A Japanese actor was killed during training after he was stabbed in the stomach with a samurai sword.
The 33-year-old actor, Daigo Kashino met his untimely death at a downtown Tokyo studio during rehearsal with several people yesterday, Daily mail Reports;
Tokyo police said Tuesday that they are investigating whether the death was criminal or accidental following his death in hospital.
Local media reported indicated nobody was watching what exactly happened or how it happened.Other members of the theatre group rehearsing with Kashino said they saw him hunched over as they turned around after hearing him groan.
Police didn't describe the sword or if it might have had safety features to prevent injury.