In a statement on the Hello! Project website, Ogawa Rena has announced she has graduated from Kobushi Factory and Hello!
Ogawa Rena will remain on hiatus for the time being.
Aikawa Maho will take a break from all activities due to medical reasons.
Sato Masaki will not participate in any Hello! Project activities due to medical reasons for two months.
Okai Chisato will take a break from activities to undergo surgery for vocal cord nodules.
UPDATED In an announcement on the Hello! Project website, Inaba Manaka has announced she is taking an extended break from
UPDATED It has been announced that Juice=Juice’s Kanazawa Tomoko is suffering from endometriosis.