On July 20, actress Nishiuchi Mariya (24) announced via Instagram that her contract with Rising Production expired on March 31.
Nishiuchi reported, "It's been awhile. I, Nishiuchi Mariya, would like to announce that my contract with RISINGPRO Holdings Co. ended on March 31, 2018." She expressed, "I am extremely grateful to everyone at the agency who took care of me as well as to everyone who supports me." She also apologized, "I am sorry for worrying everyone for suddenly stopping my updates and activities, and also for making this late announcement."