AKB48 Group producer Akimoto Yasushi got something into MAMA Award 2017 stage Live in Japan. He's just announced that Produce 48 will be on your TV soon.
While Yasushi Akimoto wins Inspired Achievement. Produce 48 is the results of a collaboration between Produce 101 and Japanese Girlgroup AKB48 in a project from Mnet.
The concept itself will still uses Produce 101.