Actor Haruma Miura passes away on July 18, 2020

I know I’m just now posting this, but that is because i just found out from TikTok that he passed away. I haven’t gotten around to watching even half of his movies and drama series. I’ve only seen that one variety show with him and Takeru Sato.

Tokyo, July 18 (Jiji Press)–Popular Japanese actor Haruma Miura, 30, has died in apparent suicide, it was learned Saturday.

Miura was found hanging at his condominium in Tokyo’s Minato Ward on the day and was later confirmed dead at a hospital, investigative sources said. Circumstances in the condominium suggest that he committed suicide, according to the Metropolitan Police Department of Tokyo.

Miura’s manager visited his home as he did not come to work, and found the actor hanging in a closet, the sources said. An apparent suicide note was left in the condominium.

Miura made his debut in “Aguri,” a television drama series of Japan Broadcasting Corp. (NHK), in 1997, when he was aged under 10. He became widely popular for his performances in “14-sai no Haha” (14-Year-Old Mother), a Nippon Television Network Corp. drama series broadcast in 2006, and movie “Koizora” (Sky of Love), released in 2007.

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  • Name Haruma Miura
  • Japanese: 三浦春馬 (みうら はるま)
  • Birthdate: April 5, 1990
  • Date of Death: July 18, 2020
  • Birthplace: Ibaraki, Japan
  • Height: 178 cm.
  • Blood Type: AB

Bio

Haruma Miura born on April 5, 1990, just north-east of Tokyo, in Ibaraki Prefecture is an actor and singer in Japan. Haruma Miura was enrolled in Tsukba Actor’s studio as a child and made his debut at the age of seven on the NHK television drama “Agri“.

While continuing his acting career in Japanese television dramas, Haruma and two other students formed the boyband Brash Brats. After Tsukba Actor’s studio closed down, the trio joined one of Japan’s biggest talent agencies, Amuse.

Shortly afterwards Haruma’s popularity grew even more following his performance in the NHK family drama Fight. Haruma then put the Brash Brats on indefinite hiatus. His career took off even further, appearing in the big screen version of Sky of Love and starring in the TBS drama Bloody Monday. Haruma Miura is slated to star opposite Shun Oguri in Takashi Miike‘s Crows Zero 2.

Notes

  1. Actor Haruma Miura was found deceased at his home around 1PM on July 18, 2020 in Minato, Tokyo. A suicide note was found near his body.

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