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: PALET- All for One

For their fifth anniversary, PALET have a “Best” album set for release and this live performance promotional video to commemorate the release. In white dresses with color-keyed bows adorning their skirts, the girls give a wonderful performance in a live house. I personally like the way their outfits move and …

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New PV Alert: Fairies – Koi no Roadshow

Fairies continue their line of sharp choreography with their new single “Koi no Roadshow”. A video shoot inside the promotional video provides the context for the staging, with lighting and camera equipment clearly visible. A clapper board even introduces the girls to new Fairies fans who get a view of …

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New PV Alert: CLOCK & BOTAN – Gloomy

The solo project of former Bellring Girl’s Heart member Yanagisawa Ayano, CLOCK & BOTAN is a welcome addition to my personal listening rotation. Shot on a beach with early morning light, Ayano nails the dreamy mood of the song. Additional scenes of Ayano with a billowing lace clothe behind her …

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New PV Alert: BRATS – PAIN (live)

Getting ready for that BRATS debut release on June 21? Well, to tide you over until then, the girls released a live video for their song “Pain”. This particular performance is from their March 29, 2017 “Ikebukuro LIVE INN ROSA”. Like my thoughts have always been about BRATS in general …

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