The next issue of LisAni!’s special “Music Collection” series is dedicated to the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure animation, packed with interviews and behind the scenes details. The cover features a newly drawn illustration of Jotaro Kujo and Jolyne Cujoh from the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean anime.
The special JoJo issue of LisAni! is Volume 49.1 of the magazine and will release on August 18, 2022.
The volume goes in-depth about the past ten years of the JoJo anime’s music. There are a huge number of interviews with the singers of each opening theme song, the OST composers, the animation staff, and voice actors from the series including Fairouz Ai and Daisuke Ono.
The volume costs ¥1,650 (approximately $12 USD) and can currently be pre-ordered on Amazon.
Opening Feature: Interviews with the “Stone Ocean” Cast
- Fairouz Ai (Jolyne Cujoh) × Daisuke Ono (Jotaro Kujo)
- Mutsumi Tamura (Ermes Costello) × Mariya Ise (Foo Fighters) × Atsumi Tanezaki (Emporio Alnino)
- Yuichiro Umehara (Weather Report) × Daisuke Namikawa (Narciso Anasui)
Interviews with Each Part’s Theme Song Singers
- Hiroaki “TOMMY” Tominaga
- Jin Hashimoto
- THE DU
- Karen Aoki
- Daisuke Hasegawa
- ichigo from Kisida Kyodan & The Akebosi Rockets
Theme Song & Background Music Composer Interviews
- Kohei Tanaka
- Toshiyuki Omori
- Hayato Matsuo
- Taku Iwasaki
- Yugo Kanno
Animation Staff Interviews
- Kenichi Suzuki
- Yasufumi Soejima
- Yasuhiro Kimura
- Junpei Mizusaki (Kamikaze Douga)
- Sumimasa Morita (FIREWORKS)
- Yoshikazu Iwanami
- Takayuki Yamaguchi
- Yasumasa Koyama
- Hiroyuki Omori (Warner Brothers)
- Noriko Dohi (Warner Brothers)
The Cast of Each Anime Season! The Most Unforgettable “Heart-Pounding” Scene
- Kazuyuki Okitsu (Jonathan Joestar)
- Takehito Koyasu (Dio Brando)
- Tomokazu Sugita (Joseph Joestar)
- Takuya Sato (Caesar Zeppeli)
- Daisuke Ono (Jotaro Kujo)
- Kenta Miyake (Muhammad Avdol)
- Yuki Ono (Josuke Higashikata)
- Yuki Kaji (Koichi Hirose)
- Takahiro Sakurai (Rohan Kishibe)
- Kensho Ono (Giorno Giovanna)
- Yuichi Nakamura (Bruno Bucciarati)
Additionally the volume includes a review of each anime season’s ending theme, a disc guide, broadcast data, and a chronology of the anime’s 10th anniversary.
Purchasing the volume at certain stores in Japan includes various limited bonuses.
Availability: HMV, Kinokuniya Bookstore, Kumazawa Bookstore, Gamers, Seven Net Shopping, Tower Records, Tsutaya Bookstore, Maruzen & Junkudo Bookstore, Miyawaki Shoten, Miraiya Bookstore, Yodobashi.com, Rakuten Books
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LisAni! is a quarterly magazine that specializes in anime songs. It is published by M-ON Entertainment, which is a division of Sony Music. Its first volume released on April 24, 2010. Each volume features interviews with people involved with anime songs, such as composers, singers, lyricists, producers, and voice actors.