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: Qumali Depart – Sekaikei

Qumali depart turn in coupling track promotional video with their release of “Sekaikei (セカイケイ)”. The loosely collected set of images put the four girls under the night skies for much of the track. Unlike the cute smiles of the A-side “Shadaikun” (The cutest thing I’ve seen all day), Qumali Depart …

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New PV Alert: amiinA – sign

From their second album “Discovery”, amiinA deliver the promotional video to that album’s third track. “Sign” sets a mood with a wondrous instrumental track that starts with a violins screeching like and EKG and light taps on the ride cymbal. Ami and Miyu appear as animated avatars amidst a host …

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New PV Alert: EMPiRE – PiERCE

It’s a year of firsts for the WACK/avex idols EMPiRE. “PiERCE (ピアス)” is the first official single for the group that already has a mini album and cassette releases under its belt. The single lands the group a high profile anime credit as “PiERCE” serves as the ending theme for …

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New PV Alert: Tsuri Bit – Prima stella

“Prima stella (プリマステラ)” probably carries more weight than most of the readers here realize. The release is the final release for New School Kaidan favorites Tsuri Bit, and this makes the song bittersweet before the first note is played. New School Kaidan member @missingno15 eulogizes “Tsuribit has consistently put out …

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New PV Alert: Dream Ami – Good Goodbye

Time to get the good times started with the new promotional video from Dream Ami. The midtempo pop number accompanies its boppity beats with some rakish guitar sounds that impart a vintage feel to the production of “Good Goodbye”. Regardless of the title’s farewell sentiment, the song begs to stay …

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