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‘Attack on Titan’ star Haruma Miura dead at 30

/ 03:37 PM July 19, 2020

Japanese movie and TV star Haruma Miura, known for films “Attack on Titan” and “Kimi ni Todoke”, has died at 30 years old.

Miura was found dead by his manager at home in Tokyo yesterday afternoon, July 18, Kyodo News reported, citing investigative sources. The sources said a suicide note was in his room.

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Actor Haruma Miura attends the “Attack on Titan” World Premiere press conference on July 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. Image: Rachel Murray/Getty Images for FUNimation Entertainment/AFP

Miura’s acting debut was at 7 years old in the TV drama “Agri”. He landed lead roles in romantic films such as 2007’s “Koizora (Sky of Love)”, “Naoko” in 2008 and 2010’s “Kimi ni Todoke (From Me to You)”.

The actor snagged newcomer awards in the Mainichi Film Awards and the Japan Academy Awards for his role in “Naoko” as runner Yusuke Iki.

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Miura was also a lead actor in the 2013 war film “The Eternal Zero” and in the live-action adaptation of manga “Attack on Titan”.

He has an upcoming drama series “Love Will Begin When Money End” set to air in September.

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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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The actor’s final Instagram post on July 14 promoted the show. Niña V. Guno/JB

The Philippine Department of Health has said that every case of suicide is a tragedy that can be avoided. Thus, people who feel that they may be suffering from mental health problems and need help may call Hopeline hotlines:

  • 804-HOPE (4673)
  • 0917-558-HOPE (4673), or
  • 2919 (toll-free number for Globe and TM subscribers)

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