Ishida Haruka has announced her graduation from AKB48.
This was revealed at the group’s recent performance at AKB48 theater with no set graduation date. According to Haruka, her reason for wanting to graduate is that she wishes to be a voice actress (seiyuu).
While it might be a sad occasion for fans of the group, it is certainly good news that she will be remaining in the public eye with her dreams of voice acting becoming a reality.
Best of luck Ishida Haruka!