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New PV Alert: Tokyo Girls’ Style – predawn

Tokyo Girls’ Style’s “predawn” certainly fits the bill with shots of the foursome dancing on a rooftop at the titular time-of-day. All of these outdoor shots are vignetted to heighten the effect and make those orange creamsicle sunrises really pop. Clad in crushed pink velvet, the group’s choreography remains sharp …

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New PV Alert: Tsubomi – Arigato wa Honno Kimochi dayo

This latecomer promotional video comes from Tsubomi’s December 21st release “Arigato wa Honno Kimochi dayo”. Ordinarily, there wouldn’t be much to talk about with a live-shot promotional video with some behind-the-scenes footage. But, with Tsubomi’s PV we have some innovative camera work. It’s such a simple thing, but the camera …

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New PV Alert: Dream Ami – Hayaku Aitai

As far as pure pop goes, you won’t really get much better than the 4th release from Dream Ami. Don’t expect anything bombastic or jarring from this release; the melody rules this straightforward arrangement. With her strong vocals, “Hayaku Aitai” goes beyond the limitations of the song’s composition. Visually, we …

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New PV Alert: NECRONOMIDOL- ITHAQUA

Nothing says “isolation” quite like a winter’s denuded forest, right? In the promotional video release for their second album “Deathless”, NECRONOMIDOL summon’s H.P. Lovecraft’s giant of the snow and ice. The song is much livelier than the group’s last release “psychopomp” with a roughly metal instrumentation augmented with some spooky …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 02/17/2017

The power crew talk about WHY@DOLL, Fairies, Tsubaki Factory, Wakita Monari, Sunmyu, and BiS. Recorded February 17th, 2017. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter- @drako60 Chase Lim’s Twitter – @starlancerpg Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt New School Kaidan Twitter – …

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New PV Alert: Morning Musume。’17 – BRAND NEW MORNING

The lead promotional video for the 63rd Morning Musume release finally climbs the horizon. “BRAND NEW MORNING” looks and feels like a declaration of sorts. The girls wear military inspired red with double-breasted buttons and fringed epaulettes. Fukumura Mizuki leads new girls Kaga Kaede and Yokoyama Reina on a march …

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Episode Recap: Odekake Ep 203 (2.16.17)

HKT48のおでかけ! Air Date: 2/16/2017 Rating 7/10 Sasshi-P talks about her idol-seiyuu group while HKT48 members eat chicken. If something about this sounds like news to you then it’s worth a watch. Sashihara starts the show with frighteningly accurate Akimoto Yasushi impersonation. She now has her own idol group to produce.

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New PV Alert: X21 – Beautiful X

Ahead of their 2nd album, X21 release the promotional video for “Beautiful X”. The PV completely envelopes the girls in a white cyc (that white stage with no corners), where the girls either perform their choreography or mug lovingly for the rotating camera. The sense of perspective slowly fades as …

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New PV Alert: AOP – Jitensha ni Hana wa Mau

Anime Ouen Project drops a new promotional video today with “Jitensha ni Hana wa Mau”. Shot in gorgeous black and white, AOP present views of a coastal Japanese and the train that connects it. Yes, the bicycles play a part in the PV- my romantic self just fixates a bit …

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New PV Alert: Silent Siren – Fujiyama Disco

Silent Siren’s new single goes on sale on March 1, and you can see the short version of their new promotional video now! “Fujiyama Disco” pushes the group past the bubblegum you might expect to hear from Suu, Hinanchu, Ainyan, and Yukarun. I found the song a bit light on …

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