During the event Anime Expo 2022, Warner Bros Japan unveiled the second promotional video for the second part of the anime adaptation of the manga, written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean. The video confirms that it is scheduled to premiere on Netflix worldwide on September 1, while televising will begin October 7 in Japan. This second part covers the thirteenth to twenty-fourth episodes (13-24).

The series premiered its first twelve episodes worldwide Netflix in December 2021 and had a Japanese television premiere in January 2022. Rocky Ocean is the sixth story arc of the main series, written and illustrated by Hirohiko Arakiwhich was published in the magazine Weekly shōnen jump from the publisher shueisha between January 2000 and April 2003. Conversely, the previous arc titled Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind it was published in the same magazine between November 1995 and April 1999 with a total of seventeen compilation volumes.

production team

  • Kenich Suzuki is responsible for the overall management of the project during Toshiyuki Katō (Captain Tsubasa (2018), JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 4: Diamond wa Kudakenai, Mission-E) runs the studios David production.
  • Yasuko Kobayashi (Claymore, Garo: Honoo no Kokuin, JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken (TV), JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 5: Ougon no Kaze) is responsible for writing and supervising the screenplays.
  • Masanori Shino (Black Lagoon, Digimon Adventure Tri, No Guns Life) meanwhile is in charge of character design and animation direction Shunichi Ishimoto is responsible for the design of the stands.
  • Yoshikawa Ivanami takes over the sound direction while Yuugo Kanno (Ajin, JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 3: Stardust Crusaders, JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 4: Diamond wa Kudakenai, JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 5: Ougon no Kaze) is responsible for composing the soundtrack.
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean

Summary for Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean

In Florida, 2011, Jolyne Kuujou is in a cell just like her father Joutarou was; However, this situation is not your own choice. Jolyne is framed for a crime she did not commit and manipulated into serving a lengthy sentence. She is ready to face a terrible fate as a prisoner at Delfin Verde Street Jail. Though all hope seems lost, a gift from Joutarou awakens his latent abilities and manifests in his stand, Stone Free. Now armed with the power to change her fate, Jolyne sets out to find a way out of the ocean of stone that is holding her. However, he soon discovers that his imprisonment is just a small part of a larger plot: one that not only targets his family but has far-reaching consequences. Additionally, the Mastermind lurks within the same prison and is under the protection of a menacing lineup of Stand users. Finding unlikely allies to help her cause, Jolyne sets out to stop the conspiracy to clear her name and get her life back.

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