the anime series, scheduled to premiere on Japanese television in October. Catch the earlier seasons of JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE on Blu-ray editions available exclusively from VIZ Media.
The JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: DIAMOND IS UNBREAKABLE (ジョジョの奇妙な冒険 ダイヤモンドは砕けない 第一章, JoJo no Kimyoo na Booken Daiyamondo wa Kudakenai Dai-Isshoo) live-action film was helmed by the legendary director Takashi Miike and released in Japan last year.
Based on author Hirohiko Araki’s groundbreaking Shonen Jump manga series, JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE follows the multi-generational tale of the heroic Joestar family and their never-ending battle against evil.
For more information on JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE and other anime and manga titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit viz.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine Weekly Shonen Jump and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan’s largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shogakukan Inc., Shueisha Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at viz.com.