- Sep 9, 2008
Itâ€™s been reported that actor Tanaka Minoru (44) was found dead hanging at his home.
According to the metropolitan police department, Tanakaâ€™s manager and his mother visited his house on April 25th around at 3:30 PM because they could not contact to him, and they found him hanging. The police is estimating that it was a possible suicide, and they are currently investigating the matter.
Tanaka has starred in NHKâ€™s morning drama series â€œRin Rin toâ€ in 1990, and has been well known for his appearances on 2-hour dramas. He made the last entry on his blog on April 11th, and in the entry, he wrote, â€œI want to just keep thinking while looking at the sky.â€