AKB48 announced 18th Generation
#AKB48, #AKB48武道館 – Japanese idol group AKB48 has announced on 9 October 2022 the last day of their three-day concert “MX Matsuri! AKB48 60th Single “Hisashiburi no Lipgloss” Announcement Commemoration Concert in Budokan 2022″ the formation of an 18th Generation to the surprise of the 17th Generation members. The members of the 17th Generation, had been introduced only half a year ago. The application deadline is 19 November 2022.
— AKB48公式 (@AKB48_staff) October 9, 2022