Japanese top star Yuko Takeuchi, 40, who appeared in the movie'I'm Going to Meet Now', was found dead at home.

According to Japanese media on the 27th, Takeuchi Yuko was found dead at home on the same day and the police are investigating the exact cause of death.

Yuko Takeuchi married actor Shido Nakamura, 48, in 2005 and had a son in the same year, but divorced in 2008.

In February of last year, he married actor Daiki Nakabayashi, 35, and held his son in his arms in January.

He enjoyed great popularity not only in Japan but also in Korea with the drama'Pride', the movie'Lunch Queen', and the movie'Going to Meet Now'.

(SBS Entertainment News reporter Kang Kyung-yoon)