Sawajiri Erika makes her first public appearance in 5 months
On July 14th, actress Sawajiri Erika appeared at the stage greeting for her starring film, ‘Helter Skelter‘.
Sawajiri, who had been recuperating from her poor health, appeared at the event with short, blonde hair. “I’m very nervous. Thank you for coming. As my first lead role in a film after 5 years, I’m happy to be able to stand here. Thank you very much,” she expressed. This marked her first appearance in 5 months as she had canceled all promotional activities for the film due to her poor health.
Based on a popular manga by Okazaki Kyoko, ’Helter Skelter’ tells a story about a woman named Ririko (played by Sawajiri), who received cosmetic surgery on her entire body, which allowed her to become a top star in the entertainment industry. However, her body starts to deteriorate due to it’s after-effects, which causes her to cause incidents one after another.
Aside Sawajiri, Omori Nao, Ayano Go, Kubozuka Yosuke, Aikawa Sho, and director Ninagawa Mika attended this event. ‘Helter Skelter’ is now showing in theaters nationwide.
Check out pictures from the event below!