Sei Ashina Wiki – Sei Ashina Biography
Sei Ashina was a Japanese actress, best known for starring as Hime in Kamen Rider Hibiki has died on September 14th, 2020. She was also known for her role as The Girl, an unnamed concubine, in Silk. She was found dead at her Tokyo apartment by family on Monday morning, her agency said, following what investigative sources believe was a suicide.
It's so sad to say this.
Kamen Rider Hibiki's Sei Ashina who had played Hime was found dead today at her home.
She is one of the Kamen Rider villains who had a successful career. pic.twitter.com/0B6GAL8SMe
— Princeton Hilary de Cunha / Nihon Hero (@NihonHero) September 14, 2020
Sei Ashina has died at the age 36-year-old.
She began her career as a fashion model, starred in numerous movies and TV series including the NHK period drama “Yae no Sakura” (Yae’s Sakura) and the police drama “Aibo” (Partner).
The Fukushima Prefecture native also landed a role in the 2007 film “Silk,” an adaptation of an Italian novel of the same name, in which a French silkworm smuggler and his wife, played by Michael Pitt and Keira Knightley, the journey to Japan in search of silkworms in the 19th century.
Ashina made her voice acting debut in the Japanese-language version of the 2011 American TV series “Revenge” as the leading character Emily Thorne, and most recently appeared in the TV series “Theseus no Fune” (Ship of Theseus) and the movie “AI Hokai” (AI Amok) released in January.
Cause of Death (Suicide)
Japanese actress Sei Ashina was found dead at her Tokyo apartment by family on Monday morning, her agency said, following what investigative sources believe was a suicide.
Actress Sei Ashina was found dead in her home. She acted in works like Kamen Rider Hibiki and Bloody Monday. Cause of dead is unknown, but it's the second time in a short period of time Japan loses a younger actor. 😥 pic.twitter.com/YWs7u1yLKL
— Nick (@coffeemoogles) September 14, 2020