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: PEDRO – Nekoze Kyouseichuu

[Note: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] ABOUT PEDRO PEDRO is the side solo project from BiSH’s Ayuni D (アユニ・D) as vocalist, bassist and lyricist, alongside prolific Japanese musician, Tabuchi Hisako (田渕ひさ子, ex. Number Girl, Bloodthirsty Butchers) on guitar, and Mohri Shota (毛利匠太) on drums. More PEDRO …

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New PV Alert: Toricago – 1995 A.D.

Admittedly, this is me playing catchup with Toricago, since the PV featured here “1995 A.D.” was released on June 28. I’m sure that’s not too much matter, though. I’ve written quite a bit about Toricago in my time here, and that’s because I really enjoy the music that hear coming …

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New PV Alert: 963 – GAME

963, the idol rap duo from Fukuoka, come at us with a new promotional video for their song “GAME”. Like some of the best PVs, the video footage consists of nothing more than the girls out and about in their home town. We get a good look at apartments, a …

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New PV Alert: Melty Hz – Oh My!

As I’m rushing through to get promotional videos out to you, I’ve come across this lyric PV by Melty Hz for their song “Oh My!” I don’t know much about the group, but they’re performing a style of idol rock that I think might interest you. The opening graphic may …

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New PV Alert: Toricago – Hai

Drawing from last year’s “i cAn Fly” album, Toricago show us a more intimate side of things with their emotional song “Hai (灰)”. The instrumentals, like most of what you’ll hear from Toricago, are guitar forward. In this instance, the group provide that swirling, gently overdriven guitar sound that’s backed …

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