NMB48, NEW SISTER GROUP OF AKB48, TO LAUNCH THIS FALL.
NMB48 already has an official website and is currently gathering girls for an audition that will start this summer. The group is expected to start activities in November.
UPDATE: AKB48 also announced that they will perform in Italy this October, followed by performances in Singapore and Macau in November.
Source: Natalie + tokyograph.com