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".

New PV Alert: amiinA – Callin’

In the “never late than never” department, duo amiinA freshly released their promotional video for the track “Callin'” from their June 2017 release “Valkyrie”. I had thoughts about passing over this promotional video, but “Callin'” impressed me so much that I had to include it today. The duo start off …

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New PV Alert: Mirai Skirt – Hanabi

Our Mirai Skirt triple header ends (or begins, depending on how you’re reading these) with “Hanabi”. The more introspective of the three recently released promotional videos, “Hanabi” finds Marina in yukata mode watching fireworks (duh) at a festival. Shots of the girl traversing the grounds in slow motion mix themselves …

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New PV Alert: Mirai Skirt – Mirror Ball

“Mirror Ball” continues the reintroduction of Mirai Skirt as a solo act. In this production, Kojima Marina gets a solo performance surrounded by an audience that appears midway through the promotional video. Marina sings for a bit in front of a projection, but for the most part, “Mirror Ball” is …

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New PV Alert: Mirai Skirt – Gyakkyo Girl

The new Mirai Skirt recently arrived on YouTube with changes to the group structure. Down to one member, Kojima Marina, Mirai Skirt’s latest release “Gyakkyo Girl” starts with some pretty intense build up to Marina’s vocal delivery. The song resolves into some pretty clean pop sounds in the chorus. For …

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New PV Alert: SILENT SIREN – KNiFE

Let’s start off your new year with some new SILENT SIREN. The girls are back with a track from the 5th album “Girls Power”. A powerfully rhythmic verse opens up to a catchy melodic chorus accented with Yamauchi Aina’s skillful bass pops. Suuchan and co. spend most of the “KNiFE” …

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New PV Alert: LinQ – Shitsuren Photograph

The 11 member LinQ makes their debut (of sorts) with the new promotional video for “Shitsure Photograph”. The PV puts the group in a college setting with stylish fall/winter plain clothes. Aside from individual shots in libraries, gymnasiums, and science labs, the group gets a lipped performance in a pristine …

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New PV Alert: STU48 – Kurayami

STU48’s first single is set for release, and you get a good luck at the corresponding promotional video! “Kurayami” puts the girls on the Setouchi for some stunning ocean shots during the group dance scenes. In their sailor fuku, the girls take a few dramatic turns along the sea wall …

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