2022 in AKB48 Group
The following is a list of events and releases that have happened, or are expected to happen in 2022 from the AKB48 Group.
- 1 Members
- 2 Releases
- 3 Events
- 4 Concerts
- 5 Stages
- January 1:
- NMB48 holds their third team shuffle NMB48 Team Shuffle 2022. Promoted Members will form Team N and Team M while Kenkyuusei members will form Team BII without being promoted.
- Ike Honoka, Kuroshima Sakura, Sakashita Mako, Sakata Misaki, Sakamoto Risa, Sakurada Ayaka, Takahashi Sae, Tatsumoto Yayoi, Tanaka Yukino, Fukuno Ami, Matsuoka Sakura, Matsuno Mio, Matsumoto Mihina, and Yamamoto Hikaru join NMB48 as 8th generation Kenkyuusei.
- March 18: Okada Nana ends her concurrent position with STU48.
- April 5: Omura Anzu, Shinohara Kyoka, Sugimoto Riina, Hara Yune, Morimoto Kurumi, Yamamura Sakura, and Wakita Aoi join SKE48 as 11th Generation Kenkyuusei.
- May 3: Okada Azumi, Okamura Rio, Kurushima Yuka, and Morokuzu Noa join STU48 as the winners of the New Wave Project Kenkyuusei.
- May 4: Ota Yuki, Kohama Kokone, Sato Airi, Hashimoto Eriko, Hasegawa Niina, Hatakeyama Nozomi, Hirata Yuki, Hotei Moka, Masai Mayuu, Mizushima Miyuu, and Yamazaki Sora join AKB48 as 17th generation Kenkyuusei.
- May 7: Ikuno Rina, Izawa Miyu, Ishimatsu Yuina, Ihara Hanna, Eguchi Kokoha, Ouchi Rinka, Oba Risaki, Kawashima Yuna, Kitagawa Hiiro, Shibui Mina, Tachibana Kokoro, Fukui Karen, Fujino Kokoha, Matsumoto Urara, Mogami Nanaka, Morisaki Saaya, Yasui Hina, and Yanase Reia join HKT48 as 6th generation Kenkyuusei.
- June 1: Arai Ririno, Isobe Rua, Kita Hanae, Kitamura Yuha, Kimoto Yuna, Shibano Yuki, Suizu Natsuki, Sugimoto Moe, Suzuki Ririka, Nakajima Hikaru, Hase Sumomo, and Minamikawa Haruka join NGT48 as 3rd generation Kenkyuusei.
- July 1: AKB48 Team TP's new units Unit T and Unit P are formed. The units Daisy, Bellflower, and Sakura are disbanded.
- January 10: NGT48 announces 3rd Generation auditions.
- January 22: AKB48 Team TP announces 3rd Generation auditions.
- May 30: AKB48 Team SH announces 5th Generation auditions.
- June 2:
- January 1: Wada Miyu is promoted to Team N.
- January 13:
- January 15:
- January 22:
- May 28
- Kodchaporn Leelatheep (Champoo), Manichar Aimdilokwong (Marmink), Manita Chanchai (Kaiwan), Napassanan Thambuacha (Angel), Phitchayapha Supanya (Nenie), Pronwarin Wongtrakulkit (Pim), Pundita Koontawee (Fortune), Sita Teeradechsakul, Vithita Srasreesom (Kaning), and Wacharee Danphasukkul (Punch) are promoted to Team C.
- June 2:
- Nathanya Dulyapol (Mean), Natthathida Asanani (Yayee), Patalee Prasertteerachai (Hoop), Virunpat Thamrongpantavanich (Grace), and Wachiraphon Phatthanaphanit (Earn) are promoted to Team BIII.
- Nippitcha Pipitdaecha (Paeyah), Nopparada Leartviriyaporn (Yoghurt), Pinyada Jungkanjana (Popper), Pitthayaporn Kiatthitinan (Pancake), Ratah Chinkrajangkit, Sarisa Worasunthorn (Pampam), and Yanisa Muangkam (Kaofrang) are promoted to Team NV.
- February 12: Eve Antoinette Ichwan graduates from JKT48. She was the last 5th Generation member to leave the group.
- February 20: Kato Rena graduates from AKB48.
- March 17: Iriyama Anna graduates from AKB48.
- March 27: Kubo Satone graduates from AKB48.
- April 3: Tashima Meru graduates from HKT48.
- April 4: Umeyama Cocona graduates from NMB48.
- April 15: Miyazaki Miho graduates from AKB48. She was the last 5th Generation member to leave the group.
- May 21: Oba Mina graduates from SKE48. She was the last AKB48 9th Generation member to leave the group.
- June 30: Cristine Jan Elaurza graduates from MNL48.
For a list of all graduated members for the year 2022, click below.
|CGM48|| Eien Pressure
|2022.02.02||CGM48's 1st Album|
|NGT48|| Mikansei no Mirai
|2022.06.29||NGT48's 1st Album|
|Baby Blue||HEAD UP||2022.02.16||Baby Blue's 4th Single|
|NMB48|| Koi to Ai no Sono Aida ni wa
|2022.02.23||NMB48's 26th Single|
|SKE48|| Kokoro ni Flower
|SKE48's 29th Single|
|AKB48 Team SH|| Oogoe Diamond
(大声钻石 [dàshēng zuànshí])
|2022.04.01||AKB48 Team SH's 7th EP|
|BNK48||Sayonara Crawl||2022.04.01||BNK48's 11th Single|
|MNL48||NO WAY MAN||2022.04.01||MNL48's 7th Single|
|STU48|| Hana wa Dare no Mono?
|2022.04.13||STU48's 8th Single|
|AKB48|| Moto Kare desu
|2022.05.18||AKB48's 59th Single|
|CGM48|| Mae Shika Mukanee
|2022.05.28||CGM48's 4th Single|
|JKT48|| FLYING high
|2022.06.17||JKT48's 23rd Single|
|HKT48|| Biisan wa Naze Naku Naru no ka?
|2022.06.22||HKT48's 15th Single|
|2022.??.??||BNK48's 12th Single|
|AKB48 Team TP|| Ne mo Ha mo Rumor
|2022.??.??||AKB48 Team TP's 6th Single|
- January 16: Pokémon UNITE AKB48 Group Invitational
- January 27 - March 27: NAMBATTLE2 ~Gamushara ni Narana NMB Chauyaro!~
- April 9: BNK48 12th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo
- January 12: Shinshun! Eito no Hi 2022 Yokohama Oshare Matsuri Cutie Party
- January 13
- January 22: AKB48 Dobbon! 1 Year Anniversary Live
- January 22 - January 23: AKB48 Team TP 3rd Anniversary Concert
- April 3: AKB48 LIVE SHOW ~AKBINGO! The Final Sayonara Mouri-san~
- April 8 - May 27: HKT48 LIVE TOUR 2022 ～Under the Spotlight～
- March 18: STU48 Okada Nana Last Concert ~Sailing day from NANA~
- March 26: NMB48 Umeyama Cocona Graduation Concert ~Koi no Omajinai ga Tokeru Mae ni~
- April 1 - April 3: Oba Mina Graduation Concert @ Pacifico Yokohama
- February 11: Shonichi of Team M 4th Stage Koi wa Totsuzen Yattekuru
- February 19: Shonichi of Team BII 6th Stage Namba Egao Kaika Sengen
- March 12: Shonichi of JKT48 10th Anniversary Special Stage Banzai JKT48
- March 15: Shonichi of Team N 6th Stage Muchuu Raibu
- April 19: Shonichi of Team 4 5th Stage Thumbnail
- April 25: Revival of Team K 5th Stage Saka Agari
- April 29: Revival of Team B 4th Stage Idol no Yoake
- May 11: Shonichi of Team A 8th Stage Juuryoku Sympathy
- May 28: Shonichi of Team S 7th Stage Ai wo Kimi ni, Ai wo Boku ni