You expected a simulcast announcement but it was me, Dio!

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Joking aside, Crunchyroll announced that they will stream JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable as a simulcast. The series will début on April 1 in the following territories:

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Europe
  • Central America
  • South America
  • Middle East

Though the time has yet to be announced, Crunchyroll will host the exclusive simulcast première for the show in the following regions:

  • United States
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Netherlands
  • North Europe
  • Central America
  • South America
  • Middle East

Crunchyroll describes JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable as follows:

It has been 11 years since the defeat of the Joestar’s arch nemesis, Dio. In 1999, Jotaro Kujo went to Morioh in S City in M Prefecture, Japan, to find his grandfather, Joseph Joestar’s secret child, Josuke Higashikata. However, Josuke had the same ability as Jotaro, the Stand. And as though Jotaro was summoning them, a new group of Stand Users start to make their moves. There’s something in this town… Josuke rises up to save Morioh, his hometown that he grew up in.

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure – Diamond is Unbreakable will adapt volumes 29 – 46 of Hirohiko Araki’s manga. Naokatsu Tsuda will return to helm the series at David Production, with Terumi Nishii (Penguindrum, Servant × Service) providing character designs. Yasuko Kobayashi will be in charge of series composition.
The rest of the confirmed crew includes:

  • Series Director: Toshiyuki Kato
  • Chief Director: Yuuta Takamura
  • Stand Design & Action Animation Director: Kenta Mimuro
  • Sub-Character Design: Shun’ichi Ishimoto
  • Prop Design: Yukitoshi Hōtani
  • Art Setting: Kaoru Aoki, Junko Nagasawa
  • Color Design: Yuko Sato
  • Art Director: Shunichiro Yoshihara
  • Director of Photography: Kazuhiro Yamada
  • Editing: Kiyoshi Hirose
  • Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
  • Music: Yuugo Kanno

The confirmed voice cast for the series is as follows:

  • Jōsuke Higashikata: Yuuki Ono
  • Kōichi Hirose: Yuuki Kaji
  • Okuyasu Nijimura: Wataru Takaki
  • Rohan Kishibe: Takahiro Sakurai
  • Jōtarō Kūjō: Daisuke Ono

Last week, Viz Media announced that they acquired the domestic rights to the series

S0urce: Crunchyroll