The season finale of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean was aired by Netflix on December 1, 2022. There is no news yet on when Part 7, entitled Steel Ball Run, will be animated. But where should fans start to read the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga after the anime?
Did the end of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean leave you wanting more? Don’t worry, we've got you covered!
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What Is the Plot of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure?
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure follows the Joestar bloodline and the adventures that each of them faces. It all started when Jonathan Joestar met Dio, and their rivalry began.
Everything changed when Dio became a vampire and Jonathan learned to use Hamon to defeat him.
With this, the Joestar curse has been applied to the bloodline.
The lives of all Joestars have been changed due to the ripples of Dio's actions, giving every JoJo in the series their own adventures and mishaps.
How Much of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Did the Anime Cover?
So far, the anime has covered all six parts of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. Season 1 covers Phantom Blood and Battle Tendency, while the rest of the series gets their own respective parts.
The five seasons of the anime are composed of 190 episodes exactly, with Part 3, Stardust Crusaders, having 48 episodes, or the majority of the series.
The anime ends with Part 6: Stone Ocean, the end of the main JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure timeline.
Where to Start Reading the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Manga After the Anime
For the more eager fans that can’t wait for the next part of the series to be animated, they can start reading Part 7 of the manga, Steel Ball Run, up to Part 8 called JoJolion.
Part 7 is the first series to take place in another universe. JoJolion then follows its progression.
Part 9 of the series, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: JOJOLANDS, has been confirmed, but no publication date has been set yet.
The author, Hirohiko Araki, is still developing Part 9.
Where to Read the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Manga Online
The JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga is licensed in North America by Viz Media, which has produced English-language releases of the series since 2005.
The online version of the manga can be read through Viz's online website, where you can even read the first three chapters before you decide to purchase a membership.
There are also other sites online where you can read the series, but you have to be careful with them.
It is preferable to read the manga series on Viz's website for a more secure and high-quality experience.
Where to Buy the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Manga Online
For collectors and those who prefer physical reading, buying the actual manga is also an option.
So, where can you buy the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga series?
Viz Media often sells physical manga on online websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
They are sold by volume and are divided into eight parts, namely, Phantom Blood, Battle Tendency, Stardust Crusaders, Diamond Is Unbreakable, Golden Wind, Stone Ocean, Steel Ball Run, and JoJolion.
Each of these volumes costs USD 19.99 but the price may also vary depending on your location.
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