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: CY8ER – Tokyo rat city

“Tokyo rat city (東京ラットシティ)”, the new promotional video from CY8ER puts a more familiar sound to good use for Rinahamu. The Eastern inflected rhythms and sounds manifest early with the plucked sounds of a koto quickly giving rise to more modern sounds of Yunomi‘s production. In keeping with the VR …

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New PV Alert: SCANDAL – A.M.D.K.J.

SCANDAL come back with their ending theme to the the anime “Gegege no Kitarou”. “A.M.D.K.J.” is the kind of SCANDAL PV that puts the four girls in a sound stage draped with gauzy, floating curtains and lets them play until their hearts are content. This time around, guitarist MAMI gives …

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New PV Alert: adieu – Tenki

“Tenki (天気)” is our first look at the musical identity of model/actor Kamishiraishi Moka. Slowly developing arrangements build a mysterious presence punctuated with Moka’s enchanting vocals. As she rides around the seaside town on her bicycle, she seems determined to avoid straight looks into the camera. She clearly wears toe …

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New PV Alert: BiS – BASKET BOX

New works from the third generation of BiS with their 90’s punk send up “BASKET BOX”. Clearly institutionalized in a bright colors, the girls get “treated” by the motley crew of fellow inmates and nurses in a video that looks like Blink-182 and Green Day had a slugfest at the …

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