Update on Leiji Matsumoto (November 17, 2019)

The Asahi Shimbun is reporting that Leiji Matsumoto did not suffer a stroke, but was hospitalized due to accumulated fatigue, according to Matsumoto’s office in Japan.

According to the hospital where he is being treated, Matsumoto had a breathing tube inserted after he was checked into the emergency unit. The Agenzia Nazionale Stampa Associata reported that doctors removed the tube at 4 p.m. on November 16, 2019 as his condition had stabilized.

However, Matsumoto’s Japanese office says it is not clear when he will return to Japan as he will remain hospitalized for the time being.

Source: The Asahi Shimbun

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