Japanese actress Erika Karata, who had an affair with Masahiro Higashide, is back after a year.
Erika Karata released the short film ‘Something in the air’, starring in ‘Rakuten Fashion Week TOKYO 2022 S/S’ held on the 2nd.
Erika Karata is a Japanese actress who made her face known to domestic fans by collaborating with Song Joong-ki in the 2019 tvN drama ‘Arthdal Chronicle’ and appearing in the music video for singer Na-ul’s ‘The Empty Seat of Memories’.
He met Mashihiro Higashide in the movie ‘Asako’, which was released in 2018, and continued an affair. At the time, Erika Karata was a minor, so the fact of an affair that was later revealed was shocking.
Higashide married his wife An in 2015, and they have a son and twin daughters. Erika Karata continued their relationship despite being caught having an affair twice with his wife, Masahiro Higashide, during the affair.
As the controversy spread, Karata Erika’s agency at the time made an official statement saying, “I am reflecting on my careless actions, and I am deeply accepting of my weakness, rashness, and stupidity. I will do my best to prevent this from happening.”
After that, Erika Karata stayed with the agency for over a year and continued to go to work, not acting as an actress, but working in general office work such as accounting. He published a series of cartoons containing autobiographical essays along with photos he took himself.