Famous comedian Shimura Ken dies of infection with the new coronavirus.

The comedian, Shimura ken, also admired by Brazilians who live in Japan, was hospitalized with the new coronavirus, died in the hospital in Tokyo on the 29th (70 years).

After symptoms such as malaise on March 17, Shimura ken was hospitalized in Tokyo and diagnosed with severe pneumonia, being announced on the 25th that he was infected with the new coronavirus.

He was hospitalized and continued treatment, but died in the hospital in Tokyo on the evening of the 29th.

Shimura ken was energetically active, even with an empty 70 year old show and tv.

Shimura was born in Higashimurayama-shi, Tokyo, in 1950, and became a member of the popular comic strip “The Drifters”, led by Ikariya and Chosuke in high school, and became an official member in 1974. Since then, he has created unique characters like "Baka-dono" and "Weird Uncle" and their own show, and jokes like "Eeen" and "Duffy" have been popular for generations.

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