Sato Akari announces Graduation from AKB48 Team 8
AKB48 Team 8 Miyagi Prefecture Representative Sato Akari has announced her graduation from AKB48 Team 8. She stated during a showroom LIVE that she would like to leave the entertainment industry and is grateful for everything she has learned from her time with AKB48. She will leave the group at the end of March 2021, whether a graduation performance can be given depends on circumstances.
— AKB48 佐藤朱 (@AKARI_SATO_1109) February 8, 2021