Jolyne Cujoh’s English voice actor Kira Buckland shows off an amazing cosplay of the Stone Ocean protagonist at this year’s Anime Expo.
Actress Kira Buckland demonstrated her love for Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure‘s Jolyne by cosplaying the character.
Buckland who played Cujoh in Netflix’s English dub of the animated appeared in costume at Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure panel at this year’s Anime Expo in full cosplay. Fabrickind is a professional cosplayer, putting together the character’s costume using a Diana Soreil wig. Buckland is a huge fan of the series and has cosplayed the role of Jolyne before when she was cast as the character. She said was “the most awaited role of my entire career.”
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Buckland is famous for her role as the Stone Ocean rebellious hero. She also appeared in a variety of other anime series including Edens Zero and To Your Eternity. Additionally, she was a major character in the Netflix dubs Kakegurui, and Komi Can’t Communicate. Alongside Jojo’s role, Buckland is also a part of the other shonen anime megahit Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba in which she takes on the role of Love Hashira Mitsuri Kanroji which will play a major role in the anime series’ new version of the Swordsmith Village arc. The rest of her costumes are available on her Instagram page, where she has also played characters from the Homestuck and Legend of Zelda franchises.
Buckland will reprise her role in the role of Jolyne in the Stone Ocean anime’s second part. The next episode of Stone Ocean anime will be available on Netflix sometime in the fall. The eagerly awaited anime adaptation of the sixth arc of the saga debuted in December. It is released in Japan every week, by Netflix and Warner Bros. Japan will launch the next round of episodes worldwide in 12 episodes each. Set in 2011, the Stone Ocean moves the setting of the show to everyone’s favorite state of Florida, and centers on Jolyne Cujoh who is the daughter of Stardust Crusader’s adored hero Jotaro Kujo. Jolyne is sent to prison for a crime she didn’t commit, and when she is released she’s drawn into the family’s ongoing battle against Dio Brando and his followers.
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Stone Ocean’s first manga was released in 1999. The series ran through 2003. Hirohiko Araki’s ongoing epic wrapped up the first part 8 of the series, Jojolion, in 2021 and is currently on hiatus while Araki takes a break and prepares Part 9 of the series, which is tentatively named “Jojolands.” The show is currently celebrating its 35th anniversary with an array of Jojo-themed exhibits in Japan. Araki also contributed artwork to the commemorative project which was hosted by Shueisha, which marks the 40th anniversary of Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball series.
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure anime is available to stream on Netflix.
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