Takahashi Juri To Make Korean Debut With Girl Group From Woollim Entertainment
AKB48 member and former “Produce 48” contestant Takahashi Juri will be making her debut in Korea!
On March 4, Woollim Entertainment revealed, “It is true that Takahashi Juri has signed a contract with Woollim Entertainment. She will be included as a member of a new girl group we are preparing to launch, and she will soon make her debut.”
News of Takahashi Juri’s Korean debut first broke during a birthday event the singer held with fans the same day. She stated, “After graduating from AKB48, I’ll be debuting through Korea’s Woollim Entertainment. I visited Korea in February to prepare for my debut.”
She also commented, “Graduating from AKB48 was a huge decision. I love AKB48, and you guys are my pride.” She then explained that because she felt unsatisfied with current self, she decided to graduate and sign with Woollim.
Takahashi Juri appeared in Mnet’s “Produce 48” as a AKB48 member in 2018 but was eliminated after making it to final round of the competition.