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: Tamura Meimi – Ichijiku

Tamura Meimi, the former Hello! Project member, puts together a new album with this, her latest promotional video, to serve in promotion. “Ichijiku (いちじく)” starts with Meimi playing coy with her vocals until she powers through a memorably melodic chorus. Through the visuals, the singer tries a series of dresses …

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New PV Alert: FuwaFuwa – Princess Carnival

FuwaFuwa check in today with the promotional video to their latest single. “Princess Carnival (プリンセス・カーニバル)” sets itself into a futuristic backdrop with flying cars and neon lights across the landscapes. With a 12/8 meter rolling across the arrangement, “Princess Carnival” carries a distint Asian inflected melody accented with the electro …

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New PV Alert: TrySail – Gomakashi

A new single from the TrySail girls finds the trio amongst the flowers in a wonderful naturalistic promotional video for “Gomakashi (ごまかし)”. In their best brocade, the girls sleep among the flowers in a room where the outside has reclaimed the inside. The girls look fancy like the Japanese idea …

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New PV Alert: BabooBee – BUCHIAGE

We finally get another release to highlight here on the New PV Alerts from ex-PASSPO member’s rock trio BabooBee. “BUCHIAGE” is the lead track from last year’s album debut Babubibe Born!! and features the group in a performance shot locked in a rehearsal space brilliantly lit by disco lights. The …

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New PV Alert: Aqua Note – Jumping Jumping

“Jumping Jumping (じゃんぴん・じゃんぴん)” from Aqua Note gives us our first look at the new system lineup after the departure of member Aishima Hina. For much of the promotional video, the young idol group have their run of a Western looking apartment complex and associated grounds. Each girl gets their own …

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