Arashi's Kazunari Ninomiya Gets Married


Arashi's Kazunari Ninomiya gets married

A member of the Japanese boy band Arashi, Kazunari Ninomiya, says he has tied the knot.

He announced his marriage on Tuesday in a fax through his agency, Johnny & Associates.

Ninomiya said he married a woman he has been seeing. He said he will continue his activities with the group.

Ninomiya, 36, was born in Tokyo. Arashi has notched up a string of hits in its 20-year history. It has performed at the annual year-end NHK music program 10 times in a row since 2009.

The group performed at one of the celebratory ceremonies on Saturday for Emperor Naruhito's enthronement.

Ninomiya also acts in movies and TV dramas. He was cast in the 2006 film "Letters from Iwo Jima" directed by American actor and filmmaker Clint Eastwood.

Ninomiya won the Japan Academy Film Prize for Best Actor for his performance in the 2015 film "Nagasaki: Memories of My Son."

Sources say the couple registered their marriage on Monday.