They sent a heartwarming message announcing the news.
6 Jan 2017 - 12:34 PM  UPDATED 6 Jan 2017 - 12:34 PM

J-Pop band Ikimonogakari have announced they are ceasing activities indefinitely.

Their agent said on Thursday that the group's three members are hoping to pursue solo careers.

Yoshiki Mizuno, Hotaka Yamashita and Kiyoe Yoshioka took to their website to post a joint message to fans that said they may one day get back together but for now would be taking the time to pursue solo activities.

The members thanked fans for their support, they said it was a tough decision. They were thankful for the amazing tenth anniversary year they had last year.

“The three of us have been working hard for 10 years. We think now is a good time for each of us to be free for a time,” they wrote.

The band was made up of two males; Yoshiki Mizuno and Hotaka Yamashita, and a female vocalist; Kiyoe Yoshioka.

Best of luck to them, we’ll miss them as a group!

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