AKB48 Team 4 member Izuta Rina will be transferring to overseas sister group BNK48 based in Bangkok, Thailand.
This announcement was made by Izuta herself during a performance on April 13 at AKB48 Theater. Afterwards, she wrote on the group's official website, explaining, "I want to be stimulated, so I thought a lot about whether or not the current me is beneficial to myself. I decided that I wanted to challenge myself to something new. I love AKB48, and moreso, I love theater performances! So I want to cherish theater performances as a member of BNK48 in Thailand."
The exact date of Izuta's transfer has not been determined at this time. As soon as it is decided, it will be announced on the group's official website.