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The Secret Crossover Between the MCU and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure


As Western anime followers vigorously debate about sub versus dub, Japan has already absolutely embraced the artwork of dubbing, and has been for a few years. Many fashionable anime voice actors are additionally prolific movie dub actors, so there are sure to be overlaps between long-running anime collection and a significant movie franchise just like the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), which tends to rent one of the best voice actors for his or her movie dub initiatives.

With the MCU coming into its multiverse section and animated collection like What If gaining traction, one has to marvel if there shall be any probability of a crossover with a preferred anime — particularly one which options virtually each voice actor from the dubbed model of the MCU; specifically, JoJo’s Weird Journey. If such a crossover ought to ever occur, let’s check out which characters within the MCU could possibly be given the JoJo remedy.

Tony Stark/Iron Man and Esidisi from JoJo Half 2: Battle Tendency

If one significantly thinks about it, there are some similarities between Tony Stark, absolutely the pillar of recent expertise, and a 2,000-year-old Pillar Man. Each are flamboyant, overly assured and love to brag at their enemies. Nevertheless, most significantly, each are voiced by veteran voice actor Keiji Fujiwara (who, sadly, handed away in 2020).

Their similarities principally cease there, as Iron Man wears a full swimsuit of armor whereas Esidisi does not are likely to put on a lot clothes in any respect. One is a significant heroic character who sacrifices his life to save lots of the world whereas the opposite cries like an enormous child when he’s about to lose a struggle. Nonetheless, it might be immensely enjoyable to think about Tony Stark ever crying like that on the finish of a struggle.

Steve Rogers/Captain America and Bruno Bucciarati from JoJo Half 5: Golden Wind

Listed below are two characters that truly do have lots in widespread, despite the fact that one is a struggle hero and the opposite is a gangster. Not solely do each have a really sturdy conscience and by no means waver on their beliefs, however each are additionally nice leaders for his or her respective teams who ultimately find yourself on the run from folks they as soon as trusted.

It is due to this fact no shock that they are each voiced by Yuichi Nakamura. This voice actor is usually behind numerous highly effective heroes in anime, from Hawks in My Hero Academia to Gojo in Jujutsu Kaisen, so the crossover alternative doesn’t cease with JoJo. It ought to impress Steve to see Bruno having a will so sturdy that it may hold him preventing not solely all day, however even a number of days after his dying.

Bruce Banner/Hulk and Cioccolata from JoJo Half 5: Golden Wind

It is fairly a coincidence that each characters have a peculiar relationship with the colour inexperienced; one turns right into a inexperienced big that may smash dozens with a swing of his fist, whereas the opposite makes use of poisonous inexperienced mildew to kill hundreds within the blink of an eye fixed. In comparison with Hulk, Cioccolata doesn’t get a lot time to shine in JoJo besides because the recipient of one of many longest beatings in your entire JoJo collection, which exhibits how despicable he’s as a personality. He may due to this fact take consolation in understanding that Hulk is often the one which delivers beatings within the MCU.

Nevertheless, their stark variations showcase how versatile voice actor Atsushi Miyauchi will be; he can completely painting the sadistic and underhanded Ciocolata in addition to the mild-mannered Bruce Banner, along with the brutish Hulk. By the way, he does most of his work in overseas movie dubbing, and he not solely commonly acts because the voice for Mark Ruffalo but additionally for Christian Bale and Tom Hardy.

Provided that Avdol can manipulate fireplace whereas Thor can management Thunder, they need to have lots to speak about. Whereas Avdol likes to current as a severe and accountable particular person, his feelings usually result in some issues for him, identical to Thor. The truth that they’re fairly pleasant people doesn’t harm both. Avdol’s iconic “Yes, I am” one way or the other wouldn’t sound too unusual coming from Thor.

It is maybe applicable to say that the voice actor for each characters, Kenta Miyake, additionally voices All May in My Hero Academia, so he is positively the perfect candidate to voice the God of Thunder. The righteousness in his voice naturally shines by way of the characters he portrays, however there’s additionally a playful high quality that each one these characters share.

Peter Parker/Spiderman and Pannacotta Fugo from JoJo Half 5: Golden Wind

Peter Parker and Fugo

Fugo is likely one of the extra attention-grabbing characters in JoJo Half 5 together with his advanced background and persona. He’s total a very good particular person, however his mood can usually harm everybody round him, which is mirrored in his Stand Purple Haze. Evidently one thing related is going on with Peter Parker within the upcoming No Means Dwelling, the place his actions one way or the other crack open the multiverse and put everybody round him at risk.

Each younger males are voiced by Junya Enoki, whose youthful and energetic tone is appropriate for every kind of shonen characters, together with Yuji Itadori from Jujutsu Kaisen. Enoki is particularly apt at portraying scenes with emotional gravitas, together with the “I don’t feel so good” scene from Infinity Struggle, which might sound simply as touching as its English model.


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