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: Happy3days – Time

For Fuchiyama’s Happy3days’s recently released their 2nd promotional video, the group makes ample use of gorgeous Japanese countryside. Verdant hills and fields, lakeshore stages, and hydrangea florals populate the world of Happy3days. If you decide to watch “Time” as a tourism video for the Japan outside Tokyo, I wouldn’t blame …

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Spooksters NECRONOMIDOL are back with a recently released single and promotional video. Crystal balls, anointing with cold steel, and frilly four-post beds all play into the macabre fantasy of “DAWNSLAYER”. Aggressive metal guitars and blast beats erupt in your eyes while the girls of NECRONOMIDOL sing their enchanments (now with …

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New PV Alert: 969 – TONIGHT

969 (Clock) resume activities with a new set of girls and an explosive track. This official live video shows us a particularly energetic performance with the new foursome owning the stage like they’ve been there before. The hard rock arrangement makes its trade with a familiar sounding riff that once …

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New PV Alert: Obento Idole – Chopstick

There’s something compelling about this group of girls. Obento Idole call Western Japan their home and use the French spelling for what we know as idols. The Obento Idole project started in 2014, but that doesn’t seem to have much bearing here with “Chopstick”. I found the arrangement and melodies …

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New PV Alert: Nemoto Nagi – Outloud

Noted Niji no Conquistador member Nemoto Nagi at last releases a promotional video to her contributuion to the “E Ticket Rap Show” compilation released earlier this year. “Outloud” is an exercise is restlessness and the hikikomori life. Nagi rustles about her closet-sized apartment flitting between one activity and another until …

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