Nogizaka46 New Project "1st Generation Audition" that was announced on Nogizaka46's 『乃木坂46 3rd YEAR BIRTHDAY LIVE 』 in February 22, 2015 has finally revealed! Sony Music to held an audition which the application period between June 28 - July 10, 2015 with the final audition on 21st of August. Nogizaka46 Official Twitter announced them as Nogizaka46's 2nd part of "Sakamichi Series" and they will get an original debut single as well as special TV program. Toriizaka46, which is the name was being announced before is renamed to Keyakizaka46, and will debut with 22 members.
The 22 members in the following row:
Watanabe Risa (17), Shida Manaka (14), Oda Nana (17), Saitou Fuyuka (17), Koike Minami (16), Yonetani Nanami (15)
Saito Shiori (18), Ozeki Rika (17), Kobayashi Yui (15), Moriya Akane (17), Ishimori Nijika (18), Nagai Yuuka (19)
Habu Mizuho (18), Uemura Rina (18), Suzuki Mizuho (14), Harada Aoi (15), Nagazawa Nanako (18), Harada Mayu (17)
Imaizumi Yui (16), Hirate Yurina (14), Suzumoto Miyu (17), Watanabe Rika (20)