Japanese ‘Frozen’ Star Sayaka Kanda Dies Aged 35

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Sayaka Kanda has died aged thirty-five, and fans of the star have been left shocked by the circumstances…

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This tragic news comes as she was rehearsing for her latest role.

And has led to thousands of tributes on social media to the star…

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Thirty-five-year-old, Sayaka Kanda, was a Japanese actor and singer…

The devastating news of her passing was announced by her agency on Sunday, December 20.

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Her parents were Masaki Kanda, a famous Japanese actor, and well-known singer Seiko Matsuda.

Kanda is best known outside of Japan for voicing the character of Anna in the Japanese dub of Disney’s Frozen.

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Takako Matsu, who is the voice of Elsa has shared that she is “speechless” after finding out what happened to Kanda…

She added: “The time we spent together is an irreplaceable treasure for me.”

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Kanda was rehearsing for the stage play of My Fair Lady when the devastating news came out. She had shown up for rehersals on Friday, December 17…

But was a no-show on Saturday, resulting in police being called to the hotel she was staying in. Kanda’s body was later discovered that afternoon.

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Kanda’s agency shared the news, and wrote: “I would like to report to everyone who has supported Sayaka Kanda so far.”

“Kanda Sayaka (35 years old) died suddenly at 9:40 pm on December 18, 2021. We are very sorry to give such a report to all the fans who supported us and all the people who took care of us. We are still unable to accept her passing and are trying to cope with it.”

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She is believed to have fallen from her balcony in what reports say was an alleged suicide attempt…

According to local news, police believe it wasn’t accidental, and haven’t ruled out the possibility of foul play.

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Kanda was rushed to hospital when her body was found unresponsive…

But was pronounced dead on arrival.

Our hearts go out to Sayaka Kanda’s family at this difficult time.

Rest in peace.

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