Fans could take part in deciding AKB48 27th single senbatsu and coupling members, totalling to 4 groups containing 64 names.
Furthermore, part of 26th single “Manatsu no Sounds Good!” sales will be donated for Touhoku Earthquake through Dareka no Tame ni project.
・AKB48 (Team A: 15 names, Team K: 15 names, Team B: 15 names, Team 4: 16 names, Kenkyuusei: 27 names) Total: 88 names
・SKE48 (Team S: 14 names, Team KII: 16 names, Team E: 13 names, Kenkyuusei: 21 names) Total: 64 names
・NMB48 (Team N: 16 names, Team M: 15 names, Kenkyuusei: 33 names) Total: 64 names
・HKT48 (Team H: 16 names, Kenkyuusei: 5 names) Total: 21 names
Total all 237 names.
・27th Single Senbatsu Members: 16 names(rank 1-16) ※”Media senbatsu” system is removed.
・Under Girls: 16 names(rank 17-32)
・Next Girls: 16 names(rank 33-48)
・Future Girls: 16 names(rank 49-64)
1. A card with voting serial number included in AKB48 26th single “Manatsu no Sounds Good!” CD.
2. Member of AKB48 fanclub site, “Nihon Hashira no Kai”
3. AKB48 Mobile member
4. AKB48 Official Smartphone App.
5. AKB48 LIVE!! ON DEMAND monthly subscriber
6. AKB OFFICIAL NET member (AKB ISP)
7. SKE48 Mobile member
8. SKE48 LIVE!! ON DEMAND monthly subscriber
9. NMB48 Mobile member
10. HKT48 Mobile member
※ Voting site subject to change.
(Usually they will announce the voting site later / put the site link at voting card you get in the CD later).
22 May 2012 (Tuesday) 10.00 JST – 5 June 2012 (Tuesday) 14.59 JST
・Quick count: 23 May (Wednesday) at AKB48 theater
・Announcement: 6 June (Wednesday) at Nippon Budoukan
Like every year, third party that does not related with AKB48 will do the counting and is strictly observed under attorney.
◆27th Single Release◆
Planned to be at August 2012
It's so sweet that they're still donating their profits to the relief project.