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S1:E1 Dio the Invader

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
10/05/2012 11:22 am EDT

In 1868 England, thief Dario Brando raids an overturned carriage, thinking that its occupants are dead. But upon discovering ...read more In 1868 England, thief Dario Brando raids an overturned carriage, thinking that its occupants are dead. But upon discovering George Joestar and his young son, Jonathan (nicknamed JoJo), alive, Dario appears to have saved them. George promises to forever be indebted to Dario. Twelve years later, JoJo is an aspiring gentleman when the dying Dario orders his son, Dio, to fulfill George's debt by moving in with the Joestars. Malevolent Dio agrees to do so, but he secretly vows to displace JoJo as heir. show less

S1:E2 A Letter from the Past

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
10/12/2012 11:23 am EDT

Seven years later, in 1888, JoJo and Dio seem to be getting along better, but JoJo still fears Dio, who is plotting to take over ...read more Seven years later, in 1888, JoJo and Dio seem to be getting along better, but JoJo still fears Dio, who is plotting to take over the Joestar family as George suffers from a mysterious ailment. While researching the strange mask, JoJo discovers a deathbed letter from Dio's father describing the same symptoms as George's. JoJo suspects that Dio has poisoned both men. After fighting Dio off, JoJo heads to London to discover the origins of the poison. On dodgy Ogre Street, JoJo is attacked by a man named Robert E. O. Speedwagon show less

S1:E3 Youth With Dio

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
10/19/2012 11:25 am EDT

Having found an antidote and saved George, JoJo prepares to have Dio arrested. Speedwagon, who followed JoJo from London, helps ...read more Having found an antidote and saved George, JoJo prepares to have Dio arrested. Speedwagon, who followed JoJo from London, helps prove Dio's guilt by presenting the druggist who sold Dio the poison. In a scuffle, Dio tries to stab JoJo but fatally injures George instead. After spilling George's blood on the mask and putting it on, Dio is shot to death by the police. Dying, George gives JoJo his late mother's ring, admitting that he knew of Dario's true nature before taking Dio in. show less

S1:E4 Overdrive

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
10/26/2012 11:25 am EDT

Three days after Dio's attack on him and his father, JoJo awakens to find Erina nursing him back to health in a hospital. A ...read more Three days after Dio's attack on him and his father, JoJo awakens to find Erina nursing him back to health in a hospital. A strange man named Will A. Zeppeli arrives and shows JoJo how to employ the Ripple, which uses the energy of one's body to perform impressive feats of strength. Zeppeli also reveals that Dio is still alive and it is JoJo's destiny to defeat the stone mask. Meanwhile, Dio continues to prowl London, recruiting the vilest men, including Jack the Ripper, into his undead army. show less

S1:E5 The Dark Knights

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
11/02/2012 11:26 am EDT

Upon arriving in Windknights Lot, JoJo, Zeppeli and Speedwagon are lured by Poco, a talented pickpocket, to a graveyard at ...read more Upon arriving in Windknights Lot, JoJo, Zeppeli and Speedwagon are lured by Poco, a talented pickpocket, to a graveyard at sunset. When Dio confronts them with a legion of zombies, Zeppeli tries to use a Ripple attack, but Dio counters by freezing Zeppeli's veins and also JoJo's hand. Dio then summons two powerful zombie knights, Tarkus and Bruford, to finish the job for him. As JoJo struggles against them, Speedwagon uses his body heat to thaw Zeppeli's arm. JoJo finally uses an air pocket from under a rock to utilize his ripple energy show less

S1:E6 Tomorrow's Courage

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
11/09/2012 11:27 am EST

JoJo's battle with Bruford continues, with JoJo channeling an Overdrive attack through Bruford's sword. As Bruford's ...read more JoJo's battle with Bruford continues, with JoJo channeling an Overdrive attack through Bruford's sword. As Bruford's body disintegrates, he regains his human soul and becomes peaceful, leaving JoJo his sword. While Tarkus attacks, JoJo and Zeppeli transport Speedwagon and Poco to safety by using a bunch of leaves as a hang glider. Tarkus leaps after them, leading to a battle on a knights training ground. JoJo is thrust into a Chain Neck Deathmatch, in which one fighter must decapitate the other in order to free himself. show less

S1:E7 Sorrowful Successor

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
11/16/2012 11:27 am EST

As JoJo continues fighting Tarkus, Zeppeli recalls that Tonpetty, who taught him how to use the Ripple, foretold Zeppeli's ...read more As JoJo continues fighting Tarkus, Zeppeli recalls that Tonpetty, who taught him how to use the Ripple, foretold Zeppeli's death in the very place he is right now. Zeppeli defends JoJo but is ripped in two. Using the last of his strength, Zeppeli transfers his Ripple energy into JoJo, allowing him to heal his injuries, break free from his chains and obliterate Tarkus. As JoJo, Speedwagon and Poco make their way back to Windknights Lot, they meet Tonpetty, along with his other students, Dire and Straizo. show less

S1:E8 Bloody Battle! JoJo and Dio

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
11/23/2012 11:28 am EST

After Dio sends a zombie named Doobie to attack Poco's sister, JoJo saves her, despite the fact that Doobie's head is ...read more After Dio sends a zombie named Doobie to attack Poco's sister, JoJo saves her, despite the fact that Doobie's head is filled with poisonous snakes. JoJo's compatriot sacrifices himself, teaching JoJo that he can damage Dio using the sword he received from Bruford. But Dio freezes the sword, followed by JoJo heating it with a torch. Finally, JoJo sets his fists on fire and breaks through Dio's defenses with an Overdrive attack. As his body melts and he falls into the abyss, Dio launches a final attack that pierces JoJo's hand. show less

S1:E9 The Final Hamon!

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
11/30/2012 11:53 am EST

JoJo thinks he has killed Dio, but Dio decapitated himself before the Ripple reached him. Dio's zombie servant Wang Chung ...read more JoJo thinks he has killed Dio, but Dio decapitated himself before the Ripple reached him. Dio's zombie servant Wang Chung recovers Dio's head. Meanwhile, with the stone mask destroyed, JoJo marries Erina and takes her on a honeymoon cruise to America. Thanks to Wang Chung, however, JoJo must eventually face the resurrected Dio, who now wants JoJo's body to replace his own. The cruise ship runs amok with zombies after Wang Chung spreads the infection, but JoJo destroys them all by exploding the ship using the last Ripple energy he has. show less

S1:E10 New York's JoJo

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
12/07/2012 11:54 am EST

In 1938, 49 years after JoJo's death, his compatriots Speedwagon and Straizo travel to Mexico, where they discover an ...read more In 1938, 49 years after JoJo's death, his compatriots Speedwagon and Straizo travel to Mexico, where they discover an underground room filled with masks and a petrified body believed to be the one who created them. Straizo betrays Speedwagon by using one of the masks to become a vampire. Meanwhile, in New York, JoJo's grandson, also nicknamed JoJo, uses the Ripple to save a young pickpocket named Smokey Brown from corrupt policemen. Smokey is taken in by Erina, while Straizo confronts JoJo. show less

S1:E11 The Game Master

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
12/14/2012 11:55 am EST

JoJo's compatriot Straizo, now a vampire, uses a laser eye attack to pierce JoJo's head and neck. But JoJo tricks him ...read more JoJo's compatriot Straizo, now a vampire, uses a laser eye attack to pierce JoJo's head and neck. But JoJo tricks him and responds with a Ripple attack that Straizo fends off by using a scarf woven from beetle muscles. After JoJo explodes Straizo with grenades, the opponent reassembles himself and takes a hostage. JoJo finally defeats Straizo by reflecting his laser eye back onto him and combining it with a Ripple attack. Before committing suicide, Straizo warns JoJo of a "Pillar Man" who will soon awaken. show less

S1:E12 The Pillar Man

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
12/21/2012 11:56 am EST

After finding out that Speedwagon is alive, JoJo defends himself from one of Stroheim's men. Meanwhile, Stroheim awakens the ...read more After finding out that Speedwagon is alive, JoJo defends himself from one of Stroheim's men. Meanwhile, Stroheim awakens the Pillar Man, whom he dubs Santana, by sacrificing several prisoners in order to flood the chamber with blood. To test Santana, Stroheim sends a vampire after him and observes Santana absorbing it into his body as food. But Santana escapes, easily killing Stroheim's men by mimicking their gunfire. Only JoJo and his Ripple powers stand in Santana's way. show less

S1:E13 JoJo vs. the Ultimate Lifeform

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
01/04/2013 11:56 am EST

Although his Ripple protects him somewhat, JoJo is not strong enough to withstand Santana's attacks. He receives a powerful ...read more Although his Ripple protects him somewhat, JoJo is not strong enough to withstand Santana's attacks. He receives a powerful hit and is absorbed by Santana -- but it's all part of JoJo's plan to get inside Santana so he can use the Ripple to destroy him from within. JoJo tries to drag Santana into the sunlight in order to kill him, but Santana's absorbing flesh keeps him from reaching the top of the stairs. When Stroheim tries to open the door to the outside, Santana ensnares Stroheim's leg, forcing JoJo to chop it off. show less

S1:E14 Ultimate Warriors from Ancient Times

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
01/11/2013 11:57 am EST

Speedwagon brings Santana's remains to his foundation in Washington, DC, and discovers that Santana is merely dormant. ...read more Speedwagon brings Santana's remains to his foundation in Washington, DC, and discovers that Santana is merely dormant. Remembering Stroheim's message that there are three more powerful Pillar Men somewhere in Europe, JoJo and Speedwagon travel to Rome to meet Zeppeli's grandson, Caesar, who is also skilled in using the Ripple. Caesar tests JoJo's abilities and is defeated. Caesar is about to show JoJo and Speedwagon where the Pillar Men are being kept when one of them, Wamuu, breaks free, killing a group of soldiers and awakening his masters, Kars and Esidisi. show less

S1:E15 A Hero's Proof

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
01/18/2013 11:57 am EST

Caesar battles Wamuu, using his Bubble Launcher technique to surround the Pillar Man in Ripple-infused bubbles. But Wamuu ...read more Caesar battles Wamuu, using his Bubble Launcher technique to surround the Pillar Man in Ripple-infused bubbles. But Wamuu unleashes a wind that bursts all of the bubbles, creating hundreds of miniature tornadoes that shred Caesar's skin. The Pillar Men learned how to defeat Ripple users millennia ago. JoJo then tries out his new Ripple technique, channeling it through two clackers. After a fight, the Pillar Men retreat in order to search for the Red Stone of Aja. Caesar promises to team up with JoJo and get stronger for the coming battles. show less

S1:E16 Lisa Lisa, Hamon Coach

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
01/25/2013 11:58 am EST

To help JoJo control his Ripple powers, Caesar takes him to his trainer, Lisa Lisa, in Venice. Lisa Lisa makes JoJo wear a mask ...read more To help JoJo control his Ripple powers, Caesar takes him to his trainer, Lisa Lisa, in Venice. Lisa Lisa makes JoJo wear a mask to limit his breathing and help him focus. She also orders JoJo and Caesar to ascend the Hell Climb Pillar, a 24-meter pole covered in oil that they can only overcome using the Ripple. JoJo learns how to focus Ripple energy into just his fingertips. After days of effort, they both figure out how to use the Ripple to succeed in the challenge. show less

S1:E17 The Deeper Plan

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
02/01/2013 11:59 am EST

Lisa Lisa explains to JoJo and Caesar how Kars, the creator of the stone mask, is seeking a perfectly cut Red Stone of Aja known ...read more Lisa Lisa explains to JoJo and Caesar how Kars, the creator of the stone mask, is seeking a perfectly cut Red Stone of Aja known as the Super Aja to power the stone mask and become the ultimate life-form. When her assistant, Suzi Q, comes in with a ruby necklace, Lisa Lisa reveals that she herself possesses the Super Aja, capable of amplifying the light of the sun into a powerful beam. JoJo thinks they should destroy the stone, but Lisa Lisa tells him that the Super Aja is needed to defeat the Pillar Men. show less

S1:E18 Von Stroheim's Revenge

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
02/08/2013 11:59 am EST

Before JoJo can warn Lisa Lisa about the Pillar Men, Esidisi's brain takes over Suzi Q's body and sends the Super Aja ...read more Before JoJo can warn Lisa Lisa about the Pillar Men, Esidisi's brain takes over Suzi Q's body and sends the Super Aja off on a boat. JoJo and Caesar are unable to kill Esidisi without also killing Suzi Q, but they can combine their Ripples to force Esidisi's brain out of Suzi Q and into the sunlight, burning him into nothingness. JoJo, Caesar, Lisa Lisa and Messina catch a train to Switzerland to reclaim the Super Aja, but German officials beat them to it, claiming the Red Stone of Aja for themselves show less

S1:E19 A Race Towards the Brink

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
02/15/2013 12:00 pm EST

Stroheim uses his new mechanical body, which was designed to surpass even Santana's, to fight Kars for the Super Aja. ...read more Stroheim uses his new mechanical body, which was designed to surpass even Santana's, to fight Kars for the Super Aja. Kars's Light Mode literally cuts Stroheim down to size, but Stroheim fires a beam of ultraviolet light at Kars, almost sending the stone off a cliff. As JoJo and Kars dive after it, JoJo softens his fall by chaining icicles together. Kars also survives and hides out. JoJo resolves not to fight Kars on his home turf, angering Caesar. Lisa Lisa and Messina calm them down, but Caesar heads off alone. show less

S1:E20 Young Caesar

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
02/22/2013 12:00 pm EST

Lisa Lisa tells JoJo about Caesar's childhood and how he took to crime at a young age after being abandoned by his ...read more Lisa Lisa tells JoJo about Caesar's childhood and how he took to crime at a young age after being abandoned by his debt-ridden father, Mario. When Caesar turned 16, he discovered the Pillar Men, and his father was killed by Kars. Meanwhile, in the present day, as Caesar arrives at the hotel, he is attacked by Wamuu, who uses streams of moist air to both protect him from the sunlight and reflect the light around him. Using his new Bubble Cutter attack, a series of refractive bubble lenses, Caesar redirects sunlight to pin down Wamuu show less

S1:E21 A Hundred Against Two

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
03/01/2013 12:01 pm EST

JoJo and Lisa track down Wamuu, who waits for them with Kars and 100 vampire minions. Lisa Lisa bluffs, saying that if both she ...read more JoJo and Lisa track down Wamuu, who waits for them with Kars and 100 vampire minions. Lisa Lisa bluffs, saying that if both she and JoJo are killed, a bomb will destroy the Red Stone of Aja. While retrieving the Red Stone, JoJo finds a picture of his grandmother, Erina, from fifty years ago and learns that Lisa Lisa was rescued from the sinking boat by Erina and raised by Straizo, who taught her about the Ripple and gave her the Red Stone. Also, JoJo and Wamuu prepare for a chariot race using vampire horses. show less

S1:E22 A True Warrior

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
03/08/2013 12:02 pm EST

JoJo and Wamuu take part in a chariot race in which various weapons can be grabbed from pillars. JoJo gets a head start by ...read more JoJo and Wamuu take part in a chariot race in which various weapons can be grabbed from pillars. JoJo gets a head start by obstructing Wamuu's wheels with rubble and acquires the first weapon, a sledgehammer. However, Wamuu uses the pillar itself as a weapon and then hides inside his horse and launches a Holy Sandstorm attack that Jojo turns back on Wamuu with the Ripple. After Wamuu gouges out his own eyes and grows a horn that can sense the wind, he hits JoJo using a crossbow. JoJo is able to distract Wamuu's senses with pebbles show less

S1:E23 The Warrior of Wind

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
03/15/2013 12:03 pm EDT

Launching a final attack that peels away his own body, Wamuu fires a cutting stream of wind at JoJo, who retaliates with a ...read more Launching a final attack that peels away his own body, Wamuu fires a cutting stream of wind at JoJo, who retaliates with a firebomb and Caesar's flaming bandana. After Wamuu shreds both weapons with his wind, he breathes them in and explodes. Realizing that Wamuu's wounds are fatal, JoJo gives Wamuu some of his blood as a sign of respect to ease his passing. When the other vampires suddenly attack, Wamuu uses the last of his strength to kill them and dies without regrets. show less

S1:E24 The Ties That Bind JoJo

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
03/22/2013 12:03 pm EDT

Clinging onto a rope to stop Lisa Lisa from falling to her death, JoJo manages to get Kars to fall onto the sharp crystals ...read more Clinging onto a rope to stop Lisa Lisa from falling to her death, JoJo manages to get Kars to fall onto the sharp crystals instead. As JoJo rescues Lisa Lisa, Speedwagon explains to Smokey how Lisa Lisa was raised by Straizo, who taught her the ways of the Ripple. She later met and was courted by Jonathan and Erina's son, George Joestar II, with their marriage resulting in the birth of JoJo. George II ultimately joined the Royal Air Force and battled in World War I as an ace fighter pilot. show less

S1:E25 The Birth of a Super Being!!

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
03/29/2013 12:04 pm EDT

Immune to the rising sun due to the power of the Red Stone, Kars injures Stroheim by turning his own hand into a flesh-eating ...read more Immune to the rising sun due to the power of the Red Stone, Kars injures Stroheim by turning his own hand into a flesh-eating squirrel. But JoJo grabs the stone and boards an airplane to lure Kars away from the others, planning to drop him into a volcano. The feathers that Kars placed on JoJo's plane then turn into piranhas that cause the plane to lose control. Using his parachute, JoJo maneuvers Kars into the path of the airplane as it heads toward the volcanic crater. As Stroheim saves JoJo from the crashing plane, Kars melts in the lava show less

S1:E26 The Ascendant One

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
04/05/2013 12:05 pm EDT

Kars and the Pillar Men are the remnants of a fourth underground race of humanity that. In his desire for power, Kars ...read more Kars and the Pillar Men are the remnants of a fourth underground race of humanity that. In his desire for power, Kars exterminated the others, leading to the stone mask creation. During the final battle, JoJo's victory -- and his arm -- are cut short when Kars survives the volcano by forming an air bubble shield. Kars learned how to use the Ripple at a much stronger potency than JoJo's. As Kars is about to kill JoJo, JoJo holds up the Red Stone of Aja, causing the island to erupt and launch them into the sky. show less