Former AKB48 member Shinoda Mariko is expecting her first child! Reportedly, she is due sometime next spring and plans to continue her work while monitoring her health.
According to her agency, Shinoda and her husband held their wedding reception on October 22. During the reception, her husband announced Shinoda's pregnancy.
On the same day, Shinoda revealed on Instagram that they held their wedding ceremony in Hawaii the other day with close family and friends. With a photo of herself in her wedding dress, she expressed, "It turned out to be a beautiful ceremony with the support of wonderful people."
Shinoda married a non-celebrity man three years her junior on February 16. Congratulations!