Atsuko Maeda gives birth to first child with Ryo Katsuji!

Last year over the summer it was revealed that former AKB48 ace Atsuko Maeda and actor husband Ryo Katsuji had gotten married! Shortly after, news that Atsuko was pregnant with her first child started to make the rounds.

On March 4th Ryo confirmed to the world that the couple had welcomed a baby boy. He shared the news on his official Instagram account, accompanied by a cute card of the family in squirrel form.

In the caption Ryo stated:

“The other day our baby boy was born safely. Both the mother and son are healthy. From Now on we will cherish life as a husband and wife. I’m very thankful to my wife, I can’t thank her enough. Thank you very much and you did very well”.

Congratulations to the happy couple!