Nogizaka46's Takayama Kazumi Joins Instagram

Nogizaka46's Takayama Kazumi joins Instagram

Nogizaka46 member Takayama Kazumi has joined Instagram (@takayama.kazumi.official).

On April 21, Takayama hosted a show on SHOWROOM to commemorate the paperback release of her novel 'Trapezium' (April 24). This is where she announced that she would be opening an Instagram account. In one of her posts, she explains where the title of her novel came from, "My editor and I came up with a bunch of titles to decide on temporarily. The final two were 'trapezium' and 'rectangle,' so we went with 'trapezium.'"

Nogizaka46's Eto Misa Announces Graduation

Nogizaka46's Eto Misa announces graduation

Nogizaka46 member Eto Misa has announced her graduation from the group. 

Eto revealed that she had been thinking about graduation since about a year ago. On her blog, she wrote, "Once I part, I think I will realize how lucky I was to be working in such a favorable environment. However, I decided to look forward and do my best as myself."

Nogizaka46's Kawago Hina Announces Graduation From Group

Nogizaka46's Kawago Hina announces graduation from group

Nogizaka46 first generation member Kawago Hina has announced her graduation from the group. 

On her official blog, Kawago reflected on her activities in Nogizaka46 since she was 13 years old. She explained, "There is a part of me that feels that I shouldn't rush because I'm still 20 years old. However, rather than spending my time at ease here, I wanted to work hastily work with no time to spare. I want to start over and work frantically. That's why I decided to graduate from Nogizaka46."

The Pv For Nogizaka46's Song 'kaerimichi Wa Toomawari Shitakunaru' Shows The Life Of Nishino Nanase

The PV for Nogizaka46's song 'Kaerimichi wa Toomawari Shitakunaru' shows the life of Nishino Nanase

The PV for Nogizaka46's new single "Kaerimichi wa Toomawari Shitakunaru" has been uploaded onto YouTube. 

The video revolves around the song's center Nishino Nanase, who will be graduating from the group at the end of the year, showing how she's continued to lead a happy life while facing various turning points. It was directed by Seki Kazuaki, who has worked on many of Perfume and Hoshino Gen's PVs. 

Details On Nogizaka46's 22nd Single Revealed

Details on Nogizaka46's 22nd single revealed

The details on Nogizaka46's 22nd single "Kaerimichi wa Toomawari Shitakunaru," to drop in stores on November 14, have been revealed. 

It will be the seventh time for Nishino Nanase, who will soon be graduating from the group, to serve as the center for a single. This will also be the last single for Wakatsuki Yumi who will also be graduating. As the coupling tracks, the single will include Nishino's solo song "Tsuzuku," the under members' new song "Nichijou," and "Caravan wa Nemuranai," which is sung by the young members of the group. In addition, Limited Editions C and D will include unit songs. 

Nogizaka46's Nishino Nanase To Graduate At The End Of The Year

Nogizaka46's Nishino Nanase to graduate at the end of the year

Nogizaka46 member Nishino Nanase has announced she's graduating from the group at the end of the year. 

On her blog, Nishino explained that she had been thinking about graduating for the past year. "I am a little anxious about leaving the place I love, but this is certainly what I chose myself. Even if I am by myself, I want to continue this work. I am very excited to see what's to come," she said. Her graduation concert will be held early next year. 

Check Out The Pvs For Nogizaka46's Songs 'sora Tobira' And 'sankaku No Akichi'

Check out the PVs for Nogizaka46's songs 'Sora Tobira' and 'Sankaku no Akichi'

The PVs for Nogizaka46's new songs "Sora Tobira" and "Sankaku no Akichi" have been revealed via YouTube. 

"Sora Tobira" will be included in all types of the group's upcoming single "Jikochuu de Ikou!" to be released on August 8. The PV was shot at JAXA (Japan Aerospace eXploration Agency) in Tsukuba City, Ibaraki, and Tsukuba Expo Center. Umezawa Minami serves as the song's center. Directed by Ito Shuto, the PV shows Umezawa and the other members aiming to become astronauts. 

Nogizaka46's Shiraishi Mai And Nishino Nanase Have A Showdown In Pv For 'kokoro No Monologue'

Nogizaka46's Shiraishi Mai and Nishino Nanase have a showdown in PV for 'Kokoro no Monologue'

Nogizaka46 have revealed the PV for their new song "Kokoro no Monologue." 

Sung by members Shiraishi Mai and Nishino Nanase, "Kokoro no Monologue" is the coupling track to the Limited Edition C version of the group's upcoming single "Jikochuu de Ikou!" to drop on August 8. For the PV, the staff of movie 'Asahinagu' got together led by director Hanabusa Tsutomu. In the video, you will see Shiraishi and Nishino having a showdown. 

Shiraishi Mai To Be Absent From A Portion Of Nogizaka46's Tour

Shiraishi Mai to be absent from a portion of Nogizaka46's tour

It's been announced that Shiraishi Mai will be absent for a portion of Nogizaka46's tour 'Manatsu no Zenkoku Tour 2018' due to her schedule. 

The upcoming tour is scheduled to be held from July 21 to September 2. Among the eight shows, Shiraishi will be absent from the following: July 22 at Fukuoka Yafuoku! Dome and August 26 and 27 at Nagoya Dome. 

Details On Nogizaka46's 21st Single Revealed

Details on Nogizaka46's 21st single revealed

The details on Nogizaka46's new single "Jikochu de Ikou!" due out on August 8 have been revealed.

The single will be released in four different types: Limited Editions A ~ D and Regular Edition. All types will include the title track with Saito Asuka as center and "Sora Tobira," which is the theme song to the anime film 'Nanatsu no Taizai : Tenkuu no Torawarebito.' Besides these, each type will include different coupling tracks. 

Saito Asuka To Be The Center For Nogizaka46's New Single

Saito Asuka to be the center for Nogizaka46's new single

The senbatsu members for Nogizaka46's new single (currently untitled) to be released on August 8 have been revealed. 

For the group's 21st single, there will be 21 senbatsu members. Saito Asuka has been chosen as the center as her first time since their 15th single "Hadashi de Summer." Check out the 21 members below. 

Nogizaka46's Saito Chiharu & Sagara Iori To Graduate

Nogizaka46's Saito Chiharu & Sagara Iori to graduate

Nogizaka46 has announced that members Saito Chiharu and Sagara Iori will be graduating from the group. 

Both Saito and Sagara will graduate after participating in all events related to the group's 20th single "Synchronicity." Their last work will be a handshake event on July 16 at Makuhari Messe.