Marie Iitoyo

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Marie Iitoyo (飯豊 まりえ, Ītoyo Marie) is a Japanese actress, fashion model, and gravure model credited for playing Kyoka Izumi, the reoccurring editor of Rohan Kishibe, in the live-action Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan TV drama.

She is also married to Rohan's actor, Issey Takahashi.[2] Her former stage name and real name is spelled in kanji as 飯豊 万理江 (Ītoyo Marie).


Marie Iitoyo is an only child born on January 5, 1998 in Chiba Prefecture, Japan.[1]


Iitoyo first started her modelling career at the age of 10, appearing as backing singer in a music video by the Chinese singer Alan.

On October 12, 2008, she was picked in a modelling audition for Avex Kids x Nico☆Puchi, which was selected from around 800 applicants.[3] She was first featured in the April 2009 issue of Nico☆Puchi magazine, and later on the cover of the August 2009 issue. In February 2011, she changed her stage name to Marie Iitoyo (飯豊 まりえ, Ītoyo Marie) and ended her career as an exclusive model for Nico☆Puchi, last appearing on the June 2011 issue of the magazine.

In June 2011, Iitoyo moved to Nico☆Puchi's sister magazine nicola, where she became an exclusive model. She first appeared on the cover of nicola in June 2012 for the July 2012 issue. In the May 2014 issue, Iitoyo ended her career as an exclusive model for nicola.

On July 1, 2014, she wrote on her blog that she would be exclusively modelling for the magazine Seventeen by Shueisha, starting in the September issue released on August 1, 2014. She ended her exclusive modelling career with Seventeen in the July issue released on June 1, 2018.

Iitoyo appeared in the August issue of Oggi, released on June 28, 2018, later becoming an exclusive model in the May 2019 issue, released on March 28, 2019.


Iitoyo made her debut as actress on a TV special for Tales of the Unusual, aired on Fuji TV in April 2012. In 2013, she appeared in Super Sentai as Yayoi Ulshade (Kyoryu Violet) in Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger. In 2021, she acted in the One Piece "WE ARE ONE" celebration shorts, particularly in scene 2 and scene 5.

Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan

On August 4, 2022, Iitoyo was reported to be in a relationship with co-star, Issey Takahashi, who plays Rohan Kishibe in the TV Drama. According to Iitoyo's friends, despite their age difference, the two had great chemistry and shared a passion for cooking. It had been previously reported that the two moved into the same apartment building shortly after the filming of the TV drama had ended.[4]

On May 16, 2024, Issey Takahashi and Marie Iitoyo announced that they have gotten married.[2]


Title Media Year
Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan TV Drama 2020-2024
Rohan au Louvre Film 2023


# Interview Type Media Published
1 Issey Takahashi x Marie Iitoyo (December 2022)
December 19, 2022


Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan

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Rohan au Louvre


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