Yuko Takeuchi had an overseas following after appearing as the female Japanese Sherlock Holmes in 2018’s Miss Sherlock. Photo: AFP Yuko Takeuchi had an overseas following after appearing as the female Japanese Sherlock Holmes in 2018’s Miss Sherlock. Photo: AFP
Yuko Takeuchi had an overseas following after appearing as the female Japanese Sherlock Holmes in 2018’s Miss Sherlock. Photo: AFP

Japan’s entertainment industry reels from Yuko Takeuchi’s suicide, exposing its ‘brutal’ nature

  • The death of the ‘Miss Sherlock’ star was the latest in a string of high-profile suicides by celebrities in the country, after the likes of Hana Kimura and Sei Ashina
  • An entertainers’ association has called on the government to reform the industry and address mental health issues, but the plea has fallen on deaf ears

Topic |   Japan
Yuko Takeuchi had an overseas following after appearing as the female Japanese Sherlock Holmes in 2018’s Miss Sherlock. Photo: AFP Yuko Takeuchi had an overseas following after appearing as the female Japanese Sherlock Holmes in 2018’s Miss Sherlock. Photo: AFP
Yuko Takeuchi had an overseas following after appearing as the female Japanese Sherlock Holmes in 2018’s Miss Sherlock. Photo: AFP
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