The AKB48 Draft Candidate Members were introduced on September 22, 2013. Of the 30 members who qualified, only Komiyama Yuka withdrew her qualification after her personal twitter account was discovered.

The remaining 29 have participated in the AKB48 Group Draft Meeting (AKB48グループ ドラフト会議, AKB48 Guruupu Dorafuto Kaigi?), which was held on November 10, 2013 at the Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa (グランドプリンスホテル新高輪, Gurando Purinsu Hoteru Shin Takanawa?).

AKB48 Draft Candidate Members

1st Generation Draft Members

Introduced on September 22, 2013


Members (30): Arai Yuki, Iso Kanae, Ueshima Ayuka, Kaga Madoka, Kaneko Mirei, Kawamoto Saya, Koishi Kumiko, Goudo Saki, Goto Moe, Shimoguchi Hinana, Suzuki Nene, Sutou Ririka, Souda Sarina, Takatsuka Natsuki, Takatera Sana, Takahashi Mio, Takita Kayoko, Takei Sara, Tomita Yoshino, Naiki Kokoro, Nishiyama Rena, Fukushi Nao, Fujimaki Maria, Majima Wakana, Matsumoto Chikako, Mizuta Akira, Murakami Haruka, Yamamoto Mao, Yokoshima Aeri, Komiyama Yuka

2nd Generation Draft Members

Introduced on March 1, 2015


Members (49): Ando Erina, Isshiki Rena, Imamura Maria, Ogino Yuka, Kamimura Ayuka, Kubo Satone, Shibata Yui, Shirai Kotono, Sugawara Maya, Takahashi Kira, Chiba Erii, Nishikawa Rei, Nishigata Marina, Nishinaka Nanami, Nomura Nao, Hongo Yuzuha, Matsuoka Hana, Mizuno Airi, Hiwatashi Yui, Hori Shion, Muranaka Yuki, Yasuda Momone, Murakawa Bibian, Yamabe Ayu, Hazama Miharu, Matsui Rina, Michieda Saki, Mukoyama Aira, Mega Yako, Yamane Suzuha, Shimazaki Hikari, Seiji Reina, Someya Marin, Tanino Arisa, Nagayama Rin, Nishimura Nanako, Nomura Miyo, Akasaka Misaki, Izumi Reina, Inoue Ruka, Iwata Hina, Kageyama Yuka, Kasai Kana, Kawaguchi Mami, Kawano Nanaho, Kusakabe Aina, Shibuya Hikaru, Miyamoto Haruka, Shirano Miyu

Michieda Saki, Yamane Suzuha, Seiji Reina, Nishimura Nanako, Nomura Miyo, Inoue Ruka, Iwata Hina, Kageyama Yuka, Kawano Nanaho and Kusakabe Aina were unpicked but then returned as members of their current groups

3rd Generation Draft Members

Introduced on January 21, 2018


Members (72): Watanabe Akari, Mizoguchi Aiko, Amano Ami, Omori Maho, Fukumoto Yui, Ito Yueru, Mimura Hino, Suenaga Yuzuki, Kamiyama Riho, Nagano Megumi, Ishiwata Sena, Tada Kyoka, Oki Yuka, Nakano Airi, Sogabe Yume, Suzuki Ayaka, Minami Haasa, Mizobuchi Maria, Izumi Ayano, Kumamoto Hinako, Ikegaya Chihiro, Nakasaka Miyu, Osawa Ai, Mashimo Kaho, Katsumata Saori, Sugiura Kotone, Otani Yuki, Maeda Reiko, Abe Wakana, Shiotsuki Keito, Kawano Nanaho, Hirata Shiina, Kobayashi Ran, Yoshihashi Yuzuka, Yoshikawa Hikari, Sato Ami, Hazama Miharu, Seki Ai, Ando Chikana, Furukawa Nazuna, Sato Kairi, Kozuma Honoka, Yamasaki Amiru, Nakamura Mai, Ota Riona, Matsuda Yumi, Fujisaki Miyu, Sato Shiori, Nakano Mirai, Harasawa Otohi, Shinano Soraha, Ikarashi Urara, Tsushima Yunako, Yamamoto Mikana, Baba Sayaka, Sawami Sakura, Sakamoto Nami, Otake Hitomi, Yura Akari, Takahashi Nanami, Nishi Marina, Murayama Honoka, Yahagi Moeka, Kuramoto Miyuu, Saito Haruna, Okada Rina, Nakazato Chinami, Honda Sora, Kitagawa Yuri

Mimura Hino, Sogabe Yume, Nakasaka Miyu and Mashimo Kaho were unpicked but then returned as members of their current groups. Kitagawa Yuri was picked by Team B, but withdrew and later returned as part of Nogizaka46 4th Generation.

AKB48
Members
Team A

Iriyama Anna | Okabe Rin (Captain) | Okumoto Hinano | Oguri Yui | Kato Rena | Sato Minami | Shitao Miu | Shinozaki Ayana | Suzuki Kurumi | Taguchi Manaka | Chiba Erii | Nishikawa Rei | Furukawa Nazuna | Michieda Saki | Miyazaki Miho | Mukaichi Mion | Yamane Suzuha | Yokoyama Yui | Yoshida Karen

Team K

Ichikawa Manami | Okada Rina | Oda Erina | Kuranoo Narumi | Kobayashi Ran | Komiyama Haruka (Captain) | Shimoguchi Hinana | Nagatomo Ayami | Nagano Megumi | Hashimoto Haruna | Harumoto Yuki | Hidaritomo Ayaka | Muto Orin | Muto Tomu | Mogi Shinobu | Yasuda Kana | Yamada Kyoka | Yumoto Ami | Yokoyama Yui

Team B

Iwatate Saho (Captain) | Otake Hitomi | Omori Maho | Oya Shizuka | Okuhara Hinako | Kashiwagi Yuki | Kawahara Misaki | Kitazawa Saki | Kubo Satone | Saito Haruna | Sasaki Yukari | Shimizu Maria | Takita Kayoko | Taniguchi Megu | Nakanishi Chiyori | Hattori Yuna | Fukuoka Seina | Honda Hitomi | Yamabe Ayu | Yoshikawa Nanase

Team 4

Asai Nanami | Ishiwata Sena | Inagaki Kaori | Utada Hatsuka | Onishi Momoka | Omori Miyuu | Okada Nana | Gyouten Yurina | Kuramoto Miyuu | Kurosu Haruka | Sakaguchi Nagisa | Sato Kiara | Takaoka Kaoru | Takahashi Ayane | Takahashi Sayaka | Tada Kyoka | Nagano Serika | Hama Sayuna | Hirano Hikaru | Homma Mai | Ma Chia-Ling | Miyazato Rira | Murayama Yuiri (Captain) | Yamauchi Mizuki | Yoshihashi Yuzuka

Team 8

Hokkaido & Tohoku : Sakaguchi Nagisa | Yokoyama Yui | Mitomo Mashiro | Kanto: Okabe Rin | Honda Hitomi | Shimizu Maria | Takahashi Ayane | Yoshikawa Nanase | Oguri Yui | Oda Erina | Hidaritomo Ayaka | Chubu: Utada Hatsuka | Suzuki Yuka | Hashimoto Haruna | Hirano Hikaru | Sakagawa Hiyuka | Takahashi Sayaka | Hattori Yuna | Kansai: Nagano Serika | | Fukutome Mitsuho | Onishi Momoka | Hama Sayuna | Chugoku & Shikoku: Tokunaga Remi | Okuhara Hinako | Kamachi Yukina | Okumoto Hinano | Shitao Miu | Harumoto Yuki | Gyoten Yurina | Takaoka Kaoru | Kyushu: Yoshida Karen | Kawahara Misaki | Onoue Mizuki | Kuranoo Narumi | Yamada Kyoka | Uemi Sorano | Fujizono Rei | Miyazato Rira

Discography
Indie Singles 1. Sakura no Hanabiratachi | 2. Skirt, Hirari
Major Singles 1. Aitakatta | 2. Seifuku ga Jama wo Suru | 3. Keibetsu Shiteita Aijou | 4. Bingo! | 5. Boku no Taiyou | 6. Yuuhi wo Miteiru ka? | 7. Romance, Irane | 8. Sakura no Hanabiratachi 2008 | 9. Baby! Baby! Baby! | 10. Oogoe Diamond | 11. 10nen Zakura | 12. Namida Surprise! | 13. Iiwake Maybe | 14. RIVER | 15. Sakura no Shiori | 16. Ponytail to Shushu | 17. Heavy Rotation | 18. Beginner | 19. Chance no Junban | 20. Sakura no Ki ni Narou | 21. Everyday, Katyusha | 22. Flying Get | 23. Kaze wa Fuiteiru | 24. Ue Kara Mariko | 25. GIVE ME FIVE! | 26. Manatsu no Sounds Good! | 27. Gingham Check | 28. UZA | 29. Eien Pressure | 30. So long! | 31. Sayonara Crawl | 32. Koi Suru Fortune Cookie | 33. Heart Ereki | 34. Suzukake Nanchara | 35. Mae Shika Mukanee | 36. Labrador Retriever | 37. Kokoro no Placard | 38. Kibouteki Refrain | 39. Green Flash | 40. Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai | 41. Halloween Night | 42. Kuchibiru ni Be My Baby | 43. Kimi wa Melody | 44. Tsubasa wa Iranai | 45. LOVE TRIP/Shiawase wo Wakenasai | 46. High Tension | 47. Shoot Sign | 48.Negaigoto no Mochigusare | 49. #SukiNanda | 50.11-gatsu no Anklet | 51. TBA
Best Albums 1. Set List ~Greatest Songs 2006-2007~ | 2. Kamikyokutachi | 3. Koko ni Ita Koto | 4. 1830m | 5. Tsugi no Ashiato | 6. Koko ga Rhodes da, Koko de Tobe! | 7. Zero to Ichi no Aida | 8. Thumbnail | 9. TBA
Stage Albums
Team A 1st Stage "Party ga Hajimaru yo" | 2nd Stage "Aitakatta" | 3rd Stage "Dareka no Tame ni" | 4th Stage "Tadaima Ren'aichuu" | 5th Stage "Ren'ai Kinshi Jourei" | 6th Stage "Mokugekisha" | 7th Stage "M'T. ni Sasagu"
Team K 1st Stage "Party ga Hajimaru yo" | 2nd Stage "Seishun Girls" | 3rd Stage "Nonai Paradise" | 4th Stage "Saishuu Bell ga Naru" | 5th Stage "Saka Agari" | 6th Stage "RESET"
Team B 1st Stage "Seishun Girls" | 2nd Stage "Aitakatta" | 3rd Stage "Pajama Drive" | 4th Stage "Idol no Yoake" | 5th Stage "Theater no Megami"
Himawari-gumi 1st Stage "Boku no Taiyou" | 2nd Stage "Yume wo Shinaseru Wake ni Ikanai"
Team 4 1st Stage "Boku no Taiyou" | 2nd Stage "Idol no Yoake"
Concerts
DVDs 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42
Filmography
Movies Densen Uta | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 to be continued | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 Show must go on | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 No flower without rain | DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 The Time Has Come
Dramas Majisuka Gakuen | Majisuka Gakuen 2 | Sakura Kara no Tegami | Majisuka Gakuen 3 | So Long! | Sailor Zombie | Majisuka Gakuen 4 | Majisuka Gakuen 5 | Cabasuka Gakuen | Crow's Blood | Tofu Pro Wrestling
Anime AKB0048
Events
Sousenkyo 1st Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 13th Single "Kamisama ni Chikatte Gachi Desu"
2nd Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 17th Single "Kaasan ni Chikatte, Gachi Desu"
3rd Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 22nd Single "Kotoshi mo Gachi Desu"
4th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 27th Single "Fan ga Erabu 64 Giseki"
5th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 32nd Single "Yume wa Hitori ja Mirarenai"
6th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 37th Single "Yume no Genzaichi ~Rival wa Doko da~"
7th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 41st Single
8th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 45th Single
9th Senbatsu Sousenkyo - 49 Single
Janken Taikai

1st Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 19th Single
2nd Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 24th Single
3rd Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 29th Single
4th Senbatsu Janken Taikai - 34th Single
5th Senbatsu Janken Taikai - Solo Debut + 38th Single

Group Draft Meeting

AKB48 Group Draft Meeting 2013
AKB48 Group Draft Meeting 2015

Units & Other Groups
Soloists Matsui Sakiko (Piano) | Iwasa Misaki (Enka) | Watanabe Mayu | Kashiwagi Yuki | Takahashi Minami | Itano Tomomi | Sashihara Rino | Kuramochi Asuka (Gachi Uma 2) | Kasai Tomomi (Gachi Uma - Former member) | Maeda Atsuko (Former member) | Oshima Mai (Former member) | Hoshino Michiru (Former member) | Oku Manami (Former member) | Ohori Megumi (Former member) | Ono Erena (Former member) | Hayano Kaoru (Former member)
Units No Sleeves | Watarirouka Hashiritai 7 | French Kiss | Not yet | DiVA
One-Shot Units NO NAME | YM7 | YJ7 | Ojarumaru Sisters | Team KISHIN from AKB48 | Sukeban Girls | Team Dragon from AKB48 | Honegumi from AKB48 | ICE from AKB48 | Crayon Friends from AKB48 | AKBIdoling!!! | Queen & Elizabeth | Natto Angels | Natto Angels Z | Okashina Sisters | Team Z | BABY GAMBA | Mini Skirt | Porrima from AKB48 | Team Surprise | Team BS
Sister Groups SKE48 | SDN48 (Disbanded) | NMB48 | HKT48 | JKT48 | TPE48 | SNH48
Rival Group Nogizaka46
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