During several days, Joseph's search continues, but it is Iggy who guides everyone toward DIO's Mansion. The group eventually arrives in Karachi, where Steely Dan kills Enya before she can reveal anything and subdues Joseph by having his Stand Lovers infiltrate his brain. On their way, they are attacked by a car, revealed as the Stand Wheel of Fortune, but Jotaro manages to defeat the enemy Stand and its user. Unshou Ishizuka, Japanese voice of Old Joseph Joestar, has died. After receiving a call from the Speedwagon Foundation, Joseph informs everyone that Holy had only four or five days left to live. However, as he grew older, due to neglecting his Ripple training, he became unable to do the same things he was capable of when he was younger and ended up aging at a relatively normal pace. Joseph finds Loggins murdered by Esidisi, who learned of the Super Aja in Lisa Lisa's possession. JoJo's Bizarre Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. Joseph and Caesar train in Hamon under Lisa Lisa on an island off the coast of Venice. Male [3], The TV anime adaptation uses a song titled "Bloody Stream" sung by Japanese artist Coda. Most of Joseph's moves allow him to use Hermit Purple to grab the opponent from afar and send his Ripple through it to damage the enemy. Although he is not a fan of bringing them back simply for nostalgia, he did not hesitate having Joseph return 50 years later in Stardust Crusaders to save his daughter because it is completely true to the character. In this form, Joseph's main attack is his Clacker Volleys, where he uses it as a pair of nuchakos and boomerangs. However Kakyoin manages to tip off Joseph about the true nature of The World. But gravity runs its course and Stroheim assumes Joseph dead at sea near Italy.[34]. Critical response to Joseph has been positive. In contrast, Joseph is content with his Japanese-made Sony Walkman and after putting his headphones on, he boards the plane to Japan. Although Joseph tries to gather everyone to stay safe, the threat is dealt with before everyone can meet. When Jotaro refuses to leave his cell as his "evil spirit" snapped off a pinkie from the old man's prosthetic hand, seeing his grandson is a Stand User, Joseph has Avdol force his grandson out of his cell while explaining Stands to Jotaro. You lost today because you snoozed for 2000 years." - Joseph Joestar. Published Nov 9, 2022. She also seems to be mildly perceptive, noticing that the seal on her milk that Angelo had given her was broken. Every level he reaches will increase the damage of all Ripple-based and Ripple-enhanced skills. 50 episodes, 2012-2016 Phillip Reich . Joseph Joestar 51 episodes, 2014-2019 Richard Epcar . D'Arby lures the Joestar Group into a gambling session, where he steals Polnareff's soul. However Enya the Hag, disguising as a gentle hotel owner, welcomes the group in their hotel. Famicom Jump II: Saikyo no Shichinin (NES), JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Heritage for the Future, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Shooters, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Records, Living Characters in Diamond Is Unbreakable, The Truth That Hides in the Mouth of Truth, The Long Journey Ends, Goodbye My Friends, Yukako Yamagishi Dreams of Cinderella, Part 1. In addition, he uses techniques commonly present in stage magic to confuse his foes. However, a strange swelling appears where his arm was splattered. He kind of sounds a lot like you.". Determined to save Polnareff, Joseph challenges D'Arby to a game where each have to put coins into a glass nearly full of liquor and whoever makes the glass spill loses. After his Ripple training, Joseph frequently combines his Ripple with other objects to perform complex and creative attacks. If "JoJo" is hit by Alessi, he will appear as his 13-year old self from the flashback with Speedwagon, and uses a weaker Ripple attack while flipping through a comic book. Joseph's classic running away animation appears as his backward running and his special move is an uppercut that goes into an Ripple combo punch where Joseph whispers Lisa Lisa's name (with the background adding in various panels of her). Joseph reaches his maximum strength at Level 3, or Level MAX, at which many of his individual abilities deal immense amounts of damage. As such, it may not be considered canon.). Hermit Purple [9] Hiroshi Matsuyama from CyberConnect2 selected Joseph as his favorite Jojo's Bizarre Adventure hero based on his Battle Tendency portrayal which he felt was the "epitome of shonen manga". His 3 Koma support, now in his Part 3 appearance, he uses his stand, Hermit Purple, to grab the opponent and bring him near the player, creating a chance to attack. [6] Though the writer felt that Joseph and Ceasar's relationship gradually developed in the manga, the writer felt it was the latter who was a more annoying character. By the end, Joseph adopts the baby and names her Shizuka - this, however, leads to further conflict with his wife Suzi Q, who believes the baby to be another "secret child". Joseph, trying to jump on his car in order to drive away, finds himself falling on the spikes of a barrier and nearly impales himself. Part 3 Joseph also appears in the game as a DLC character, named simply named "Old Joseph" to differentiate himself to his younger counterpart. After using Star Platinum to restart Joseph's heartbeat, the transfusion began. Opposed to brute strength, Joseph is highly skilled at mind games and stage magic techniques which he uses to disarm his opponents, such as slipping objects like live grenades on their person. [17] Joseph's middle-aged persona ranked as 18th best coolest character in Japan while his beard ranked sixth in another. In the alternate universe of the series' eighth part, JoJolion a character named Joseph Josefumi Joestar bears resemblance to Joseph and appears as a flashback character. Joseph then subsequently explains his hatred of the Japanese due to one marrying his daughter and convincing her to move to Japan. [11] Comic Book Resources made an article centered solely on Joseph, pointing out multiple appealing traits from his character that do not make sense when taken seriously such as his ability to predict others' following line or surprising the actual narrator of the series who states he dies in Battle Tendency. (The information below derives from a Video Game not written by Araki. Having been brought up by his grandmother Erina and family friend Speedwagon, he developed a coarser and more rebellious attitude than that of his gentlemanly grandfather, but the character still has a noble heart. Furthermore, Joseph is a foul-mouthed individual and regularly taunts his enemies, enjoying aggravating them. ", has him instantly pulling a Tommy Gun out from behind him to shoot the opponent with a volley of 27 bullets. Manifesting his Stand Hermit Purple at the age 65, Joseph would learn that Dio Brando resurfaced after being last heard of in 1889. Unable to die, Kars eventually stops thinking. During his fight with Straizo, he was able to dodge a point blank blast from the the vampire's Space Ripper Stingy Eye attack, and on several occasions was able to hold his own in hand to hand combat with the Pillar Men. Giorno Giovanna [11] He wears a diminutive pair of pince-nezW spectacles, and a spotted, brimmed woolen hat with ear flaps reminiscent of a ushankaW. despite the fact Part 4 is Joseph Joestar's last appearance (thank God), the character will appear in other media such as video games. He then takes ZZ's passport so he can't follow them again. When Joseph defeats Straizo, Straizo tells him that the Pillar Man is about to awaken and he will meet him soon. Enya eventually reveals herself but is swiftly defeated. FinalAppearance Zodiac Sign Joseph voiced being against going after Kars in daylight, sensing a trap. For the same reasons, Joseph's Stand was made a support ability that allows visual or aural psychic projection, rather than offensive like a protagonist would have. Kars attempts to kill Joseph with Hamon, but Joseph instinctively holds up the Super Aja, which causes the energy to make the volcano eruption climax, sending Joseph and Kars flying into the sky on a large rock. Now an old man and nearly senile, Joseph is revealed to be the father of Part 4's protagonist, Josuke Higashikata. Joseph's color scheme is derived from the one used in the anime series. Joseph's GHA, "Lemme show you my 'tricks' of the trade! Joseph was one of the first confirmed characters to be in the game (along with Jotaro, Wamuu and Gyro), and appears as two different characters. Joseph meets the fantastic threats approaching him throughout his life with initiative and impressive ingenuity, battling Vampires, the Pillar Men, and malevolent Stand users. All-Star Battle. Joseph's primary outfit is relatively minimal and pragmatic. He also saves Jotaro from The Scribe Ani, damaging his Stand, Ptah. Joseph and Caesar destroy Esidisi. Joseph contacts the Speedwagon Foundation to care for Holy after Avdol confirmed the fly to be native to Egypt as the group are joined by Kakyoin as they leave the airport. Joseph mentions being impressed by Esidisi's resolve and loyalty, having gone so far to help Kars succeed. [1] Having not been able to show a friendly rivalry between Jonathan and Dio in Part 1, Araki introduced Caesar Zeppeli to present a more positive friendly rivalry between him and Joseph. He demonstrated humanly impossible strength and speed on a number of occasions. They explain that the rings are internal time bombs set to release poison into his blood if he does not defeat them and retrieve the antidote they carry within a month. #01 Hardcover Manga Review", "Japanese Fans Rank Anime's Coolest Middle-Aged Gentlemen", "Attack on Titan Wins Top Prizes in Newtype Anime Awards", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Joseph_Joestar&oldid=1139095876, This page was last edited on 13 February 2023, at 09:59. Click to reveal This is due to the fact that Joseph was traveling through countries in Asia, and it is common that most people who do not speak English do not know the accent differences of the different dialects of the English language. [20], Last edited on 13 February 2023, at 09:59, " HotShotDiscsBillboard JAPAN", "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 2 GN 1 - Review", "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 2 GN 2 - Battle Tendency", "The Second Arc of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is Better Than the First", "Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Battle Tendency Vol. If forward, Joseph holds the opponent in a reverse headlock, and reverse kicks them in the face three times before spinning around and kicking them once more in the torso to send them off. Blood Type It will also shorten the cooldown time on said skills. [14] Anime UK News stated that Joseph and Avdol share one of the most hilarious fights in Stardust Crusaders based on how they accidentally sexually harass each other when being attacked by a Stand User working for Dio. His hair is short and gray, and he sports a thick, well-trimmed beard. The HHA does not require the first bullet to connect in order to work, and will not stop until it finishes or Joseph is interrupted. Wamuu initially gets the upper hand, but Joseph still manages to counter his dangerous attacks and destroys Wamuus body with only his dissolving head. 25."Shoot me if you want to! Joseph shares a theme with the Hunter Hunter protagonist Gon Freecs, named "Bravely and Resolutely". The shriveled-up body that Joseph had after losing so much blood began returning to his normal muscular figure and Joseph fully revived. His signature taunt is predicting his enemy's next line, which is shown to be correct all the time. He has short, dark and unkempt hair, parts of his bangs shooting outwards in spikes, apart from which he closely resembles his grandfather Jonathan Joestar. In his 2 Koma support, Joseph Part 2 uses his special ability to predict the opponents line, inflicting paralysis effect on the enemy . In order to make his opponents understand his true powers and his intentions, he cuts off the tongues . In Cairo, Joseph has taken a photograph of DIO's Mansion, but everyone he interrogates doesn't recognize it. Joseph ultimately travels to Morioh to help localize Akira Otoishi. Growl-like. Kakyoin loses the game and his soul, but Jotaro and Joseph cheat together in order to win the second round. Caesar brings a Nazi named Mark to drive them to the Colosseum, where they find the three pillar men, Wamuu, Esidisi, and Kars, awakened. Soon after, voicing his refusal in attempting to the culture, Joseph moves into the Kujo residence where he helps in dispatching the Flesh Bud controlling Noriaki Kakyoin. Performance & security by Cloudflare. Tomokazu Sugita ( Sugita Tomokazu) is a Japanese voice actor notable for voicing young Joseph Joestar in the anime adaptation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. He will run away from his opponent, making himself look cowardly but in actuality using the tactic to stall for a plan while getting his opponent into a more advantageous location. [23] At the end of the saga, he demonstrates again his love for pranks, briefly making Jotaro believe that he was DIO resurrected upon being saved via a transfusion.[24]. If backward, Joseph swings around to the opponent's other side to catch them in a headlock. However, their attempt to cross it is thwarted when they are attacked by the Sun Stand. Later DIO sucks the entirety of Joseph's blood to power himself up, and Joseph seemingly dies, his specter talking one last time to Jotaro, who manages to kill DIO. In order to come up with a special attack, Joseph invented a fighting style that involved infusing the Ripple into a pair of normal American ClackersW. His catchphrases include "OH! As the sun sets, Joseph decides that they flee because fighting the vampire without the slightest hint of his power is suicidal. However, the group arrives too late to prevent Kars, Wamuu, and Esidisi from awakening. He yet appears later, this time challenging Naruto's team. Most of his attacks are similar to those from the Capcom game (Heritage for the Future). Jotaro Kujo is the grandson of Joseph Joestar, and he's one of the few characters who have appeared in multiple parts. Joseph Joestar (Old) Richard Epcar is the English dub voice of Joseph Joestar (Old) in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, and Tomokazu Sugita is the Japanese voice. Joseph retains most of his health and muscularity, though his face displays his age. Later in Part 3, he shows that he is able to pass the Ripple through his Stand, Hermit Purple. In 1988, Joseph is called by Holy who needs his expertise in an "evil spirit" that his possessing her son Jotaro Kujo. Joseph ingests the antidote in his opponent's nose ring, but doesn't realize that his attack only reduced Esidisi to a disembodied nervous system. Joseph is the main protagonist of the second arc, Battle Tendency. Performance & security by Cloudflare. Joseph Joestar is a fan-favorite character from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure series, and these are other great anime staring voice actor Tomokazu Sugita. During Luffy's team arc, they claim to see an person walking over the water coming in their direction. Slicing his wrist so the blood can be used to find Shizuka. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is still going strong in its current anime run adapting Stone Ocean, and Joseph Joestar still stands among the biggest fan-favorite protagonists of . "JoJo" can also be 'activated' if Old Joseph is hit with Alessi's Stand, though temporarily, and missing a majority of his moveset other than kicks and punches. Jotaro, Joseph, Kakyoin, and Polnareff ultimately encounter Dio, and escape his mansion. He used Ripple to pop the cap off of a cola bottle at a corrupt police officer and two tequila bottles' corks against a pair of Nazi soldiers, in the form of high speed projectiles. Gray Fly boards a plane en route to Cairo via Bangkok as one of the passengers to assassinate the Joestar Group.Posing as an ordinary old man, Gray Fly lets his Stand attack Jotaro.. Tower of Gray attacks Jotaro first, showcasing its speed and ripper tongue and almost rips off Jotaro's tongue.