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New PV Alert: mishmash – SHINING

Rock idol group mishmash make their debut on the new PV Alerts with their new promotional video “SHINING”. Consisting mostly of off-shot camera work, “SHINING” shows YUMEI CHANG, MISS EMILY, NOSHIRO SHINO, and FROM TODAY YAMADA, going through the daily grind of an idol. Rehearsal footage, recording footage, commutes, and …

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New PV Alert: uijin – Brand New

It feels like a long time since I put a promotional video from uijin in these New PV Alerts, so I’m glad to have something new to promote from the group. The four girls of uijin play in multiple dimensions with their latest “brand new”. We get frequent flashes on …

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New PV Alert: OS☆U – Gangan☆Rainbow

The Spanish guitar lays into a lick as the image comes into focus, and there’s OS☆U- out of the shopping arcade and in the well-appointed mansion. The Latin feel of “Gangan☆Rainbow” never gives up, and the group put themselves in their finest dresses for this glamorous shoot. OS☆U probably enjoyed …

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New PV Alert: DEADLIFT LOLITA – HIRARI ~ninkyouden~

DEADLIFT LOLITA’s newest promotional video plays with traditional sounds and traditional inspired outfits as Ladybeard further stretches his vocal abilities. That’s right, you heard it: Ladybeard sings for most of “Hirari ~ninkyouden~”. The DEADLIFT LOLITA pair, Ladybeard and Reika, encounter a black catsuited baddy who gets the two in chains …

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New PV Alert: notall – Sonosakihe

The social idols take on a few of their fears in their latest promotional video. The bulk of “Sonosakihe” puts each girl at the center of her personal challenge ranging from spicy sauce to insects. The fun of it all is seeing the notall members react and eventually overcome their …

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