This came to shock to me, but it seems lovable guitarist Mai is going to be leaving Kra at their TOUR FINAL 2010 Heart to Heart ~Kanjo no Rinkaku~ that will be held on December 28th, 2010 at Shibuya C.C.Lemon Hall. Mai, who hasn’t updated his blog has been said to be ill for some time and is taking this retirement to focus on himself and to getting better. An official announcement from their OHP and blog does state the remaining 3 members will continue on despite losing Mai but ask for fans’ continued support.
We would like to inform you that, after Kra’s TOUR FINAL 2010 “Heart to Heart ~Kanjo no Rinkaku~”, to be held on December 28th, 2010 (Tue) at Shibuya C.C.Lemon Hall, Kra’s guitarist Mai will be withdrawing from the music industry.
He had been continuing his musical activities for a long time, despite poor health and as the result of lengthy discussions with Mai himself, the other band members of Kra, as well as the staff, it has been decided that he will “retire” in order to concentrate on his physical treatment.
Concerning Kra – the band will continue their musical activities with the three remaining band members Keiyuh (Vo), Yuhra (Ba) and Yasuno (Dr) and we hope you will unchangingly keep up your support and encouragement for them.
It is our wish that you greet Mai for his last time as the guitarist of Kra together with everyone.
PS COMPANY Co.Ltd.
President Ozaki Tomomi
Poor Mai, I hope he gets well…retirement seems so sad but I know Kra will still continue on strongly!