At the same time, reports of Mitsushima being an item with actor Nagayama Kento who is also the younger brother of Eita, were published on the same day. It was said that they had been good friends in the past but only started dating recently. With regard to the news, Nagayama's agency commented that they were told about the relationship by him not long ago and asked for everyone to look upon them favourably from now on.
Mitsushima first achieved a breakthrough in her acting career through the 2009 movie "Ai no Mukidashi" and has starred in many dramas such as NTV's "Woman" which won her various leading actress awards. She was the female lead in two consecutive seasons' dramas i.e. FujiTV Summer 2014's "Wakamonotachi 2014" and TBS Autumn 2014's "Gomen ne Seishun". On the other hand, Nagayama got his first leading role in a movie in 2010 through "Soft Boy" and won the Best Newcomer award in the Nihon Academy Awards. He has appeared in various dramas and movies and can be seen currently in the TBS drama "Juuhan Shuttai!"
Source: Nikkansports / Sponichi / Modelpress