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  • Sato Anju to graduate from NGT48

    August 27, 2019 @ 3:08 am

    NGT48's Sato Anju has announced her graduation from the group. The 17-year-old from Niigata Prefecture made her debut as a first generation member. Her last participation in a handshake event will be on September 23 for AKB48's 56th single "Sustainable" at Pacifico Yokohama, then her graduation concert will be held sometime in late September. NGT48 theater manager Hayakawa Maiko wrote on Twitter, "I will support her so that she can enjoy her l

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  • Yamaguchi Maho to release first photo book + launches official website & fan club

    August 1, 2019 @ 3:10 am

    It's been announced that former NGT48 member Yamaguchi Maho will be releasing her first photo book on her 24th birthday, September 17.The photo book will highlight Yamaguchi's charming points as well as her true self. She commented, "To be able to release my first photo book on my birthday is like the greatest birthday present. Please get to know a new me through this photo book. It would make me happy if this could be a present for my fans."

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  • NGT48's Murakumo Fuka announces graduation

    July 19, 2019 @ 3:20 am

    NGT48 member Murakumo Fuka has announced her graduation from the group.Murakumo made the announcement via a video on the group's official website. In the video, all members make an appearance. "I wanted to express my feelings as a member of the current group, so I decided to shoot this video with all members," she explained. Murakumo decided to graduate after discussing it with her parents at the beginning of the year. She then reported the news

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  • Former NGT48's Sugahara Riko signs with Avex Management

    July 11, 2019 @ 3:05 am

    On July 10, former NGT48 member Sugahara Riko updated her Twitter account announcing that she has signed with Avex Management. Sugahara wrote, "While receiving guidance from many people I will be working with, I hope to challenge myself to many things, mainly singing and dancing, and do my best in order to be active in many fields."Source & Image: Oricon

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  • Former NGT48's Yamaguchi Maho transfers agencies

    May 25, 2019 @ 3:06 am

    Former NGT48 member Yamaguchi Maho has transferred to entertainment agency Ken-On. This announcement was made on Ken-On's official website. On the website, Yamaguchi released a statement, saying, "At this time, I have signed with Ken-On. They have welcomed me warmly and gave me the opportunity to start anew. Without forgetting my thankful feelings for everyone who supports me, I will polish myself and do my best with my forthcoming activitie

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  • NGT48's Kato Minami demoted to kenkyuusei after impertinent remark

    May 22, 2019 @ 2:55 am

    NGT48 member Kato Minami has been demoted to a kenkyuusei (research student) after writing an impertinent comment on social media. NGT48 management apologized regarding this behavior on the group's official website.  As a result, they have stopped all members' from using their social media accounts until they can thoroughly guide the members into using the accounts properly.  On May 20, Kato posted a photo on Instagram of a news p

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  • Yamaguchi Maho, Hasegawa Rena and Sugahara Riko announce graduation from NGT48

    April 23, 2019 @ 2:58 am

    NGT48 members Yamaguchi Maho, Hasegawa Rena, and Sugahara Riko have announced their graduation from the group.This was announced on April 21 during Team G's last show at NGT48 Theater. Their last handshake events will be held on May 5 and 6 at Pacifico Yokohama, then graduate on May 18 at the theater.  As you may remember, Yamaguchi was attacked by two men in front of her home last December. How the management handled the incident star

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  • NGT48 to end team system and restart their activities

    April 12, 2019 @ 3:12 am

    It's been announced that NGT48 will end their current team system and restart their activities.Currently, NGT48 is comprised of Team NIII, Team G, and Research Students. From now on, they will be active as "First Generation Students" and "Research Students." As such, Team NIII's last 'Hokori no Oka' performance and Team G's last 'Sakaagari' performance will be held on April 21 at NGT48 Theater. In December, Team G vice captainYamaguchi Mahow

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  • NGT48's Sugahara Riko to go on hiatus to treat her injury

    January 18, 2019 @ 3:24 am

    It's been reported that NGT48 member Sugahara Riko will be going on hiatus after receiving surgery on her left knee. Sugahara injured her knee last year and had been continuing her activities within a reasonable range. She received surgery on January 15 seeking a complete recovery. While she is doing well after surgery, it will be about three or four months until she can perform on stage. She plans to continue updating her social networking

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  • All performances at NGT48 Theater scheduled after January 22 cancelled

    January 16, 2019 @ 3:27 am

    It's been announced that all performances scheduled at NGT48 Theater after January 22 will be cancelled.Team NIII's 'Hokori no Oka' shows and Team G's 'Saka Agari' shows were scheduled to be held at the theater, but they have all been cancelled. The theater will be closed until January 24. In addition, the teams' shows that were scheduled after January 26 will be changed to Research Students' performance 'PARTY ga Hajimaru yo ~Kenkyuusei no Ibu

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