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    Administrator Ian Jane's Avatar
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    RIP Yuko Takeuchi (Merged)

    "She was reportedly found by her actor husband Taiki Nakabayashi at their home in Shibuya Ward. Her death was confirmed at hospital.

    Police launched an investigation, suspecting that the actress took her own life, Japanese media reported.

    Ms Takeuchi was popular in Japan, known for the 1998 horror film Ringu which was adapted by Hollywood as The Ring."

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    RIP Yūko Takeuchi (1980-2020)

    RIP Yūko Takeuchi (April 1, 1980 – September 27, 2020)

    The very 1st victim of the whole Ringu franchise ...

    On September 27, 2020, at 2 am (JST), Takeuchi was found hanged at her home in Shibuya, Tokyo. She was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards. Her cause of death has not been released, but it is suspected to be suicide. No suicide note has been found.

    Last edited by fatboyslim142; 10-01-2020 at 08:03 AM.

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    Senior Member Mark Tolch's Avatar
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    That's very sad new. I'm so glad there was no picture of how they find her in RINGU, that freaked me out when I saw it. RIP.


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