Hermit Purple Joseph and Caesar manage to safely force Esidisi out of Suzi Q by using opposing ripples and then watch as the Pillar Man is dissolved by the sunlight. [17] Joseph's middle-aged persona ranked as 18th best coolest character in Japan while his beard ranked sixth in another. Later that night, Joseph is attacked in New York City by Straizo, an old companion of his grandfather Jonathan turned-Vampire. 50 episodes, 2012-2016 Phillip Reich . [36], Joseph Joestar's catchphrase for the majority of Part III. In Varanasi, Joseph's swelling grew so much that he decides to have it treated. [6] Though the writer felt that Joseph and Ceasar's relationship gradually developed in the manga, the writer felt it was the latter who was a more annoying character. (the same line he uses to introduce himself to Smokey). As such, it may not be considered canon.). Part 3 Joseph also appears in the game as a DLC character, named simply named "Old Joseph" to differentiate himself to his younger counterpart. Joseph Joestar You can email the site owner to let them know you were blocked. When Joseph attempted to use his Stand to get a picture of Josuke, he discovers an ominous figure in the photos instead, prompting Jotaro to go to Morioh to investigate. If backward, Joseph swings around to the opponent's other side to catch them in a headlock. Jotaro, Joseph, Kakyoin, and Polnareff ultimately encounter Dio, and escape his mansion. For those of you who are unaware, Old Joseph's voice actor, Unshou Ishizuka, passed away on 13th of August 2018 due to esophageal cancer. However, by the time he and Lisa Lisa arrive, they see Caesar had already died fighting Wamuu and used the last of his strength to get the Pillar Man's lip ring. The Wedding Rings implanted in Joseph's body after his first encounter with the Pillar Men. Joseph, trying to jump on his car in order to drive away, finds himself falling on the spikes of a barrier and nearly impales himself. He was well known for his roles in several animated series and games such as Professor Oak in Pokmon, Jet . Stand Both Wamuu and Esidisi implant poison-filled rings in his aorta and windpipe respectively, giving Joseph 33 days to get the antidotes from each of them. By his own admission, his most hated sentences are "hard work" and "work hard",[15] and still had to be pushed to train his Ripple talent in spite of facing certain death if he didn't meet and fight Wamuu again. Silverman felt positively about how strikingly different the protagonist Joseph is from Part 1's Jonathan due to the former's cockier personality. In Switzerland he dons a long, broad, striped scarf; and later, as a gift from Caesar, a long, thin headband patterned with a row of tessellated triangles. With little hesitation, Jotaro, Joseph, Avdol, and Kakyoin begin a journey to Egypt to kill Dio and save Holly's life. despite the fact Part 4 is Joseph Joestar's last appearance (thank God), the character will appear in other media such as video games. Later, Jotaro and Joseph took the remainder DIO's body outside, where it evaporated with the rising sun. Birthday Joseph has a fairly goofy side and spends half of his fights enjoying having outsmarted his current enemy with incredibly zany schemes, which take his opponents by surprise by how silly his plans are at first sight. He does not remember due to Death 13's powers and feeds Mannish Boy food, which unbeknownst to him has poop in it. [22], Joseph's goofy side is also still present, and Joseph's somewhat frequent failures at blending with the local culture and his struggle at battling Stands are a constant source of humor. (Used in both. Joseph shares a theme with the Hunter Hunter protagonist Gon Freecs, named "Bravely and Resolutely". 18 (Part 2)[1]68 (Part 3)[2] 78-79 (Part 4)[3] ~91 (Part 6)[4] As the sun sets, Joseph decides that they flee because fighting the vampire without the slightest hint of his power is suicidal. Intrigued, Joseph goes to Mexico where he saves Speedwagon, who survived, from the awakened Pillar Man named Santana, and tricks Santana into being turned to stone by the sunlight reflected from a well. A show-off, Joseph likes being the center of attention and couldn't stand that his rival Caesar had a special technique. At the age of 17, he made his voice acting debut as a gift announcement narrator for Kamen Rider on SKY PerfecTV!. Cows (because they slobber)[1] 0. Performance & security by Cloudflare. Filling up the gauge will automatically empower his Normal and Powerful Attacks, and enhance/alter the properties of various skills. At any time during the attack, but not after, Joseph may use a supplementary follow-up attack, "This'll blow you away! Joseph Joestar () Birthdate: September 27, 1920 Height: 195 cm Joseph is introduced as Jonathan's grandson living in New York with his grandmother Erina and seems to have naturally inherited the power of the Ripple. He also often incorporates his taunts into fights, to distract his enemies into otherwise obvious traps. There are several actions that could trigger this block including submitting a certain word or phrase, a SQL command or malformed data. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is still going strong in its current anime run adapting Stone Ocean, and Joseph Joestar still stands among the biggest fan-favorite protagonists of . Manifesting his Stand Hermit Purple at the age 65, Joseph would learn that Dio Brando resurfaced after being last heard of in 1889. Joseph, Jotaro and Kakyoin meet Nukesaku, a vampire, and bully him into indicating where DIO is. [16] With his prestidigitation talent, Joseph mixed his boastful nature and his love of pranks into a dangerous tool in battle. [3] He ends up back in New York as a realtor. However, a strange swelling appears where his arm was splattered. Old Joseph's GHA, "Hermit Purple and Ripple! In the final battle with the Pillar Men, he launches Kars into space using a volcanic eruption. While he initially apologized for bumping into him, Joseph realized the man's nationality and kicks him. Joseph and Lisa Lisa find Kars and Wamuu but also find themselves outnumbered by Karss vampires. In his 2 Koma support, Joseph Part 2 uses his special ability to predict the opponents line, inflicting paralysis effect on the enemy . Joseph's role during Story Mode is limited to small appearances. At the start of Part 2, Joseph and his grandmother Erina move from London to New York. Old Joseph is both a Ripple User and a Stand User. Besides this, Joseph has a special bond towards his grandma Erina. Mark is casually killed by Wamuu, enraging Caesar and causing the pair to fight him. All three of Joseph's counters increase the level upon their success. Eight years later, Joseph was at Erina's bedside in her final living moments. A single mother and teacher, Tomoko is known to show a strong temperament, disliking it when guys try to hit on her (as she still loves Joseph) and she gets annoyed quite easily. The trio finds themselves on an island in the middle of the sea where Telence challenges them to video games. While Joseph does not appear in Stone Ocean, Araki has confirmed that he is still alive, if a bit more senile.[5]. [28] Unfortunately, even with his American Ripple-Infused Clackers, the untrained Joseph is unable to stand a chance. Joseph was one of the first confirmed characters to be in the game (along with Jotaro, Wamuu and Gyro), and appears as two different characters. His hair is short and gray, and he sports a thick, well-trimmed beard. Joseph's Stand, Hermit Purple, manifests itself as a tangle of thorny vines, which Joseph can wield as both a weapon and a hazardous defense. This was not only to create contrast between the two, but also because the author wanted to shift from the physical battles in Part 1 to more "cerebral" fights. D'Arby lures the Joestar Group into a gambling session, where he steals Polnareff's soul. In this form, Joseph's main attack is his Clacker Volleys, where he uses it as a pair of nuchakos and boomerangs. Nonetheless, Joseph befriends the pickpocket after giving a beating to two corrupt policemen who brutalized Smokey. The group track Kars and Wamuu to Switzerland. Later in Part 3, he shows that he is able to pass the Ripple through his Stand, Hermit Purple. However, their attempt to cross it is thwarted when they are attacked by the Sun Stand. Joseph also serves as an ally boost to Yoh (from Shaman King), by asking if he's a new stand user (since Shaman King character's can also use "spirits" to fight) and Franky (from One Piece), by asking if he doesn't burp after so much cola (a reference to Joseph's first appearance, where he used a cola soda to shoot an officer). For his FINISH moves, Part 2 Joseph uses his Clacker Volley on the defeated enemy, while his Special Level 3 Leader makes he uses his Thompson Machine Gun hitting any enemy near his target field, and his Part 3 appearance FINISH move uses Hermit Purple to capture the enemy and transfer Ripple into them. #02 Hardcover Manga Review", "Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: 10 Things That Make Absolutely No Sense About Joseph Joestar", "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 2 GN 4 - Battle Tendency", "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 3 GN 1 - Review", "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Set 3: Stardust Crusaders Part 2 Review", "Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: 5 Reasons Why Stardust Crusaders Is The Best Arc (& 5 Why It's Not)", "Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders Vol. In Stardust Crusaders, Joseph has considerably mellowed out, having lost much of his aggression and laziness. Esidisi then takes over Suzi Q's body to mail the Red Stone to Kars in Switzerland while taking a last stand to deal with Joseph and the Ripple Users. FinalAppearance Stroheim and his Nazi soldiers blast Kars with ultraviolet light, but unknowingly gave him the light necessary for his Super Aja-embedded stone mask to trigger and transform him into the ultimate life form. Stands being a succession of the Hamon and Hamon being life energy that spreads across the body through breathing, Araki thought Joseph's Hermit Purple vines wrapping around his body were a visual representation of that as well. If forward, Joseph holds the opponent in a reverse headlock, and reverse kicks them in the face three times before spinning around and kicking them once more in the torso to send them off. The Joestar Group takes a private boat manned by men from the Speedwagon Foundation, however although Captain Tennille, who commands the ship, is discovered as an impostor and working for DIO, the impostor manages to sabotage the boat, forcing Joseph, his companions and the crew to evacuate. He manages to successfully land it 35km off the coast of Hong Kong. At one point, he comes across a sulking Yukako and gives her advice on how to get Koichi to be interested in her, particularly by visiting Aya's Salon. (The information below derives from a Video Game not written by Araki. After using Star Platinum to restart Joseph's heartbeat, the transfusion began. Jotaro then fights Dio alone, slowly discovering that he shares Dio's time-stopping ability. Joseph battles Santana and manage to defeat him with Stroheim's help before he seemingly died. Later, he follows his mother, migrates to the United States, and takes up American citizenship. Another noteworthy thing is that if the AI does the 360 or 720 grapple moves, they deal double damage, while the playable version deals only half of that. This website is using a security service to protect itself from online attacks. In Rome, Joseph meets Caesar, a trained Ripple user near his age who is supposed to show Joseph the ropes. Referring to Jonathan as rather passive and a bit uninteresting as a main character, the author said that Joseph is more proactive and more of an "adventurer"; explaining that as he wrote Joseph's tale, it was as if the character himself was in control of how the story progressed. Although he's not playable he can be used as a support and help character in the game. Now immune to the sun and able to use Hamon, Kars' only desire is to kill Joseph. During the struggle, the Red Stone of Aja slips and falls into a ravine where Joseph and Kars battle to seize it. Joseph mentions being impressed by Esidisi's resolve and loyalty, having gone so far to help Kars succeed. Zodiac Sign However, Joseph manages to dispose of Empress with his Hermit Purple and kills Nena. However Kakyoin manages to tip off Joseph about the true nature of The World. The trio gave their final goodbyes and left, promising to see one another again someday. Furthermore, it has been shown to conduct the Ripple, which makes Hermit Purple one of the more effective Stands against those weak to it such as Vampires. Since DIO had taken much of Joseph's blood, Jotaro asked for a blood transfusion from DIO's body to Joseph's. To ensure that Joseph does not chicken out, Wamuu and Esidisi both end up inserting a "wedding ring" inside Joseph's heart and throat. All-Star Battle. His personality, however, was made to contrast with that of his predecessor, with Joseph being cockier.