Japanese actress and singer Sayaka Kanda has died just after seemingly slipping from a peak at a lodge in Sapporo, northern Japan, her workplace explained Sunday.
Kanda, identified for voicing the lead character Anna in the Japanese dubbed model of the Disney animated film “Frozen,” was observed all-around 1 p.m. Saturday lying in an outside room on the 14th flooring of the 22-tale lodge wherever she was staying.
Sayaka Kanda. (Kyodo)
Police are investigating the case as possible suicide but have not ruled out foul participate in.
The 35-yr-previous daughter of actor Masaki Kanda, 70, and singer Seiko Matsuda, 59, was later on confirmed lifeless at a healthcare facility. Matsuda’s business claimed she was not able to accept what experienced transpired.
Sayaka Kanda did not display up for her general performance in the musical “My Reasonable Lady” at a Sapporo theater on Saturday afternoon but was at a rehearsal on Friday, in accordance to producers.
She experienced been acting in musicals considering that close to the age of 20 and was scheduled to play the function of Maetel in the “Galaxy Categorical 999” musical upcoming April.
Kanda married in 2017 but divorced two years later.
Takako Matsu, who voiced Elsa in the Japanese release of “Frozen,” posted on Disney’s formal Twitter account that she was “speechless” soon after listening to the information, incorporating “the time we invested jointly is an irreplaceable treasure for me.”
Amon Miyamoto, who directed the musical that was Kanda’s initially stage overall performance, explained, “I truly feel truly unfortunate and regretful. She was just getting began and I want she could have lived longer.”
Well being gurus are contacting for the community to digest the news calmly and to keep away from sharing it on social media.
According to a examine by the Japan Suicide Countermeasures Marketing Heart, the range of suicides in the country swiftly elevated above the 10 times pursuing the death of a preferred actor previous yr.