It's been announced that Hinatazaka46 member Sasaki Mirei will be taking a break from her activities for the time being.
According to an announcement on the group's official website, Sasaki had a detailed examination after a physical and had to be hospitalized for about a week. Sasaki was supposed to participate in a cheerleading performance via a live stream on YouTube on May 26. On her blog, she commented, "I feel frustrated that I am causing trouble and unable to perform with everyone. But I only have one body, so I am going to take care of it." To her fans, she wrote, "I would like for everyone to go through a thorough physical checkup."