Some exciting news for AKB48 fans. Firstly, the group’s “45th Single General Election” will take place on June 18th at Hard-Off Eco Stadium in Niigata City. The election is held to select the sebatsu (rank 1-16) for the group’s 45th single.
Eighty members from 5 different groups (AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, HKT48 and NGT48) will be eligible to stand as candidates. Meanwhile the group’s 44th single (untitled) will be released on June 1 with Mion Mukaichi serving as the centre (as was decided at last year's election).
Source: Tokyo Hive