Blood donation campaign
From left: Japanese Red Cross President Tadateru Konoe, Health Minister Yoko Komiyama, pro golfer Ryo Ishikawa, Monkey Majik members Maynard, Blaise and DICK, Love in Action Project leader Shu Yamamoto and Itaru Nishimoto, who heads the blood institute of the Japanese Red Cross, attend a news conference to launch a blood donation campaign aimed at people in their 20s.
The two-month campaign is asking young people in their 20s to consider donating blood. The Red Cross says the number of blood donors decreases in winter. Ishikawa has been a goodwill representative for the campaign for the past three years. Monkey Majik sings the theme song “HERO” for the campaign.