Japanese actress Sei Ashina, best known for her role as Hime in Kamen Rider Hibiki, has died in a suspected suicide.
According to Japanese media, Sei Ashina was found dead in her apartment in Tokyo early in the morning of September 14. Her agency has confirmed she was found dead, and police are continuing to investigate the case, as early reports by Japanese media believe she died by suicide. She was 36 years old.
No will was discovered at Sei Ashina’s residence, and it was believed that she was not dealing with any publicized personal issues. She was discovered after a relative was unable to get in contact with her.
Sei Ashina was debuted in 2003 in Japanese drama Stand Up! before getting her name out in Movies Kamen Rider Hibiki and Silk.