Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan

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Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan
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Volume 1 cover art, featuring Rohan Kishibe
岸辺露伴は動かない
(Kishibe Rohan wa Ugokanai)
Manga
Written by Hirohiko Araki
Published by Shueisha
ImprintJump Comics
Magazine
Demographic Shōnen [1]
Original runJuly 7, 1997 – present
Volumes2
Original video animation
Directed by
  • Toshiyuki Kato
  • Assistant director:
  • Yasufumi Soejima
Produced by
  • Hiroyuki Oomori
  • Jun Fukuda
  • Ryosuke Mori
  • Toshiyasu Hayashi
Music by Yugo Kanno
Studio David Production
Released 2017 March 25, 2020
Episodes4 (List of episodes)
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Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan, known in Japan as Kishibe Rohan wa Ugokanai (Japanese: 岸辺露伴は動かない, "Rohan Kishibe Does Not Move"), is a series of manga one-shots created by Hirohiko Araki. It is a spin-off from Diamond Is Unbreakable , the fourth part of Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure series, and features the character Rohan Kishibe, a manga artist who travels around the world to get inspiration from people's lives.

Contents

The series is published by Shueisha, starting with the one-shot "Episode 16: At a Confessional" in 1997 in their Weekly Shōnen Jump ; new episodes have since appeared in their Jump Square , Shōnen Jump+ and Bessatsu Margaret magazines. The series was originally meant to be completely original, but it was changed as Araki found it too tempting to use Rohan. A collected volume was released in 2013, and a second volume was released in 2018. The first volume was the 68th best selling manga volume of 2014 in Japan, and was well received by critics. Original video animation (OVA) adaptations were released by David Production from 2017 to 2020.

Synopsis

Set between Diamond Is Unbreakable and Golden Wind, the series follows the character Rohan Kishibe, a famous manga artist who wants to give his works more realism, and therefore travels around the world to draw inspiration from people's lives. He does this by using his Stand ability [2] – a manifestation of his inner strength, named "Heaven's Door", which he uses to read and write in a person, allowing him to learn everything about them and altering their memories and behaviors. [3]

Production and publication

The series is created by Hirohiko Araki. Hirohiko Araki 2013 - cropped.jpg
The series is created by Hirohiko Araki.

Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan is created by Hirohiko Araki in an episodic format. It began with "Episode 16: At a Confessional", which was published by Shueisha on July 7, 1997 in Weekly Shōnen Jump #30/1997. [4] [5] Although he had originally been asked to write a wholly original story, unrelated to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, he found it too tempting to use his Diamond Is Unbreakable character Rohan Kishibe to resist. [3] For later episodes, the series switched back and forth between different Shueisha publications, with new episodes appearing in Weekly Shōnen Jump, Jump Square , Shōnen Jump+ , and Bessatsu Margaret . [4] [5] "Mochizuki Family Moon Viewing", the episode from the web magazine Shōnen Jump+, was part of the publication's launch line-up and was made available to read for free. [6]

A collected volume of one-shots by Araki, titled Under Execution Under Jailbreak, was released in 1999 in Japan, containing "At a Confessional" along with three other stories. [7] [8] A collected Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan volume was later released in Japan, on November 19, 2013, containing the first four episodes, along with another one-shot titled "Kishibe Rohan Meets Gucci". [5] [9] [10] A second volume was released in Japan on July 19, 2018. [11] [12] The first volume was published by Star Comics in Italy on January 8, 2015 as Così parlò Rohan Kishibe, [13] and by Tonkam in France in April 2016 as Rohan Kishibe. [2]

Episodes

No.Title Original publication Publication date Ref.
1"Episode 16: At a Confessional"
"Episōdo 16: Zange-shitsu" (エピソード16:懺悔室)
Weekly Shōnen Jump July 7, 1997 (1997-07-07) [4]
2"Episode 2: Mutsu-kabe Hill"
"Episōdo 2: Mutsukabezaka" (エピソード2:六壁坂)
Jump Square January 2008 (2008-01) [14]
3"Episode 5: Millionaire Village"
"Episōdo 5: Fugō-mura" (エピソード5:富豪村)
Weekly Shōnen JumpNovember 22, 2012 (2012-11-22) [4]
4"Episode 6: Poaching Seashore"
"Episōdo 6: Mitsuryō Kaigan" (エピソード6:密漁海岸)
Weekly Shōnen JumpOctober 28, 2013 (2013-10-28) [4]
5"Mochizuki Family Moon Viewing: Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Episode 4"
"Mochizuki-ke no Otsukimi Kishibe Rohan wa Ugokanai Episōdo 4" (望月家のお月見 岸辺露伴は動かない エピソード4)
Shōnen Jump+ September 22, 2014 (2014-09-22) [15]
6"Episode 7: Monday, Sunshower"
"Episōdo 7: Getsuyōbi Tenki - Ame" (エピソード7 月曜日 天気-雨) [lower-alpha 1]
Jump SquareDecember 4, 2015 (2015-12-04) [16]
7"Episode 8 [lower-alpha 2] : D.N.A"
"Episōdo 8 D.N.A" (エピソード#8 D・N・A)
Bessatsu Margaret August 12, 2017 (2017-08-12) [17]
8"Episode 9 [lower-alpha 3] : The Run"
"Episōdo 9 Za Ran" (エピソード#9 ザ・ラン)
Weekly Shōnen JumpFebruary 26, 2018 (2018-02-26) [11]

Original video animation

An original video animation (OVA) adaptation of "Episode 5: Millionaire Village" [18] was produced by the animation studio David Production, with direction by Toshiyuki Kato, direction assistance by Yasufumi Soejima, character design by Shun'ichi Ishimoto, and Stand design by Kenta Mimuro. [19] The opening theme, "Kishibe Rohan wa Ugokanai no Tema", is performed by Yuugo Kanno, while the ending theme, "Finding the Truth", is performed by Coda. [20] The OVA was distributed on DVD in 2017 to people who had purchased all thirteen Japanese DVD or Blu-ray volumes of the 2016 television anime series JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable . [19] [21] Kato made use of different coloring compared to the Diamond Is Unbreakable anime, to capture the feeling of horror in the manga, and directed the opening sequence to simultaneously give off a feeling of nostalgia and unease, referencing television shows like The Twilight Zone (1959) and Twin Peaks (1990). [18] A second OVA episode by the same studio and staff, adapting "Episode 2: Mutsu-kabe Hill", was released on DVD on July 19, 2018 in a bundle with pre-orders of the limited edition of the second manga volume. [22] A single containing the opening and ending themes was released on the same day as the second OVA episode. [20] Two new OVA episodes, adapting "Episode 16: At a Confessional" and "Episode 9: The Run", were screened theatrically in nine cities in Japan starting on December 8, 2019, and were released on DVD and Blu-Ray on March 25, 2020. [23] [24]

Voice cast

CharacterVoiced By
Rohan Kishibe Takahiro Sakurai
Kyōka Izumi (OVA1) Mai Nakahara [25]
Ikkyū (OVA1) Kaori Mizuhashi [25]
Naoko Osato (OVA2) Atsumi Tanezaki [26]
Gunpei Kamafusa (OVA2) Junji Majima [26]
Minoru Kaigamori (OVA2)Takamasa Mogi [26]
Naoko's Daughter (OVA2) Yūki Takada [26]
Young Man (OVA3) Hiroki Takahashi [27]
Yoma Hashimoto (OVA4) Kōki Uchiyama [27]

Episodes

No.TitleRelease date
OVA1"Episode 5: Millionaire Village"
"Episōdo 5: Fugō-mura" (エピソード5:富豪村)
2017 (2017) [21]
Rohan's editor, Kyōka Izumi, persuades him to accompany her to the exclusive and secluded Millionaire Village. She intends to buy a vacation villa and warns him that the residents are very particular about manners. Outside the village, the pair pick up a lost baby bird and then meet a doorman Ikkyū. He soon claims they have already broken three strict rules and Kyōka begs for another chance. She then receives word that her mother and boyfriend have died in an car accident, while Rohan discovers the baby bird they rescued is dead. Using Heaven's Door on Ikkyū, Rohan discovers that the mountain gods reward those who follow correct manners while punishing those who do not by taking something precious away from them. By using his Stand Rohan commits another violation which causes Kyōka to have a heart attack. Rohan is then tasked with eating corn on the cob correctly to save her, but he sees through Ikkyū's set-up and passes the test. Meanwhile, Rohan simultaneously tricks Ikkyū into repeatedly breaching his own rules of etiquette, saving Kyōka and her loved ones.
OVA2"Episode 2: Mutsu-kabe Hill"
"Episōdo 2: Mutsukabezaka" (エピソード2:六壁坂)
July 19, 2018 (2018-07-19) [11]
Rohan asks his manga editor, Minoru Kaigamori, for an advance. To explain why he spent all his money buying forested mountains, Rohan tells him a story which took place there in Mutsukabezaka (六壁坂). Naoko Osato, the daughter of a wealthy family, accidentally killed her lover, the gardner Gunpei, after shoving him onto some golf clubs. Gunpei's body mysteriously continued to bleed from his head wound following his death, so she hid his body in the house. Daily, she disposed of the blood which flowed from his wound, even years after marrying her fiancée. Some time later, Rohan encountered a girl in the area who accidentally tripped in front of him, fatally striking her head which began to bleed. Quickly using his Heaven's Door ability to rewrite her past, he saved her and learned that she was the child of Naoko and Gunpei, born after his death. He realized that she was possessed by a Yōkai that he called Mutsukabezaka which propagates itself through descendants . Rohan then used the experience as inspiration for his manga.
OVA3"Episode 16: At a Confessional"
"Episōdo 16: Zange-shitsu" (エピソード16:懺悔室)
December 8, 2019 (2019-12-08)(theatrical)
March 25, 2020
Rohan tell Koichi about the time he went to Venice, and entered a confessional. While Rohan was inside, a man entered and began to confess his sins. He told of his youth as a labourer when a starving beggar asked him for some food. He had the man carry heavy bags of corn, which lead to his death, after which he cursed the young man, swearing that he would reappear and take his revenge on the happiest day of his life. The man's life then took a fortunate turn, and he became famous, rich, married and had a daughter. Just when he realized he was happiest, the spirit of the beggar took possession of his daughter. The spirit offered him a chance to redeem himself if he could throw a piece of popcorn in the air higher than a nearby lamp-post and catch it in his mouth, three times in a row. If he succeeded the ghost would leave him forever, otherwise he would cut off his head. He succeeded twice, thwarting gathering pigeons, but missed the third time and the beggar immediately cut off his head. While Rohan was wondering how the man could still be alive, the man's servant dragged himself into the church carrying his head, followed by the beggar. Venting his wrath at being duped, the servant and also the beggar vow to stalk him until his daughter is happiest, and then take their revenge.
OVA4"Episode 9: The Run"
"Episōdo 9 Za Ran" (エピソード#9 ザ・ラン)
December 8, 2019 (2019-12-08)(theatrical)
March 25, 2020
Yoma Hashimoto is recruited as a male model, and becomes quite successful, but also narcissistic and obsessed about his body shape. He encounters Rohan at the gym and after competing against him, becomes even more obsessive about his training. Eventually, he steals money from his girlfriend Mika to buy more equipment and she throws him out. At the gym, Rohan challenges Yoma to a contest on two treadmills in which the first to reach 25 km/h can grab the remote control and stop their machine. Rohan beats Yoma, who demands a rematch. This time, Yoma intimidates Rohan, and when he tries to grab the remote early, Yoma breaks three of Rohan’s fingers. He also smashes the window behind them so the loser will be propelled backwards through the window of the 8th floor of the Morioh Grand Hotel. Rohan uses Heaven's Door and discovers that Yoma has killed anyone interfering with his training, including Mika and another gym patron. Yoma wins the contest, but Rohan had written on Yoma's hand that he would stop Rohan's treadmill instead of his own, so it is Yoma that is sent flying through the window. Rohan regrets that he crossed the line by sacrificing someone else who had become the avatar of the god of speed, Hermes, to save himself.

Reception

The first collected volume debuted to an estimated 278,268 copies sold for its first week on sale in Japan, ranking as third in the weekly Japanese top-50 comics charts, after Detective Conan volume 81 and Terra Formars volume 7. [28] It charted for four consecutive weeks, selling a total of 422,994 copies. [29] [30] [31] By May 2014, it had sold 526,719 copies, [32] and by November, sales had reached 553,380, making it the 68th best selling manga volume in Japan of 2014. [lower-alpha 4] [33] The second volume's standard and limited editions debuted to 132,283 and 20,128 copies sold, respectively, ranking as fourth and thirty-sixth in the weekly Japanese comic charts. [34]

The series was well received by critics. [3] [13] Maria Antonietta Idotta of MangaForever said that the series managed to express full range of drama, depth and complexity typical of Araki's long-form works despite its one-shot format, and called the artwork "sublime". [13] Takato of Manga-News also found it to capture the essence of Araki's long-form JoJo's Bizarre Adventure while working as a newcomer-friendly stand-alone work, and enjoyed how the shorter format caused a stronger focus on the atmosphere and world, making it feel like more than just a spin-off. Erkael, also writing for Manga-News, thought the art and writing would both satisfy existing fans and attract new ones, and called it "a pleasure to read" despite the change in tone compared to JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, with more elements of horror and high tension. [3]

Notes

  1. "月曜日-天気雨 (Getsuyōbi - Tenkiame)" in the original magazine printing
  2. "Episode 9" in the original magazine printing
  3. "Episode 10" in the original magazine printing
  4. The "2014" period covers November 18, 2013 to November 16, 2014. [33]

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