Bites Za Dusto meme example.

Bites Za Dusto

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About

Bites Za Dusto is a catchphrase and reference used in memes from the anime JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, specifically in part four titled Diamond is Unbreakable. The name of the attack, said by the character Yoshikage Kira, became a memetic phrase used in various images, remixes and other formats since its episode debuted in late 2016.

Origin

On November 25th, 2016, episode 35 of Diamond is Unbreakable aired, which showed the anime adaptation of the attack originally from the manga series. The attack itself is fully named "Killer Queen, Third Bomb, Bites The Dust," but due to the way the voice actor pronounces the English song title, it comes across as "Bites Za Dusto," which was the associated name of the meme until the English dub came out. The day the episode was released, the YouTube account cha_the_tea[1] uploaded a video in which the Queen song "Another One Bites The Dust" was mixed with the audio from the show when Bites Za Dusto activates, earning over 2 million views in six years (shown below).



Spread

In anticipation of the episode's release on November 25th, 2016, memes about "Bites The Dust" and "Bites Za Dusto" were already being made and shared online leading up to the premiere. For example, on October 11th, 2016, a month before the episode's release, an anonymous Imgur[2] user uploaded a Cyanide and Happiness GIF meme in which one character is showing the other their Stand, Killer Queen, and its "Bites The Dust" ability (shown below).


Does he bite?

References to Bites Za Dusto continued spreading online over the following years in a multitude of memes. On April 15th, 2017, Pinterest user Rocklan Xanimus[3] pinned a Principal Skinner's Pathetic meme that was edited to be about Yoshikage Kira activating Bites The Dust as a reference to the show (shown below).


When your son tries to tell your enemies you're Yoshikage Kira but he ends activating "Bites the Dust"

Various Examples


IT'S BITE THE DUST TIME 2) )a NO,DAD! No This is 「Bait Za Dust。」 DAISAN NO BAKUDAN BITES THE DUST When u boutta fight Josuke and Jotaro even though u rewinded time using Bites Za Dusto Ah s---, here we go a YouTube SEWIND YouTube bites za dusto Me trying to fight the urge to say "Killer Queen- Daisan No Bakudan: Bites Za Dusto" whenever I see someone open a book 4-34 E

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External References

[1] YouTube – chai_the_tea

[2] Imgur – BitesZaDusto

[3] Pinterest – Rocklan

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