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Dio Brando
Background information
Feature films JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood (film)
Television programs JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (OVA)

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (anime) JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders

Video games
Park attractions
Voice Kenji Nojima (Young; Movie)

Hikaru Midorikawa (Adult; Movie & Game) Isshin Chiba (Arcade) Tanaka Nobuo (OVA) Norio Wakamoto (Drama CD) Takehito Koyasu (Anime / All-Star Battle / Eyes of Heaven)

Performance model
Designer Hirohiko Araki
Character information
Other names DIO

Lord Dio Evil Incarnate (by Joseph Joestar) Bastard DIO, Gone To Heaven Heavenly DIO Heaven Ascension DIO

Personality Ambitious, Narcissistic, Arrogant, Megalomaniac
Appearance Vampire

Human (formerly)

Occupation Vampire

Employer of Stand-User Assassins

Affiliations Bad
Goal To reach Heaven.

To annihilate the Joestar Bloodline.

Home England (Part 1)

Egypt (Part 3)

Friends Jonathan Joestar (formerly)
Enemies Jonathan Joestar

The Joestar Group

Likes draining bloods
Dislikes sunlight
Powers and abilities
Weapons Knives
Fate Gets disintegrated by the sun.
Typical Saying "Muda! Muda! Muda! MUDA!!" (meaning known as "Useless")
"Za Warudo!" ("The World!")

Dio Brando  known simply as DIO from Part 3-onwards, is the main antagonist of Parts 1 and 3 of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, though his legacy causes repercussions throughout the rest of the series as well making the main villain of the whole series. He is also the father of Part 5's protagonist Giorno Giovanna. He has an alternative version of him called Diego Brando in Part 7. He also have three other sons in Part 6 under the rule of his friend Enrico Pucci.

In Eyes of Heaven, he has an ultimate form called Heaven Ascension DIO, which serves as the main villain of that game.