Junichi Suwabe has been suspended for a total of 22 days since December 31
Kodoani.com – Voice actors Junichi Suwabe just shared the good news on his official blog on January 22, announcing that he had returned to work after taking time off to take care of his health. Before that, he had to temporarily stop all activities to be hospitalized and undergo surgery. After a long period of medical care, Suwabe was safely discharged from the hospital on January 11 and is recovering at home.
On his blog, he shared: “From the last day of work last year to December 30, I was absent from voiceover work for a total of 22 days. This is the first time since the beginning of my career.” career, I was absent for such a long period of time.”
Junichi Suwabe revealed that he was facing a disease called “parotid gland tumor”. This disease forms in the parotid gland, an area in front of and below the ear, and occurs in about 1 to 3 per 100,000 people. Following his doctor’s advice, he decided to undergo surgery to remove the tumor, because if left untreated, it could develop into a malignant (cancerous) tumor.
Suwabe said the surgery went smoothly and the recovery process afterward was also considered successful. Pathology of the tumor showed that it was “benign” and did not require further treatment.
In a special thank you note, he expressed his gratitude to the medical team: “I would like to thank all the doctors, nurses and nursing assistants who took such dedicated care of me throughout the process. surgery and while I was in the hospital. Although it is not possible to contact everyone from here, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the medical team who took care of me.”
Finally, in his closing message, Junichi Suwabe said: “Once again, I sincerely apologize to everyone for the inconvenience and concern. I thank everyone for praying for my health. I promise will continue to face my work with love and passion, and look forward to receiving everyone’s support in 2024!”
According to: Kodoani.com and Junichi Suwabe’s Official Blog