Inoue Sayuri & Sasaki Kotoko not participating in "Nogizaka46 8th YEAR BIRTHDAY LIVE"
The Japanese idol group Nogizaka46 will be giving its “Nogizaka46 8th YEAR BIRTHDAY LIVE” concert at Nagoya Dome from 21 to 24 February 2020. The group announced on 14th February 2020 that its two members Inoue Sayuri and Sasaki Kotoko will only participate partially or not at all in the concert. Inoue Sayuri will only attend Day 1 and Day 2, as she will be performing at the theater for the remaining two days. Sasaki Kotoko could not participate in the rehearsals for the concert due to health issues and will be unable to perform. Inoue Sayuri and Sasaki Kotoko have announced some time ago that they will graduate from Nogizaka46.