The future of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is at risk

The future of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is at risk

The "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure" community is on tenterhooks after receiving the news that renowned Japanese animator Shunichi Ishimoto has left animation studios David Production. This surprise departure has generated a wave of concern among fans of the franchise, as Ishimoto was considered one of the key members of the production team of the series.

With an impressive track record in the franchise, Shunichi Ishimoto has left an indelible mark on the world of "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure." He is credited with playing pivotal roles in various parts of the series, including serving as animation director on "Stardust Crusaders," co-animation director on "Diamond is Unbreakable," chief animation director on "Golden Wind," and stand designer on "Stone Ocean." In addition, he was the character designer and chief animation director for the OVA series "Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan".

The news of Ishimoto's departure was announced through his Twitter account, where the talented artist shared a message with his followers. In his statement, Ishimoto said:

  • "On a personal note, I recently quit my job and became a freelancer. My work schedule is currently full, but you can reach me for anything related to my work at the links listed. Thank you very much for your understanding."
The future of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is at risk

Ishimoto's departure has led to uncertainty about the future of the "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure" franchise, especially in regards to the highly anticipated adaptation of "Part 7: Steel Ball Run." Fans are wondering if this departure will affect the development and quality of future productions, as Ishimoto was renowned for his talent and dedication to the series.

Despite the concern, fans of "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure" have expressed their gratitude towards Shunichi Ishimoto for his invaluable contribution over the years. In the meantime, the community remains on standby for any updates on the fate of the franchise and the production team, hoping that Ishimoto's legacy will continue to resonate in the "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure" universe.

Source: Twitter

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