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: RYUTist – Sensitive Sign

When Spring hits, those idols do come out in drove for their latest release, don’t they? That lit bit of editorializing aside, today I have the pleasure of showing to you the latest promotional video from Niigata’s RYUTist, “Sensitive Sign (センシティブサイン)”. The buttery guitar tones that tickle your ears in …

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New PV Alert: CY8ER – Summer

A summer themed promotional video from CY8ER, those ethereal idols? Well, the girls get on a boat on Tokyo Bay, crack open a bottle of the bubbly, and party it up. With big glasses, sun dresses, and a few bare shoulders, CY8ER definitely gets in to the spirit of the …

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New PV Alert: Wyenra – Tsubomi

Formed from two members of the idol unit “drop”, Wyenra (ゑんら) is a self-produced idol unit featuring Miira Misato (木乃伊 みさと) and sisters Takiguchi Hikari (滝口 ひかり) and Takiguchi Kirara (滝口 きらら). This promotional video “Tsubomi (つばみ)” comes from their second single “Yokai Disco”. The girls get some great looking …

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New PV Alert: Yajima Maimi, Nakajima Saki, Takagi Sayuki (Juice=Juice), Okada Marina (LoVendoЯ), Kishimoto Yumeno (Tsubaki Factory) – Koisuru! Sakana hen

Putting together ex-members of C-ute with members from Juice=Juice, LoVendoЯ, and Tsubaki Factory sounds like another All-Star situation, but “Koisuru! Sakana hen” is just the latest digital single from the Projects. I don’t know my Kanji very well at all, but lyrics here seem to be all about the Kanji …

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New PV Alert: OS☆U – I Say Goodbye

You might remember OS☆U’s previous promotional video for “I Say Good Bye” here on these New PV Alerts in December 2018. That single take performance was a masterpiece of performance that I still visit occasionally. Well, today we get that same song, but with a performance version that features members …

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