Former SUPER☆GiRLS member Watanabe Koume has announced her marriage to former talent Yamada Shintaro. They are also expecting their first child.
On her 25th birthday, March 17, Watanabe updated her Instagram account revealing that she and Yamada registered their marriage last year. She introduced him as "someone who became a non-celebrity."
Watanabe was the fifth leader of SUPER☆GiRLS as well as the first leader of Party Rockets. After graduating from Party Rockets in December of 2013, she joined SUPER☆GiRLS in February of 2014. After seven years in the group, she graduated in June of 2021.
Meanwhile, Yamada is actress/model Yamada Yu's brother. He made his debut in showbiz as a model in 2006. He also starred in the quiz variety program 'Quiz! Hexagon II' from 2009, and was a part of its musical unit Sata Andagi. Then in 2016, he formed the band HighsidE, and was active as a vocalist and DJ.