Sugimoto Yusa announced her graduation from LinQ.
She will leave the idol group from Fukuoka on February 22, 2017, on the same day as the release of LinQ’s upcoming single Makenaizo (負けないぞ).
Sugimoto Yusa will turn 25 years old on December 13. She explained that she was active for 5 years, and that she wanted to pass the baton to the next generation. She has been discussing about her graduation for about one year.
She made this announcement on November 19 during a live performance at Fukuoka Tenjin Best Hall.
Sugimoto Yusa is a 1st generation member of LinQ. She joined the idol group from Kyushu in 2011. She is the daughter of former professional baseball player Sugimoto Tadashi.