Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizo and newscaster Kobayashi Mao held a press conference [at Tokyo's Prince Park Tower] formally announcing their engagement to the press. While the actual wedding date and location have not been decided, Ichikawa stated that it should be around July. As for Kobayashi, she expressed that she will be leaving NEWS ZERO at the end of March.
Ichikawa and Kobayashi's relationship was revealed in November of last year. On December 24th, they officially got engaged at a hotel in Tokyo's Toranomon. This press conference marks the first time they appeared together in public.
When the press conference began, Ichikawa said: "We wanted to share the good news together. The two of us are now engaged. While we still have longs way to go, we'd like to ask everyone to continue giving us your support and guidance." When Ichikawa appeared alone at a press conference last year, he made a promise to 'love her for an eternity'. Reflecting on his promise, Kobayashi said: "It's very embarrassing. However, I feel very blessed."
Kobayashi later shared the words that won her over during his proposal. It was: 'I would choose you again and again in my next life.' She stated, "I hope from now on we can build a family together with endless laughter." As for her work, she expressed that she will be leaving NEWS ZERO at the end of March. She will still take on other work as long as it does not affect him or their family.
While the two have been engaged since December, the wedding ceremony has not been set. Ichikawa said "we'd like to take advantage of the summer and hold a wedding in July."
Ichikawa Ebizo and Kobayashi Mao Announces Engagement - Wedding Set for July
Translated by: sparkles_n15 @ asianfanatics.net
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