Number244

Contributor to New School Kaidan, idol fan TheNumber244 gets tickled mainly by Hello! Project. A former musician and full-time nerd, he calls Los Angeles his home. TheNumber244 is waiting for the day someone calls him "senpai".

Aiiro Asterism – Schrodinger no natsu

New idol group Aiiro Asterism are quick out of the gate with their lightly latin flavored “Schroedinger no natsu”. The group of blue and white keep their settings at school and at the beach, but deliver a surprising sum of quality to their product. Smooth camera shots move dynamically with …

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New PV Alert: PassCode – Taking you out

The scream from PassCode hits the ear first in the first promotional video from PassCode’s latest double A-side single release. “Taking you out” puts the four girls in a dark room, dramatically lit from above and from the lower corners. Large screens above the girls flash choice lyrics and images …

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New PV Alert: LiT – Seishun☆Carnival

The school bell chimes on the “Seishun☆Carnival” by Light it up (or LiT). Like any seishun carnival, the girls party it up in the classroom and on the rooftop. LiT wear a brilliant shade of blue on their performance outfits as they play through their choreography above the school. “Seishun☆Carnival” …

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New PV Alert: Toricago – Mori

New idol group Toricago make their first appearance on the new PV Alerts with the ethereal visuals of “Mori” With executive production by member/producer Tamuco, lyrics by member Karaage, and an arrangement credited to the group, Toricago appears to be that group where the members take directly control of their …

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New PV Alert: X21 – Destiny

In the promotional video for their sixth single, X21 take some time to give their girls a spotlight. The idol pop song contains a few rock arrangement carryovers, but the bright melody and horn flourishes keep “Destiny” firmly in the pop category. In short, frilly, powder blue dresses the girls …

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New PV Alert: NGT48 – Sekai no hito e

NGT48’s fourth single features the Russian remix as the group reaching across the sea of Japan for a memorable street performance. Celebrating their sister city of Vladivostok, the Niigata girls make their visit to the Russia city. Our preface features Alina Pochtareva in her room walls pasted with cutouts of …

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New PV Alert: Yoshida Rinne – Find Me!

In bed checking her messages before a night out, Yoshida Rinne starts things off restless for the promotional video for her new Digital Single. Battling insomnia, the idol/rapper/model wanders through the streets before settling on the playground swingset. In our brief snippet, Rinne jumps back and forth from the rap …

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