The 5th general election to decide who should be the top member of megapopular all-girl idol group AKB48 and who will perform their next single will be held on June 8 at Nissan Stadium in Yokohama. The general election for AKB48 is the largest annual event.
AKB48's 41st senbatsu sōsenkyo election ... You’d be forgiven (by me at least) for thinking that the winner of the AKB48 single general election would be from AKB48. She used to be actually (more of that later on), but now she’s in team H from.
The AKB48 Senbatsu Election determines which member of AKB48 and its associated groups sings the next single (in this case, AKB48's 45th). The election first selects 80 members from a general pool of 272 candidates. The group with the most members in this.