Japanese Actor Haruma Miura’s Death, Suspected by Suicide


The famous Japanese actor, Haruma Miura, was found dead in his home on July 18, 2020.

Although investigations are active but nothing has been confirmed. The police found a suicide note that has lead them to suspect his death as a suicide.



As Miura had been working actively and appeared in various roles in TV drama series, movies, musicals and other works, his death had a massive impact on the public, as seen in the comments sections overflowing with condolences on Twitter and other social media.

Many media outlets reported the background of events leading to the discovery of Miura’s death, and how the cause of death was suspected to be suicide, as well as background information on the actor’s career and his achievements. Some media outlets reported additionally in detail on the method and location of the suicide, as well as footage of the apartment the actor lived in and recent events that seem to hint at a suicide connection.

His death sent shock waves throughout Japan.

Expert reported that Japan have around 20,000 suicides in 2019.  

Mental health and online harassment are serious issues, and nobody should have to live in fear of getting help.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 is a hotline for individuals in crisis or for those looking to help someone else.

Source: Mainichi