AKB48 member Watanabe Mayu will return to TBS music show UTAGE! 3-hours SP on 14 September 2017, she will be assistant to MC Nakai Masahiro again in the TV show.
AKB48 General Election 2017 Top 3 members Watanabe Mayu, Sashihara Rino and Matsui Jurina will be the be cover girls of Japanese magazine Weekly Playboy (August 14th 2017, No. 33), the magazine will come with TIF Complete Guide, it will be released on 31 July 2017.
AKB48 Team B member Watanabe Mayu's official Twitter account has over 800,000 followers.
AKB48 members Takahashi Juri, Watanabe Mayu and Okada Nana will be cover girls of AKB48 Magazine "Monthly AKB48 Group News" (2017 August issue), the magazine has been released on 21 July 2017.
AKB48 Team B member Watanabe Mayu announced her graduation from AKB48, she made the graduation announcement during General Election on 17 June 2017.
Akita Prefecture filed a complaint with TV Asahi, because their new TV drama's title "Sayonara, Kiritanpo" may affect their local dish "Kiritanpo", and make them feel uncomfortable. TV apologizes to Akita Prefecture and change the title as TBA.
AKB48 member Watanabe Mayu takes the leading actress of TV Asahi upcoming 2017 Spring TV drama "Sayonara, Kiritanpo", Watanabe Mayu gets the role as a rewards she won AKB love factory's best female leading actress in 2016, the TV drama will begin airing in April 2017.
AKB48 is launching a site visit campaign to promote their new sister group STU48's audition, members Watanabe Mayu and Kashiwagi Yuki visit different preferctures of Setouchi inland sea and meets their related government officers to promote the audition.
To Promote AKB48 upcoming album "Thumbnail", AKB48 group members Watanabe Mayu, Kashiwagi Yuki and Kitahara Rie being cover girls of free magazine of music chain stores, for example, tower+ of TOWER RECORDS, the music master of HMV.
AKB48 member Watanabe Mayu will be cover girl of fashion magazine "Soup" (2017 March issue), the magazine will be released on 23 January 2017.
STU48 starts recruiting their 1st Generation on 16 January 2017, and the official Youtube channel has uploaded new videos for the audition. The videos features AKB48 Team B member Watanabe Mayu.
AKB48 member Watanabe Mayu's new photobook "Shiranai uchini" first week sold approximately 35,000 copies, and ranks 1st place on both ORCON General Book and Photobook's Weekly Chart.
AKB48 Team B member Watanabe Mayu participated her Photobook "Shiranai uchini" release event in Books Fukuya, Shinjuku Subnade store on 28 October 2016.