The moment you’ve all been waiting for.
Now, finally subbed in English by yours truly. Please turn on Subtitles/closed caption.(Special thanks to abc123cura for helping out with the last scene)
Subs may not be fully accurate, as they’re all from the manga, excluding the last scene, and as we all know, DP tends to leave out a few lines from the manga, but you get the general idea from them.
The JoJo’s Coloured Adventure Team has finished their translation, here’s a link to a Facebook post with a torrent and Mega link to download. (It includes the raw, without the hard Chinese subtitles) I took the liberty to improve some of the subtitles in this video based on the some of their translation. If you want to experience the OVA without the Chinese subtitles in the video and with a better translation and subtitle system, I’d suggest downloading this.
Here are some things to note:
Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan is a spin off series about Rohan Kishibe’s adventures he had during his research. Basically, instead of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, TSKR is Rohan’s Bizarre Adventure.
The chapters in Thus Spoke Rohan Kishibe are episodically numbered. Currently, there are 6 chapters. It goes: Episode 16, 2, 5, 6, 7, and 9, with 16 being the first episode/chapter to be released and 9 being the latest. David Productions just chose to animated the third chapter/Episode 5 for some reason.
At 2:33 and 21:41, Rohan is referring to Episode 2, Mutsukabe Hill, where he purchases an entire mountain for research and goes bankrupt.
At 3:24, Isetan is a department store chain, meaning that there’s a department store setup there just for 11 houses. This was originally mentioned in the manga, but was removed in the OVA for some reason. (I’d guess that DP thought they were assuming the viewer knows what Isetan is)
Episode 5 take place 7 years after DiU, so in 2006. I don’t know why Kyouka has a modern tablet with modern Google maps in 2006, the manga was made in 2012 and I guess Araki forgot. I guess you could say TSKR takes place in an alternate universe. As for the uniforms, Koichi, Josuke, and Okuyasu weren’t originally in the manga, they were added into the OVA by David Productions, so blame them. All of Jotaro’s outfits after part 3 were based off of his school uniform anyways, so I guess you could assume it’s something like that.
Thanks to 이선호 in the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Facebook group for uploading this.
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