Speaking of Aragaki Yui’s marriage announcement, she joins a growing list of popular actresses/singers from Okinawa with Uchinaa-muuku (son-in-law of Okinawa) husbands.
2021 Hoshino Gen (actor) to Aragaki Yui
2017 Kamiyama Ryuji (actor) to Chibana Kurara
2016 Inoue Yoshio (actor) to Chinen Rina
2014 Mukai Osamu (actor) to Kuninaka Ryoko
2014 Tanaka Tetsushi (actor) to Nakama Yukie
2012 Oguri Shun (actor) to Yamada Yu
2012 Akanishi Jun (musician) to Kuroki Meisa
2012 Hiro (musician) to Ueto Aya (her mother is from Ishigaki-jima)
1997 Sam (dancer) to Amuro Namie
1979 Shinoyama Kishin (photographer) to Minami Saori
I recall a couple of guys in Okinawa lamenting that all the pretty Okinawan women go to outsiders. For myself, as long as they’re both happy that’s what matters the most.