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Baseball superstar Ohtani announces marriage to Japanese woman

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Congratulations and good luck..

12 ( +17 / -5 )

Gonna be a lot of tears over that news.

8 ( +13 / -5 )

Wow! Congratulations!

14 ( +15 / -1 )

He (or likely his publicist) wrote, 「お相手は日本人女性です。」(My partner is a Japanese woman.)

Informative, but was that really necessary?

Perhaps the Japanese press released a giant collective sigh of relief!

-6 ( +9 / -15 )

No 一般人 following 日本人女性?

-10 ( +2 / -12 )

Wow, she won't ever have to work another day in her life! Well played!

-11 ( +11 / -22 )

2 words brutha.

pre nup

don't be ignant, make her sign that pre-nup!

-1 ( +15 / -16 )

My guess is that she is a HS sweetheart from his neck of the woods...the dude doesn't get out much and probably relied on mom and dad for recommendations...I will further predict that she is pretty bland, low key and probably involved in education or healthcare.

-3 ( +12 / -15 )

Congrats to Shohei and his new wife! Fabulous news! I am glad he kept things low key - no need for Japanese paparazzi ruining the event.

A settled home life usually leads to even better performance - so Dodgers' rival fans had better watch out for the dual-threat this season!

11 ( +14 / -3 )

Likely a childhood sweetheart then. It should be a girl he knows before he ever left the country to play baseball abroad. Considering he was so focus on baseball and barely ever had time to interact with anything else, she definitely had to be someone he knew from even very young and likely lived near his home.

Anyway, congratulation. Having a wife to support you is a big boast.

14 ( +17 / -3 )

Congrats! Hopefully she doesn't mind Ippei constantly being a 3rd wheel lol

6 ( +8 / -2 )

Good for Ohtani. His wife cooks very good for him.

-6 ( +3 / -9 )

hurryharry Today 07:47 pm JST

...I will further predict that she is pretty bland, low key and probably involved in education or healthcare.

Perfect wifu material.

-6 ( +3 / -9 )

I thought the rule is that Japanese baseball stars marry TV announcers?

0 ( +4 / -4 )

To paraphrase the Caroline Aherne quip: What was it that first attracted you to the multimillionaire Shohei, then, Mrs Ohtani?

-2 ( +4 / -6 )

Ohtani is very quiet, very private and very consistent in the way he goes about doing things. I would tend to agree with one poster here. The lady of his life I would think would be someone from home town possibly a high school sweetheart who he has known for a long time. Congratulations to Ohtani and his wife and Decoy!! At least when he is on the road she will have some company!!

1 ( +3 / -2 )

Wonder if he’ll be like Matsui and only release an artists sketch of her to the media?

0 ( +2 / -2 )

Getting married will affect his performance on the field as well through his emotions fluctuating! He is only human after all ! Either way, congratulations to him and hopefully he can find happiness in his marriage life!

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NOMINATION Today  08:29 pm JST

Congrats! Hopefully she doesn't mind Ippei constantly being a 3rd wheel lol

He's married to a former Nippon Ham Fighters cheerleader. (He was a translator for the Fighters' gaijin players when Ohtani was on the team.)

So he probably won't be a third wheel. More likely they'll do a lot of double-dates.

-2 ( +1 / -3 )

WOW what a statement "Baseball superstar Ohtani announces marriage to Japanese woman" Why not print "Ohtani gets married"? Why make such a statement to sound as if he had married any other women the entire country would have been disappointed. I guess this is a big sigh of relief. OK the country can now rest he married a "JAPANESE WOMEN".

-7 ( +2 / -9 )

Congratulations and best wishes to the both of you.

7 ( +7 / -0 )

Should a rich person need prenuptial agreement before marriage in Japan?

0 ( +1 / -1 )

Congratulations, Ohtani Senshu, best to him and his bride. Hopefully he'll stay healthy all year long, and have a repeat MVP season.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Congratulations!!!

3 ( +3 / -0 )

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