Naomi Osaka is one of the biggest names in Tennis right now, having won several Majors championships under her belt. But did you know that she’s also a huge fan of Japanese pop culture, particularly, Japanese films and manga. And being a huge Japanese tennis superstar, it’s no surprise that she is also a huge fan of Takeshi Konomi‘s The Prince of Tennis manga franchise. And in a tweet, she revealed which character from the series is her “husband”.
That’s right folks, she declared called Prince of Tennis protagonist Ryouma Echizen her “husband”! The manga has been a hit among female fans, so it’s no surprise that she is a fan. And her declaration has sent Japanese social media abuzz, as it confirmed which character from the series she most leans toward.
Osaka was born with a Japanese mother and a Haitian-American father. She was born in Japan but moved to the United States when she was still 3-years old. None the less, many in Japan still treat her as one of their own, and she is also very much proud of her Japanese roots. She even carries the Japanese flag on competitions as well.