27th September 2020 – (Tokyo) Japanese actress Yuko Takeuchi passed away suddenly at the age of 40. According to Japanese media reports, she was found lying at home in Tokyo and was certified deceased after being sent to the hospital. The police preliminarily concluded that there was a possibility of suicide. The details are still under investigation.
She made her big break with NHK’s Asadora television series Asuka and JT Green’s commercial. She appeared in many TV shows, movies, and commercials. On 27 September 2020, She was found dead at her home in Tokyo. It was reported that she may have committed suicide.
Movies she has starred in include Hoshi Ni Negaiwo, Yomigaeri and Be with You (Ima, Ai ni Yukimasu). All of these have thought-provoking plots and she acts well, pulling the audience into the story. Her excellent performance in Yomigaeri was recognized by the 27th Japanese Academy Awards. She has also won other various awards for her television and movie appearances. Especially in Sidecar ni inu, she plays mysterious woman and has won many awards.