The JOJOLands - Volume 1

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Departure (出発(DEPARTURE(ディパーチャー), Shuppatsu (Dipāchā)) is the first volume of The JOJOLands and the one-hundred thirty second volume of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga. It covers the "The Villa on Hawaii Island" story arc.


One day, a certain Japanese man entered the Island of Hawaii carrying a $6 million diamond. Jodio Joestar, a young boy living on Oahu Island, along with his companions, visits his vacation home to steal the targeted diamond. What mystery will they encounter there...?!


Author's Note

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The JOJOLands is Part 9 of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure series. We find our ninth protagonist in a fifteen-year-old boy. I consider fifteen to be the age where a person's feelings toward the future are the most vibrant. As the author, my hope is that the protagonist will mature and develop admirably over time. On another note, within this story you will see the name "November Rain," the root "novem" being Latin for the number 9. At some point, the months of July and August were inserted into the middle of the calendar, causing November to become the eleventh month.
『The JOJOLands』は『ジョジョの奇妙な冒険』の第9部です。第9番目の主人公は15歳の少年です。

Volume Differences

Volume Differences

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TJL Chapter 1 (Page 42)
Changed Dragona's preferred beakfast food from watermelon to papaya.

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TJL Chapter 1 (Page 43)
Text stylisation changed on Jodio's age.

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TJL Chapter 1 (Page 53)
Text stylisation changed on Paco's age.

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TJL Chapter 1 (Page 66)
Text font and layout changed.


According to the Japanese Oricon sales charts, this volume of The JOJOLands lasted in the top 50 physical manga sales for a month and a half, selling around 243,067 copies as of September 24, 2023. It debuted with an estimated number of 93,918 copies sold within two days, ranking in 1st place overall on the week of August 14, 2023 to August 20, 2023.[2]

Date Rank Physical Copies Sold Total
August 14, 2023 – August 20, 2023 #1 93,918[2] 93,918
August 21, 2023 – August 27, 2023 #2 78,484[3] 172,402
August 28, 2023 – September 3, 2023 #8 30,307[4] 202,709
September 4, 2023 – September 10, 2023 #30 16,192[5] 218,901
September 11, 2023 – September 17, 2023 #35 12,902[6] 231,803
September 18, 2023 – September 24, 2023 #41 11,264[7] 243,067




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