‘Attack on Titan’ star Haruma Miura dead at 30
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.
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.
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.
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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