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Japanese pop star Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, actor Shono Hayama tie the knot

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu poses for a photo in front of the "Kyary train" at JR Choshi Station in Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, in this May 18, 2022 file photo. (Mainichi/Mitsuo Koga)

TOKYO -- Japanese singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has married actor Shono Hayama, the pop star announced on March 21.

    Kyary, 30, and Hayama, 27, issued a statement together on their official websites, saying, "Together, we will continue to strive even further to do our best in our work."

    Kyary made her major label debut in 2011 with the mini-album "Moshi Moshi Harajuku." Known for songs such as "Tsukematsukeru" and "Fashion Monster," she has also won legions of fans overseas and gone on a number of world tours. Meanwhile, Hayama debuted in 2011 in the TV Tokyo drama "Suzuki Sensei." His major acting credits include NHK's morning drama serial "Mare" and TBS's "Nigeru wa hajidaga yakunitatsu" (The Full-Time Wife Escapist).

    (Japanese original by Yuka Matsubara, Cultural News Department)

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