FRIDAY caught the couple on a date at the end of September this year, 3 years after their breakup. The two were very intimate throughout the date, as they finally disappeared into Kitano's apartment at the end.
FRIDAY also ran a scoop in July of 2010 with the photo of a wet-haired Kitano and Sano coming out of Shibuya's City Hotel, as well as a photo of the two sharing a hug and a kiss. Kitano's clothes in the article perfectly matched her outfit which she posted on her blog on the alleged day of the date, which led to Kitano apologizing to her fans: "I am truly sorry for hurting everyone with my thoughtless actions, as well as my imprudence without considering the position that I have been put into". "I will settle these matters and prioritize my work". The two were reported to have split up afterwards.
- これだけ無防備に何度も取られてるくせに、いつまで清純派を気取るんだろうねI wonder until when she'll keep putting on this pure and clean image despite being caught off guard numerous times like this.
- 別にもうアイドルでもないし地元でブイブイ言わせてた元ヤンキーなんだから男くらいいてもいいじゃん。She's not an idol anymore, and she used to be a former yankee in her local area, so I don't see anything wrong with her having a boyfriend.
- でもさーこいつは一途なんじゃないの？なにが便器なの？But at least she's stayed true to one person.
Why are people calling her ben-Kie*?
*( Benki=pun for toilet/urinal. The nickname she was given was "Nikubenki", or something like "meat/flesh urinal". In other words, a whore)
- 清純派・・・Pure and clean...
- いいね～ まさに爽やかカップル誕生って感じNice~ It really feels like the birth of a pleasant-looking couple
- ビ●チじゃなくてむしろ一途な子なんじゃないの枕でへんな親父と撮られるよりよっぽどいいと思うShe's not even a bi+ch, she's stayed loyal to her man.
This is much, much better than having her photograph taken with some strange old man whom she's doing sexual favors for.
- 復縁つーか水面下で続いてたんでしょむしろ一途で結構な事じゃないかあーいう場合、普通切れるけどGot back together? I bet they continued it secretly.
Rather, having just one man all along is a nice thing.
You'd normally get mad at the other party after such an incident back then.
- 体の相性が良いんだよｗｗｗそっとしといてやれIt just means that their bodies are compatible with one another wwwww
Just let them be w
- おっさんと撮られてるAKBよりずっといいじゃないかIt's much better than AKB who are photographed with old men
- 福田沙紀にイジめてもらえGo make Saki Fukuda bully you!
- 今はもう清純派（）って売り方でもないんだからいいんじゃないのもうShe's not even selling a pure and clean image anymore.
Isn't it alright already?
- 復縁ならきぃちゃん悪くもないわなIf they did get back together then there's nothing wrong here with Kie-chan.
- もともと別れる理由なんてないしな好きにしたらいいわAnd they really didn't have a reason to split up back then.
She should just do what she wants.
- ずっと続いてたんだろビ●チどころかむしろ一途They were probably keeping at it all this time.
She ain't a bi+ch, she's actually pretty loyal.
- ファンはもうこれぐらいじゃビクともしないよFans won't budge at something like this anymore
- 酒で声をやられてるよね酒豪なんかなHer voice sounds horrible though due to sake.
She must be a heavy drinker.
- ヲタにとっては絶望も感激もなさそうだな。無表情でこの報道を受け入れそうｗI don't think the wotas feel despair nor happiness with this. I think they'll just accept this report with a blank look on their faces.
- それだけ佐野が好きということ自然なことやんもうイメージ的に結婚した方が良くねIt just means that she likes Sano that much.
This is a natural thing.
Won't it be better for their image if they just get married already?
- ここまで来たら事務所ももう結婚させてやれそのほうが一途に見えてイメージアップThe agency should let them marry now that it's come to this.
That will make her look more loyal and improve her image.
- 矢口さんより全然ビ●チじゃなかったSo she wasn't a bigger bi+ch than Yaguchi after all
- 無理やり別れさせられた相手だっけ?いいじゃないかIt's the guy she was forced to split up with, right? Then it's fine.
- 佐野和真は昼ドラで中学くらいの役でレギュラーだった事もあるけどブレイクしかけの頃は出世して特別出演みたいな出方だったのにあれを撮られてからどんどん役も小さくなってすっかり昼ドラ常連になってったそんで「ライフ」で壮絶なイジメをする役だった人が今の昼ドラできいちゃんって呼ばれて壮絶なイジメに遭う役をやってるKazuma Sano used to be a regular as a highschooler in these noontime soaps, but when he was about to make his big break, he made a lot of special appearances. But after that scandal, his roles got smaller, and he just became a mainstay on these noontime soaps.
And this girl who bullied Kie in the drama LIFE is now being bullied in the current noontime soap, with her character being called "Kie-chan"
- もういいじゃん付き合っててもどっちも、熱愛発覚してファン離れるって感じじゃないでしょIt's alright for them to be dating.
Both aren't the types who'd lose fans even if there are romantic scandals involved, right?
- 画像６枚くらいのってたけど、堂々と歩いてるわかーくんは全く変装もしてないThere were about 6 pictures, but they seemed like they were walking boldly in public.
Ka-kun didn't even put any disguise on.
- よほど相性が良いってことじゃないの 結婚しろMaybe it just means that they're really compatible. Get married already.
- 元カレじゃなくて切れてなかっただけだろI don't think he's an "ex-boyfriend", they probably never even split up
- 男とっかえひっかえする女優よりはマシだなThis is much better than women who change men like how they change toothbrushes.
- 別にいいじゃんこんなん普通だろThere's no problem with this.
Something like this is normal.
- あんな写真を撮られたのに事務所が諦め切れずに、爽やかで元気な女の子路線で売り続けたのが間違い。路上で歌わせたり迷走もさせたよね。But I think the agency made a mistake in continuing to market her as this pleasant and energetic young girl despite having a scandal like that. They even made her sing on the streets and lose her path.
- 一途でええやんw橋本愛なんて速攻で別の男と写真撮られたとったで。けどこれでそこそこ売れとる北乃はともかく佐野はますます仕事無くなるやろなあ・・At least she's loyal w
Ai Hashimoto even got photographed immediately with another man, right?
But never mind Kitano who's modestly doing well, I think the guy will lose projects further ...
- 蒼井優なんかに比べるとよっぽど一途なのになんで蒼井じゃなくてこいつが肉●器なんだ？She's more loyal to a man compared to someone like Yu Aoi, but why is this girl the one being called "Nikubenki" and not Aoi?
- しかし一応有名芸能人なんだから外でイチャイチャするのは自制出来ないもんなの二十歳過ぎてんだしBut they're still celebrities, can't they even control this flirting they're doing outside? They're both over 20 as well.
- このまま結婚したら逆に応援するかもI might even root for them if they get married.
- んで今度はどんな対応するんだまた別れるふりするのか開き直るのかSo what are they going to do about it this time?
Will they pretend to have a breakup? Or are they just going to take a defiant attitude about this?
- あのスキャンダル後は干されるどころか推されまくったなInstead of being frozen out with that scandal, she was actually pushed forward further.
- こんな事なら3年前も無理に別れさせず入籍させれば良かったのにIf this was the case then they shouldn't have split up 3 eyars ago and just got married.
- きいちゃん一途なんだなSo Kie-chan's loyal, huh
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