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In the article about the Bunkoban version, this trivia got my attention "Unlike it's tankōbon counterpart, this version has been mildly censored, removing only a few phrases that would now be considered homophobic, sexist, or demeaning to the intellectually disabled." But which dialogues? Have an example of any of these changes?

Posted by CH. Gabriel on 3 June 2022 at 18:28.
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https://jojowiki.com/SO_Chapter_34SO_Chapter_34 "In the original Weekly Shonen Jump publication of this chapter, Jolyne says Foo Fighters looks like an "okama" (オカマ), a Japanese slang for male homosexual or transvestite, when throwing the baseball. In the tankobon and bunkoban release, the word is replaced with "gay" (ゲイ gei)."

Posted by Overdrive on 3 June 2022 at 18:49.
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https://jojowiki.com/Chapter_253 "In May 2008, Shueisha halted manga shipments of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure after a complaint had been launched against them from Egyptian Islamic fundamentalists, after noticing a scene in the OVAs that had the villain, Dio Brando, reading a book depicting pages from the Qur'an. Even though the manga did not feature that specific scene, Shueisha had Araki redraw scenes that depicted characters fighting on top of, and destroying, mosques."

Posted by Damianito on 4 June 2022 at 14:20.
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Bunko edition also removed Fugo calling Narancia the r-word in their introduction

Posted by Morganstedmanms on 4 June 2022 at 15:11.
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I believe certain versions of Stone Ocean change one of the Black prisoners in the background to a lighter shade of gray to avoid looking like Blackface. Don't quote me on that.

Posted by Chritin on 7 June 2022 at 01:00.
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Posted by Chritin on 7 June 2022 at 01:00.

»I believe certain versions of Stone Ocean change one of the Black prisoners in the background to a lighter shade of gray to avoid looking like Blackface. Don't quote me on that.«
Yes, but more specifically, for the 2022 digital version of Stone Ocean on the Shônen Jump app (https://jojowiki.com/VIZ_Media#Censorship)

Posted by Bortus on 9 June 2022 at 06:13.