Diamond is Unbreakable - Episode 35

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Another One Bites the Dust, Part 1 (アナザーワン バイツァ・ダスト その1 Anazāwan Baitsa Dasuto Sono 1)[1] is the thirty-fifth episode of Diamond is Unbreakable and the one hundred ninth episode of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime. It covers the last two pages of Chapter 417, Chapter 418 through Chapter 420 and half of Chapter 421.

The heroes are steadily closing in on Kira, having discovered that the young Hayato Kawajiri's suspicion towards his "father". Kira is seemingly out of option but it is at this moment that the Arrow strikes him.

Summary

Kira is impaled by the Arrow

The heroes have accidentally uncovered a clue that could mean that Kira was disguising as Kosaku Kawajiri and Yoshihiro flies to the Kawajiri's to warn his son. Meanwhile, Yoshikage has succumbed to his anger and has killed Hayato. Having barely managed to hide the corpse from Shinobu, Kira then learns that Rohan and the others now have him as one of their suspects. Under such desperate circumstances, Yoshihiro suggests to leave Morioh but Yoshikage vehemently refuses to become a fugitive and lose all hope of a peaceful life. Yoshikage is suddenly impaled by Yoshihiro's Arrow, giving Killer Queen a new ability.

Kira gives himself a new haircut after discovering a new ability

The next morning, Hayato appears alive and well, as if nothing had happened to him the previous night. Shinobu prepares breakfast for him and Kira appears, having made himself a new haircut. More worryingly, Kira has a cheerful and confident attitude contradicting his supposed predicament. When Shinobu accidentally breaks her teapot and gets angry that Hayato hasn't answered the phone, Kira acts the part of a good father and kisses Shinobu on the cheek, frustrating Hayato. When the two go out, Kira openly confesses that thanks to a new ability, he will keep his peaceful life posing as his father forever.

Kira's tertiary bomb, Bites The Dust, kills Rohan, who discovers his true identity

After Kira leaves, Hayato comes across Rohan, who uses Heaven's Door to read his memories. After reading several pages predicting occurrences moments before they happen, Rohan comes across a page revealing Kira's identity. It is at this moment, however, that the third bomb that Kira had implanted in Hayato automatically triggers. Bites the Dust, which is set to kill anyone who learns about Kira's identity through Hayato, allows a miniature Killer Queen to infiltrate Rohan's eye. Killer Queen then makes Rohan explodes in front of him, and Hayato then suddenly finds himself back at his home having breakfast. He thus realizes that time has rewinded. Kira, noticing Hayato's worried look, gloats as one of his enemies must have died.

Appearances

Credits

Staff
Script (脚本)
Shogo Yasukawa[1]
Storyboard (絵コンテ)
Episode Director (演出)
Toshiyuki Kato
Hikaru Murata[1]
Action Animation Director (アクションディレクター)
Kenta Mimuro
Masashi Yamada
Key Animation (原画)
Yukitoshi Houtani
Yoko Uchida
Ryo Yamauchi
Aiko Sonobe
Yoichi Shimizu
Hiroko Shigekuni
Seika Saruwatari
Hideyuki Sugiura
Takayuki Gorai
Takaaki Tanabe
Takenori Tsukuma
Mayumi Oda
Shiori Nakasone
Noriyoshi Yamazaki
Mari Futamatsu
Yuki Yabuta
White Line
Seoung Woon Ko
Yeop Kim
2nd Key Animation (第二原画)
Kenji Yokoyama
Kohei Ashiya
Saori Nakashiki
Mitsuko Baba
Nana Yamazaki
Aoi Ikuyama
Kashiwa Anezaki
Sae Akama
Shuhei Fukuda
White Line
Jin Hee Park
Hyun Ae Kwon
Min Jeong Jeong
Hyo Jung Yang
Sun Young Ryou
Yui Kinoshita
Erina Murakami
Sakuya Abe
Saki Ishimoto
Akira Teramoto
Animation Planet
CL Corporation Koenji
CL Corporation
Triple A
J&K
Design Cooperation (デザイン協力)
Yoko Uchida
Eyecatch Illustration (アイキャッチ原画)

Music

DU Episode 35: Another One Bites the Dust, Part 1
Start End Title OST Description

00:00
02:02
Malice
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Morning Morioh Cho~
The heroes have found the Kawajiri/Kira killed Hayato
02:03
03:24
Great Days
Great Days
Opening
03:27
04:25
Stardust Man Appears
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Morning Morioh Cho~
Koichi informs Josuke, meeting at 8:30 tomorrow
04:26
05:15
A Lurking Evil
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Night Morioh Cho~
Hiding Hayato's death from Shinobu
05:16
05:30
A New Courage
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Night Morioh Cho~
How Hayato threatened Kira
05:31
07:06
A Lurking Evil
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Night Morioh Cho~
Kira determined to live his peaceful life
07:07
07:40
Bow and Arrow
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Morning Morioh Cho~
The Arrow pierces Kira
07:41
08:42
A New Courage
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Night Morioh Cho~
The next day/Hayato is alive?
08:43
09:30
Another Face, Same Mind
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Night Morioh Cho~
Killer Queen's has a new ability
09:50
11:20
Mystery
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Daydream~
Broken teapot & goodbye kiss
11:23
13:17
Killer
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Night Morioh Cho~
Hayato tells his secret to Hayato, sure of its safety
13:19
13:27
The Pursuer
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Night Morioh Cho~
Rohan meets Hayato
13:33
16:08
The Artist's Bizarre Passion
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Night Morioh Cho~
Rohan reads Hayato's bio/It predicts what will happen?
16:13
16:31
Sudden Battle
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Morning Morioh Cho~
Rohan learns the truth
16:36
16:45
Cornered
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Night Morioh Cho~
Rohan fated to die?
16:48
18:34
Second Bomb
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Night Morioh Cho~
Killer Queen Bites the Dust attacks Rohan
18:53
20:17
A New Courage
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Night Morioh Cho~
Hayato wakes up; events are repeating
20:40
22:26
Third Bomb
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Night Morioh Cho~
Killer Queen Bites the Dust can loop time!
22:27
23:35
I Want You
I Want You
Ending
23:37
23:41
Diamond is Unbreakable -Main Theme-
Diamond is Unbreakable ~Good Morning Morioh Cho~
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Manga/Anime Differences

  • Added Yoshihiro spying on Reimi, Rohan, and Koichi before going to the Kawajiri house.
  • Added Koichi going to Josuke's house to tell him about Hayato and that they're planning to meet Rohan at the Kawajiri house at 8:30 A.M on the next day. Josuke says he'll bring Okuyasu and Koichi says he'll bring Jotaro.
  • Removed Kira's fingernails saying "victory" on them in blood after he bit them.
  • Added Kira combing his hair back after getting pierced by the arrow which gave him the new hairstyle.
  • Added a commercial of Morioh's very own Miso-stewed cow tongue before showing the news on Hayato's TV.
  • Removed Yoshihiro mentioning that rather than Kira being nonchalant, it's more like he's on a high from his extreme confidence in Killer Queen's new ability.
  • Removed the montage of characters/scenes that Rohan thinks about (Jotaro, Koichi, Josuke, Joseph, Reimi, Aya, and Shigechi) when he finally discovers that Kira became Hayato's father.

Commentary

This is the episode where Kosaku awakens Bites the Dust. It's time for it to enter the fray.

The purpose of this episode was to create a feeling of desperation in the viewers by seeing Hayato trapped inside a time loop after Rohan dies. Toshiyuki Kato’s directing is admirable. Just by repeating the same day-to-day scenes and adding subtle modifications, we realize how terrible Bites the Dust can be.

We also paid a great deal of attention to how Rohan exploded. The directing required emotional impact in the instances directly preceding and succeeding the explosion. By insisting too much on the explosion itself, the audience wouldn’t feel the despair and fear. Thus, we focused on Rohan’s pain, so that the audience would feel empathy. During the editing of the episode we even lengthened this particular section.
Naokatsu Tsuda, Blu-Ray limited edition commentaries

Trivia

  • For international distribution, the English title of this episode is "Bites the Dust, Part 1".

References

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