As of today August 10, Akiyama Yurika has left Ciao Bella Cinquetti.
— UP-FRONT LINK (@UpFrontLink) August 10, 2015
Translated statements from both management and Akiyama have been posted by Up-Front Link:
Thank you so much for your support towards to the artists which belong to our company.
At this occasion, the member of Ciao Bella Cinquetti, Yurika Akiyama graduates on the 10th August 2015.
Everyone, here is a sudden announcement.
I, Yurika Akiyama, will graduate from Ciao Bella Cinquetti today, 10th August 2015. I am sorry for this abrupt news.
I thought about it many, many times and came to this conclusion.
Source: UP-FRONT LINK