All 48 groups held the 1st AKB48 Group Draft Kaigi (AKB48グループドラフト会議) on November 10 at Grand Prince Hotel Shin-Takanawa.
The 29 finalists performed River and Aitakatta. 20 candidates have been drafted by the team captains to join AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, and HKT48.
The rookies are going to enter into negotiations with their new teams before officially joining them in December.
AKB48 Group Draft Kaigi Results
- Team A : Nishiyama Rena, Takita Kayoko
- Team K : Goto Moe, Shimoguchi Hinana
- Team B : Yokoshima Aeri, Kawamoto Saya
- Team S : Matsumoto Chikako
- Team KII : Godo Saki, Takatsuka Natsuki, Suzuki Nene, Arai Yuki, Soda Sarina
- Team E : Koishi Kumiko, Takatera Sana, Fukushi Nao
- Team N : Suto Ririka
- Team M : Takei Sara
- Team BII : Iso Kanae, Naiki Kokoro
- Team H : Yamamoto Mao
- Source : Melos no Michi