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Mayu Matusoka, Hey! Say! Jump Idol Daiki Arioka Announce Marriage

posted on by Ken Iikura-Gross
Live-action Chihayafuru films' Shinobu Wakamiya performer, prominent idol make announcements

Image via www.instagram.com
Image via starto.jp

Mayu Matsuoka, who played Shinobu Wakamiya from the live-action Chihayafuru films, announced her marriage on June 7 on her official website to Daiki Arioka, member of the idol group Hey! Say! JUMP. Her announcement came with a message to her fans and those she works with. In her message Matsuoka wrote (roughly translated):

To everyone who has helped me,

I, Matsuoka Mayu, would like to announce that I am getting married.

Although I am still young, I hope to continue to cherish the things that have been important to me up until now and move forward in life at a comfortable pace.

It has been 20 years since I joined my agency as a child actor.
I have made countless connections, and my gratitude only grows with each passing year.

To those of you who have been a part of my life, I am sorry you are hearing my announcement in this manner.

I look forward to the day when I can see you all again.

Please take care of yourself as we are entering a period of change in the seasons.

At the time of writing Matsuoka has received countless well-wishes from her fans and colleagues on her most recent Instagram account.

Arioka also posted a message to his fans through his agency, Starto Entertainment. In his message Arioka wrote (roughly translated):

I would like to express my deepest gratitude for your continued support.

I am pleased to announce I will be marrying actor Mayu Matsuoka.

I have many shortcomings, I will do my best to show you how I have grown as a person with a partner.
I hope we will respect each other's values and be sincere in our relationship.

I do not plan to announce any further details including the date of our marriage.
I appreciate your understanding.

I would appreciate your continued guidance and encouragement, both within the group and as an individual.

At the time of this writing Arioka has also received countless well-wishes from his fans and colleagues on his most recent Instagram post.

Matsuoka has also appeared in Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna as Menoa Bellucci, Pokémon the Movie: Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel as Kimia, A Silent Voice as young Shoya Ishida, among others. Her full résumé can be found through her agency.

Arioka has appeared in Shin Ultraman as Akihisa Taki and the live-action Kindaichi Case Files TV drama as the fourth Ryuji Saki. His abridged profile can be found through his agency.

Sources: Mayu Matsuoka's website (link 2), Mayu Matsuoka's Instagram account, Starto Entertainment's Hey! Say! JUMP page (link 2), Daiki Arioka's Instagram account

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