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Kumi Koda announces upcoming marriage to KENJI03

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Singer Kumi Koda, 29, surprised media on Tuesday by announcing her upcoming marriage to KENJI03, 27, lead vocalist and rhythm guitar player for the rock band BACK-ON.

Koda sent a fax to media outlets, saying they would register their marriage at the ward office before the end of the year. She later posted the news on her website.

Koda said that she isn't pregnant, and that she will continue her work.

Koda said she and KENJI03 started dating after they worked together on her album "4 TIMES" last summer. "I was really attracted to him and his music. I think I fell in love first. When I am with him, I can be myself and cannot stop smiling. There are too many things that I want to talk about, so I have to stop. Anyway, he is an amazing person who accepts me as I am."

KENJI03 said that he and Koda hope to become the coolest couple in the universe.

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Sorry for being out of the loop here (combination of age and wisdom), but how do you pronounce his name? - けんじおっさん?

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With a name like Kenji03, that's your first mistake.

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Kenji03= kenjiossan?? Lol

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She says she isn't pregnant, but in 4 months she will announce she is 6 months pregnant

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Come on Foxie! You do not believe in LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT??

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KENJI03... sounds like a robot.

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KENJI03

Apparently, third time is the charm.

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Do 93KODA ,29 and KENGI03,27 plan to invite AKB48?.

Chemistry was not invited. Only Math.

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but how do you pronounce his name?

Kenji suri- (Kenji Three)

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KENJI03 said on his website that he and Koda hope to become the coolest couple in the universe.

What conceit! And anyone who has numerals in their name is living in fantasy land.

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Koda is hot

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Do 93KODA ,29 and KENGI03,27 plan to invite AKB48?.

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Kenji03 = Kris Humphries Koda Kumi = Kim Kardashian

Can we start placing our chips? Gimme 20 on "After new record deal" - divorce.

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Nice one Nessie!

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I hope they don't plan to get married in Fukushima or they may run into Plutonium239 and Cesium137.

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yeh... was quite sure the last I heard from this "female" was that she was dating the smap guy that likes to cover his head all day with hats etc.

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AHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!! I CAN'T WAIT!!!

Koochan deserves so much happiness! Can't believe she's 29, now! Been listening to her since she was 18! SO COOL!!!!

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These marriages are about 'air time' and PR. They get so much attention and coverage, having a fake marriage can be very lucrative for both of them whilst boosting their popularity...

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Congrats Kumi Koda! I saw a video which Kumi Koda and her husband were singing together on a stage. She does look enjoying playing with him and look great on the stage. I like her saying that when she with him she can be herself and can’t stop smiling! What a cute couple! Have happy days with him.

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29 years old and getting married with plenty of time to have kids if she chooses,hang on what did she say again?

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With a name like Kenji03, that's your first mistake.

agreed, 3K : Kumi Koda Kenji, bit hesitant but would like to wish them good luck.

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Younger hubby? Not going to end well.

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Getting married after 3 months of dating..? That's so fast. I guess she doesn't want her rivals to snatch him away...I'm sure he is popular among other J women...too!

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Look at her teeth and count them.

Good luck

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Kenji suri- (Kenji Three)

Thanks Ben ... but why is there a zero before 3? I thought it was like kenji-o-suri. Weird name. Popular guy, popular girl. As the others have already said, how long before the divorce so kenji04 can start courting her :D

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lol really?! that's a surprise @__@ hahaha his name

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yeah yeah then after months then divorce

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Imust be out of the loop but, wasn't Koda dating some SMAP dude?

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Wait, Seriously?! And I didn't know that she was 29! She looks much younger. And I thought she was still dating one of SMAP member, Masahiro Nakai!!! haha I don't know KENJI03. Is he cool?? She is very sexy and cute, so he should be!!! I am happy for her! Congratulation!! I am looking forward to seeing her in a wedding dress! :)

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She says she isn't pregnant, but in 4 months she will announce she is 6 months pregnant

...and pursuing a degree in mathematics.

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KENJI03 said on his website that he and Koda hope to become the coolest couple in the universe. ............................. he can hope all he wants but it doesn't mean it'll happen. But still, go for it, Japan needs bambinos !!

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I like Kumi's younger sister misono better though.

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KENJI03 said on his website that he and Koda hope to become the coolest couple in the universe.

Now this is a cool and caring man, a role model for boys.

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They showed this couple on stage performing a song or a jump contest or something. The "guy" kenji333 was skinnier and had more make-up than Koda Kumi did.

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lol!!BWAHAHAHAHAHA @ Nessie & techall Funny!! o(≧∇≦o)

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I would never marry someone who only went by their online sign-on name.

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Let's hope the kids inherit his intelligence and talent. And her money.

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Oh well, easy come easy go.

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Have no idea who these two are, but I applaud their creativity and wish to be the coolest couple in the universe. How sweet!

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She says she isn't pregnant, but in 4 months she will announce she is 6 months pregnant

She might not have that much time. Josei Seven (such a delightful rag) are reporting in their edition out today that she is.

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Sounds like she's marrying a cyborg.

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What conceit! And anyone who has numerals in their name is living in fantasy land.

Queen Elizabeth II would like a word.

^_^;

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SHE IS GETTING MARRIED?... well.. my dream has vanished !!

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"03"? I think thats Polish or Lithuanian stock, no? In any case, 2 to 1 odds it's over within a year and a half.

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Elvinsilvan: "Thanks Ben ... but why is there a zero before 3?"

She didn't like the first two models, and if '03' doesn't work out they've produced a dozen or so more models for her to try out, hence the zero. That, or he started working on music when he was 19 and lacks creativity, so he chose the year as his official name after the all-caps KENJI.

I missed the part where they've only gone out for four months... that makes me feel less inclined that it will last. Hope for them it was the right decision, though, and again best of luck.

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KENJI03 said on his website that he and Koda hope to become the coolest couple in the universe.

Mark them words.

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What? Nooooo!!!!! I disapprove!

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LoveNot

Congratulations, Kumi Koda, excelent choice of man! Kenji is superb, a real man and a nice musician.

Dumb name , does this fool think he is on a message board or forum using this name Kenji03, gotta be a lamer using a online knickname in real life.

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Singer Kumi Koda, 29, surprised media on Tuesday by announcing her marriage

It sure would be a surprise if it were a marriage. But I believe that this is what we literate people refer to as an engagement.

Engagements generally are surprises to all but two people. And think this news was just fine without inventing details or re-inventing words.

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Possibly, the koolest dysfunctional couple. You are still young so PLEASE sort out this "talento attraction stuff" before the AK03 kids. Heaven knows the little "blankets" will suffer.

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i dont like Koda, and im not fan of her, i dont like her for being arrogant and looking attentions always for showing her body, well i thank kenji for loving her, hope this story lasted a happily and ever.

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Koda said that she isnt pregnant

And three days later (yesterday) she admits at a concert that she is 8 weeks pregnant. What a friggin liar.

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"I can be myself and cannot stop smiling."

That says it all to me right there -- she is not herself any other time.

As for Kenji... I wonder what his name is in chat rooms? :)

Either way, congrats to them.

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Oh nooo...heartbreak ..

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getting married without being pregnant? is she the first singer/actress to enter in this category? haha I give them 1 year

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I looked him up...she is very beautiful, he is pretty!

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Congratulations, Kumi Koda, excelent choice of man! Kenji is superb, a real man and a nice musician.

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Dumb name , does this fool think he is on a message board or forum using this name Kenji03,

Kenji03 is a cool name and he fell in love with a beautiful, successful and sexy woman close to his own age, which makes him not a loser like some men who fall for ugly, fat, old women who are nobody or so...i mean he is a successful entertainer, handsome and cool, and has an amazing wife in the face of Kumi, yes i understand the jealousy

Wish them happiness. They are great together.

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Although Kenji03 is a very cute guy, I wouldn't marry him after only dating 4 months.

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lol SpanishEyez

All the new words you can learn in the internet. I'm very surprised myself.. hahaaha

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