Iriyama Anna announced Graduation

#AKB48, #入山杏奈 – AKB48 member Iriyama Anna announced her graduation from the group during a YouTube LIVE stream on 4 January 2022. She was celebrating a New Year’s party together with AKB48 members Kato Rena, Taniguchi Megu, and Nakanishi Chiyori, as well as EX-AKB48 member Kizaki Yuria when she announced her graduation. She explained that she had seen a different side of AKB48 during her time in Mexico and was not worried about the future of the group. However, she did not want to leave the group until she enjoyed the performances again. She will leave the group in March.