2011 in AKB48 Group
The following is a list of events and releases that occurred in 2011 from the AKB48 Group.
- March 10: Team N is formed with 16 members.
- April 3: Iwata Karen, Omori Miyuu, Saeed Yokota Erena, Sasaki Yukari, Suzuki Rika, Takahashi Juri, Tano Yuka, Hirata Rina, and Muto Tomu join AKB48 as 12th Generation kenkyuusei.
- May 6: Azuma Yuki, Ishida Yuumi, Uno Mizuki, Otani Riko, Okada Risako, Koga Narumi, Kodakari Yuka, Sato Sorai, Shimada Rena, Jo Eriko, Takano Yui, Takiyama Akane, Tanigawa Airi, Nakagawa Hiromi, Nishizawa Rurina, Hayashi Momoka, Fujita Runa, Mita Mao, Murakami Ayaka, Murase Sae, Yagura Fuuko, Yamamoto Hitomi, and Yogi Keira join NMB48 as 2nd generation kenkyuusei.
- May 27: Kojo Seara, Komatani Hitomi, Shinahama Saemi, Tojima Hana, Hayakawa Sayo, miray, and Siyeon join SDN48 as 3rd generation members.
- June 6: Team 4 is formed with 10 members.
- June 11: Eguchi Aimi joins AKB48 as a 12th Generation kenkyuusei.
- July 10: Anai Chihiro, Abe Kyoka, Imada Mina, Ueki Nao, Eto Sayaka, Kumazawa Serina, Kodama Haruka, Komori Yui, Shimono Yuki, Sugamoto Yuko, Tanaka Natsumi, Taniguchi Airi, Nakanishi Ayaka, Nakanishi Chiyori, Fukagawa Maiko, Matsuoka Natsumi, Miyawaki Sakura, Murashige Anna, Motomura Aoi, Moriyasu Madoka, and Wakatabe Haruka join HKT48 as 1st generation kenkyuusei.
- September 24: Aigasa Moe, Amemiya Maika, Iwatate Saho, Umeta Ayano, Okada Ayaka, Oshima Ryoka, Kita Shiori, Kitazawa Saki, Shinozaki Ayana, Takashima Yurina, Hasegawa Haruna, Mitsumune Kaoru, Murayama Yuiri, Mogi Shinobu, Moriyama Sakura, and Watanabe Nene join AKB48 as 13th Generation kenkyuusei.
- October 16: Ichino Narumi, Iwanaga Tsugumi, Ego Yuna, Owaki Arisa, Ogino Risa, Suga Nanako, Niidoi Sayaka, Hioki Miki, Futamura Haruka, Fujimoto Mitsuki, Furuhata Nao, Miyamae Ami, and Yamada Mizuho join SKE48 as 5th generation kenkyuusei.
- November 2: Allisa Astri, Alissa Galliamova, Ayana Shahab, Beby Chaesara Anadila, Cindy Gulla, Cleopatra, Delima Rizky, Devi Kinal Putri, Diasta Priswarini, Fahira, Frieska Anastasia Laksani, Gabriela Margareth Warouw, Ghaida Farisya, Intania Pratama Ilham, Jessica Vania, Jessica Veranda, Melody Nurramdhani Laksani, Nabilah Ratna Ayu Azalia, Neneng Rosediana, Nozawa Rena, Rezky Wiranti Dhike, Rica Leyona, Sendy Ariani, Shania Junianatha, Siti Gayatri, Sonia Natalia, Sonya Pandarmawan, and Stella Cornelia join JKT48 as 1st generation trainees.
- February 3: AKB48 announces 12th Generation auditions.
- May 1: HKT48 announces 1st Generation auditions.
- July 16: AKB48 announces 13th Generation auditions.
- September 5: SKE48 announces 5th Generation auditions.
- September 13: JKT48 announces 1st Generation auditions.
- February 12: Nakamata Shiori is promoted to AKB48 Team Unknown.
- May 30: Ichikawa Miori is promoted to AKB48 Team Unknown.
- March 10: Ogasawara Mayu, Kadowaki Kanako, Kishino Rika, Kinoshita Haruna, Kotani Riho, Kondo Rina, Shinohara Kanna, Jonishi Kei, Shiroma Miru, Fukumoto Aina, Matsuda Shiori, Mori Ayaka, Yamada Nana, Yamamoto Sayaka, Yoshida Akari, and Watanabe Miyuki are promoted to Team N.
- May 21: Suzuki Shihori is promoted to Team B.
- June 15: Yamaguchi Yuki is promoted to Team N.
- June 24: Abe Maria and Iriyama Anna are promoted to Team 4.
For a list of all graduated members for the year 2011, click below.
- January 19: French Kiss - If
- January 26: Itano Tomomi - Dear J
- February 2: Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 - Valentine Kiss
- February 16: AKB48 - Sakura no Ki ni Narou
- March 2: No Sleeves - Answer
- March 9: SKE48 - Banzai Venus
- March 16: Not yet - Shuumatsu Not yet
- March 23: SDN48 - Ai, Chuseyo
- April 21: Team Z - Team-Z Original Soundtrack
- May 11: French Kiss - Kakkowarui I love you!
- May 18: DIVA - Tsuki no Uragawa
- May 25: AKB48 - Everyday, Kachuusha
- June 22: Maeda Atsuko - Flower
- June 29: No Sleeves - Kuchibiru Furezu...
- July 6: Not yet - Naminori Kakigoori
- July 13: Itano Tomomi - Fui ni
- July 20: NMB48 - Zetsumetsu Kurokami Shoujo
- July 27: SKE48 - Pareo wa Emerald
- August 3: Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 - Hetappi Wink
- August 10: DIVA - Cry
- August 17: SDN48 - MIN・MIN・MIN
- August 24: AKB48 - Flying Get
- September 11: Baby Gamba - Ee Janaika
- October 19: NMB48 - Oh My God!
- October 26: AKB48 - Kaze wa Fuiteiru
- November 9: SKE48 - Oki Doki
- November 19: Not yet - Perapera Perao
- November 22: French Kiss - Saisho no Mail
- November 30: Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 - Kibou Sanmyaku
- December 7: AKB48 - Ue Kara Mariko
- December 28:
- June 9: AKB48 22nd Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo ～Kotoshi mo Gachi desu～
- September 20: 24th Single Janken Senbatsu Tournament
- April 29 - May 2: SKE48 ni Ima, Dekiru Koto @Zepp Nagoya
- May 24 - June 12: Minogashita Kimitachi e ～AKB48 Group Zenkouen～
- June 27 - July 10: SKE48 Zenkoku Tour 'Manatsu no Jouhoushuusei'
- July 22 - 24: AKB48 First Dome Concert "Yossha~Ikuzo~! in Seibu Dome"
- July 30 - August 28: AKB48 in a-nation 2011
- August 1 - 31: AKB ga Ippai ～SUMMER TOUR 2011～
- November 25: NMB48 in Nicofarre
- December 20: AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2011
- January 20 - 23: AKB48 Request Hour Setlist Best 100 2011
- November 26 - 27: SKE48 Request Hour Setlist Best 50 2011
- January 1: Shonichi of NMB48 Kenkyuusei Dareka no Tame ni
- January 16: Shonichi of Team E 1st Stage Pajama Drive
- March 10: Senshuuraku of NMB48 Kenkyuusei Dareka no Tame ni
- March 21: Shonichi of Team N 1st Stage Dareka no Tame ni
- April 3: Senshuuraku of AKB48 Kenkyuusei Theater no Megami
- April 30: Shonichi of Team KII 2nd Stage Te wo Tsunaginagara Revival
- May 16: Senshuuraku of Team N 1st Stage Dareka no Tame ni
- May 19: Shonichi of Team N 2nd Stage Seishun Girls
- August 13: Shonichi of NMB48 Kenkyuusei Party ga Hajimaru yo
- September 1: Senshuuraku of Team KII 2nd Stage Te wo Tsunaginagara Revival
- October 1: Shonichi of Team KII 3rd Stage Ramune no Nomikatta
- October 10: Shonichi of Team 4 1st Stage Boku no Taiyou