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: =LOVE (Equal Love) – =LOVE

A major debut for the Sashihara Rino produced idol group! Sprited, full of life and youthful exuberance- these words can probably easily describe what you’ll see in “=LOVE” (pronounced equal love or maybe ikoru rabu). Intercut with rehearsal footage, the girls orienteer themselves to a remote beach locale where a …

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New PV Alert: Senanan – $ CUNT DULL

The 1st EP from Senanan begets the scandalously titled promotional video “$ CUNT DULL”. The Senanan show is gets told through tight chose ups and pastel colors that leaves you with a seriously disorienting feeling. Watching “$ CUNT DULL” feels a bit like you’ve been staring at film negatives through …

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New PV Alert: Ichiko Reina, Danbara Ruru, Takase Kurumi, Kawamura Ayano, Kiyono Momohime – Gobaku~We Can’t Go Back~ (Short ver.)

Earlier in the year, the precedence for debuting young idols in Hello! Project was broken and five girls, these five girls, were given their debut announcment beore assigning them to groups. As it turned out, Danbara Ruru was assigned to Juice=Juice, Kawamura Ayano headed to ANGERME, and Ichioka Reina was …

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