Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Manga Gets 2022 US Release – Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures Spin-Off Will Finally Be Available in Print!

In exciting news, the Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Manga release is finally happening! Thus spoke Kishibe Rohan is a spin-off of the main Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure series, specifically Part 4: Diamond is Unbreakable which features the eccentric mangaka, Kishibe Rohan.

Thus Spoke Kishbibe Rohan is also known as Kishibe Rohan Does Not Move and is based on a number of one-shots written by Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Mangaka Hirohiko Araki. The series was first published in Shueisha’s Shonen Jump Comics in 1997 and has since had interspersed stories that have been released, finally leading to a license for English translated publication as well.

The series has an OVA release on Netflix that is rated 7.6/10 on My Anime List!

About the main Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Series

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure is a manga series written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki. The manga originally began in 1987 and was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump till 2004, with the end of Jojo’s Bizzare Adventure Part 6: Stone Ocean. The manga then moved to Ultra Jump for Part 7: Steel Ball Run and Part 8: Jojolion which came to an end in 2021

All the instalments of Jojo have their own Jojo! It goes in the order – Phantom Blood (Jonathan Joestar), Battle Tendency (Joseph Joestar), Stardust Crusaders (Jotaro Kujo), Diamond is Unbreakable (Josuke Higashikata), Golden Wind (Giorno Giovanna), Stone Ocean (Jolyne Cujoh), Steel Ball Run (Johnny Joestar) and finally Jojolion (Higashikata Josuke).

Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Netflix OVA Release

The year 2020 saw the release of the anime adaptation to the Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Manga. The anime had 4 episodes, each functioning as a separate story in an anthology. Kishibe Rohan aims to explore the world to find inspiration to create his manga in the most bizarre and eccentric ways along with his stand, Heaven’s Door which allows him to open people like a book and read through their life events and even change details!

David Productions worked on this release that was released between 2017 and 2020 for DVD and Blu Ray formats. Netflix acquired the license to release the anime on their platform for international streaming.

Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Netflix Trailer

Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Manga Release in the US

Viz Media has revealed that Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Manga will be released in the US in Fall 2022! The excitement to grab a copy of the release is definitely real! Viz Media will be circulating the English release for the series. The manga contains 9 separate stories with a disorganized episode number attached to them. Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan OVA has 4 episodes corresponding to 4 of these chapters.

Viz Media has a big library of manga that can be read online. The first 3 chapters are usually free! The remaining chapters need a membership that allows access to their entire catalogue for $1.99 per month!

Will There Be a Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Season 2?

There is every possibility of getting a season two in this anime series. The manga has 9 chapters only 4 of which have been covered in the first season. The second season could hypothetically cover the next 5 to complete the series.

There are other Kishibe Rohan manga titles around as well! Kishibe Rohan Goes to Gucci and Rohan at the Louvre are two of the other titles that start the eccentric mangaka and other memorable characters from JJBA Part 4 like Hirose Koichi.

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 6: Stone Ocean Part 2 is on the Way!

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean has been loaded till now. Jolyne Cujoh get a forged sentence to the Dolphin prison where she is sentenced to 15 years for a crime she did not commit. While trying to make her way through the prison, she receives a charm from her father – Jotaro Kujo. This charm cuts her and awakens her stand Stone Free. But as fortune has it, the arrow in this charm reaches other inmates too and gives them powerful stands as well.

The first part of the anime was released in December 2021 with 12 episodes and the next part should ideally release in March-April 2022 for its next cour.

FAQs – Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Manga Edition

Q. Is Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Canon?

A. The answer is a bit technical but Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Manga and OVA are basically a spin-off of the main Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure canon. While the one-shots in the story are said to be in between Diamond is Unbreakable and Golden Wind, they don’t make much of a difference in the timeline itself and focus only on Kishibe Rohan who does not really appear in the later Jojo anime.

Q. Do I Need to Watch Jojo to Watch Kishibe Rohan?

A. The answer to that is more a no than a yes. Kishibe Rohan is set in the Jojo world, specifically in Diamond is unbreakable but does not use any specific plot points that need context. You can easily watch Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan without watching Jojo and still enjoy it. The only content you will need is what stands are and also get used to the Bizarreness of the Jojo world!

Q. Is Thus Soke Kishibe Rohan Finished?

A. The Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Manga is still ongoing! Since it isn’t a serialized release and contains mainly one-shots, the manga releases stories in an interspersed manner and also branches out to other titles and collaborations between the Jojo Universe.

Stay tuned for updates on Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Manga and all the good stuff from your favourite titles. In the meantime, don’t forget to check out the best Fall 2021 anime releases and let us know all you plan to watch!

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