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: AyumiKurikaMaki – Zanzou Flashback

[Note: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] Celbrating their second album release, AyumiKurikaMaki get into the octogon for their promotional video “Zanzou Flashback”. It’s Ayumi, Kurika, and Maki’s first day on the inside, and they WILL fight. Stripped of their flashier performance outfits, the threesome dress like …

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From the new album “WORLD DOMINATION”, BAND-MAID closer of a track gets a promotional video. “DICE” works as a performance shot of the five-some in the warehouse under the flashing lights. The sludge heavy guitar riff plays over some nifty drum work from AKANE. “DICE” showcases much of the best …

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Here is your first look at the new LADYBABY

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In a series of videos released through YouTube in the past week, LADYBABY (formerly known as The Idol Formerly Known as LADYBABY) revealed new members for the group. Since the resignation of Kuromiya Rei in November last year, LADYBABY had been operating with only the last remaining original member Kaneko …

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New PV Alert: BiS – DiPROMiSE

When I realized what I would be seeing here in the new BiS promotional video, I was struck by the nostalgia bug. Founding member is set to leave BiS probably for the last time, and “DiPROMiSE” provides a look back at her tenure. Going back to the very beginning, Pour …

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New PV Alert: Tokyo Performance Doll – TRICK U

[NOTE: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] Truthfully, I’ve been waiting for this release with anticipation. Remember that funky looking Tokyo Performance Domo video from NHK world? Well, Tokyo Performance Doll are growing up nicely with the new decidedly adult looking “TRICK U”. Lipstick red and midriffs …

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New PV Alert: Perfume – Mugen Mirai

From the city to the stark natural architecture, Perfume deliver their theme to the “Chihayafuru -musubi-” movie. “Mugen Mirai” sees the trio in some fantastic landscapes where the wind flows through the black gauze of their outfits. A bit of witchery is at play with “Mugen Mirai” as though the …

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