Mao Kobayashi was born on July 21, 1982 and died on June 22, 2017.
She was a Japanese freelance newscaster and actress.
Kobayashi was also one of Fuji TV’s weathercasters.
She was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2014 but kept her illness a secret.
Sometime during June 2016, her husband announced her condition at a press conference after the tabloid, Sports Hochi, ran a front-page scoop about her ordeal.
Her cancer had reached stage four and spread to her bones and lungs.
Mao Kobayashi passed away at 34 years old.