Kawaei Rina announced her graduation from AKB48.
Ricchan explained that she was still shocked after the attack last year, and that she was not able to participate in handshake events with fans anymore.
She said that she wanted to become an actress.
The date of Kawaei Rina’s graduation ceremony hasn’t been determined yet.
This announcement was made on March 26 during the concert held by AKB48 at Saitama Super Arena.
Kawaei Rina joined AKB48 as a 11th generation member in late 2010. She is currently part of Team A. She reached the 16th rank at the AKB48 Senbatsu General Election 2014.