Predicting Anime Characters' Future Appearance Is Easy

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Jibanyan is the most popular character in Yokai Watch, Japan's new favorite anime and video game. The character is new, but what will it look like in ten years?

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As Kotaku has previously mentioned, characters change. Heck, look at how Pikachu has developed over the years.

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Via Japanese web forum 2ch, here's a guess at how Jibanyan will look in 2025:

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See you in ten years! We can compare then.

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