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: DROP DOLL – We Go

The young girl’s band DROP DOLL delivers on their second promotional video (regrettably, their debut PV from earlier this year wasn’t covered here). The vampy groove of “We Go” proves darker than their debut, but still bursting with youthful verve. This time, the energy is of the snarling angst-ridden variety …

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New PV Alert: Akishibu Project – Abanchu!

The summer is in full swing, and Akishibu Project bring you a promotional video filled with the summer wear du jour- the bikini. Before you begin, you should know that “Abanchu!” engorges itself with plenty of fanservice: camera angles centered on the girls’ corporeal features and eyebrow raising shower scenes. …

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New PV Alert: Lovely☆Doll – Hikari no Symphony

Lovely Doll perform cloaked in mist on their new promotional video, “Hikari no Symphony”. Their red striped performance outfits feature double-breasted buttons, buttoned-up collars are short ties which looks part flight attendant and part candy shoppe employee. The important thing here is the performance shots which are lit from multiple …

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New PV Alert: Yanakoto Sotto Mute – Any

From the first strains of the guitar, I found myself cheering for this “Any”, the lead promotional video from Yana Kotto Mute’s 3rd EP “STAMP”. The quickly paced guitar oriented track that flashes me back to my 90’s musical leanings. “Any” keeps hitting on the head with its combination of …

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