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: BAND-MAID – endless Story

BAND-MAID, the hard rocking maid outfit, have a few dates in the USA this September. As if to herald their arrival stateside, the group has a new promotional video, “endless Story”. Melodically driven, the new song feels like growth. The guitars sound more atmospheric, and a string arrangement adorns the …

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New PV Alert: Yurumerumo! – Fusae

Seeming to come in the blink of an eye, Yurumerumo! (You’ll Melt More!) has a new EP collecting their previous digital singles and including this song, “Fusae (ふさえ)”. Of the variety of styles of Yurumerumo! promotional videos, “Fusae” falls under the “green screen spectacular” category. The girls are supplemented by …

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Ladies and Gentlemen, put on your magic hats! i☆Ris are here to astonish your eyes with the stage spectacular promotional video for “FANTASTIC ILLUSION”. Brass tacks to start with: “FANTASTIC ILLUSION” is the opening theme to the TV anime “Magical Sempai (手品先輩, Tejina-senpai)”. The anime seems to be about school …

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New PV Alert: SCANDAL – Fuzzy

A new digital single brings SCANDAL back on the pages of New School Kaidan. “Fuzzy” features the rosy recollections and not-so-pleasant realities of a recent breakup to the screen. The drama starts with a mix tape and ends with a descent into murky bathwater; here’s hoping that things will end …

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