SKE48 member Yukina Yahagi has announced her graduation from the popular girl group by the end of the month — 31st October 2018. Yahagi cites scheduling difficulties between her studies and her idol activities as the official reason for her leaving the AKB48 sister group.


“I have been unable to participate in many performances, and have only appeared in handshake events and large concerts”, stated Yahagi. “I am so sorry to the fans and my fellow members.” She has also stated that she has reached the limits of her mental and physical health trying to overcome her scheduling issues.

She has thanks all the fans and her fellow group members for their support the in brief time she was with SKE48.