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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure will begin its ninth part in February 2023

the japanese leaker ryokutya confirmed that the ninth part of the manga written and illustrated by hirohiko araki, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventuretitled as The JOJO Landswill begin its serialization in the February 17, 2023 issue of the magazine Ultra Jump of Shueisha. The announcement was also confirmed in the magazine JOJO Magazine 2022 WINTER.

the ninth part of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure was first announced in Araki’s commentary for the last chapter of JoJolion (the eighth part) in the August 19, 2021 issue of the magazine Ultra Jump. Initially it was titled simply as “JOJOLANDS” In uppercase. «Thank you very much for these 10 years of “JoJolion”! Let’s get some rest and meet again with the new “JOJOLANDS” (tentative)», wrote the author at the time.

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

As it’s been over a year since it concluded JoJolion, this is the longest hiatus Araki has taken between parts of the series. However, the author continued to work during his break, as he drew several illustrations for the JOJO Magazinethree chapters of Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan and a continuation of his novel on how to create manga.

About The JOJO Lands (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure IX)

At the moment the details of the ninth part are unknown. It will take place in the same continuity as the seventh and eighth parts of the series, Steel Ball Run and JoJolion. Araki recently teased Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! that the story would star the descendants of Joseph Joestar. Joseph appeared in the last two chapters of JoJolion in a flashback that, according to Araki, presaged the ninth part.

Araki mentioned in an interview at the beginning of Steel Ball Run that he had already planned the outlines of each part up to the ninth part. In 2007, Araki mentioned that he wanted to portray Morioh in part 9, which ended up being the setting for part 8. In March 2016, Araki stated that he would like to write a future story in Northern Europe or the Scottish Highlands. Also, in October 2019, he stated that he might include Italy in the story after a fan suggested it.

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