HKT48 Team KIV’s Captain Ota Aika has announced her graduation from the group.
Announced during their recent HKT48 Theater performance, the graduation ceremony is currently scheduled for April 10th.
According to her announcement on the HKT48 site, she will be graduating to accomplish her dreams of becoming an actress and chose to graduate at the 10 year milestone.
It’s hard to think of an idol being part of a group for more than 4 years, let alone 10, but it seems like Ota Aika has managed to make her mark within the ’48 family.
Best of luck with your acting career Ota Aika!