Hiroshi Kume donates Y200 million to earthquake relief
Television and radio personality Hiroshi Kume, 66, has donated 200 million yen to an earthquake relief fund.
Kume declined to comment on his donation but sources say that he also sold many of his possessions at a charity auction which took place at a meeting for volunteers. He is also said to have expressed a strong interest in volunteering himself. The collection raised a total of 550 million yen or $6.8 million.