The official website for 31-year-old anime voice actress/singer Emi Nitta announced on August 18 that she was forced to cancel her appearance at the upcoming CharaExpo2017 event to be held at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre Hall in Singapore on September 9 and 10. She was scheduled to join on its second day.
According to the release posted on the event's official website, she "has been suffering from chronic backaches for a while now and her condition has worsened after her live performances lately. After consulting medical experts, it has been confirmed that she is suffering from herniated disc," and "The medical experts consulted recommend that she is to avoid long distance flights and after careful consideration, we have decided to cancel her appearance at CharaExpo 2017 on the 10th of September."
The official Twitter for her fan club EmiRing◎ has also posted her words of apology:
"I would like to apologize for the inconvenience and worry caused by my cancellation of the event.
The situation is as explained in the release. We have decided to be on the safe side this time. For
the people who have been looking forward to seeing my show in Singapore, I am truly sorry. I will
concentrate on my treatment in order to be able to do my best performance. Emi Nitta."
この度は、イベント出演中止の件でご迷惑とご心配をおかけして、誠に申し訳ありません。状況は掲載文の通りです。今回は大事をとらせていただく事になりました。シンガポールを楽しみにしていて下さった皆さん、本当にごめんなさい。早く全力のパフォーマンスができるように療養いたします。 新田恵海 https://t.co/fubIdQywD2— EmiRing◎ (@EmiRingOfficial) 2017年8月18日
As reported, Nitta, best known as Honoka Kosaka in the Love Live! franchise and as a member of its
VA unit μ's, is gointg to end her exclusive contract with Tokyo-based managing company S in the end
of this month. In the release for the cancellation, it is also confirmed that she will move to Difference
Inc. (the site is now under renewal) from September, 1, 2017.
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