Sayaka Kanda, Actor in ‘Frozen’ and ‘Kingdom Hearts 3’Dies at 35
Her agency confirmed the star’s sudden death earlier today. Outside her Sapporo hotel, she was found unconscious in a pool of blood. She is believed to have fallen from her 22nd-floor room. On her arrival at the hospital, she was declared dead.
“I would like the opportunity to thank everyone who has supported Sayakakanda thus far. Kanda Sayaka, 35 years old, died suddenly on December 18, 2021 at 9:40pm,” the agency said in a statement. We are sorry to send such a message to all our fans and those who cared for us. We still cannot accept her death and are working to deal with it. While we are still investigating the details of the situation, we ask that the media refrain from interviewing relatives and posting speculation-based articles.
At the time of writing, authorities confirmed that they are still investigating suicide and foul play deaths.
Kanda had a varied and successful career that included music, film, television, video games, stage productions, and TV. In Frozen, she was the Japanese voice Anna, and in the Japanese Kingdom Hearts III, she reprised that role. She won the Best Lead Actress award at the 2015 Seiyu Awards. This event honors Japan’s best voice actors.
Kanda has also contributed her voice to popular anime such as Sword Art Online: Alicization-War of Underworld and Danganronpa V3. She also appeared in the stage adaptations of Super Danganronpa 2 The Stage and Danganronpa The Stage. Mana Nagase was her last role in anime in 2021’s Idly Pride.
GAMINGbible wishes to send condolences and support to Kanda’s loved ones during this time of sorrow.