Female rock band BLiSTAR announced that vocalist MAYU is now married and is six months pregnant with her first child. As a result, the band is now on hiatus as of June 1st.
According to a message from MAYU that accompanied the announcement, she and the man had been dating for a long time. He is not in the entertainment industry, so no further personal details about him were revealed.
BLiSTAR originally began activities in 2004 under the name THE PINK☆PANDA. They used that name until 2008, and then in 2009 they re-formed as BLiSTAR, making their major label debut that same year. The group currently consists of vocalist MAYU, guitarist RINA, and drummer NANA-A.