Ota Nao announces graduation from AKB48 Team 8

AKB48 Team 8 member Ota Nao and representative of Kyoto Prefecture announced her departure from Team 8 on 6 November 2019 during the AKB48 Team 8 show “Yuasa Junji – Sono shizuku wa, mirai e to tsunagaru niji ni naru” at the AKB48 Theater. She says: “I have decided to graduate as idol. I want to pursue my future dream of being an actress.” Her last handshake event will be on 23 November. Her graduation show will be on 20 December 2019.