Itano Tomomi has announced that she is pregnant with her first child.
Itano made the announcement on May 10 during NTV's 'Jinsei ga Kawaru Ippunkan no Fukaii Hanashi.' She said with a smile, "I'm going to become a mom. I just entered my second trimester."
Itano is due sometime this fall. She plans to continue working while monitoring her condition.
Itano was active as a main member of AKB48 since they started in December of 2005. After graduating in August of 2013, she has been carrying out her solo activities. Besides singing, she has also been acting, modeling, and appearing on programs as a talent. She married baseball player Takahashi Keiji of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows in January.