It has been confirmed that esteemed cosplayer Saya has passed away in an accident.
According to her little sister, she died at 05:27AM on the 15th of March as a result of an accident, the details of which are not clear.
In an update a few days before, she confirmed herself she was not affected by the recent earthquake, and rumours of a suicide have also been denied.
The news of her death took some time to surface, as her sister was understandably preoccupied by the loss and there were no clear channels through which to easily propagate the news.
Some of the last cosplay she published: