Morning Musume.'22 member Morito Chisaki will graduate from the group and Hello! Project after concluding their concert tour 'Hello! Project 2022 Spring CITY CIRCUIT Morning Musume.'22 CONCERT TOUR ~Never Been Better!~.'
Morito made her debut as a member of Country Girls in 2014, then became a concurrent member of Morning Musume.'17 in 2017. Since all members of Country Girls graduated in 2019. she has continued to be active in Morning Musume.
According to Hello! Project's official website, Morito was originally planning on graduating in 2021 in order to study English abroad. However, the COVID-19 pandemic postponed her plans. As her study abroad has been set, it was decided that she will be graduating on June 20 after the finale of the group's tour at Nippon Budokan.
Morito plans to study abroad for a year and a half. Afterwards, she will return to Japan and resume her activities under UpFront Promotion.