Screenshot: isetta_23

Akira Sakuma, creator of the Momotetsu train games, was rushed to the ER on New Year’s Day after suffering a heart attack. His family posted this image to Twitter, saying he’s still in the ICU, but is conscious and doing “very” well. We wish him a full recovery.


Share This Story

Get our newsletter

About the author

Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.