【Notice】AKB48 World Senbatsu General Election
Thank you for your support in the AKB48 Group.
We would like to announce updated information regarding the 『AKB48 53rd Single World Senbatsu General Election』.
Please refer below for details.
AKB48 53rd Single World Senbatsu General Election ※A.K.A.：10th AKB48 World Senbatsu General Election
・53rd Single World Senbatsu Members：16 members（1st～16th）
・Under Girls：16 members（17th～32nd）
・Next Girls：16 members（33rd～48th）
・Future Girls：16 members（49th～64th）
・Upcoming Girls：16 members（65th〜80th）
・10th World Senbatsu General Election Commemorative Category（tentative）：20 members（81st～100th）※New
①AKB48・SKE48・NMB48・HKT48・NGT48・STU48 Mobile Monthly Member
②AKB48 Official Smartphone App Monthly Member
③AKB48・SKE48・NMB48・HKT48・NGT48・STU48 Mail Monthly Member
④App ver. AKB48／HKT48 Mail Member
⑤AKB48・SKE48・NMB48・HKT48・NGT48 LIVE!! ON DEMAND Monthly Unlimited Member
⑥AKB48 Group REVIVAL!! ON DEMAND Monthly Unlimited Member
⑦AKB48 Official Fan Club「Nihonbashira no Kai」Member
⑧AKB OFFICIAL NET Member
⑨Voting serial number included in AKB48 52nd Single 「Teacher Teacher」 First-run Limited Edition／Regular Edition／Theater Edition CD（Recommended in Japan）
⑩Voting serial number included in AKB48 52nd Single 「Teacher Teacher」 First-run Limited Edition／Regular Edition CD（Recommended for those living overseas）※May be purchased through substitute shopping service, Buyee.
※The voting start time may differ between different websites. Please beware.
※The voting websites listed above are subject to sudden change or additions.
※Please inquire through each website for details regarding how to vote, eligible members, devices, etc.
※The Mail Service of ③ above of each group (mobile carrier ver.) gives 1 vote per member regardless of monthly membership.
※The Mail Service of ④ above of each group (app ver.) is only available for customers who are in contract with a SIM with telephone call service in Japan, as the individual is recognized via telephone number.
1 vote per member regardless of the service registered.
※For members of ⑥AKB48 Group REVIVAL!! ON DEMAND Monthly Unlimited Member, 1 vote is given to those registered with a set discount.
※㉔ includes『Taiwan Edition (Local license edition)』
◆Voting Period◆（Japan Standard Time）
May 29, 2018 (Tues.) 10:00～June 15, 2018 (Fri.) 15:00
◆Data Tabulation・Announcement of Results◆
As per every year, the votes are tabulated by a third party unrelated to the AKB48 Group, and announced under attorney supervision in a fair manner.
On the day of announcement of results, papers with the rankings are put into an envelope after the attorney’s final confirmation and sealed with a tally impression.
That envelope is then opened by the MC on stage in front of the audience.
May 30, 2018 (Wed.) Venue：AKB48 Theater (scheduled)
June 16, 2018 (Sat.) Venue：Nagoya Dome
◆53rd Single Release Date◆
Scheduled to be released around September 2018
◆AKB48 53rd Single World Senbatsu General Election Exclusive Webpage URL◆
※Other details will be announced at a later time.
Please click this link for the Japnese version of the news
AKB48 53rd Single World Senbatsu General Election Management Committee