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New PV Alert: ROSARIO+CROSS – Seishun Call Me

ROSARIO+CROSS continues to improve their product with their fifth release “Seishun Call Me”. In particular, their choreography looks incredibly sharp on this promotional video. ROSARIO+CROSS seems perpetually in motion- no breaks for these girls through this athletic looking dance. Since this PV is about 80% dance shot, their solid performance …

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New PV Alert: Maison book girl – sin morning

I’ve mentioned before that Maison book girl probably gets my artistic sensibilities more than any other idol group, and I’m proven correct again with the group’s promotional video for “sin morning”. Firstly, I never knew how much I missed the analog distortions of a CRT television. As the girls perform …

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New PV Alert: AnimaleBeast – To Bear Flowers

With a name like AnimalBeast, you would expect some ferociousness- maybe some claws and fangs. Well, AnimalBeast the idols put up a nice face with “To Bear Flowers” from their forthcoming “Animal Park of Story”. Squarely midtempo, “To Bear Flowers” is pleasant all around: white costumes with fuzzy pompoms for …

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Episode Recap: AKBINGO Ep 437 (4.18.17)

AKBINGO! Air Date: 4/18/2017 Rating 8/10 Kenkyuusei members provided goofy impersonations, crazy karate skills and a lot of fun for this rather enjoyable episode. Lastly, Kojima Haruna performed her graduation song “Kidzukarenai you ni”.

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 04/21/2017

The power crew talk about BABYRAIDS JAPAN, Juice=Juice, The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY, PassCode, Up Up Girls(Kari), and Gusou Drop. Recorded April 21st, 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 …

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New PV Alert: Up Up Girls (Kari) – FOREVER YOUNG

Up Up Girls take a lap around the village in their latest promotional video “FOREVER YOUNG”. Well, more than a video, “FOREVER YOUNG” looks like a series of still photographs linked together to form a film. The Up Up Girls (2) make an appearance here, floating behind the main girls …

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New PV Alert: Itano Tomomi – #iine!

D’ya ever get one of those days where all the little catastrophes happen on top of each other to orchestrate a symphony of despair? Well, it looks like Itano Tomomi is having one of those, to which she says “Ii ne” or perhaps “It’s all good”. “#iine” (really with the …

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New PV Alert: dela – Akai Cardigan

Red is the color of fate and the string that binds people together. It’s a pretty well-known legend dating back to the Chinese, and dela taps the popular lore for their new single “Akai Cardigan”. The red string here is woven into a lovely titular cardigan that wraps each member …

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