JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Episode 2 (OVA)

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Hierophant Green (ADVENTURE2 法皇の緑 Adventure 2 Haierofanto Gurīn) is the second episode of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure OVA. It adapts Chapter 117 through Chapter 122 of the manga.

Summary

In his shadowy lair, DIO mentions that Jonathan Joestar's corpse was a boon as it allowed him to survive at the bottom of the ocean. However, it now represents a weakness because the link between Joestars granted the members of the Joestar Family Stands at the same time as him. However, his confidante Enya tells her master she's taken dispositions to murder the Joestar.

In Japan, Joseph already notices the first symptoms of Holy's affliction. For his part, Jotaro is heading to school accompanied by his groupies. Jotaro sees a suspicious man in front of him and follows him into the forest. A fight ensues between Jotaro and Noriaki Kakyoin, wielding Hierophant Green. Jotaro is wounded but is angered at Kakyoin's callousness toward a nearby girl. Jotaro's Stand powers through the Emerald Splash and pummels Kakyoin, defeating him.

Afterward at the Kujo's home, the heroes examine Kakyoin and discover a flesh bud, through which DIO can control people. Avdol reminisces his terrifying encounter with DIO. Determined to save Kakyoin, Jotaro uses Star Platinum to extract the flesh bud and Avdol uses Magician's Red to destroy it. However, Holy then falls unconscious because of DIO's curse and the group learns that DIO is still in Egypt. To repay his debt, Kakyoin decides to accompany the group. The four men then prepare to go to Egypt, and Avdol christens Jotaro's Stand "Star Platinum". Unbeknownst to them, they are followed by someone and DIO is also feeling the group's impending arrival.

Appearances

Characters
Enya the Hag
(Diguised)
Noriaki Kakyoin
(1st appearance)
Jonathan Joestar
(Flashback)
Jean Pierre Polnareff
(1st appearance) (Glimpse)

Credits

Staff
Script (脚本)
Kenichi Takahashi
高橋 健一
Storyboard (絵コンテ)
Noboru Furuse
Junichi Hayama
Hideki Futamura
古瀬 登
羽山 淳一
二村 秀樹
Episode Director (演出)
Yasuhito Kikuchi
菊地 康仁
Animation Director (作画監督)
羽山 淳一
Assistant Animation Director (作画監督補)
Masahiro Kurio
栗尾 昌宏
Key Animation (原画)
Toshimitsu Kobayashi
Kenji Mizuhata
Katsumi Tamegai
Hisashi Kagawa
Keiji Tani
Tetsukazu Yamagishi
Ichikawa Daisaku
Shigemi Aoyagi
Koji Kataoka
Yoshikawa Miki
Takehiro Nakayama
Motoi Nakamura
Mitsumasa Kimura
Masahiro Kurio
Hideki Futamura
小林 利充
水畑 健二
為我井 克美
香川 久
谷 圭司
山岸 徹一
市川 大作
青柳 重美
片岡 康治
吉川 美樹
中山 岳洋
中村 基
木村 光雅
栗尾 昌宏
二村 秀樹
In-between Animation Director (動画チェック)
Yasumi Tanaka
Izumi Hara
田中 保美
原 和泉
In-between Animation (動画)
Atsuko Ueno
Nosuzu Yasumoto
Naoki Hisatsune
Hiroshi Seino
Eisuke Shirai
Takayuki Shigemura
Takashi Kumazen
Nobuhisa Takeda
Kazuya Kimura
Takahiro Yoshihara
Shinichi Machida
Yoshihito Umezu
Takashi Yamamoto
上野 阿津子
安本 乃涼
久恒 直樹
清野 比呂之
白井 英介
重村 崇行
熊膳 貴志
武田 信寿
木村 和也
吉原 貴宏
町田 真一
梅津 義仁
山本 孝司

Manga/Anime Differences

  • An original scene of Joseph discussing with Holy is added.
  • The fight between Jotaro and Kakyoin takes place in a forest, instead of the school.
    • Hierophant Green thus possesses a schoolgirl and not the school nurse.
  • Jotaro's return to his home with an unconscious Kakoyin is omitted.
  • When Jotaro removes the flesh bud from Kakyoin, he sees some of DIO's flashbacks such as the fight between Jonathan and DIO at the mansion and the final moments between the two on the boat.
  • In the original manga, Joseph uses the Ripple to vaporize the flesh bud. In the OVA, it is instead incinerated by Magician's Red.
  • Holy's illness manifests immediately after Kakyoin is saved unlike the original manga where some time passes.
    • Joseph is the one finding Holy instead of Avdol.
  • The heroes board a private jet instead of using a commercial flight.
  • Jean Pierre Polnareff is shown trailing the group.

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