Two years ago this hilarious anime changed my perspective on anime itself. Now I've begun re-watching all of it's parts so I can relive and review all the bizarre adventures this amazing show has to offer. Season 1 is 26 episodes and contains both Part 1 (ep1-9) and Part 2 (10-26) of Jojo. These two parts go hand in hand story wise, with Part 1 simply setting up the universe and the Jojo family name. Lots of characters from Part 1 reappear in Part 2 and they feel very much like one full story when pieced together. Unlike the rest of Jojo, these parts don't involve Stands at all. The action in these parts is based on Hamon. The world feels a bit less bizarre without my favorite anime powers, but even without Stands the season managed to keep me entertained. Thanks to two guys - Joseph Jostar and Von Stroheim. Easily two of the best and endlessly entertaining characters in all of Jojo. Joseph is still my favorite Joestar and I'm currently caught up to Part 5. His wit is on another level. Maybe I'm bias because he's New York's Jojo and as a New Yorker I feel attached to his on sight aggression. Don't fuck with Joseph. Even without Stands, he keeps battles exciting with his do-or-die attitude and his ability to predict what his enemies will say mid battle, which always throws them for a loop. There's so much quality in this anime. The soundtrack is a complete banger, the audio editing is insane, the animation quality is great considering it's age, and the Japanese voice acting is iconic. If you're considering catching up on this show, you're in for a treat right from the start. While the first 9 episodes are the weakest in this entire anime, it picks up it's pace almost instantly on episode 10.
I watched more anime than live action entertainment in 2021. So it's only right that I start keeping record of my thoughts on them all.