Craig Hocker wrote:
Yes, there are infamous stories of him drinking the students under the table and then tossing them around at 6:30 AM class.
He has been off the booze for a number of years per Doctor's orders.
of course, heavy drinking is not exactly anything new in Japanese culture.
I must confess I'm a bit in the dark bout his current medical condition and his medical history. Is it true he has suffered a series of strokes during the years, and that he has been in a wheelchair since the late 1980's?