Then there were only two members of the 2nd Generation. Kitano Hinako announced Graduation.

#乃木坂46, #北野日奈子 – Nogizaka46 2nd Generation member Kitano Hinako announced her graduation from the group on her blog on 31 January 2022. She explained that she made the decision to leave this “lovely place” a year ago. Actually, then as now, there is no reason to leave, however with each member who left the group, she wondered when her day would be. So she decided to take a completely different path than before. Kitano Hinako is the sixth member of the 2nd Generation to leave the group within a year, starting with Hori Miona. She will graduate from the group at the end of April 2022.