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Best Young Jonathan Joestar Costume Guide
Jonathan Joestar is the main protagonist of the popular Japanese manga and anime series JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. The son of a wealthy businessman, Jonathan grows into an honest and loyal man although his life is filled with tragedy. Presented as a British character who grew up in the Victorian era, his appearance as a young man was quite formal, almost like that of a newsboy.
Jonathan appears in the very first manga installment of the series, called Phantom Blood where he is seen battling his adopted brother Dio who wants to take the family’s fortune for himself. If you want to become the young version of the original JoJo from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, you’ll need a Brown Suit Jacket, White Handkerchief, Brown Pants, White Shirt, Blue Sweater Vest, Blue Wig, Brown Slip On Loafers, Pink Skinny Tie and Blue Argyle Socks.
Young Jonathan Joestar Cosplay Costumes
Manga and anime series always draw a tremendous amount of popularity from cosplayers, but sometimes it is the older, less widely known ones that can be the most fun. Sure, there’s always going to be plenty of people at anime events dressed as the most current flavor of the month, but if you want some real credibility, you should be looking for hidden gems like JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. While the anime series showed up in 2012, the manga was around back in 1987!
If you know your anime, you’ll definitely know about Jonathan Joestar and have a lot of fun with this costume. Maybe you can have a friend join you and dress as his adopted brother and rival from Phantom Blood, Dio. If your costume work has what it takes, don’t forget to submit some photos to our Halloween Costume Contest!
About Young Jonathan Joestar
Jonathan Joestar first appeared as the main protagonist in the 1987 manga called Phantom Blood, which formed part of a much larger series called JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, with subsequent installments all having main characters with the letters ‘Jojo’ in their name. Young Jonathan grew up in a wealthy British noble family and enjoyed boxing as a child. He grew to be strong, muscular, and maintained his gentlemanly demeanor, and ready to protect his family’s fortune.
His original story centers around him meeting his adopted brother Dio Brando, who has decided he wants to take the family fortune for himself. Unable to allow this to happen, Jonathan studies with Master Will Anthonio Zeppeli to learn the martial arts technique of the Ripple, which allows him to defeat Dio who has become a vampire. Due to the threat of Dio waging a battle against his family, Jonathan also burns down their English mansion, and the family leaves behind its noble roots to move around the world.