AKB48 Team 8 will release their official 3rd Anniversary Book, A4 size, 132 pages, it will be released on 10 April 2017.
AKB48 will release their 48th single "Negaigoto no Mochigusare", HKT48 Team KIV vice captain (and AKB48 Team A concurrent member) Miyawaki Sakura and SKE48 Team S member Matsui Jurina will be AKB48's 48th single double CENTER, 48th single will come with ballot ticket for for 2017 Generation Election.
AKB48 will held their 9th General Election in Toyosaki Seaside Park, Toyosaki Villa SUN Beach, Okinawa on 17 June 2017, and new sister group STU48 will join this Election.
AKB48 member Oshima Ryoka announced she will graduate from AKB48, she made the announcement in AKB48 Theater on 23 March 2017. Her last handshake event will be at 4 June 2017 and her last AKB48 LIVE performance will be at 8 June 2017.
NGT48's debut single title song "Seishun Tokei" and one of c/w song "Kurayami motomu" music video have been revealed on NGT48 official YouTube channel.
Keyakizaka46 has revealed their 4th single music video "Fukyouwaon", the single will be released on 5 April 2017.
AKS and ITOCHU Corporation launch a fashion brand UNEEDNOW, it is an AKB48 Group-certified EC fashion brand for which AKB48 Group members will be modelling.
NGT48 member Nakai Rika and NMB48 member Yoshida Akari will be cover girls of Japanese magazine "My Girl" (Bessatsu CD&DL Data) vol.17, the magazine will be released on 31 March 2017.
Nogizaka46 members Yamashita Mizuki and Hori Miona will be cover girls of Japanese magazine "BUBKA" (2017 May issue), this issue will come with their double-sided poster, the magazine will be released on 31 March 2017.
Former AKB48 member Shimazaki Haruka will appear in NHK Drama 10 new TV drama "Blanket Cats", it will begin airing on 23 June 2017.
Nogizaka46 member Eto Misa will release her second solo photo book on 25 April 2017.