Coco Jumbo

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It seems we're inside the turtle.
Bruno Bucciarati referring to Coco Jumbo, Chapter 487

Coco Jumbo (ココ・ジャンボ Koko Janbo) is a minor ally featured in the fifth part of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Vento Aureo.

This turtle is a gift to Team Bucciarati from the Boss of Passione. It serves as a mobile hideout for the gang thanks to its Stand, Mr.President.

Appearance

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Coco Jumbo is a small land turtle[4] () whose main characteristic is a key-shaped hole on top of its shell, in which a special key allowing people into its Stand can be placed. Prosciutto describes it particularly as being 'dark' in color.[1]

Color Schemes

The series is known for alternating colors between media, the information presented below may or may not be canon.

Body (Light Brown, olive shell)
Eyes (Tan)

Body (Dark Brown, light brown shell)
Eyes (Pale Brown)

Body (Tan, dark brown shell)
Eyes (Dark Orange)

Body (Green-gray, green shell)
Eyes (Dark Teal)

Personality

Despite being an animal Stand user, Coco Jumbo doesn't display any kind of personality or heightened intelligence whatsoever. It seems to, like all turtles, prefer to hide in small, dark places. By the end of Vento Aureo, Coco Jumbo's body became permanently affixed to Polnareff's soul, gaining his personality and allowing him to speak to humans.

Abilities

Stand

Main article: Mr.President

When a special key is placed in the hole on its back, people can access a small room within the turtle.

Mr.President (ミスター・プレジデント)Link to this section

History

Nothing much is known about Coco Jumbo. It was discovered by either Diavolo or his gang already having its Stand ability Mr.President.

Coco Jumbo is introduced idling in Naples' train station, previously placed by Pericolo. At first, Bucciarati doesn't take any interest in it, looking for a keyhole corresponding to the key he retrieved earlier. Soon, he notices the keyhole in the turtle's back and realizes what its power is. During their adventure, Coco Jumbo serves as a room for Team Bucciarati as they travel through Italy, allowing them to sneak aboard various means of transportation and providing a safe room for any injured protagonist.

Coco Jumbo plays a key role in saving the lives of both Bucciarati and Trish Una during their first encounter with Diavolo. Giorno Giovanna takes DNA from the turtle and turns it into one of his ladybug brooches using his Gold Experience and hands it to Bucciarati as a tracking device. When Giorno begins sensing that something has gone wrong the moment Bucciarati's phone is destroyed by Diavolo, he turns the brooch back into a clone of Coco Jumbo, who sucks the Boss into itself, stalling him long enough to allow Bucciarati to come up with a plan in order to escape with Trish.

During Chariot Requiem's switching of souls, Jean Pierre Polnareff's is transferred into Coco Jumbo's body where it assumes direct control until after Chariot Requiem is eliminated. Coco Jumbo manages to survive the whole event. Polnareff would later permanently reside in Coco Jumbo's body, having his soul trapped in Mr.President as a Ghost.

Chapters / Episodes

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Chapters in order of appearance
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Episodes in order of appearance

Gallery

Trivia

  • Coco Jumbo's Stand's page mentions that no one bothered naming it or its host at any point in the story. It was, however, given the name "Coco Jumbo" later on, in JOJO A-GO!GO!.
  • According to JOJOVELLER, its concept might be a reminiscence of a spaceship or Gamera and its carapace is similar to a jigsaw puzzle where to put a key of rare shape.
  • During the scene where the characters enter the room, a TV is on, showing an image of Ozora Tsubasa from Captain Tsubasa.

References

  1. ^ The kanji kame () may also refer to a tortoise. The distinction is not relevant in Japanese.

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