Former AKB48/NGT48 member Kitahara Rie (30) and actor Kasahara Hideyuki (38) announced their marriage.
The couple met through a mutual friend and dated for 3 years before filing their marriage registration on September 28.
In a fax sent to media, the two said, "We are pleased to report that Hideyuki Kasahara and Rie Kitahara have married. From now on, as a family, I would like to spend a warm time." Kitarie updated her Instagram today.
"Kasahara always consulted me, gave me advice and sometimes serious, sometimes playful, he made me an important person in his life and it always made me smile. I think he is very attractive and I like him. I've always had a strong admiration for "family". and to live up to that admiration, I am ready to become family with this person."
For now the wedding party have not been decided, and will be decided later according to the situation.