It's been announced that NGT48 member Komiyama Sara will be graduating from the group on December 31.
This announcement was made on September 29 during a concert at NGT48 Theater. On her reason for graduating, Komiyama explained on the group's official blog, "My dream has been set, so I've decided to move towards it." She added, "I will carry out my activities responsibly until the very end."
Komiyama joined NGT48 as its second generation member in June of 2018. She was promoted to its official member in December of 2020.