You must have heard about a sentimental story of Shin-Chan’s death. The story tells that the character of Shin-Chan was inspired by the death of a child in car accident while saving his sister.
Let us burst the bubble for you and tell you that this all is fake and has no truth behind it. As a matter of fact, it was an adult cartoon initially. Shin-Chan never died.
How was Shin-Chan Born?
Shin-Chan is just an imaginary character. Back in 1990, Shin Chan was an adult cartoon and was first created for the people in mid 30’s, but it became so popular among youth and children that the creators had to make it family oriented.
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Crayon Shin-Chan first appeared in 1990 in a Japanese weekly magazine. Due to the death of an author, it ended in its original form on September 11, 2009.
A new comics began in the summer of 2010 by members of Usui’s team, titled New Crayon Shin-chan.
Animation of the series began airing in 1992 and is still ongoing on several television networks, worldwide. The show has now been dubbed in 30 languages which aired in 45 countries.
In India, The series started airing in India on Hungama TV on June 19, 2006. Due to the controversy over the behaviour, style and attitude towards elders exhibited in the show, the Parents and Teachers Association complained about it, claiming that the series was a bad role model for kids. The series was banned in October 2008 by Government of India.
After many requests from the fans, the censor board re-examined and heavily edited the nude scenes and profanity and restarted broadcasting on March 27, 2009.
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