After a 15-year career and singing several theme songs for the PreCure series, 30-year old singer, Mayu Kudo announced her marriage to a man outside the entertainment industry. Because of her marriage, she also announced her plans to retire next year.
In her own personal blog, the Anisong singer said that she plans to end her career on April 2017. she also wrote:
“This decision is the first step to my next path, because now I have a future dream. I owe what I am today to everyone who has supported me, my staff, family, and friends. From today to April of the next year, I’ll perform with my full power for my fans as a gratitude of my 15-year professional career. Till my graduation day.”
She first started out as a member of jazz vocal unit Harajuku BJ Girls from 2005 before going solo in 2007, singing the OP song for the fourth PreCure TV series Yes! PreCure 5. She would go on to perform various theme songs for the PreCure series.