- 1 Information
- 2 Members
- 3 Units
- 4 AKB48 Senbatsu Events
- 5 Discography
- 6 Stages
- 7 Concerts
- 8 See Also
- 9 External Links
Plans for a new sister group based in Niigata, a port city in the northwest of Japan, were announced at the end of AKB48's Request Setlist Best 1035 2015 event. During the spring shuffle that occured in March, Kitahara Rie was transferred to the new group as its captain while Kashiwagi Yuki will hold a concurrent position in both AKB48 and NGT48. The AKB48 Group Draft Kaigi in May saw the addition of two new members, Nishigata Marina and Ogino Yuka, both of whom were AKB Baito members.
Auditions officially kicked off on April 5th and wrapped up on May 18th. Out of 5,850 applicants, 22 members were announced to have passed the audition on July 25th, 2015. Their identities were revealed on August 21st at their first ever event held in front of the Niigata City History Museum.
NGT48's theater is located on the fourth floor of the LoveLa Bandai 2 building, a shopping mall in Niigata.
Current Team Members
Names that are italicized denote that the member has announced their graduation.
- Senbatsu (選抜)
AKB48 Senbatsu Events
- [2015.06.18] AKB48 45th Single Senbatsu Sousenkyo
- [2017.04.12] Seishun Dokei (青春時計; Youth Clock)
- [2017.12.06] Sekai wa Doko Made Aozora na no ka? (世界はどこまで青空なのか?; How Far is the Blue Sky in the World?)
Compilations / Other
- [2016.03.09] AKB48 - Kimi wa Melody (Type-D) (#3 Max Toki 315go)
- [2016.06.01] AKB48 - Tsubasa wa Iranai (Theater) (#3 Kimi wa Doko ni Iru?)
- [2017.03.15] AKB48 - Shoot Sign (Type-D) (#3 Midori to Mori no Undokouen)
- [2016.01.10 - 2016.05.15] NGT48 Team NIII 1st Stage "PARTY ga Hajimaru yo" (PARTYが始まるよ)
- [2016.05.28 - ] NGT48 Team NIIII 2nd Stage "Pajama Drive" (パジャマドライブ)
- [2016.08.09 - ] NGT48 Kenkyuusei "Natsu no Nijikai PARTY" (夏の二次会Party)