EXILE ATSUSHI has announced that he will be taking a break from his Japanese activities until 2018.
The signer announced his decision through EXILE's official website.
ATSUSHI explained that he wants to grow as an artist and be able to compete in the global music scene. In order to achieve this, he will be moving overseas, studying English, and improving his abilities.
Due to his move, ATSUSHI's activities in Japan will be limited until his return. EXILE's activities will be limited as well during his absence.