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Japan is an island country located in East Asia. It is bordered by the Sea of Japan to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east, and spans from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Philippine Sea in the south. Part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, Japan encompasses an archipelago of about 6,852 islands, with five main islands (Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku, and Okinawa) comprising 97% of the country's area.

Yuko Takeuchi (1980 – 2020), star of “Miss Sherlock,” “Ring”

Yuko Takeuchi was a Japanese actress known for roles including the title character in the HBO Asia/Hulu series “Miss Sherlock.”One of Takeuchi’s first roles was in “Ring” (1998), the classic Japanese horror film that was remade in the U.S. as “The Ring.” Takeuchi played one of the earliest victims of a cursed videotape.

She became well known on Japanese TV for shows including “Asuka” (1999), “Queen of Lunch” (2002), and “Pride” (2004). Her movies include “Be With You” (2004), “Creepy” (2016),

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Yuko Takeuchi was a Japanese actress known for roles including the title character in the HBO Asia/Hulu series “Miss Sherlock.”One of Takeuchi’s first roles was in “Ring” (1998), the classic Japanese horror film that was remade in the U.S. as “The Ring.” Takeuchi played one of the earliest victims of a cursed videotape.
BELOVED Japanese actress Takeuchi Yuko has died aged just 40 of likely suicide. The mom-of-two was found dead in her Tokyo apartment by her husband Nakabayashi Taiki, also an actor.

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