Suicide in Japan

What Happened to Haruma Miura’s Mother?

On July 18, 2020, the young but matured Japanese actor Haruma Miura passed away. More than a half year has passed since the sad news, but still there are many people missing him. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 三浦春馬❤️fan (@haruma_miura_forever) Despite his sad passing, Haruma Miura’s movies, dramas, and other works…

Japan’s Suicide Rates Increase for the First Time in 11 Years

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare disclosed that the number of domestic suicides in 2020 had reached 20,919, an increase of over 750 compared to last year. The number of deaths had been decreasing since 2010 though, 2020 representing the first increase in 11 years. It seems that the economic impacts caused by COVID-19…