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Last night, Adult Swim announced that they will air Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure on their Toonami Block. The series will kick off in October, though a specific premiere date has yet to be announced.

The company broke the news at their panel at this year’s San Diego Comic Con.

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure is based on Hirohiko Araki’s manga series of the same name. The series made its TV anime début in 2012 with the 24-episode Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure anime series. The Kenichi Suzuki served as Series Director on the project, with Naokatsu Tsuda (Inu X Boku Secret Service) working as director at David Production. Takako Shimizu (Sōsei no Aquarion Love) provided character designs, while Yasuko Kobayashi (Attack on Titan, Shakugan no Shana) took charge of series composition.

The team reunited in 2014 to work on the 48-episode Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders. The fourth season of the show, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable premièred on April 1.

Viz Media revealed that they acquired the Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure anime series at this year’s C2E2 convention. They describe the series as:

The legendary Shonen Jump classic JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is a groundbreaking series with multiple story arcs whose creation has already spanned 25 years. It’s famous for outlandish characters, wild humor and frenetic battles. Join the Joestar family as they fight the evil Dio and his legacy across continents and time!

Viz also holds the domestic rights to the Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure manga. The company will release the first omnibus collection for the Stardust Crusaders arc in November.

Source: Twitter (ToonamiNews)