Netflix revealed during its Netflix Festival Japan 2021 livestream event on Tuesday that it will debut 12 episodes of the anime series of Hirohiko Araki‘s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean manga on December 1.
Netflix‘s media center had previously listed the show’s streaming as “monthly,” but no longer does.
Netflix and Warner Bros. Japan also revealed several new promotional videos for the anime. The anime will also air on television in Japan starting in January on Tokyo MX, MBS, and BS11.
david production is returning to produce the series. Kenichi Suzuki is returning from Parts 1-3 as the chief director, and Toshiyuki Kato (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable series director, Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan director) is the director. Yasuko Kobayashi is returning from the previous anime to handle the series composition, and Masanori Shino (Black Lagoon, Gungrave, No Guns Life) is the character designer. Shun’ichi Ishimoto (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind chief animation director) is the Stand designer. Yoshikazu Iwanami is returning as the sound director, and Yūgo Kanno is returning from Parts 3-5 as composer.
The manga is the sixth part of Araki’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga, and it continues the story from the previous entries. The Stone Ocean arc of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga ran from 1999 to 2003, and has 17 volumes, consisting of volumes 64 through 80 of the overall manga.
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Sources: Netflix Japan’s anime Twitter account