Posted by yckim124 AKP STAFF Monday, October 29, 2018

Yabuki Nako, Miyawaki Sakura, and Honda Hitomi talk about halting their AKB48 promotions for IZ*ONE

The AKB48members shared thoughts on halting their Japanese group promotions for IZ*ONE.

On October 29, the 'Produce 48' girl group held their debut showcase at Olympic Hall in Seoul.

Yabuki Nako, Miyawaki Sakura, and Honda Hitomiwill be halting AKB48 promotions for 2 years and a half for the project girl group. Regarding this, Yabuki Nako said, "There are so many things that are different from Japan. There's adifference in the language and there are many unfamiliarities. The members are helping us out. My Korean has improved a lot and I'm enjoying it."

Next, Miyawaki Sakura said, "Japanese fans canbe disappointed but fortunately, they're cheering us on. I'll show a good, hardworking side of me through IZ*ONE promotions."

Honda Hitomi said, "There might be some who are disappointed but I want to challenge myself and see how much I can improve during the limited time of 2 years and a half. I hope they can cheer me on."
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MidnightKpop720 pts Monday, October 29, 2018 5
Monday, October 29, 2018

I'm surprised by their dedication to this group especially Sakura who is very popular in a very successful group in Japan. I don't think I'll do the same in my position. More reasons to root for this their success.


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Hyungshi624 pts Monday, October 29, 2018 0
Monday, October 29, 2018

yep AKB48 without Sakura, I bet some japanese fans will go into rage mode.



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