Tag Archive: Graduation

Watanabe Mayu announced her graduation from AKB48

Watanabe Mayu (渡辺麻友) - AKB48Watanabe Mayu announced her graduation from AKB48.

The announcement was made by herself on June 17, during the 49th selection (senbatsu) of AKB48 members (for the next 49th single).

She explained that she wanted to open up to other areas and have a fresh start after 10 years as an idol.

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Sanmini announce their break-up

3min (Sanmini)Sanmini) announced their disbandment.

This announcement was made last month via the official blog of the idol group.

The main reason is that the members of Sanmini want to pursue their own way by starting individual careers.

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Graduation of Yurano Yuno from Iketeru Hearts

Yurano Yuno (由良乃ゆの)Yurano Yuno announced he graduation from Iketeru Hearts.

This announcement was made by herself on the group’s radio show, TAKE UR HEARTs, on Shibuya Cross FM, on May 18.

Yurano Yuno has decided to leave due to health issues ; Yurano Yuno suffers for several months from a chronic illness which has deteriorated since its activities with the idol group. However, she said she wanted to stay in the group, despite this, and apologized to the fans.

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Buono! announce their break-up

Buono!Buono! held the concert Buono! Live 2017 ~Pienezza!~ at Yokohama Arena on May 22

This was the last live of the Hello! Project idol group.

The reasons why Buono! broke up are due to the various activities of the members:

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Shirato Kana leaves Dorothy Little Happy

Shirato Kana (白戸佳奈) - Dorothy Little HappyShirato Kana will leave Dorothy Little Happy after a last live performance on July 23 at Mt.Rainier Hall Shibuya Pleasure Pleasure in Tokyo.

She will also retire from the entertainment industry.

The staff added that it will also be the end of Dorothy Little Happy’s activites in the current system. Further details will be given later.

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Mizorogi Seran and Kodakari Momoka leave Cheeky Parade

Cheeky ParadeMizorogi Seran and Kodakari Momoka are going to leave Cheeky Parade.

Both girls will stop their activities after a last performance during Cheeky Parade Live Live Live ! Vol.5 which will be held on June 9 at Shibuya Womb in Tokyo.

Mizorogi Seran and Kodakari Momoka recently had many discussions with the other members, the staff and their families.

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Graduation of Fujii Rio from Kobushi Factory

Fujii Rio (藤井梨央) - Kobushi Factory (こぶしファクトリー)Fujii Rio announced her graduation from Kobushi Factory and Hello! Project.

Riorio is going to leave the idol group at the end of the Hello! Project 2017 Summer concert tour.

Fujii Rio goes to university since this Spring, and she has decided to focus on studies. She was worried about the balance between her activities with Kobushi Factory. She wants to become a teacher or a nurse.

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YuiKaori to stop their activities in June

YuiKaori (ゆいかおり)YuiKaori announced they will suspend their activities on June 30.

This announcement was made by Ogura Yui on her official blog and on the website of YuiKaori.

Both members Ogura Yui and Ishihara Kaori have decided to stop the duo’s activities to focus on their solo careers, and also because Ishihara Kaori left the talent agency Sigma Seven in 2016.

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