Yoshiki Risa has announced that she and actor Wada Masato have tied the knot on November 22.
Through her agency, Yoshiki announced, "While dating, I strongly started to feel that I wanted to walk my life together with him. Moreover, Wada-san is a senpai I respect. With his warm personality, I felt that we would be able to build a family full of smiles."
The Imperial Household Agency said Wednesday the wedding ceremony of Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and her classmate from university days Kei Komuro will be held on Nov. 4 next year.
The 83-year-old emperor and Empress Michiko are expected to attend the ceremony at Tokyo's Imperial Hotel, according to agency sources. The emperor is set to abdicate in the spring of 2019.
EXILE USA (EXILE, DANCE EARTH PARTY) announced that he has tied the knot with actress/model Sugi Arisa on October 22.
After putting an end to his activities as an EXILE performer in late 2015, USA has been active in the project DANCE EARTH. On EXILE's official website, he wrote, "I was assured that I would be able to build a fun family with this person. I made my resolve to spend the rest of my life walking towards the future together."
Automotive News has a feature on Lexus Escondido, a dealership in Southern California that has expanded into a giant 326,000-square-foot facilty:
The building catches customers’ attention with sweeping glass windows and large signs bearing logos for Lexus and Vintana, the 10,000-square-foot restaurant on the building’s second floor, overlooking the entryway.
The photos of the brides and grooms set against the backdrop of Japanese landmarks looked great, but wait--the couples haven't got hitched yet.
"Pre-wedding photography" is all the rage across Asia, where families of the betrothed set great stock in showing off snaps for guests to admire on the Big Day.
The Imperial Household Agency is planning to hold Princess Mako and her university sweetheart Kei Komuro's wedding next year, sources close to the agency have revealed.
As well as deciding where the couple will live after marriage, there are many ceremonial rites that the agency and the couple must undertake before the wedding of a member of the Imperial Family, and the agency has judged that it is impossible to complete the process within the year.
'Keep it traditional' or 'go Western' seems to be the decision faced by most pre-nuptial couples here in Japan, as they begin planning for the big day. For some years now, the latter has been the popular choice.
Of the ‘Western style’ Japanese weddings that I’ve attended here, questions as to the standard of their authenticity were aimed at me throughout. Finding it hard to give a succinct response, I’ve generally resorted to cliche; “The same but somehow different.”, “This isn’t a real chapel and he’s not a real chaplain.”, “Have you ever seen Four Weddings and a Funeral?”.
On April 18, actress Naka Riisa and actor Nakao Akiyoshi uploaded a photo on Instagram to celebrate their 4-year wedding anniversary.
On her photo, Naka wrote, "It has been 4 years since we married. I'm glad I married this person." Similarly, Nakao said, "4 years. It seems like just yesterday. Thank you for powerfully doing your best with child-care, household chores, and work. Thank you for always supporting me."