Japanese pop band AKB48 includes more than 120 members.
Rino Sashihara, 2016 election winner
AKB48 fans watch the election campaign posters prior to the group's general election announcement in 2013.
"Negaigoto no Mochigusare" album cover
Yui Yokoyama, the team leader of AKB48
The Japanese pop group AKB48 at the charity concert MTV Video Music Aid Japan at Chiba City in suburban Tokyo on June 25, 2011.
Japanese pop group AKB48 performed at the Lincoln Theater in Washington on March 27, 2012.