AKB48 members Okada Nana, Takahashi Juri and Mukaichi Mion will be cover girls of Japanese Magazine BOMB! (2017 September issue), this issue will come with their double-sided poster, the magazine will be released on 9 August 2017.
For AKB48 group upcoming event Janken Tournament, members need to form a unit for participating the game. AKB48 general director Yokoyama Yui announces she will team with sister group top members Yamamoto Sayaka and Miyawaki Sakura.
AKB48 Team 8 official web site announces all their Team8 members have opened their official Instagram and 755 accounts, below are their address:
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.
AKB48 Team B member Watanabe Mayu's official Twitter account has over 800,000 followers.
AKB48 group will be the be cover girls of Japanese magazine Weekly Playboy (No. 33), it will be released on 31 July 2017.
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.
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.
To celebrate AKB48 Nemousu TV 9th Anniversary, it will have a special in Macau, the episode will be aired on 24 July 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.