Back in 2010, beatboxer Hikakin went viral with his version of the Super Mario Bros. theme. Since then, he's gone on to become one of Japan's biggest YouTubers. And this month, he's getting a manga in Weekly Shonen Jump.
In the above clip from 2014, you can see how he went from a beatboxing super market employee to one of the biggest internet stars in the country.
お知らせです！来週発売の週間少年マガジンに掲載されます！是非ご覧ください^ ^ pic.twitter.com/3V7uoyR3It
— 佐藤勇 (@yuSto08) April 19, 2017
The blurb promoting the manga points out that among today's kids in Japan, becoming a YouTuber is the third most popular profession. I wonder what number manga artist is...