'AKB48 49th Single General Election' will be held on June 17 at Toyosaki Villa SUN Beach in Okinawa.
As previous years, the group's 9th general election will be held in the candidacy system. The reception desk period for the candidacy will be held during March 25 to March 31. Fans can vote for their favorite member between May 30 and June 16. The preliminary results will be announced on May 31 at AKB48 Theater.
The senbatsu members for AKB48's 48th single "Negaigoto no Mochigusare" have also been announced at this time. The upcoming single will have 35 senbatsu members with Matsui Jurina (SKE48 Team S) and Miyawaki Sakura (Team K IV / AKB48 Team A) as double centers. This will be Kubo Satone (AKB48 Team K Draft Kenkyusei) and Oda Erina's (AKB48 Team 8) first time in the senbatsu.
[Negaigoto no Mochigusare]
Iriyama Anna (Team A) / Oya Shizuka (Team A) / Okada Nana (Team 4) / Oguri Yui (Team 8) / Oda Erina (Team 8) / Kashiwagi Yuki (Team B / NGT48 Team N III) / Kato Rena (Team B) / Kawamoto Saya (Team 4) / Kizaki Yuria (Team B) / Kubo Satone (Team K Draft Kenkyusei) / Kojima Mako (Team 4) / Komiyama Haruka (Team 4) / Takahashi Juri (Team 4) / Minegishi Minami (Team K) / Mukaichi Mion (Team K) / Muto Tomu (Team K) / Yokoyama Yui (Team A) / Watanabe Mayu (Team B)
Goto Rara (Team E) / Suda Akari (Team E) / Takayanagi Akane (Team K II) / Furuhata Nao (Team K II) / Matsui Jurina (Team S)
Ichikawa Miori (Team N) / Shiroma Miru (Team M / AKB48 Team A) / Yamamoto Ayaka (Team N) / Yamamoto Sayaka (Team N) / Yoshida Akari (Team M)
Kodama Haruna (Team H / AKB48 Team K) / Tomonaga Mio (Team K IV / AKB48 Team 4) / Sashihara Rino (Team H) / Matsuoka Hana (Team T II) / Miyawaki Sakura (Team K IV / AKB48 Team A)
Katahara Rie (Team N III) / Nakai Rika (Team N III)
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