Team 8 Festival to release DVD/BD


AKB48 will release DVD/Blu-ray for their Team 8 members' solo concert in TDC Hall in spring 2017, the 3 concerts of  "New Year Team 8 Festival at TDC Hall~ Solo Concert of Oguri Yui, Kuranoo Narumi and Sakaguchi Nagisa." will be combined in 1 set DVD/Blu-ray and released on 8 August 2017.

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Watanabe Mayu Twitter hits 800k followers


AKB48 Team B member Watanabe Mayu's official Twitter account has over 800,000 followers.

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48G to be Cover Girl of Weekly Playboy


AKB48 group will be the be cover girls of Japanese magazine Weekly Playboy (No. 33), it will be released on 31 July 2017.

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Abe Mei announces Graduation


AKB48 Team 8's Shimane representative Abe Mei announced graduation from the group on 23 July 2017. Her last handevent will be at 13 August 2017, and her graduation LIVE performance will be held on 20 August 2017.

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AKB48 announces Unit Janken - A New Way to Janken Tournament


AKB48 announces they will hold their annual event "Janken Tournament" in Nippon Gaishi Hall on 24 September 2017, but this year, it will be different from previous ones.

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AKB48 Nemousu TV s25 e10 trailer


To celebrate AKB48 Nemousu TV 9th Anniversary, it will have a special in Macau, the episode will be aired on 24 July 2017.

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2D/3D idol 22/7 to release Single in September


Akimoto Yasushi x Sony Music x Aniplex's Digital Idol 22/7 (nanabunnonijyuuni) will release their debut single "Boku wa Sonzaishiteinakatta" on 22 September 2017, and they will their own Anime (TBA) soon.

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Minegishi Minami being Surprise Guest for Oshima Yuko Fan Meeting


Former AKB48 member Oshima Yuko held her fan meeting in Sapporo on 22 July 2017, and she invited AKB48 member Minegishi Minami as guest MC for the event.

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AKB48 16 Gen Concert to release DVD/BD


AKB48 16th generation announces AKB48 will release DVD/Blu-ray for their "16th generation concert  ~AKB no Mirai, Ima Ugoku!~". It was announced in closing day of AKB48 16th generation research student stage on 22 July 2017.

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BNK48 to participate Beat Jack 2017


BNK48 will participate Kyushu dance music festival "Beat Jack in Fukuoka 2017", the event will be held in Momochi Seaside Park on 19 to 20 August 2017.

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48G to be Guest for KANSAI COLLECTION


Fashion event "KANSAI COLLECTION 2017 Autumn/Winter" announces AKB48 members Iriyama Anna, Kashiwagi Yuki, NMB48 member Murase Sae, STU48 members Isogai Kanon and Takino Yumiko will be their guest model for the event, the event will be held in Osaka Dome on 30 August 2017.

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Kashiwagi Yuki hits 1 million Twitter followers


AKB48 member Kashiwagi Yuki's haircut live-stream drew headlines, and it seems like that attention in the press has translated to influence in social media, her official Twitter account has over 1,000,000 followers on 21 July 2017.

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AKB48 new Stage "Kamikyoku Shibari" Digest Video

AKB48 new stage Inoue Yoshimasa's Kamikyoku Shibari premiere was held on 20 July 2017. The digest video is available on YouTube.

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