Fashionable Japanese actress Erika Toda and actor Tori Matsuzaka mentioned on Thursday that they’ve tied the knot.
The information got here as a shock to the Japanese leisure trade because the newlyweds, each 32, had by no means been romantically linked.
However they’d labored collectively on the comedy suspense movie April Fools (2015), as two folks whose lives grow to be entangled after they’ve a one-night stand.
Each stars made the announcement by means of their companies and a be aware on their respective Twitter accounts.
Toda, identified for enjoying Misa Amane within the Demise Be aware movie sequence (2006 to 2016), in addition to her roles within the Code Blue tv sequence (2008 to 2017) and Hana Yori Dango (Boys Over Flowers) Returns (2007), made clear that she has no plans to retire from performing after marriage.
She wrote: “I will proceed to hold the gratitude I really feel for everybody and hopefully grow to be a greater actress from this level onwards. Please watch over me warmly.”
Matsuzaka was named Greatest Main Actor this yr on the prestigious Japan Academy Awards for his position in political drama The Journalist (2019).
He wrote: “This can be a sudden announcement however I, Tori Matsuzaka, have married Erika Toda.”
He added: “Because the circumstances of my way of life change, I will likely be extra accountable and acutely aware than ever and face all the things with sincerity.”
Matsuzaka was beforehand linked to a different actress, Haruka Ayase, the model ambassador for the Japanese skincare label SK-II.