2013 in AKB48 Group
The following is a list of events and releases that occurred in 2013 from the AKB48 Group.
- February 1: Minegishi Minami is demoted to Kenkyuusei following a dating scandal.
- February 28: Aoki Shiori, Azuma Rion, Ida Reona, Ito Akane, Orito Aisa, Kamata Natsuki, Kitagawa Ryoha, Kitano Ruka, Kitahara Yuna, Kumazaki Haruka, Goto Mayuko, Sasaki Yuka, Sora Miyuka, Takeuchi Saki, Noguchi Yume, Hidaka Yuzuki, Miyawaki Riko, Yano Azuki, Yamada Juna, and Yamamoto Yuka join SKE48 as 6th generation Kenkyuusei.
- April 13: The SKE48 Team Shuffle was held.
- May 20: Ichikawa Manami, Owada Nana, Komiyama Haruka, Sato Kiara, Tsuchiyasu Mizuki, Fukuoka Seina, Mukaichi Mion, and Yumoto Ami join AKB48 as 15th generation Kenkyuusei.
- June 25: Team KIII is formed with 18 members.
- August 18: Chen JiaYao, Chen JiaYing, Dong YanYun, Feng XinDuo, Gong ShiQi, Hu SiYi, Huang TingTing, He XiaoYu, Ju JingYi, Jiang Yun, Luo Lan, Lu SiQin, Lin SiYi, Lu Ting, Li YiTong, Meng Yue, Sun Rui, Shen ZhiLin, Tang AnQi, Wen JingJie, Wang JiaLu, Wan LiNa, Wang YiJun, Xu YanYu, Xu ZiXuan, Yi JiaAi, Yang HaiJin, Yang YaRu, Yuan YuZhen, Zhao Yue, and Zeng YanFen join SNH48 as 2nd generation Trainees.
- August 24: Team 4 is reformed with 16 members.
- October 13: Jo Eriko returns to NMB48 as a 4.5th generation Kenkyuusei. She was a former 2nd Generation and Team M member who graduated in September 2012.
- October 28: Okawa Rio and Tatsuya Makiho join AKB48 as 15th Generation Kenkyuusei, after being promoted from tentative status.
- November 2: Aramaki Misaki, Kurihara Sae, Sakamoto Erena, Tanaka Miku, Tsutsui Riko, Hokazono Hazuki, Yabuki Nako, Yamauchi Yuna, and Yamashita Emiri join HKT48 as 3rd generation Kenkyuusei.
- November 10: The AKB48 Group Draft Kaigi 2013 was held.
- Kawamoto Saya, Goto Moe, Shimoguchi Hinana, Takita Kayoko, Nishiyama Rena, and Yokoshima Aeri are drafted into AKB48.
- Arai Yuki, Koishi Kumiko, Goudo Saki, Suzuki Nene, Soda Sarina, Takatsuka Natsuki, Takatera Sana, Fukushi Nao, and Matsumoto Chikako are drafted into SKE48.
- Iso Kanae, Suto Ririka, Takei Sara, and Naiki Kokoro are drafted into NMB48.
- Yamamoto Mao is drafted into HKT48.
- November 11: Team SII and Team NII are formed with 24 members each.
- June 1: HKT48 announces 3rd Generation auditions.
- June 14: SNH48 announces 2nd Generation auditions.
- April 13:
- April 17: Chen GuanHui, Chen Si, Dai Meng, Ding ZiYan, Dong ZhiYi, Gu XiangJun, Jiang YuXi, Kong XiaoYin, Li YuQi, Mo Han, Qian BeiTing, Qiu XinYi, Tang Min, Wu ZheHan, Xu ChenChen, Xu JiaQi, Zhao JiaMin, and Zhang YuGe are promoted to SNH48 Team Unknown.
- April 18: Koga Narumi and Nishimura Aika are promoted to Team N.
- April 28:
- June 25: Alicia Chanzia, Cindy Yuvia, Della Delila, Dwi Putri Bonita, Intar Putri Kariina, Jennifer Hanna, Lidya Maulida Djuhandar, Nadila Cindi Wantari, Natalia, Noella Sisterina, Octi Sevpin, Ratu Vienny Fitrilya, Riskha Fairunissa, Rona Anggreani, Shinta Naomi, Sinka Juliani, Thalia, and Viviyona Apriani are promoted to Team KIII.
- August 24: Aigasa Moe, Iwatate Saho, Uchiyama Natsuki, Umeta Ayano, Okada Ayaka, Okada Nana, Kitazawa Saki, Kojima Mako, Shinozaki Ayana, Takashima Yurina, Nishino Miki, Hashimoto Hikari, Maeda Mitsuki, Minegishi Minami, Murayama Yuiri, and Mogi Shinobu are promoted to Team 4.
- October 13: Hayashi Momoka is promoted to Team N.
- October 26: Yamada Mizuho is promoted to Team KII.
- November 11:
- Jiang Yun, Sun Rui, Shen ZhiLin, Wen JingJie, Xu ZiXuan, and Yuan YuZhen are promoted to Team SII.
- Chen JiaYao, Chen JiaYing, Dong YanYun, Feng XinDuo, Gong ShiQi, Hu SiYi, Huang TingTing, He XiaoYu, Ju JingYi, Luo Lan, Lu SiQin, Lin SiYi, Lu Ting, Li YiTong, Meng Yue, Tang AnQi, Wang JiaLu, Wan LiNa, Wang YiJun, Xu YanYu, Yi JiaAi, Yang YaRu, Zhao Yue, and Zeng YanFen are promoted to Team NII.
- March 29: Hata Sawako graduates from SKE48.
- April 18: Yagami Kumi graduates from SKE48.
- May 3: Kasai Tomomi graduates from AKB48.
- July 22: Shinoda Mariko graduates from AKB48.
- August 27: Itano Tomomi graduates from AKB48.
- August 28: Akimoto Sayaka graduates from AKB48.
- December 28: Stella Cornelia graduates from JKT48.
- February 16: JKT48 - Heavy Rotation
- February 27: NMB48 - Teppen Tottande!
- December 25: Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 - Watarirouka wo Yukkuri Arukitai
- January 16: No Sleeves - Kirigirisu Jin
- January 30: SKE48 - Choco no Dorei
- February 20: AKB48 - So long!
- March 20: HKT48 - Suki! Suki! Skip!
- April 10: NO NAME - Kono Namida wo Kimi ni Sasagu
- May 11: JKT48 - RIVER
- May 22: AKB48 - Sayonara Crawl
- June 13: SNH48 - Heavy Rotation
- June 19: NMB48 - Bokura no Eureka
- July 3: JKT48- Yuuhi wo miteiru ka?
- July 17: SKE48 - Utsukushii Inazuma
- August 2: SNH48 - Flying Get
- August 21:
- September 4: HKT48 - Melon Juice
- September 25: Not Yet - Hiri Hiri no Hana
- October 2: NMB48 - Kamonegix
- October 30: AKB48 - Heart Ereki
- November 20: SKE48 - Sansei Kawaii!
- November 25: SNH48 - Koi Suru Fortune Cookie
- November 26: JKT48 - Manatsu no Sounds Good!
- December 11: AKB48 - Suzukake no Ki no Michi de "Kimi no Hohoemi wo Yume ni Miru" to Itteshimattara Bokutachi no Kankei wa Dou Kawatteshimaunoka, Bokunari ni Nannichi ka Kangaeta Ue deno Yaya Kihazukashii Ketsuron no youna Mono
- April 13: SKE48 Team Shuffle
- June 8: AKB48 32nd Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo ～Yume wa Hitori ja Mirarenai～
- September 18: 34th Single Janken Senbatsu Tournament
- December 17: AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2013
- February 7: Konser JKT48
- April 4 - April 5: NMB48 Western Japan Tour 2013
- April 13 - April 14: Kawaranai Koto. Zutto Nakama na Koto
- April 25 - April 28: AKB48 Group Rinji Soukai "Shirokuro tsukeyou janai ka!"
- May 2 - May 25: Omoidaseru Kimitachi e ～AKB48 Group Zenkouen～
- May 25: SNH48 Blooming For You Concert
- June 5: AKB48 Group Kenkyuusei Concert ~Oshimen Hayai Mono Gachi~
- June 8: AKB48 Super Festival ~Nissan Stadium, Chicchee! Chicchakunaishi!!~
- June 11 - July 3: NMB48 East Japan Tour 2013
- June 23: Perkenalkan, Nama Kami JKT48 - JKT48 5 Cities Concert Tour
- July 20 - August 25: AKB48 2013 Manatsu no Dome Tour ~Mada mada, Yaranakya Ikenai koto ga aru~
- August 2: SKE48 Mihama Kaiyuusai SPECIAL LIVE SHOW 2013
- September 29: Sparkling JKT48 - JKT48 1st National Tour
- October 26, 2013 - February 2, 2014: SKE48 National Tour: SKE to kekkai shukai. "Hako de ose!"
- November 16: SNH48 Guangzhou Concert
- January 24 - January 27: AKB48 Request Hour Setlist Best 100 2013
- April 18: NMB48 Request Hour Setlist Best 30 2013
- October 10 - October 11: SKE48 Request Hour Setlist Best 50 2013
- October 3: SKE48 5th Anniversary Concert
- October 12 - October 13: NMB48 3rd Anniversary Special Live
- December 8: AKB48 8th Anniversary
- December 21: JKT48 2nd Anniversary Live in Concert
- January 5 - March 30: AKB0048 Next Stage airs on TV Tokyo and Amazon Prime Japan