All AKB48 Team 8 members held an unofficial online meeting in SHOWROOM on 26 July 2017, the meeting was to discuss if they should form a unit "Team 8" for upcoming AKB48 group Janken Tournament.
AKB48 Team 8 official web site announces all their Team8 members have opened their official Instagram and 755 accounts, below are their address:
AKB48 Team 8 member Ota Nao will appear in TV Asahi TV series "Dr. Hikojirou 3", the new drama will begin airing on 20 August 2017.
AKB48 Team 8 and SKE48 Team E will participate TV Asahi's music show "SUMMER STATION Music Live", the event will be held in Roppongi Hills Arena from 16 July 2017 to 20 August 2017.
The official trailer for the The upcoming Kamen Rider Ex-Aid True Ending movie Uchu Sentai Kyuranger the movie has been uploaded on Toei‘s official YouTube channel, and AKB48 Team 8 member Kuranoo Narumi will make guest appearance in the movie.
AKB48 Team 8 announced they will hold their annual concert "Eight no hi", it will be held in Nagoya Century Hall on 8 August 2017, the news was announced on radio show "AKB48 no ANN" at 29 June 2017.
AKB48 Team 8 will have a collaborative project with Japanese baseball team "Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles", they will be guest for their upcoming home game vs Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in Rakuten Kobo Stadium Miyagi on 1 July 2017.
Kyoto Toyota PRESENTS AKB48 Team 8 Ota Nao no Everybody?? Challenge!" episode 1.
AKB48 Team 8 member Ota Nao has TV CMs for Kyoto Toyota, she is representative of Kyoto for Team 8.
AKB48 Team 8 member Ota Nao will have her own show "Kyoto Toyota PRESENTS AKB48 Team 8 Ota Nao no Everybody?? Challenge!", it will be released on 18 June 2017.
AKB48 Team 8 members will be cover girls of manga magazine "Weekly Shonen Sunday", it will be released on 14 June 2017.
AKB48 Team 8 member Hamamatsu Riona announces graduation on SHOWROOM LIVE at 12 June 2017, her last handshake event will be on 24 June 2017, and her graduation LIVE will be on 2 July 2017.