Hana Kimura ( September 3, 1997 – May 23, 2020) was a Japanese professional wrestler, who fought for Stardom. Her mother is former fighter Kyoko Kimura.
She was 22 years old.
Her zodiac sign is Virgo.
Hana Kimura was born to her anonymous father and mother Kyoko Kimura. Her mother is a professional wrestling legend who had a 14-year experience before retiring in January 2017. Not many details about her father have been shared. But in several interviews, Hana has mentioned that he is an Indo.
Professional Wrestling Career
After passing an audition that took place in December 2015 she was announced as a round girl from “Super Teriffic Cuties” as HANA. On March 30, 2016 she made her professional wrestling debut, losing to classmate Reika Saiki. He spent the rest of the year fighting in different promotions like WAVE, Sendai Girls. In July, she started competing in JWP, receiving her first championship opportunity for the JWP and Daily Sports Women’s Tag Team Championship with Hanako Nakamori losing to Arisa Nakajima and Tsukasa Fujimoto. After that, she entered the tournament for the vacant JWP Junior Championship and Princess of Pro Wrestling Championship where she defeated Yuina Onasaka in the first round and then Yako Fujigasaki to become the new champion who won her first and second professional wrestling championships on September 18. Two days later, he began competing in Stardom, where he joined his mother’s Oedo Tai unit, where he joined his mother Kyoko Kimura, and Kagetsu won the Stardom Artist Championship by defeating Io Shirai, Kairi Hojo, and Mayu. Iwatani on October 10. It was announced that Kimura will join his fellow rookies in Pro Wrestling ACE, where he will later join the main roster. On December 28, he lost the JWP Junior and the Princess of Pro Wrestling Championship to Yako Fujigasaki. On January 7, Hana, Kyoko, and Kagetsu lost the Artist Of Stardom Championship to HZK, Io Shirai, and Momo Watanabe. Sixteen days later, she defeated her mother in her retirement game. On June 21, Kimura and Kagetsu defeated Hiroyo Matsumoto and Jungle Kyona to win the Goddess of Stardom Championship. On March 9, Kimura made her debut for the American promotion Ring of Honor (ROH), when it was announced as part of a tournament to crown the inaugural Champion of Women of Honor who lost to Sumie Sakai in the first round. In March 2019, Kimura announced that he would be leaving Wrestle-1.
Acting career 2017:
Tokyo Talk Show 2019–2020: Terrace House:
Tokyo 2019–2020 2020: lost decade
As a Member of “Terrace House, Tokyo”
Kimura was also a member of “Terrace House: Tokyo,” the most recent season of the Japanese reality show that sees six young adults live together. He joined the twentieth episode and was part of the current cast before “Terrace House”, like the rest of the Netflix productions, stopped filming due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Her Mother, ” Kyoko Kimura”
Kimura, whose mother, Kyoko Kimura, was also a professional wrestler, made her Wrestle-1 debut in 2016, earning her first title, the JWP Junior Championship, later that year. She also fought for Stardom during that time, and officially left Wrestle-1 to join Stardom in 2019, where she was the leader of the Tokyo Cyber Squad faction. She twice won the Stardom Artist championship, in addition to the Goddess of Stardom championship.
On May 23, 2020, Kimura was reported to have died at the age of 22.
A cause of death was not immediately clear. However, the most recent update on her Instagram story on Friday featured a photo of her with her cat, with a caption that reads “goodbye.” Ours before, Kimura posted images of self-harm and tweeted:
Nearly 100 frank opinions every day. I couldn’t deny that I was hurt. I’m dead. Thank you for giving me a mother. It was a life I wanted to be loved. Thank you to everyone who supported me. I love it. I’m weak, I’m sorry. I don’t want to be a human anymore. It was a life I wanted to be loved. Thank you everyone, I love you. Bye.
The wrestling community shared their condolences to Kimura on Friday night. “Distressed,” wrote wrestler Jamie Hayter. “I don’t even know what to say or feel. Numb. I can’t express it. RIP Hana Kimura. Such a wonderful human being. The gaijin helper. All the potential. A beautiful soul, Guy. I can’t even express in words how annoying this is. I hope you have found peace.