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Nogizaka46’s Rei Seimiya to Graduate, Embracing New Challenges at 20

Rei Seimiya of Nogizaka46 has announced her graduation from the group. After joining as a 4th generation member in 2018, Seimiya will depart mid-July, coinciding with the group’s 35th single, “Chance wa Byoudou.”

Rei Seimiya of Nogizaka46 has revealed her plans to graduate from the popular idol group. Seimiya, who joined as a 4th generation member in November 2018, has decided to conclude her journey with Nogizaka46 after approximately five and a half years. Her departure is set to coincide with the group’s 35th single, “Chance wa Byoudou,” and will occur in mid-July.

In a heartfelt message shared on her official blog, Seimiya explained her decision: “At the milestone of turning 20, I decided to take on new challenges. I had been contemplating graduation for quite some time.” She expressed deep gratitude towards her fellow members, staff, and fans for their unwavering support throughout her tenure.

Seimiya also hinted at a special farewell, stating, “At my request, I hope to gather with my 4th generation members on my last day. Perhaps we can create a memorable experience together.” This indicates a potential final performance or event with her beloved group mates.

Rei Seimiya‘s departure marks the end of a significant chapter in her career, as she ventures into new horizons. Her contributions to Nogizaka46 have left a lasting impact, and her fans eagerly await her future endeavors.

Source: https://natalie.mu/music/news/574876