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: ALLOVER – Hello Smile

What we have here is the coupling track to ALLOVER’s single “Mirai ELECTRO”. Actually, I like “Hello Smile” a lot more than its A-side. The promotional video consists of nothing more than off-shot of the girls’ “Mirai ELECTRO” shoot, but there is so much to love. The song itself is …

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New PV Alert: Ogura Yui – Future Strike

Ogura Yui’s latest release is “Future Strike”, the opening theme for the anime “ViVid Strike!”, for which the idol voices a main character. I’m sure you’re riveted to know “ViVid Strike!” is a spinoff of last year’s “Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha ViVid”. The PV looks great with the always cute …

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New PV Alert: BiSH – Hontou Honki

BiSH’s first major album “KiLLER BiSH” is out now on Avex, and boy do they want you ro remember it! To that end, we get the visually appealing kitchen sink of a promotional video for the album track “Hontou Honki”. The group’s dangerous play around the city intercuts with some …

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New PV Alert: Noto Arisa – Hoshinowa

Noto Arisa, the onetime Hello! Project / Ongaku Gatas talent, released her PV for the song “Hoshinowa” a few hours ago. The PV features Arisa on a photojournalistic journey through smalltown/anytown Japan. Rivers are crossed, elevated vantage points are appreciated, and temple bells are definitely rung. The song is actually …

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