May 8, 2018 - LDH announces LDH Presents THE GIRLS AUDITION
On May 8, LDH announced a new edition of the LDH Presents THE GIRLS AUDITION.
The audition is intended to find new female vocalists, performers, actress and/or models for the agency. The new vocalists and performers are intended to join
The entries started on May 14 and its requirements are females from 4 to 20 years old who can sing (rap-singing is also accepted), dance or act and it must not have contract with other agencies. Minors can audition with consent from parents. The primary review started on June 17 in Osaka and will go through until July 17, same day until the entries for the auditions end.

Links: THE GIRLS AUDITION website (in Japanese) | Announcement on mobile (in Japanese)

December 31, 2017 - Fujii Shuuka graduates from Flower and ShuuKaRen
Fujii Shuuka (SKR June 2017)
On December 31, it was announced that Fujii Shuuka decided to leave Flower and ShuuKaRen and retire from entertainment industry.
On October 22, she announced a temporary hiatus as she got diagnosed with cervical spinal disc herniation and it would be using that time to rest. On December 31, she revealed through her message that the symptoms got more severe and that it would not be healing any time soon. Due to this, she rethought about her career and her future and decided to retire from the entertainment industry to focus on studying art, photography, and fashion.
Fujii started her activities as a performer on April 1, 2010, as part of the initial line-up of Flower. She made her debut with the group on October 12, 2011 with the single "Still". In December of the same year, Fujii also made her debut as a member of E-girls. In August 2016, she made her singing debut in the unit ShuuKaRen, alongside her sister and Happiness member Fujii Karen. On June 5, 2017, she announced her graduation from E-girls to focus on her activities as member of Flower and ShuuKaRen and also her modeling activities.
Following the news, Flower member Shigetome Manami announced that the group will continue their activities with the remaining 5 members. With ShuuKaRen only having Fujii Karen as member, the unit has essentially disbanded.

Links: Fujii Shuuka's graduation announcement on mobile (in Japanese)