Juice=Juice member Inaba Manaka has been diagnosed with vocal cord nodules and will not be participating in Hello! Project's countdown live 'Hello! Project 20th Anniversary!! Hello! Project COUNTDOWN PARTY 2018 ?GOOD BYE & HELLO!?' to be held on December 31 at Nakano Sun Plaza Hall.
Inaba's throat had been in poor condition for sometime, and after seeing a doctor, she was diagnosed with vocal cord nodules and has already received surgery. Besides being absent from the countdown live, she will only participate as a dancer in the upcoming tour 'Hello! Project 20th Anniversary!! Hello! Project 2019 WINTER ?YOU & I / NEW AGE?' to kick off on January 2.
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