Josuke Higashikata

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Josuke Higashikata
JoJo's Bizzarre Adventure character
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Cosplay of Josuke Higashikata (left) and Okuyasu Nijimura (right)
Created byHirohiko Araki

Josuke Higashikata is a character from the manga and anime JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. He is the main character of the fourth part of the manga and anime Diamond is Unbreakable, where is revealed he is the bastard son of Joseph Joestar, who cheated on his wife with a young Japanese woman, Tomoko Higashikata. Because of this, he is the uncle of Jotaro Kujo, from Part 3, Stardust Crusaders. Josuke is a young, but tall Japanese student with a golden heart, living in the fictional Japanese town of Morioh. During the series he fight several enemies with the help of Jotaro and befriends Koichi Hirose and Okuyasu Nijimura. His stand is called Crazy Diamond, a tribute to the Pink Floyd's song. It has the ability to heal wounds and restore objects. However it can't heal Josuke's own wounds. He can also survive painful deaths like the from last season in part 4 finale.