I debuted in AKB, and for about 5-6 years I’ve been active. I’ve done a lot of different things. Since I’ve reached this far, won’t it be a waste if I don’t go (to the center)? I don’t want all the things I’ve ‘til now to go to waste.
— What is the center in AKB? (Documentary of AKB/Kousagi Doujo EP 12)