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Jotaro Kujo! Meets Josuke Higashikata

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An older Jotaro Kujo arrives in coastal Morioh, Japan, in order to meet high school freshman Josuke Higashikata and link him with the inheritance of Joseph Joestar; his aging, absent father.

Once Josuke displays his Stand, Crazy Diamond, Jotaro shares the news of a paranormal threat in Morioh; revealed to be the result of the arrival of the Bow and Arrow, an ancient artifact inciting Stand development in suitable individuals, as delivered by one of Dio's henchmen.

Josuke Higashikata! Meets Anjuro

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The murderer Anjuro Katagiri targets Josuke with his new Stand Aqua Necklace for foiling a robbery. After Anjuro murders Josuke's grandfather Ryohei, a police officer, Josuke pledges to assume his place as Morioh's protector.

The Nijimura Brothers

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Josuke and Koichi Hirose find a dilapidated house when Koichi is struck by the Arrow, soon releasing his dormant Stand Echoes.

The culprits, Okuyasu and Keicho Nijimura, reveal that their father, formerly Dio's henchman, was transformed into an undying, disabled creature by Dio's cells upon his death, and that Keicho aims to create Stand users in the hope that one of them will be able to kill him. Josuke manages to prove to them that their father is at least partially human, dissuading them from their activities.

This group is then attacked by the Stand Red Hot Chili Pepper, which kills Keicho and takes the Bow and Arrow. Thus, Okuyasu joins the allies in locating this second murderer.

Koichi Hirose (Echoes)

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Koichi is extorted by Tamami Kobayashi of the new Stand The Lock, drawing in Koichi's mother and sister, and provoking the metamorphosis of his Stand into Echoes Act 1.

Toshikazu Hazamada (Surface)

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Fellow student Toshikazu Hazamada targets Josuke with his new Stand Surface, assuming his appearance; also attacking Koichi, Tamami and Jotaro.

Yukako Yamagishi Is in Love

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When defeated, Toshikazu expresses to Jotaro and Josuke the observation that, as though by fate, "Stand users are bound to meet".

Koichi is kidnapped by classmate Yukako Yamagishi, determined to make him love her whilst holding him with her new Stand Love Deluxe. Koichi's Stand develops again into Echoes Act 2 before he defeats and then rescues Yukako.

Let's Go Out for Italian

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Josuke and Okuyasu discover the benevolent culinary master Tonio Trussardi, a natural user of the Stand Pearl Jam operating a fine Italian restaurant.

Red Hot Chili Pepper

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After Joseph Joestar arrives in Morioh, the allies are able to defeat Keicho's killer Akira Otoishi, user of Red Hot Chili Pepper. The Bow and Arrow are taken into Speedwagon's custody, fostering a temporary peace.

Picked Up Something Bad!

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Josuke and Joseph discover Shizuka, an invisible baby (of the Stand Achtung Baby) apparently abandoned on the streets of Morioh; whom Joseph subsequently adopts.

Let's Go Play at the Mangaka's House

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Koichi and Toshikazu meet eccentric manga author Rohan Kishibe, user of the new Stand Heaven's Door.

Let's Go Hunting!

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Jotaro enlists Josuke's help in hunting two rats both wielding the new Stand Ratt; Mushikui and Mushikuidenai.