5 members of Nogizaka46 held their coming-of-age ceremony


Nogizaka46 Coming-of-age Ceremony 2017Nogizaka46 members Ikuta Erika, Kitano Hinako, Saito Chiharu, Nakamoto Himeka and Hori Miona held their coming-of-age ceremony (成人式, seijin shiki).

The ceremony took place on January 7 at Nogi Shrine in Tokyo. The 5 members of the idol group, who were born in 1996 and in early 1997, were wearing beautiful kimonos and holding Japanese traditional accessories.

Check out some photos of the event.

Ikuta Erika, Saito Chiharu and Nakamoto Himeka are part of the 1st generation of Nogizaka46.

Kitano Hinako and Hori Miona belong to the 2nd generation.

The coming-of-age ceremony is reserved to those who reached 20 years old, which is the age of majority in Japan, over the past year.

Nogizaka46 Coming-of-age Ceremony 2017

Nogizaka46 Coming-of-age Ceremony 2017

Ikuta Erika (生田絵梨花) - Nogizaka46 (乃木坂46)

Ikuta Erika (生田絵梨花)

Kitano Hinako (北野日奈子) - Nogizaka46 (乃木坂46)Kitano Hinako (北野日奈子) - Nogizaka46 (乃木坂46)

Kitano Hinako (北野日奈子)

Saito Chiharu (斎藤ちはる) - Nogizaka46 (乃木坂46)

Saito Chiharu (斎藤ちはる)

Nakamoto Himeka (中元日芽香) - Nogizaka46 (乃木坂46)

Nakamoto Himeka (中元日芽香)

Hori Miona (堀未央奈) - Nogizaka46 (乃木坂46)

Hori Miona (堀未央奈)