It's been reported that former NMB48 member Terui Honoka gave birth to her first child on January 17th.
Terui was a fourth generation member of NMB48 and was active from 2012 to 2015. Last July, she announced that she was four months pregnant, and on January 18th, she revealed on Instagram, "A healthy 3,100 gram (6 lb 13 oz) baby boy was born."
On December 8, actor Sugiura Taiyou's (37) wife, former Morning Musume member Tsuji Nozomi (32) has birth to their fourth child, a 2,655 gram (5 lbs 13 oz) baby boy.
Both Tsuji and Sugiura made the happy announcement on their official blogs. She expressed, "Once again, I felt how risky and miraculous it is to give birth to a new life. Also, no matter how many times you do it, every birth is different! And no matter how many times I've experienced it, it's painful!"
Actor Sakai Masato's (45) wife, actress Kanno Miho (41) has announced the birth of her second child.
In the announcement, Kanno wrote, "At this time, our second child, a baby girl has been born. Thanks to everyone, both the baby and I are healthy. I feel irreplaceable joy that a new member has joined our family. I would like to thank everyone who has supported me from the bottom of my heart."
Model/singer Tsuchiya Anna (34) has announced the birth of her fourth child.
Tsuchiya wrote on her Twitter and Instagram, "A healthy baby girl was born on November 18, the same birthday as Mickey Mouse. With another member added to our family, it will become more lively, but please continue to support us."
On October 31, comedian Jinnai Tomonori updated his Twitter account announcing that he and his wife, announcer Matsumura Mio have welcomed their first child.
Jinnah wrote, "Today, I became a father. Thank you for giving birth to her! Thank you for being born! They both worked hard. It's a healthy baby girl."
On September 13, actress Sasaki Nozomi and husband, comedian Watabe Ken announced the birth of their first child.
The couple made an announcement via their agencies with a handwritten message. "We are covered in emotions that we've never experienced before. We promise to do our best to protect this small life and work even harder," they said.
Shonan no Kaze member RED RICE has announced the birth of his first child.
While being active as a member of Shonan no Kaze, RED RICE has made guest appearances in other artist's works, such as Aoyama Thelma and Yusuke. He's also been acting since 2011. He married a non-celebrity woman in March of 2014.
It's been reported that talento Kumada Yoko (36) has given birth to her third child.
On June 26, Kumada's agency made the announcement via fax to media outlets stating, "The other day, she gave birth to her third child, a baby girl, without any problems at a hospital in Tokyo." Both mom and baby are healthy.
It's been reported that model/talent Mori Izumi (35) has given birth to a baby girl.
Through her agency, Mori announced, "At this time, I have given birth to a healthy 2,632 gram (5 lbs 12 oz) baby girl. I am happy to have safely welcomed a new family member. I hope to spend everyday cheerfully and happily as before. Please continue to support me." She does not plan on revealing her daughter's birthday and other details.
On June 13, actress Kato Ai (35) announced the birth of her second child via her agency. While she hasn't revealed the baby's sex, we know that both mom and baby are in healthy condition. The actress will slowly resume her activities once things settle down at home.
Kato married a non-celebrity man seven years her senior in November of 2013. They welcomed their first child, a daughter, in August of 2015 in the United States.
On June 10, actor Kanai Yuta (33) updated his blog announcing the birth of his second child.
Kanai made his acting debut in 'Zukkoke Sannin Gumi ~Kaitou x Monogatari~' back in 1998 and won Rookie of the Year in 'The 24th Japan Academy Awards' with 'Juugosai Gakkou IV'. Besides this, he's starred in 'Kokuhaku' (2009), 'Kimi ni Todoke' (2010), and the NHK Taiga drama, 'Gou' (2011), and more.