Is JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Manga Complete, Finished or Ongoing? Latest Status

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Is JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Manga Complete, Finished or Ongoing? Latest Status

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure was originally a Japanese manga series by Hirohiko Araki. Is the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga complete, finished or ongoing?

Before we answer that, here are some things interested manga readers should know. The story was divided into nine story arcs with each story led by someone with the nickname of Jojo.

Not all arcs have been adapted into an anime. So far, only Stardust Crusaders, Phantom Blood, Battle Tendency, and Stone Ocean have animated versions, either as a TV series or anime film.

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Is JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Manga Complete, Finished or Ongoing?

Is JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Manga Complete, Finished or Ongoing?
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The JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga is still ongoing with no hints of ending anytime soon. The story is divided into 9 main arcs, but the ninth installation has not been released yet.

Below are the current manga parts:

  • Phantom Blood (1987 to 1988)
  • Battle Tendency (1988 to 1989)
  • Stardust Crusaders (1989 to 1992)
  • Diamond is Unbreakable (1992 to 1995)
  • Golden Wind (1995 to 1999)
  • Stone Ocean (2000 to 2003)
  • Steel Ball Run (2004 to 2011)
  • Jojolion (2011 to 2021)
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The manga was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from 1987 to 2004 before being transferred to Ultra Jump in 2005. As of May 2021, the manga can be collected into 130 tankobon volumes. Viz Media acquired the license to release the manga in English version for international readers.

The manga is released every week on the said platform. Non-members can read the first three and latest three chapters for free. But those who wish to read all the chapters, can sign up and become members.

Which is Better: Jojo's Bizarre Adventure's Anime or Manga?

Which is Better: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Anime or Manga?
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As a manga that has been running for years, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure can be considered a classic series. There are still parts of the manga that were not adapted into an anime, so while waiting, supporters of the show can always read the manga to get the latest story.

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Also, there are character designs that are not consistent with the manga, which might ruin their purpose in the story. The manga also has better pacing, considering that it is the original medium.

Meanwhile, there are perks that viewers can get from the anime. The most obvious one is that the fights look better animated.

The anime also has amazing soundtracks that perfectly fit the show. Another reason is that the anime has an expanded version of the story. Some parts that were not explained in the manga were answered in the anime.

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