Anna Nakagawa as Emmy in Godzilla vs King Ghidorah (1991).

I learned yesterday that the 49-year-old Japanese actress Anna Nakagawa lost her battle against uterine cancer this week. She is well known among Godzilla fans as the heroine “Emmy” from Heisei film Godzilla vs King Ghidorah.

Actress Anna Nakagawa poses with a copy of G-FAN magazine. Photo © Brett Homenick.

Anna Nakagawa was born on August 30, 1965 in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan as Anna Kuriyama. She is an actress, known for The Cure (1997), Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991) and Tonkô (1988). She was previously married to Tamiya Kuriyama. (Source: IMDB)

As Godzilla fans we extend our condolences and prayers to her family.