We’re getting towards the end of the 5th part of Jojo’s Bizarre adventure, and for the life of me I still don’t think I have a real grasp of what it is Giorno Giovanna’s stand actually does.
I’ve always been drawn to superpowers and special abilities in fiction, as most nerds have. Superheroes, wizards and Jedi. These extraordinary powers create limitless opportunity for unique storytelling. Not just that though, it’s seeing how the writers can continue to write around these imposed abilities with their limitations and come up with creative ways to have them evolve and grow.
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Hot damn, the beginning of this episode… it’s rough. In a way I don’t think I can really get behind. I mean, it works for what it’s trying to do, to make the new villain all the more despicable. but wow… So this episode begins with a rape.
Something I was not ready for as I lay in bed, watching this episode on my phone first thing in the morning. But hey, it’s a Giorno episode, we haven’t had one of those in a while.
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It looks like Bucciarati has been stealing plays from the Jotaro Kujo play book. Coincidentally, he’s fast becoming a member of my “not a jojo who might as well be a jojo” appreciation club after the conclusion of this little two parter.
After throwing himself from the “120 km speeding train” along with Prosciutto at the climax of the previous episode, it seemed like Bucciarati’s act of sacrifice would save Trish and his crew. However, thanks to some uncharacteristically quick thinking, giant thumb headed man manages to catch both of them on the outside of the train with his fishing rod stand.
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