Nogizaka46 member Shiraishi Mai will appear in live action movie "Asahinagu", she will cast the character "Miyaji Maharu" who is a senior member of Naginata (Japanese halberd) department.
AKB48 management appoints a new manager Mr. Hosoi Takahiro (45) for AKB48 Theater, he will replace current AKB48 group general manager Kayano Shinobu, and the post's duty is just for AKB48 only, not for AKB48 group.
STU48 debut song's lineup has been revealed on SHOWROOM LIVE, the CENTER will be their member Takino Yumiko, the song will be included in AKB48's 48th single (Theatre edition).
Nogizaka46 member Ikuta Erika will be cover girl of Weekly Play Boy (1 May 2017 issue), the magazine will be released on 17 April 2017.
Former AKB48 member Masuda first single "Aishitetano" Music Video short version has been uploaded on Avex official Youtube channel on 13 April 2017. The single will be released on 26 April 2017.
Nogizaka46 has a new TV mini show "My first baito", it is Japanese Part Time recruit company "baito" TV show, it begins airing on FujiTV at 13 April 2017.
AKB48 Team 4 member Izuta Rina will be transferred to Thai Group "BNK48", it was announced at the KOJIMA FINAL COUNTDOWN 2nd Kojima Haruna's Koukando Bakuage LIVE performance on 13 April 2017.
NMB48 member Yoshida Akari's beauty tips Youtube Channel "Akarin no joshiryoku video" got over 200,000 subscribers, and one of her episode has over 1 million views.
NMB48 member Yamamoto Sayaka held her first solo LIVE TOUR "Rainbow" in 2016, and it will release DVD & Blu-ray on 28 April 2017, the promotional video has been uploaded on her official Youtube channel.
Keyakizaka46 official web site announces their member Imaizumi Yui will temporarily cease all activities with the group, due to poor health condition.
Original sources: Keyakizaka46 official site
AKB48 Team K member Mutou Tomu withdraws her candidacy from upcoming AKB48 General Election. Original sources: AKB48 official blog: http://ameblo.jp/akihabara48/entry-12265080247.html
AKB48 Team B captain Kizaki Yuria announced her graduation during AKB48's radio show "All Night Nippon" on 13 April 2017.
SKE48 research student Kawai Anna graduates from SKE48, it was announced in SKE48 official site, official sources: http://www.ske48.co.jp/news/?id=1491991354