JoJo's Bizarre Adventure - Legacy

Legacy

In 2009, Hirohiko Araki was one of five artists selected by the Musée du Louvre to create original works set at the famous museum. Araki's piece starred JoJo's Rohan Kishibe and was shown at the exhibit titled Le Louvre invite la bande dessinée ("The Louvre Invites Comic-Strip Art"), which was created to show the diversity of comics, from January 19 to April 13.

From September 17 to October 6, 2011, the Gucci store in Shinjuku hosted the Gucci x Hirohiko Araki x Spur "Rohan Kishibe Goes to Gucci" Exhibition, a collaboration between the luxury Italian clothing brand, JoJo's creator and the fashion magazine Spur. The exhibit celebrated the 90th anniversary of Gucci and featured a life-size figure of Rohan Kishibe, as well as numerous illustrations by Araki; including actual pieces of the brand's own 2011-2012 fall/winter collection and his own original fashion designs. The October issue of Spur contained a one-shot by Araki called "Rohan Kishibe Goes to Gucci", in which Rohan goes to a Gucci factory to discover the secret behind a magical handbag.

In 2012, in celebration of JoJo's 25th anniversary, a Lawson store in Araki's native Sendai was remodeled to look like the "Owson" store that appears in part 4 of the series. The store was opened from July 28 to September 30, and contained exclusive goods with the Owson name. The October 2012 issue of Ultra Jump contained a special booklet titled 25 Years With JoJo, also in celebration of the anniversary, featuring messages and tribute art from well-known manga artists such as Akira Toriyama, Yoshihiro Togashi, Eiichiro Oda, Clamp and 18 others.

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