- On March 5, 2019, it was announced via EXILE related websites that EXILE/EXILE THE SECOND member TETSUYA have married.
- It was revealed that TETSUYA submitted a marriage notification with a non-celebrity women on March 5. TETSUYA and the women have been dating for around 3 years and both decided to marry in order to start a new path of their lives. The schedules for a wedding ceremony is still undecided.
- It was also revealed that the couple is expecting their first child, that will be born this year around summer (being expected for around July).
- TETSUYA is the sixth EXILE member who had married, joining HIRO, Matsumoto Toshio, MAKIDAI, ÜSA and TAKAHIRO, and fifth to have a child.
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- On September 15, 2018, it was revealed during the first concert of EXILE's new tour EXILE LIVE TOUR 2018-2019 "STAR OF WISH" that FANTASTICS is making their major debut.
- The group would be making their major debut with the single "OVER DRIVE", being released on December 5. "OVER DRIVE" was used during the EXILE Presents VOCAL BATTLE AUDITION 5 auditions — the same audition where members Yagi Yusei and Nakajima Sota were selected from — and also performed during their Musha Shugyo FANTASTIC 9 events.
- FANTASTICS was formed in December 2016 and properly announced on January 31, 2017 on the TV show Shuukan EXILE. Initially formed by 7 performers: Sawamoto Natsuki, Seguchi Leiya, Nakao Shota, Hori Natsuki, Kimura Keito, Sekai and Sato Taiki (the last tw…
- On January 1st, LDH JAPAN announced a revamp of Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS.
- It was announced that the group will now go by the name Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS from EXILE TRIBE, with J SOUL BROTHERS now all written in uppercase. It was also announced that the group will release three new singles that will follow the new logo of the group. The new logo consists of the group's abbreviated name (JSB) with the number 3 (represented by the roman number Ⅲ) in three colors: blue, white and red in a flag format. The first single will be released on March 13 representing the color blue.
- It was also announced the group's new Dome tour titled Sandaime J SOUL BROTHERS LIVE TOUR 2019 "RAISE THE FLAG", that will start on April 13 in Kyocera Dome Osaka and will …