Kenny G.

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Get in our way and we'll kill you. Got it?
—Kenny G. to Nukesaku, Chapter 247

Kenny G. (ケニーG Kenī Jī) is a tertiary antagonist featured in the third part of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure series, Stardust Crusaders.

Serving as one of DIO's many servants, Kenny G. protects the mansion by casting an illusion that makes the mansion look like a labyrinth on the inside. However, he is quickly dispatched by the Crusaders.

Appearance

Kenny G. is a small, stocky man with pointy, prominent ears, a small nose, and close-set eyes. He wears a side-buttoned shirt with shoulder pads, dark pants, dark shoes, gloves, a golden metallic necklace, and a conical hat.

Color Schemes

The series is known for alternating colors between media, the information presented below may or may not be canon.
Skin(Tan)
Eyes(Blue)
Hat(White and black)
Outfit
(Tan scarf and vest with stone gray shoulderpads, golden necklace, khaki gloves, black pants and shoes)
Skin(Tan)
Eyes(Black)
Outfit
(White and black hat, white scarf and vest with red shoulderpads, green necklace with red charm)
Skin(Fair)
Outfit
(Black and white hat, white, scarf and gloves, lavender vest, black pants and shoes)
Skin(Dark)
Eyes(Black)
Hat(Dark blue and black)
Outfit
(Baby blue scarf, white vest with brown shoulderpads, gray gloves, brown pants and shoes.)
Necklace(Dull golden with purple charm.)

Personality

In his short amount of screen time, Kenny G. shows a feeling of superiority over Nukesaku, threatening to kill the Vampire if he gets in the others' way.[2]

In the spinoff Crazy Diamond's Demonic Heartbreak, Kenny G. remains the same elusive man he was during Stardust Crusaders, but now having settled down with Mariah. He is shown to dislike Hol Horse to the point of not trusting him, only allowing him in his hideout after Hol Horse agrees not to summon Emperor. Even then, Kenny G. doesn't deign to appear in front of Hol Horse.

Abilities

Stand

Main article: Tenore Sax

Kenny G.'s Stand Tenore Sax is capable of generating large illusions and hallucinations. He uses it to disguise the appearance of DIO's mansion.

Tenore Sax (ティナー・サックス)Link to this section
TenoreSaxMangaAv.png
PWR
E
SPD
E
RNG
D
STA
A
PRC
E
DEV
E

History

Background

Kenny G. is first shown preparing himself to battle the Joestar group with Vanilla Ice and Telence T. D'Arby. When Nukesaku suggests he could help them, the group threatens to kill him should he interfere in their battle.[2]

Stardust Crusaders (1989)

Kenny G. uses his Stand to trap Joseph Joestar and Jotaro Kujo with Telence in order to aid his comrade. With this, he splits the Joestar group in half, setting the stage for Vanilla Ice's later attack. He conjures an illusion to slow the remaining half's progress, making DIO's mansion display a much more confusing and sprawling layout than it had in reality. By the time they encountered Kenny G.'s illusions, however, Muhammad Avdol had already easily discovered where he was hiding using one of Magician's Red's abilities. Iggy then used The Fool and disposed of him before he could do any damage.[3]

Spin-Offs

Crazy Diamond's Demonic Heartbreak

The information below derives from a source not written by Araki. As such, it may or may not be considered canon.

It is revealed that Kenny G. survived his ordeal and that the Speedwagon Foundation apparently left him be. Ten years after the events of Stardust Crusaders, Kenny G. has settled down with Mariah. For unknown reasons, the couple have a hideout in an abandoned bar camouflaged with his Tenore Sax. Kenny G. lets Hol Horse enter his hideout to speak to Mariah, but only after Hol Horse agrees to unsummon his Emperor. Even then, Kenny G. doesn't deign showing himself.

Chapters / Episodes

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Chapters in order of appearance
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Episodes in order of appearance
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Chapters in order of appearance

Video Games

JoJo RPG (SFC)

Kenny G. attacked by the Crusaders

Kenny G. appears as a minor boss when the player enters DIO's mansion. He has low health and flees in terror after the first turn. Eventually, the player can corner him and defeat him with few problems, dispelling the illusion he placed on the mansion.

Heritage for the Future (PS1/DC/Arcade)

Heritage for the Future
Kenny G. (written "Ken-E-Gee" in the localized PSX port) is a special minigame boss in Super Story Mode, where the player must use Avdol's heat detectors to find him and send Iggy out to attack him.


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Trivia

References

  1. Pet Shop's Horus - Vol.8 "Shueisha Jump Remix Stardust Crusaders Edition" p.84 The Secret of JOJO Characters
  2. 2.0 2.1 Chapter 247: DIO's World, Part 1
  3. Chapter 239: The Miasma of the Void, Vanilla Ice, Part 2
  4. JOJOVELLER: Araki's Stand Commentaries - Tenore Sax

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