This Is the Taste of a Liar

This Is the Taste of a Liar

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About

"This Is the Taste of a Liar!" is a memorable quote from the Japanese manga JoJo's Bizarre Adventure uttered by the deuteragonist Bruno Buccellati after finding out the protagonist Giorno Giovanna's lie and licking the sweat off his face.

Origin

The quote originally appeared in the scene from the Chapter 443 "Bucciarati Is Coming, Part 1" of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Vento Aureo, the fifth part of the manga, originally released on January 10th, 1996. [1]
In the scene, character Bruno Buccellati (Bucciarati) is questioning main protagonist Giorno Giovanna if he knows what happened to character Leaky-Eye Luca, who was in critical condition at that time because of a previous encounter with Giorno. Despite denying that he met Luca, and apparently losing Bruno, Giorno realizes he was holding Luca's right eye the entire time and starts sweating nervously. Bruno then appears behind Giorno, licks the sweat off his cheek, and proclaims that the sweat tastes like that of a liar[2].


THAT'S LUCA'S RIGHT EYE'... HE'S UNCON- SCIOUe ANYWAY, YOU'RE SWEATING NOW, I BROUGHT IT HERE. THIe TASTE..- IS THE TASTE OF A LIAR! GloRNO Glo- VANNA! 151

Spread

On November 18, 2007, a Penny Arcade forum user named Wren uploaded a parody image (pictured below, left) featuring Team Fortress 2 characters, Spy and Engineer[4]. On March 13th, 2008, a user on JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Community forums, named Tobunshi posted an edit of the scene (pictured below, right) where Bruno is licking the face of a former United States president George W. Bush[3].


THIS TASTE ITS OF SAPPIN MAH THIS TASTE IT'S OF A LIAR GEORGE


On January 9th, 2013, an anonymous 4chan user posted a Spongebob Squarepants parody image of the original scene[5], referencing the similarities between it and a certain scene in episode "The Smoked Peanut" where Patrick apparently licks Spongebob's face[6]. The image appeared on other sites like Tumblr, where on June 9th, 2014, a user WeeklyManga posted the image, getting 536 notes as of late July 2015[7].


RIGHT WHERE STANDING, FOLLOWEN 2IGHT TD THIS EA BAG OF PEANUTS So'cosE TO SOLVING THIS レ CPIME. ALNADST

In the Anime

On July 5, 2018, episode one "Gold Experience" of the anime adaptation of the series premiered.[8] In the episode, the scene is shown.



This taste is the taste of a liar, Giorno Giovanna!

Bucciarati Licking Things / October 2019 Resurgence

On October 5th, 2019, Redditor SicilianFork posted a "This Is the Taste of a Liar" edit to /r/ShitPostCrusaders subreddit, where it gained over 13,700 upvotes in three days (shown below, left).[9] On the same day, Redditor C3t8csPazG posted another edit which gained over 13,700 upvotes in the same period (shown below, right),[10] also posting a transparent PNG of Bucciarati licking in the comments.[11]


ReF This is the taste of a lire, Giorno Giovanna! This is the taste of a Dire, Giorno Giovanna!

In the following days, the format received a significant surge in popularity in the community, with multiple notable edits posted by the users (examples shown below).


This is the taste of a wire Giorno Giovanna! FATLER Ow. 0/Fodi Rero F---

Various Examples

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THIS TASTE IT'S OF A LIAR... 9 GIORNO GIOVANNA !

Templates


THIS TASTE... IS THE TASTE OF A LIAR! GIORNO GIO- VANNA! THIS TASTE... IS THE TASTE OF A LIAR! GIORNO GIOVAN- NA!

Search Interest

External References

[1] JoJo's Bizarre Encyclopedia – Chapter 443

[2] Batoto – Original Scene

[3] JJBA Community Forums- George Bush edit

[4] Penny Arcade Forums – Team Fortress 2

[5] Foolz – Taste of a Spongebob

[6] Spongebob Wiki – The Smoked Peanut

[7] Tumblr – Taste of a Liar: Spongebob Edition

[8] Jojo's Bizarre Encyclopedia – GW Episode 1

[9] Reddit – I swear to Speedwagon if this has been done before

[10] Reddit – Direno

[11] Reddit – C3t8csPazG's Commentr

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