Japanese idol Nako Yabuki, who was a member of the girl group IZ*ONE, announced her graduation from HKT48.
The female idol also stated that in the future she plans to pursue her dream of being an actress, noting that her next single will be her last as a member of her group. Alongside this, she added, her graduation concert will be held in 2023.
As Nako used to be active as an actress before debuting as an idol, netizens are expressing support for her transformation into an actress and writing comments such as “You worked hard!”, “You seem to do well in whatever you do”, and “I will support you on the path ahead.”
On the other hand, Yabuki Nako was born in 2001 and is 21 years old this year. She made her debut as a member of Japanese group HKT48 in 2013.
She then participated in the Mnet survival show “Produce 48” and became a member of the project group IZ*ONE, before returning to HKT48 after IZ*ONE’s disbandment.