Visual Kei band HELLO. announced that guitarist Sekiguchi has left the band on August 31st, 2018.
In the official announcement they state that Sekiguchi's passion for the band and the members way of thinking is too different to continue band activities like this. Sekiguchi writes that he is very sorry but that he couldn't overcome the wall inside him and that the more time passed the bigger it got. So he decided to depart from HELLO. since he couldn't see a future with them anymore and wishes the remaining members all the best with HELLO.