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 – Shadaikun

The winner of the “Cutest Thing I’ve Seen Today” award belongs to Qumali Depart and their promotional video for “Shadaikun”. The group gets the full idol outfit complete with strict member color adhesion, short skirts, and (my favorite) leg covers. Putting the performance shots aside, the girls get their own …

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New PV Alert: BAND-MAID – Bubble

“Bubble”, the fifth single from BAND-MAID, gets a promotional video release with the group rocking under legend-making stage lights. The theme to the TV Drama “Perfect Crime”, the song gives us some grooving 16-beat rhythms on the drums before exploding into a double kick-drum fury in the chorus. I’m in …

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New PV Alert: Ogura Yui – Apple girl

Ogura Yui releases her third album soon, and we have an accompanying promotional video to pique your interest. “Apple girl (アップル・ガール)”, from the forthcoming “Hop Step Apple” pays homage to the idols of the Big Eighties with variety program performances done two ways. First, we have modern look at the …

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