It's been announced that Sakurazaka46 members Moriya Akane and Watanabe Rika will be graduating from the group.
According to Sakurazaka46's official website, Moriya and Watanabe both requested to graduate, and after numerous discussions, their requests were accepted. They will graduate after all activities related to the group's third single "Nagaredama" (released October 13) come to an end.
Moriya and Watanabe have both been a part of the group since Keyakizaka46. Moriya was also the vice-captain of Keyakizaka46.