Maria Ozawa: Japan will overcome hardships
MANILA, Philippines - Fans of Japanese porn actress Maria Ozawa need not worry.
The Hokkaido-born Japanese-French-Canadian adult video (AV) actress said Monday in her Twitter account that she survived the magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami in the country.
Writing in Kanji, Ozawa said she was fine and is in a "camp with team members."
However, she did not say exactly where she is, according to aggregation website Daily News Global, which monitored her tweets.
The 25-year-old Ozawa, who also has a personal blog, remained rosy on Japan's future amid the disaster.
"We as Japanese people can overcome these hardships #PrayForJapan," she said in English.
"When you walk through a storm. Hold your head up high. And don't be afraid of the dark. At the end of a storm is a golden sky #PrayForJapan," she added.
Ozawa also thanked her fans for praying for her country.
"Thanks for supporting #PrayForJapan i love you forever and ever! guys ^^"
The 25-year-old actress made her AV debut in 2005 and has since appeared in dozens of porn videos.
She is popular in many parts of Asia, including the Philippines and Muslim-majority Indonesia.
According to Yahoo!, microblogging site Twitter was flooded with questions from Indonesians regarding Ozawa's well-being after the massive earthquake and tsunami struck Japan.
Another popular Japanese AV actress, Sola Aoi, also apparently survived the disaster, based on her latest tweets and blog posts.