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Japanese Actor Haruma Miura Dies by Suspected Suicide at 30

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If you experience suicidal thoughts or have lost someone to suicide, the following post could be potentially triggering. You can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting “START” to 741741.

Japanese actor Haruma Miura has died by suspected at the age of 30, according to Kyodo News, on Saturday. Police are still investigating, which was confirmed by Miura’s management company.

“To fans and people concerned, we apologize for the worry and the inconvenience caused, but as to details we are still confirming and will inform you once again,” management company Amuse Inc. said in a statement.

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本日情報解禁されました。 TBS ドラマ「おカネの切れ目が恋の始まり」 略して【カネ恋】! 今回自分が演じさせて頂くキャラクターは おもちゃ会社のドラ息子で破壊的浪費癖があるものの、ポジティブで真っ直ぐな猿渡慶太を演じます。 日に日に暑くなって参りましたが、キャスト、スタッフ一同、テレビの前の皆様に9月から、より笑って頂きたく撮影に励んでおります! 楽しみにいていてください! #おカネの切れ目が恋のはじまり #カネ恋 #ジレきゅん

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Miura started acting at age 7, starring in the Japanese movie “Agri” in 1997. He has since appeared in films such as “Attack on Titan,” “Eien no Zero” and “Kimi ni Todoke.” He also appeared in several TV series, including “Bloody Monday.”

Prior to his death, Miura was slated to appear in “Love Will Begin When Money End,” set to air this September, and “Brave: Gunjyo Senki” in 2021, according to Deadline.

Fans, friends and colleagues reacted to Miura’s death on Twitter and shared condolences.

If this news is hard for you, know you are not alone — and there is help for people who feel suicidal. You can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or text “START” to 741-741. Head here for a list of crisis centers around the world.

Header image via Haruma Miura/Instagram

Originally published: July 19, 2020
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