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Hana Kimura memorial show announced for May 23


A Hana Kimura tribute show has been announced for May.

Kimura’s mother Kyoko announced that a memorial show called “See You Again” will take place on May 23 at Korakuen Hall. It will mark the one year anniversary of Kimura’s death.

Kimura committed suicide on May 23, 2020 at the age of 22. She was a cast member of the reality television series Terrance House, where she got into a verbal confrontation with a house member after he damaged her wrestling attire. Her actions in the episode drew intense criticism online, to the point of cyberbullying. After her death the television series, which aired on Netflix, was cancelled.

During her career in Stardom, she won the Artist of Stardom championship twice and won the 2019 5 Star GP tournament. She also competed in the first ever Stardom match at the Tokyo Dome. On January 4, 2020, she teamed with Giulia to take on Mayu Iwatami and Arisa Hoshiki.