To everyone who is always supporting me, and everyone who is cheering me on.
I, Kotani Yoshikazu, get to announce that yesterday, July 11th, we had registered our marriage papers.
My partner is Niigaki Risa-san who I announced my engagement with the other day.
She, is always supporting in our private lives, as actors she always provides me with motivation.
I also with this year will be my 17th year since I debuted.
From here on as an actor I feel I need to grow even more.
From today, the ２ of us are starting our new life together.
Without forgetting our gratitude to everyone around us, the two of us will treasure our time together, with consideration for each other, and warmly, we feel we want to make a fantastic family with unending smiles.
In our private lives and work the ２ of us will join our strength, and from here on as well we intend to face them with all we have, sincerely.
From here on as well please continue to support us.
And, we would be blessed if you were to watch over us warmly.
Heisei ２８, July １１th