Team 4 Is an additional AKB48 team. The first batch of members were transferred during the Tokyo Dome Team Shuffle Tokyo Dome random team. Their color of the team is Yellow . The second batch of members were transferred during the Manatsu no Dome Tour Concert.
- 1st Stage (僕の太陽 / Boku no Taiyou) [2011.10.10 - 2012.10.25]
- 2nd Stage (手をつなぎながら / Te wo Tsunaginagara) [2013.11.03 - 2014.04.15]
- 3rd Stage (アイドルの夜明け / Idol no Yoake) [2014.04.24 - 2015.08.24]
- 4th Stage (夢を死なせるわけにいかない / Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai) [2015.12.03 - ]
On December 8, 2011, Mori Anna, Nagao Mariya, Oba Mina, Shimazaki Haruka, Shimada Haruka, Takeuchi Miyu, and Yamauchi Suzuran were promoted to full members of AKB48 Kenkyuusei. At the time, their status within the group was undetermined and they continued to perform as Kenkyuusei. Three months later, Nakamata Shiori was given the same promotion, followed by Ichikawa Miori in late May.
During AKB48's Tokyo Dome City Hall recovery performance, it was announced that the promoted kenkyuusei were to be placed in a new team, Team 4. Details of their debut were to be communicated later. During AKB48's Seibu Dome concerts, it was announced that kenkyuusei Iriyama Anna and Abe Maria would be promoted to Team 4.
- Before the first official Team 4 was created, 4th generation (1st generation) SEED members Deguchi Aki, Kuramochi Asuka, Naruse Risa, and Sato Amina - informal unit called "TEAM4". Although they were called a "team", they were considered a subunit such as Team Dragon from AKB48 and Team Z.
Team 4 Songs on AKB48 Albums & Singles
- Tsubomitachi from Kaze wa Fuiteiru (Team 4 + Kenkyuusei)
- Hashire! Penguin from Ue Kara Mariko
- Chokkaku Sunshine from 1830m
- Seijun Philosophy from Heart Ereki
- Team Zaka from Tsugi no Ashiato
- Heart no Dasshutsu Game from Labrador Retriever
- Me wo Aketa Mama no First Kiss from Kibouteki Refrain
- Namida wa ato Mawashi from Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de tobe!
- Nakigoto Time from 0 to 1 no Aida
- Nanka, Chotto, Kyuu ni... from Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby
- Kangaeru Hito from Tsubasa wa Iranai
|Members||Ino Miyabi | Iwatate Saho | Izuta Rina | Okawa Rio | Omori Miyu | Okada Ayaka | Okada Nana (Co-Captain) | Kawamoto Saya | Kitagawa Ryoha (SKE48's Team S) | Kitazawa Saki | Kojima Mako | Komiyama Haruka | Sato Kiara | Shibuya Nagisa (NMB48 Team BII) | Takahashi Juri (Captain) | Tomonaga Mio (HKT48's Team KIV) | Nishino Miki | Nozawa Rena | Murayama Yuiri|
|Stages||41 | 42|