Yokoyama Yui announced Graduation

#AKB48, #横山由依 – AKB48 Team A member and EX-Sokantouku Yokoyama Yui announced her graduation from the group on 12 September 2021 during the “MX Natsu Matsuri AKB48 2021 Saigo no Summer Party” performance. Her graduation performance will be held on 9 December 2021 in the AKB48 Theater. The date for her graduation concert is yet to be announced.

Yokoyama Yui belongs to the 9th generation of AKB48. After her debut in 2010, she became a Team K member and later transferred to Team A. She was given a Kennin position for a short period of time with NMB48 Team N. Later, she was appointed by EX-AKB48 member and first AKB48 Sokantouko Takahashi Minami as her successor. She handed over her position as Sokantouku to Mukaichi Mion in 2019.