Talent Ishibashi Takaaki (59) announced on July 16 that he and actress Suzuki Honami (54) have divorced.
Ishibashi uploaded a video onto YouTube, titled 'An important announcement from Ishibashi Takaaki and Suzuki Honami,' and made the announcement in slideshow format.
"We are sorry to trouble you with our personal affairs, but we, Ishibashi Takaaki and Suzuki Honami, would like to announce that we have divorced. Now that childrearing has settled down, we will build a new partnership as company president and affiliated actor. We ask for your continued encouragement and support," it read.
A photo of the two appeared at the very end followed by a message saying, "We will continue to do our best."
The two tied the knot in October of 1998 and have three daughters together.