Umehara Mako announced her graduation from NMB48.
Umehara Mako explained that she had decided to leave the idol group in order to focus on her studies.
Her graduation ceremony will be held on February 21. She will continue her activities with the unit until March 2.
Umehara Mako joined NMB48 as a 3rd generation member in 2012. She is part of Team BII since October 2012.