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Jōō (Kamakura period)

, also romanized as Jō-ō, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) after Jōkyū and before Gennin. This period spanned the years from April 1222 to November 1224. The reigning emperor was Go-Horikawa-tennō.

Jōō (Edo period)

, alternatively romanized as Jō-ō or Shōō, was a after Keian and before Meireki. This period spanned the years from September 1652 through April 1655. The reigning emperors were and .


Jōō may refer to:

  • Jyouou (TV series), a Japanese television drama
  • Jōō (Kamakura period), a Japanese era name (1222–1224)
  • Jōō (Edo period), a Japanese era name (1652–1655)
  • Takeno Jōō (1502–1555), Japanese tea master
  • Jōō (manga)
Jōō (manga)

is a seinen manga and dorama adaptation chronicling a young girl's challenge at a "Jōō Grand Prix" contest in which the best kyabakura hostess ( kyabajō) is promised to win 100,000,000 yen (roughly 1 million US dollars). The manga's authors are Ryō Kurashina (story) and Nao Kurebayashi (art).

Part one of the manga serialization in Business Jump magazine spanned from the 18th volume of 2004 until the 5th volume of 2008. Part two began with the 11th volume of 2009, renamed .

A Japanese television drama adaptation of the same name began airing on TV Tokyo keiretsu channels on October 7, 2005, and lasted for 12 episodes. Part two resumed on October 2, 2009, renamed "Jōō Virgin." On BS Japan, "Jōō" began airing on October 11, 2009.

Joo (Korean name)

Joo, also spelled Ju or Chu, is a Korean family name and an element in Korean given names. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write it.

Joo (singer)

Jung Min Joo (born on October 11, 1990), simply known as JOO, is a South Korean singer and actress.