2017 in AKB48 Group
The following is a list of events and releases that occurred in 2017 by the AKB48 Group.
- February 12: Cherprang Areekul, Christin Larsen (Namhom), Irada Tavachphongsri (Cincin), Isarapa Thawatpakdee (Tarwaan), Jennis Oprasert, Jetsupa Kruetang (Jan), Jiradapa Intajak (Pupe), Kanteera Wadcharathadsanakul (Noey), Korapat Nilprapa (Kate), Kunjiranut Intarasin (Jane), Mananya Kaoju (Nink), Mesa Chinavicharana (Maysa), Milin Dokthian (Namneung), Miori Ohkubo, Napaphat Worraphuttanon (Jaa), Natruja Chutiwansopon (Kaew), Nayika Srinian (Can), Panisa Srilaloeng (Mind), Patchanan Jiajirachote (Orn), Pichayapa Natha (Namsai), Pimrapat Phadungwatanachok (Mobile), Praewa Suthamphong (Music), Punsikorn Tiyakorn (Pun), Rinrada Inthaisong (Piam), Sawitchaya Kajonrungsilp (Satchan), Suchaya Saenkhot (Jib), Vathusiri Phuwapunyasiri (Korn), Warattaya Deesomlert (Kaimook), and Watsamon Phongwanit (Kidcat) join BNK48 as 1st generation Trainees.
- February 22: Okada Nana and Sashihara Rino announced for kenninship with STU48.
- March 19: Ishida Chiho, Ishida Minami, Isogai Kanon, Ichioka Ayumi, Imamura Mitsuki, Iwata Hina, Otani Marina, Ozaki Mami, Kai Kokoa, Kadota Momona, Kadowaki Miyuna, Kuroiwa Yui, Sakaki Miyu, Sano Haruka, Shioi Hinako, Shintani Nonoka, Sugahara Saki, Takino Yumiko, Tanaka Kouko, Taniguchi Mahina, Cho Orie, Torobu Yuri, Hyodo Aoi, Fukuda Akari, Fujiwara Azusa, Mishima Haruka, Mineyoshi Arisa, Mori Kaho, Morishita Maiha, Yano Honoka, and Yabushita Fu join STU48 as 1st generation members.
- November 25: Sashihara Rino ends her concurrent position with STU48.
- December 8: AKB48 holds its fifth team shuffle AKB48 12th Anniversary Shuffle.
- December 24: Team BIII is formed with 24 members.
- December 27: Kodama Haruka goes on hiatus due to medical treatment.
- January 5: STU48 announces 1st Generation auditions.
- January 1:
- March 14: Citra Ayu Pranajaya Wibrado is promoted to Team T.
- September 27:
- October 5:
- October 12:
- November 26:
- December 8:
- December 23: Hasyakyla Utami Kusumawardhani is promoted to Team T.
- December 24: Cherprang Areekul, Isarapa Thawatpakdee (Tarwaan), Jetsupa Kruetang (Jan), Jiradapa Intajak (Pupe), Kanteera Wadcharathadsanakul (Noey), Korapat Nilprapa (Kate), Kunjiranut Intarasin (Jane), Milin Dokthian (Namneung), Miori Ohkubo, Panisa Srilaloeng (Mind), Patchanan Jiajirachote (Orn), Pichayapa Natha (Namsai), Pimrapat Phadungwatanachok (Mobile), Praewa Suthamphong (Music), Napaphat Worraphuttanon (Jaa), Natruja Chutiwansopon (Kaew), Nayika Srinian (Can), Rina Izuta, Sawitchaya Kajonrungsilp (Satchan), Suchaya Saenkhot (Jib), Vathusiri Phuwapunyasiri (Korn), and Warattaya Deesomlert (Kaimook) are promoted to Team BIII.
- April 10: Ota Aika graduates from HKT48.
- April 18: Jonishi Kei graduates from NMB48.
- April 19:
- May 27: Fujie Reina graduates from NMB48.
- August 30: Suto Ririka graduates from NMB48. She announced her marriage during the annual Senbatsu Election, which breached the Love Ban and rules placed within the group.
- September 30: Kizaki Yuria graduates from AKB48.
- November 30: Oya Masana graduates from SKE48.
- December 31: Watanabe Mayu graduates from AKB48.
- February 15: HKT48 - Bagutte Iijan
- March 15: AKB48 - Shoot Sign
- April 12: NGT48 - Seishun Dokei
- May 30: AKB48 - Negaigoto no Mochigusare
- July 19: SKE48 - Igai ni Mango
- August 2: HKT48 - Kiss wa Matsushikanai no Deshouka?
- August 30: AKB48 - ＃SukiNanda
November 1: STU48 - 1st Singlepostponed due to production delays
- November 22: AKB48 - 11gatsu no Anklet
- December 6: NGT48 - Sekai wa Doko Made Aozora na no ka?
- December 13: fairy w!nk - Tenshi wa Doko ni Iru?
- December 27: NMB48 - Warota People
- January 25: AKB48 - Thumbnail
- February 22: SKE48 - Kakumei no Oka
- August 2: NMB48 - Namba Ai ～Ima, Omou Koto～
- December 27: HKT48 - 092
- March 26: 14th Generation Stage
- April 8: Team B 3rd Generation 10th Anniversary Celebration Special Stage
- May 26: 4th Generation 10th Anniversary Stage
- June 17: AKB48 49th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo 〜Mazu wa Tatakaou! Hanashi wa Sorekara da〜
- July 19: SKE48 "Igai ni Mango" performance Supported by Zeropoji
- September 24: AKB48 Group Unit Janken Tournament 2017
- December 2: Stage Fighter Selection Special Stage 2017
- December 10: AKB48 Kouhaku Utagassen 2017
- December 31: Countdown Performance 2017 → 2018
- January 8 - November 25: Team 8 National Tour 〜47 no Suteki na Machi e〜 2017
- January 14:
- January 15:
- January 16: AKB48 13th Generation Stage in TDC ～Ima, Yaru Shikaneen Dayo!～
- January 18: AKB48 16th Generation Concert ～AKB no Mirai, Ima Ugoku!～
- January 19: Mukaichi Mion Solo Concert ～Oogoe de Ima Tsutae Tai Koto ga Aru～
- January 20: NGT48 1 Shuunen Kinen Concert in TCH ～Max Toki Mekasechatte Ii Desu ka?～
- February 25 - April 14: HKT48 Spring Kanto Tour 2017 ~We will show you true idols~
- August 4 - August 6: Tokyo Idol Festival 2017
- August 5: NMB48 Concert 2017 Summer ~Itsu Made Yamamoto Sayaka ni Tayoru no ka? Revenge~
- August 24: Mihama Kaiyuusai 2017 SKE48 SPECIAL LIVE SHOW supported BY AiiA
- September 20 - October 12: NMB48 Arena Tour 2017
- September 22 - September 23: HKT48 Fresh Member Concert in Hakata-za ~Mirai wa, Watashitachi no Te no Naka ni...~
- October 8:
- December 11: 1st SKE48 Unit Tournament Battle
- January 21 - January 22: AKB48 Request Hour Setlist Best 100 2017
- February 21 - February 22: Kojimatsuri ～Kojima Haruna Kanshasai～
- April 1: Ota Aika's graduation concert was included in HKT48 Spring Kanto Tour 2017 ~We will show you true idols~
- April 10: Jonishi Kei Graduation Concert ~ Yappari Keichan ga Number One ~
- April 11: Yabushita Shu Graduation Concert ~ Itsumade mo Shu no Egao wo Wasurenai ~
- April 14: Fujie Reina Graduation Concert ~ Fujie Team M Dake no Secret time ~
- April 17: Fujie Reina Graduation Concert ~ Kimi no Koto ga Suki Yanen! ~
- September 24: SKE48 Oya Masana Graduation Concert in Nippon Gaishi Hall ~Minna Minna Arigatou!~
- October 31: Watanabe Mayu Graduation Concert ~Minna no Yume ga Kanaimasu you ni~
- October 4 - October 5: SKE48 9th Anniversary Concert
- November 24 - 26: HKT48 6th Anniversary ~6 Fes LOVE and PEACE! Life is a ROCK Anniversary~
- December 8: AKB48 12th Anniversary
- January 16: NGT48 no Niigatta Friend! airs its first episode on TV Niigata.
- January 22 - July 2: Tofu Pro Wrestling airs on TV Asahi.
- March 23: AKB Kanko Taishi airs its last episode.
- April 17: AiKaBu releases on mobile devices.
- June 30: HKT48 no Odekake airs its last episode.
- October 27: AKB48 Stage Fighter 2 Battle Festival releases on mobile devices.
- December 29: STU48 no 7 Narabe releases on mobile devices.