Former Morning Musume member Ishikawa Rika has announced that she and Nogami Ryoma, professional baseball player for the Saitama Seibu Lions, are expecting their first child.
On her official blog, Ishikawa wrote, "With the support of my husband and people around me, I will do my best with whatever I can, including work, so it would make me happy if you would watch over me warmly."
Ishikawa graduated from Morning Musume back in May of 2005. Since then, she had been active in several different units including v-u-den, HANGRY&ANGRY, Dream Morning Musume, and ABCHO. She and Nogami married this past March.
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