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: Yurumerumo! – Gachagaki

For their latest digital release, Yurumerumo! (You’ll Melt More!) run wild in the night air with “Gachagaki (ガチャガキ)”. Shot under cover of darkness and aged to look like analog tape, “Gachagaki” starts by giving us a pizza and beer rooftop party with the girls and proceeds to explain how the …

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[Note: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] ABOUT PEDRO PEDRO is the side solo project from BiSH’s Ayuni D (アユニ・D) as vocalist, bassist and lyricist, alongside prolific Japanese musician, Tabuchi Hisako (田渕ひさ子, ex. Number Girl, Bloodthirsty Butchers) on guitar, and Mohri Shota (毛利匠太) on drums. More PEDRO …

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New PV Alert: BiS – BiS-Douyara Zombie o Demashi-

Surprise, sruprise! Just a few months ago, BiS’s second generation officially disbanded. Now, we get a promotional video for the third generation of BiS (the new lineup is listed below) called “BiS-Douyara Zombie o Demashi- (BiS-どうやらゾンビのおでまし-)”. Except, there really isn’t a whole lot to see here: the PV is pixelated …

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New PV Alert: Aimer – Torches

Aimer, the singer/lyricist known for her distinctive voice used in a couple of high profile anime, releases her 17th single on August 14. Here for promotional purposes, we get the PV for “Torches”. The song puts the husky voiced singer in the front of the mix, where it rightfully belongs. …

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New PV Alert: Sorano Aozora – Gorilla

Finishing off her promotional cycle for her latest single, Sorano Aozaora releases her promotional video for “Gorilla”. Given the look of karaoke videos of the kind you’d find on a late Friday night session with friends, “Gorilla” fills itself with lyrics and random images which may or may not include …

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New PV Alert: Up Up Girls (2) – Be lonely together

The Up Up Girls (2) release their latest promotional video for their 7th single “Be lonely together”. This release gets sound production from Hello! Project founder Tsunku, and bears some of the trademark earmarks. Interludes feature the girls’ voices cascading the phrase “aishiteru” over synthesized vocals, and some Tsunku’s distinctive …

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