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".

New PV Alert: Fullfull☆Pocket – Tokyo Shoujo

They were once called Karat☆, but now as Fullfull☆Pocket the girls finally get their first album release. “KaraFull” nods to their past moniker and provides a nifty homonym (filtered through the Japanese language) for a nice descriptor. The celebration comes with some collateral damage: original members Miia and Alice are …

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New PV Alert: =LOVE – Start!

More dance shots from =LOVE, the Sashihara Rino produced idol group. You might remember a little while ago we got a similar dance shot for “Kioku no doko ka de” one of the coupling track to the group’s debut single “=LOVE“. Well, “Start!” is another coupling track from that same …

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New PV Alert: Qumali Depart – Piano

The young girls of Qumali Depart release their new promotional video. “Piano” fills its arrangements with many of the trademarks of its composer, Sakurai Kenta (most notably known around here for his work with Maison Book Girl). To be brutally honest with you, I would not have thought twice about …

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New PV Alert: AyumiKurikaMaki – Hankouseimei

AyumiKurikaMaki return with their seventh single, the ending theme to “Gintama.: Porori-hen”, the sixth season of Gintama. In “Hankouseimei” (subtitled “Rebellion Statement”), Ayumi, Kurika, and Maki traded their bear outfits for doll masks that completely obscure their identity. Raising the stakes even more, the girls are doing their thing at …

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