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Off The Record Entertainment confirms Japanese IZ*ONE members will take hiatus from AKB48 until 2021

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IZ*ONE's new agency Off The Record Entertainment has released an official press announcement regarding the future activities of the group's Japanese members.


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Before earning their spots in the 'Produce 48' project group, the three girls -  Sakura Miyawaki, Nako Yabuki, and Hitomi Honda - were all active members of the J-Pop idol girl group AKB48.


In the September 24 statement, Off The Record Entertainment confirmed that it has been decided the girls will take a hiatus from AKB48 for two years and six months to promote as members of IZ*ONE. They will resume their AKB48 activities in April 2021.


Meanwhile, they are currently recording IZ*ONE's debut album with the other nine members. The group is expected to make their debut in October.

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