AKB48 will have yet another sister group debuting. A special audition website for STU48 have been opened.
The group will be based in the city of Setouchi. The group will be performing in Setouchi, Hyogo, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Ehime, Kagawa and Tokushima.
On the special website, AKB48 Team B's Mai Watanabe has left a video message to the potential STU48 members. The auditions will be ending on February 22nd, 2017.
The requirements are that you're a female between the ages of 12-22, along with being based in Hiroshima city and thus being able to appear at the STU48 theater daily.
For more information, one can go to the special website.