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Hana Kimura

Hana Kimura

 

HANA KIMURA

 

  • Hana Kimura( September 3, 1997 – May 23, 2020) was a Japanese female professional wrestler, who wrestled for the women’s professional wrestling promotion World Wonder Ring Stardom.
  •  A second-generation wrestler, she was the daughter of former professional wrestler Kyoko Kimura.
HANA KIMURA

 

  • She was also a cast member on the Netflix reality television series Terrace House: Tokyo 2019–2020.
  • One of the episodes resulted in her getting cyberbullied on social media which lead to her suicide at 22 years old. Netflix suspended the release of new Terrace House episodes after her death
 CAREER

 

  • After graduating the Wrestle-1 training academy, she debuted for the promotion on March 30, 2016.
  • On August 7, 2016, Kimura wrestled against her mother in a match. On September 18, 2016, Kimura captured her first title, the JWP Junior Championship.
  • Around this time, Kimura also began appearing in World Wonder Ring Stardom. She officially joined Stardom on March 25, 2019.
  • During her Stardom career, she won the Artist of Stardom Championship twice and the Goddess of Stardom championship once.
DEATH

 

  • On May 23, 2020, Kimura died at the age of 22. The body was discovered by Hana’s mother, Kyoko, at around 4:00 am. Hours earlier, Kimura posted self-harm images and tweeted:
  • Nearly 100 frank opinions every day. I couldn’t deny they hurt me. “Die”, “you are disgusting”, “you should disappear” I believed these things about myself more than they did. Thank you, Mother, for the gift of life. My whole life I wanted to be loved. Thank you to everyone who supported me. I love you all. I’m sorry for being weak.
  • Her last Instagram stories and photo were posted with her cat and a caption in Japanese translated as follows:
  • Good-bye. I love you, have fun and live a long time. I’m sorry