Kasai Tomomi will graduate from AKB48 on May 3 after the Shinoda Team A stage.
She had already announced her graduation on December 17 during the 2nd AKB48 Kouhaku Taikou Uta Gassen.
Kasai Tomomi will release her 2nd solo single a few days later on May 8. The title song will be used as the ending theme fo the drama Meshibana Deka Tachibana in which she is playing.
Tomo joined AKB48 in April 2006 as a 2nd generation member. She is part of Team A.