The preliminary results for the AKB48’s 8th Annual Senbatsu Sousenkyo were revealed yesterday at Watanabe Mayu’s 22nd Birthday LIVE Ceremony. Keep in mind that these are just the votes that were submitted within the first 24 hours.
Voting is eligible until June 17th at 3PM JST so the final results which will be unveiled on June 18th can look drastically different from the preliminary results.
AKB48 8th Annual Senbatsu Sousenkyo
Day 1 Results
I will only cover the Top 16 Members of these preliminary results, there will be a link at the end which will take you to the official Senbatsu Sousenkyo website with the full list of all 100 ranked members.
Number #16 – Fuchigami Mai, HKT48 Team KIV (11,146 votes)
Fuchigami ranked 31st in last year’s Senbatsu which resulted in her being in the Undergirls of that year, however in the preliminary results of that Election she was #15.
Number #15 – Kawamoto Saya, AKB48 Team 4 (11,379 votes)
Kawamoto was unranked in last year’s Senbatsu Sousenkyo.
Number #14 – Okita Ayaka, NMB48 Team M (11,426 votes)
Okita was unranked in last year’s Senbatsu, however she ranked #44 in the preliminary results.
Number #13 – Oshima Ryoka, AKB48 Team B (11,888 votes)
Oshima was unranked in last year’s Senbatsu, however she was ranked 71st in the preliminary results. In addition Oshima was also ranked #80 in the Senbatsu Sousenkyo that was held in 2014.
Number #12 – Miyawaki Sakura, HKT48 Team KIV/Concurrent AKB48 Team A (12,410 votes)
Miyawaki was ranked 7th place in last year’s Senbatsu making her a part of the famous Kami 7. In addition Miyawaki was ranked 12th in last year’s preliminary results.
Number #11 – Nyan Nyan Kamen, AKB48 (12,630 votes)
Nyan Nyan Kamen’s obvious alter ego Kojima Haruna didn’t participate in last year’s Senbatsu Sousenkyo however in 2014’s Senbatsu she was ranked 8th place.
Number #10 – Takahashi Juri, AKB48 Team 4 Captain (12,705 votes)
Takahashi ranked #25 in last year’s Senbatsu making her a part of that year’s Undergirls with the preliminary results ranking her at #23.
Number #9 – Takeuchi Saki, SKE48 Team KII (12,935 votes)
Takeuchi was not ranked in last year’s Senbatsu however she ranked 78th place in the preliminary results.
Number #8 – Kodama Haruka, HKT48 Team H/Concurrent AKB48 Team K (13,599 votes)
Kodama ranked at 17th place in last year’s Senbatsu making her the Center of last year’s Undergirls, while the preliminary results of that year had her ranked at #8.
Number #7 – Okada Nana, AKB48 Team 4 Vice-Captain (14,889 votes)
Okada came in at #29 in last year’s Senbatsu resulting her being a part of that year’s Undergirls with the preliminary results ranking her at 26th place.
Number #6 – Kashiwagi Yuki, AKB48 Team B/Concurrent NGT48 Team NIII (20,988 votes)
Kashiwagi came in at 2nd place for both the Senbatsu as well as the preliminary results of last year.
Number #5 – Suda Akari, SKE48 Team E Leader (22,536 votes)
Suda came in at 18th place in last year’s Senbatsu which made her a part of the Undergirls of that year, while the preliminary results ranked her at 32nd.
Number #4 – Yamamoto Sayaka, NMB48 Team N Captain (26,680 votes)
Yamamoto came in at #6 in last year’s Senbatsu with the preliminary results not being too different having her come in at #5.
Number #3 – Matsui Jurina, SKE48 Team S (35,469 votes)
Matsui came in at #5 in last year’s Senbatsu with the preliminary results similarly like Yamamoto being not too different having her come in at #4.
Number #2 – Sashihara Rino, HKT48 Team H (41,127 votes)
Sashihara won last year’s Senbatsu Sousenkyo with her coming in at #1 in the preliminary results.
Number #1 – Watanabe Mayu, AKB48 Team B (42,034 votes)
Similarly like Sashihara, Watanabe ranked in at 3rd place both in the Senbatsu as well as the preliminary results, however she won the Senbatsu Sousenkyo of 2014.
You can view the full list of the preliminary results at the official Senbatsu Sousenkyo website.