“Talent” Mai Satoda, 27, has announced that she and Masahiro Tanaka, 23, who is a pitcher for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, will tie the knot in March.
In a statement sent to media by her agency, Satoda said that the date for the wedding ceremony has not yet been set, but said they will register their marriage before the opening of the baseball season in late March, Sankei Shimbun reported. Tanaka said in a statement that he hopes Satoda will stay by his side in life. "I will do my best on the baseball field to make her smile.”
Satoda plans to keep working, but emphasized that her married life takes first priority. "He is a very honest person with a strong core inside," she said of Tanaka, Sankei reported.
The two first met in December 2009 when they appeared together to tape a New Year TV program.© Japan Today