JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 6: Stone Ocean, the upcoming JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series will premiere exclusively on Netflix worldwide in December, and in January 2022 on Japanese TV.
The reveal of the upcoming anime series’ first trailer was featured in a special livestream event for the anime series along with a key visual for the characters.
The anime will star Ai Fairouz (Jolyne), the other cast as follows: Ermes Costello (Mutsumi Tamura), as Foo Fighters (Mariya Ise), Emporio Alnino (Atsumi Tanezaki), Weather Forecast (Yuichiro Umehara), Narciso Anastasia (Daisuke Namikawa) and Jotaro Kujo (Daisuke Ono).
David Production is returning to produce the series. Kenichi Suzuki is returning from Parts 1-3 as the chief director, and Toshiyuki Kato (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable series director) is the director.
Yasuko Kobayashi is returning from the previous anime to handle the series composition, and Masanori Shino (Black Lagoon, Gungrave, No Guns Life) is the character designer. Shun’ichi Ishimoto (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind chief animation director) is the stand designer. Yoshikazu Iwanami is returning as the sound director, and Yūgo Kanno is returning from Parts 3-5 as composer.
David Production has produced television anime series for all of the previous parts of the manga. The anime of the first two arcs, Phantom Blood and Battle Tendency, aired as a 26-episode series in 2012-2013.
The JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders anime aired for 24 episodes in 2014, and the second half, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders Battle in Egypt Arc, aired for 24 episodes in 2015. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable aired for 39 episodes in 2016. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind aired for 39 episodes in 2018-2019.
The manga is the sixth part of Araki’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga, and it continues the story from the previous entries. According to Netflix the series takes place in Florida, U.S.A, 2011, and is centered around Jolyne Cujoh who falls into a trap and is sentenced to fifteen years.
“She is sent to the state-run maximum-security correctional facility Green Dolphin Street Prison—AKA “the Aquarium.” On the verge of despair, she receives a pendant from her father that causes a mysterious power to awaken inside of her. “There are things in this world that are more terrifying than death, and what’s happening in this prison is definitely one of them.” A message from a mysterious boy who appears before Jolyne, inexplicable events that occur one after another, the horrifying truth told to her by her father when he comes to visit, and the name DIO… Will Jolyne ultimately be set free from this stone ocean they call a prison? The final battle to end century-long fateful confrontations between the Joestar family and DIO begins!,” Netflix states.
The Stone Ocean arc of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga ran from 1999 to 2003, and has 17 volumes, consisting of volumes 64 through 80 of the overall manga.