Japanese joshi wrestler Asahi has died in an apparent car crash. Further details are not known at this time. She was 21.
The news was released in a Twitter post by the company she wrestled for, Actwres girl’Z.
Translated, the tweet reads:
We would like to inform you that Asahi, a member of our company, has passed away due to an unexpected accident. We would also like to inform you that the Shinkiba performance on February 9th has been canceled for the time being. We will inform you about the future within the next day or two. We would like to express our gratitude to everyone who has supported Asahi so far.
The 4-foot-11, 106-pound Asahi was born in Gunma, Japan, and debuted in August 2017.
In a 2022 interview with Fightful, Asahi said that her uncle was a big wrestling fan and that attracted her to pro wrestling as well.
She went through the Ice Ribbon Dojo, and was a regular for that promotion.
She noted that her fandom was real: “Asahi truly loves pro wrestling! Love!!”
Asahi was a regular tweeter on X, at @Asahi0827