Tag Archive: Graduation

Owada Nana announced her graduation from AKB48

Owada Nana (大和田南那) - AKB48Owada Nana recently announced her graduation from AKB48.

This announcement was made by herself at the end of the Boku no Taiyou stage performance at their theater on November 29th.

The date of her graduation ceremony and her last concert with the idol group hasn’t been determined yet.

The reasons why she wants to leave the group wasn’t revealed. However, Nana apologized via a tweet for this sudden announcement and asked for fans to support her until her departure and her withdrawal as an idol.

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Igusa Riona will graduate from Palet

Igusa Riona (井草里桜菜) - paletIgusa Riona announced her graduation from Palet.

This announcement was made by herself on November 24 during Palet’s regular live concert palet Thursday Night at AKIBA Cultures Theater.

She chose to leave the band to pursue her career in fields other than music. She would like to start a career in fashion and modeling.

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Disbandment of One Little Kiss?

One Little Kiss (ワンリルキス)It seems that the group of idols One Little Kiss (ワンリルキス) show no activity since over a year.

The quartet hasn’t released anything since August 2014.

The girls released, for the last time, a tribute album to Pizzicato Five in collaboration with other idol groups of T-Palette Records in April 2015 and have left the label since the end of 2015.

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Sugimoto Yusa to graduate from LinQ

Sugimoto Yusa (杉本ゆさ) - LinQSugimoto 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).

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Tsukumo Hotaru to quit Necronomidol

Tsukumo Hotaru (九十九ほたる) - NecronomidolTsukumo Hotaru announced her that she was going to leave Necronomidol late November.

Tsukumo Hotaru told that she decided to leave the idol group in order to focus on studies at university. She will also stop activities in the entertainment industry.

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Tsugunaga Momoko to graduate from Hello! Project and Country Girls

Tsugunaga Momoko (嗣永桃子)Tsugunaga Momoko announced her graduation from Hello! Project and Country Girls.

Momochi will graduate from the idol group and Hello! Project on June 30, 2017.

She told that she was going to retire from the entertainment industry, and that she wanted to find a job related to education. She got the teacher’s license for elementary school and kindergarten in 2012.

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Graduation of Erie from Dream and E-Girls

Erie (Dream, E-Girls)Erie, member of Dream and E-Girls, announced her upcoming graduation and retirement from the entertainment industry in December.

This announcement was made by Erie on the official website of Dream on October 28.

Although she isn’t sure yet of what she will do after graduation, Erie explained, however, she wanted to lead a normal life after 14 years of loyal service with the J-Pop group Dream. She said she also thought of studying abroad.

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Hasegawa Reika to graduate from Sunmyu

Hasegawa Reika (長谷川怜華) - Sunmyu (さんみゅ〜)Hasegawa Reika announced her graduation from Sunmyu.

She will leave the idol group on December 27 after a last live performance at Akiba Cultures Theater in Tokyo.

Hasegawa Reika told that she wanted to realize her dream and become an actress.

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Noguchi Monami left GEM

Noguchi Monami (野口もなみ) - GEMNoguchi Monami announced that she was leaving GEM on August 31.

Noguchi Monami decided to stop activities in the entertainment industry in order to focus on studies. She explained that, despite her best efforts, it was too difficult for her to be active as an idol and a student at the same time.

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°C-ute to breakup in June 2017

°C-ute°C-ute will breakup and graduate from Hello! Project in June 2017 after a last live performance at the Saitama Super Arena.

Since all members are over 20 years old now, the girls had discussions about their future over the last months.

The members of °C-ute decided that it was time for them to follow their own way to reach their goals.

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