I Reject My Humanity, JoJo
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"I Reject My Humanity, JoJo," also known as "I'm Throwing Away My Humanity, JoJo," refers to a memorable quote said by JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime series character Dio Brando upon revealing that he had decided to become a vampire. Online, a manga panel and a still image paired with the quote has been used as reactions, with the quote also used as a snowclone.
On March 9th, 1987, chapter 11 "The Stone Mask, Part 4" of the manga series JoJo's Bizarre Adventure was published. In the chapter, character Dio Brando reveals his decision to become a vampire by donning the Stone Mask, saying that he "rejects his humanity" (color panels shown below).
On October 20, 2012, episode three "Youth with Dio" of the anime adaptation of the series premiered. In the episode, the scene is shown (shown below).
I'm throwing away my humanity, JoJo!
The exact first instance of "I Reject My Humanity, JoJo" meme is unknown. Prior to September 2016, memes based on a black-and-white manga panel of Dio Brando saying the quote and holding the mask saw moderate spread in Japan, with multiple instances of memes in which the mask was replaced with other objects posted online by users (examples shown below).
On September 21st, 2016, Tumblr user billys-silly-thrillies responded used the meme to respond to an image of a papier-mâché mask submitted by another user, with the post receiving over 11,400 likes and reblogs in three years (shown below).
In the following years, the memes based both on the manga panel and the still image from the anime adaptation gained further spread online, particularly on Tumblr and Reddit.
 JoJo's Bizarre Encyclopedia – "":
 JoJo's Bizarre Encyclopedia – Episode 3
 Baidu – 流风蓝's Post
 Twitter – @itonobuh's Tweet
 Tumblr – billys-silly-thrillies' Post
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