On November 21st, actor Yoshida Eisaku (52) and actress Uchiyama Rina (40) released a joint statement announcing their marriage.
According to persons concerned, the two submitted their marriage registration papers on the 21st. They are not planning on holding a wedding ceremony and reception. Uchiyama is not pregnant and will continue to work.
The two also made the happy announcement via their respective Instagram accounts. Uchiyama wrote, "He loves nature, is grateful for everyday, and lives his life carefully. My days grow abundant being with him." Meanwhile, Yoshida said, "Since we began dating a few years ago, she has been taking care of my health. Now that I'm in my 50s, I realized how important that is to my mind and body, and even to my work and future. I am grateful."
Yoshida and Uchiyama co-starred for the first time in TBS's special drama 'Konno Bin Suspense: Kakusho~Keishicho Sosa San-ka' in November of 2017. After filming wrapped up for the drama, they would often get together for meals with the cast. They made it official in April of 2018. "Mysteriously, we were interested in many of the same topics. Since we first co-starred four years ago, we have talked about many things," Uchiyama reflected.
On their ideal family, they commented, "We will put our powers together, be considerate about each other, and live our lives together with constant smiles." Moreover, as Yoshida's mother passed away in April, he expressed, "I will do my best so that my mom in heaven will also be happy!"