This is Hirohiko Araki. He does two things: churns out JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and refuses to age.

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As Kotaku previously reported (here and here), the manga artist is famous in Japan for not appearing to grow old as the rest of us do. The fact that his appearance has stayed the same for years is a meme in Japan. Every time a new photo of Araki appears, the country’s internet marvels at his eternal youth.

For good reason. This guy is 55 years old. He does not look it. At all.

[Image: 2ch | NHK]

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Recently, Araki was profiled on Japanese TV, which should help erase that this is mere Photoshop.

[Image: Natalie | NHK]

This is sorcery.

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Time to add it to the collection of Araki photos, which begins when he was a young man in the year 3000 B.C.

Top image: 2ch | NHK

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