Former AKB48 member Tomomi Itano (Majisuka Gakuen, Kamen Rider W) recently announced that she got married to professional baseball player Keiji Takahashi.
MBS announced that AKB48 member Yuki Kashiwagi will star in the live-action drama adaptation of Hyte Torishima's Kono Koi wa Tsumi nanoka!? (translates as Is This Love a Sin!?) manga.
Former AKB48 member Tomomi Kasai (Kamen Rider W) announced on her Twitter that she'll play the role of Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon in the upcoming Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon The Super Live show.
It was announced that Yukiko Asano's Hannari Girori no Yoriko-san (Yoriko of the Elegant Glare) manga will get a live-action TV series.
Three new AKB48 sister groups were announced at the HaruCon event that took place in Yokohama. These three groups are TPE48, MNL48, and BNK48.