The first footage from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable Chapter 1 was just released, and images of the characters are revealed!
Hirohiki Araki’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is one of the most successful manga franchises selling over 100 million copies in 30 years. The Joestar family uses a special powers to take on supernatural enemies, and the characters larger than life. The series is so graphically stunning that it is challenging to take on a live action version. Many fans have been displeased by the casting choices and plan to boycott the film in hopes that it will curtail plans for sequels. “Chapter 1” is in the title, so presumably the plan is to capitalize and keep making movies.
He is the first image of actor Kento Yamazaki who plays Josuke Higashiakta that got negative feedback:
Here is what some of the manga characters look like for comparison:
Here are some of the other release photos:
Yusuke Iseya portraying Jotaro Kujo
Takayuki Yamada plays Angelo
Nana Komatsu plays Yamagishi Yukako
Watch the trailer and decide for yourself if the characters really look that bad. You’ll get to see Morioh, where Josuke and his crew live: