Great news – Yuichiro Umehara has been discharged from the hospital!
The 27-year-old voice actor has been recovering from acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, which is an autoimmune disease that causes swelling in the brain and spinal cord.
After spending three months in the hospital, Umehara’s doctors felt he was healthy enough to safely leave. Arts Vision, which is Umehara’s talent agency, plans on being cautious about letting him work. They will work with his doctors while they slowly let him resume voice acting.
Umehara is a hot name in the industry, and he had 11 different roles during the winter 2018 season. His next big role is the voicing the titular character in Goblin Slayer.