Uchida Asahi announces his impending marriage to a civil servant
Uchida Asahi will be getting married to a civil servant 7 years younger than him early next year, as announced by his agency on 8 December. The couple reportedly met at Moscow, Russia, in July 2012 when Uchida was there for the filming of a programme and his girlfriend was on a tour with her mother. Soon after they returned to Japan, they started their long-distance relationship as Uchida was based in Tokyo and his girlfriend was based in Mie Prefecture. Nonetheless, the couple would meet up for holidays within Japan or go for dates at museums. It was said that Uchida proposed to her in October last year and their wedding will be held in spring next year.