The Japanese actress who voiced Princess Anna in Japan's dubbed version of Disney's 'Frozen' has died apparently after falling from her hotel room on Saturday, Dec. 18.

The 35-year-old actress and singer, Sayaka Kanda reportedly fell from a 22-story hotel in Sapporo, where she was staying. She was found unresponsive at an outdoor space on the 14th floor of the hotel on Saturday night at around 9.40 pm, according to local media reports.

Emergency medical services rushed her to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead by doctors, local news outlet Kyodo News reported.

According to the outlet, authorities are reportedly investigating the death as a "probable suicide," but are yet to rule out foul play.

Kanda, the daughter of Japanese actor Masaki Kanda and pop singer Seiko Matsuda, was set to perform on a production of My Fair Lady at the Cultural Arts Theater in Sapporo on Saturday afternoon, where she was playing Eliza Dolittle. Although Kanda attended rehearsals on Friday she did not show up for the performance on Saturday, the news outlet reported.

The well-known voice-over artist had recently turned her attention to musical theater. She is best known for her voice-work in the Japanese version of Walt Disney’s animated film "Frozen".

She had also voiced characters in Idoly Pride and Star Blazers 2202, as well as roles in the film Real Girl and TV series High School Chorus.

Takako Matsu, who gave voice to the character, Elsa in the Japanese version of 'Frozen', commented on Disney's official Twitter account that her colleague’s death has left her 'speechless', adding that 'the time we spent together is an irreplaceable treasure for me.'

A notice on Kanda’s official website from Robe Co. Ltd. CEO Mitsuhisa Kamachi said: "We are very sorry to give such a report to all the fans who supported us and all the people who took care of us."

"We are still unable to accept her passing and are trying to cope with it."

The death is being investigated and the police are trying to identify whether Kanda took her own life or if her death is just a tragic accident.

Sayaka Kanda
Authorities are reportedly investigating the death as a "probable suicide," but are yet to rule out foul play. Instagram.

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