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.
- 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.
- 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.
- January 10: NGT48 announces 3rd Generation auditions.
- January 22: AKB48 Team TP announces 3rd Generation auditions.
- January 1: Wada Miyu is promoted to Team N.
- January 13:
- January 15:
- January 22:
- 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.
- April 23: Oba Mina graduates from SKE48. She was the last AKB48 9th Generation member to leave the group.
- February 16: Baby Blue - HEAD UP
- February 23: NMB48 - Koi to Ai no Sono Aida ni wa
- March 9: SKE48 - Kokoro ni Flower
- April 1:
- April 13: STU48 - Hana wa Dare no Mono?
- May 18: AKB48 - Moto Kare desu
- May: BNK48 - 12th Single
- June 22: HKT48 - 15th Single
- TBA: CGM48 - Mae Shika Mukanee
- 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