During AKB48 Theater 16th Anniversary Special Commemorative Performance, management announced AKB48 17th generation audition.
This audition is the first time after five years and four months waiting.
Application will be opened starting from 15 December 2021.
New events have also been announced for 2022:
February 5th - Current Teams (Before Shuffle takes effect) LAST Concert
February 6th - Coupling Songs Request Hour
February 6th Evening - New Teams Concert.