Sakurazaka46's Watanabe Risa will be graduating from the group after concluding promotional activities for their fourth single.
On January 24, Watanabe wrote on her blog, "I will cherish the remaining time I have left to be active in Sakurazaka46 and spend this time carefully. I hope to create fun moments with everyone until the end."
Watanabe started her activities as a first generation member of Keyakizaka46 in 2015. She has been a main member of Sakurazaka46 since they restarted in 2020.