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Things are bound to only get worse from here. Much, much worse.

Anime and manga characters change! That we know. And since Crayon Shin-Chan debuted in the early 1990s, the character has transformed. It’s been an on-going change.

In this image, which was recently posted on Japan’s 2ch as well as Tumblr over the years, you can see how the popular character Shin-chan is set to evolve:

And by the year 2351, he’ll look like a Jackson Pollock painting.

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