Sato Shiori leaves AKB48
AKB48 3rd Draft Kenkyuusei Sato Shiori announced her graduation from the group during a performance at AKB48 Theater on 2 November 2019. She says that after her dream to become a member of AKB48 came true, she had no goal anymore. Meanwhile she has found a new goal and wants to study abroad. Her graduation show will be on 27 November, her last handshake event will be on 23 November 2019.