The anime song singer, Ooishi Masayoshi will suspend all activities involving his voice including singing, due to operation to remove the vocal cord polyp, from early Apr. to May 6, 2020. His condition is mild and the hospitalization from the surgery is only for a short time. He is planning to return with his solo performance held at “LINE CUBE SHIBUYA” on May 21.
Ooishi Masayoshi is an anime song singer known for singing and providing many anime theme songs such as, “Kemono Friends”, “SSSS.GRIDMAN”, and so on.
He got first place in the “Anime!Anime!” survey, “The musician who anime fans want to see in the Kouhaku Uta Gassen.”, which took place in 2019.
He is also known for his friendly personality, and when a photo was taken to check if the voice actor Sakurai Takahiro and Ooishi Masayoshi really look alike, fans reacted, “They're so alike! haha”, “They look too much like each other, haha”, “They're brothers aren't they?”
Ooishi Masayoshi himself has announced his situation on Twitter, and many fans have posted comments to cheer him up.
He is planning to return with his solo performance on May 21.
■The announcement by his affiliated agency, F.M.F
<To those who support Ooishi Masayoshi>
Thank you for always supporting Ooishi Masayoshi.
We are sorry to announce that Ooishi will go into surgery to remove the vocal cord polyp, which he had been diagnosed before.
Due to the operation, he will suspend all activities involving his voice including singing from early Apr. to May 6. We are sorry for making you worried, but his symptoms are mild and the hospitalization is only for a short time, and we are preparing for his healthy return on his solo performance scheduled in May.
Thank you for your continuous support of Ooishi Masayoshi.