JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure‘ s fourth season will air Part 5 of the popular series, Golden Wind (Vento Aureo), in Fall 2018. Fans have been looking forward to more information about the series and here it finally is: the release of a key visual, an air date, and a character trailer of the titular Giorno Giovanna (voiced by Kensho Ono).
Best news first, the series will start airing on 6 October 2018, 1:05 (JST)! The key visual shows six characters in their colorful clothes from an interesting angle. Aside from Giorno Giovanna, we can see Bruno Bucciarati (VA: Yuichi Nakamura), Leone Abbacchio (VA: Junichi Suwabe), Guido Mista (VA: Kosuke Toriumi), Narancia Ghirga (VA: Daiki Yamashita), and Pannacotta Fugo (VA: Junya Enoki). They all look like very unique characters, so even if you don’t know the JoJo series yet, this should definitely pique your interest!
The character trailer also is very interesting, but we don’t want to spoil it for you so go ahead and simply watch the colorful madness of this series!
In addition, it has also been announced that the opening theme will be performed by Coda! You may remember his distinctive vocals from Part 2’s opening ‘Bloody Stream’, as well as being part of the JO☆STARS vocal group which performed the second Part 3 opening. The track will be titled ‘Fighting Gold’ and will be released as a CD single on 14 November 2018. The track will be composed by Toshiyuki Ohmori with lyrics written by Neko Oikawa, who are both most well-known for bringing us Neon Genesis Evangelion opening ‘A Cruel Angel’s Thesis’. An English version of the song will also be included, with lyrics adapted into English by singer and interpreter Ako Takenaka and performed by Coda.
Giorno Giovanna lives in Italy and is the blood-related son of the Joestar family nemesis DIO. He was persecuted when he was young, but the person that taught him to trust people was a gangster. Strangely enough, this encounter with the gang that doesn’t forget their obligation and who to show respect to set his mind straight. And that’s how Giorno decided to become a Gang-Star (Gangster-Superstar). The 15-year-old Giorno then gets into trouble with Passione, the leading gang of Italy’s underground world, and becomes their target…
Original Work: Hirohiko Araki
General Director: Naokatsu Tsuda
Director: Yasuhiro Kimura and Hideya Takahashi
Series Composition: Yasuko Kobayashi
Character Design: Takahiro Kishida
Chief Animation Director: Shun’ichi Ishimoto
‘Stand’ Design, Action Animation Director: Takahito Katayama
Prop Design: Yukitoshi Houtani
Art Setting: Reeki Taki, Junko Nagasawa, Aoki Kaoru
Color Design: Yuko Sato
Art Director: Shunichiro Yoshihara, Yuko Sato
Director of Photography: Kazuhiro Yamada
Editing: Kiyoshi Hirose
Sound Director: Yushikazu Iwanami
Music: Yugo Kanno
Animation Production: david production
Giorno Giovanna: Kensho Ono
Bruno Bucciarati: Yucihi Nakamura
Leone Abbaccio: Junichi Suwabe
Guido Mista: Kosuke Toriumi
Narancia Ghirga: Daiki Yamashita
Pannacotta Fugo: Junya Enoki