– PV Release List

New PV Alert: Tentenko – Jiro

From her upcoming mini album, Tentenko continues proving that she’s the coolest kid on the block. “Jiro” is a nightmare for those of you who want clean green screen images and grand anthemic melodies. Tentenko traded her retro cool for this minimalistic approach that still manages to keep its hipster …

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New PV Alert: miyu – Koi Oto

From the Fukuoka idol group I’S9 comes the solo debut of miyu! “Koi Oto” is incredibly fresh and cute, and miyu totally won me over with her cute smile and earnest performance. The song treads in light pop territory with miyu’s guitar heard all through the production somewhere near the …

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New PV Alert: Necronomidol – psychopomp

Music box openings give way to thumping drums in an enchanted forest in Necronomidol’s latest promotional video “phsychopomp”. To tell the absolute truth, I thought I was going to hate this. Actually, I like seeing the contrast between the unnatural look of the girls in the verdant forest backdrop. As …

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New PV Alert: Kamiyado – Kamchatka Adventure

Indie idol group Kamiyado released their 2nd single “Kamchatka Adventure” on December 6, and the accompanying promotional video found release just the other day. The PV takes the “mobile optimized” concept far. The images look like the group used various photo apps to capture the PV complete with “annoying” ads …

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New PV Alert: Yanakiku – FUNK★JAPAN

Yanakiku’s 2nd album is almost upon us, and the well-traveled duo release the promotional video for “FUNK★JAPAN” to pique interest. The funk rhythms and hooky chorus play accompaniment to a story driven PV where the two girls play snack bar workers and witness to a reunion. The material seems a …

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New PV Alert: Especia – Danger

The full promotional video for the latest Especia release just broke today. “Danger” sees Haruka, Erika, and Mia playing cool as girls on a mission. We don’t really know what that mission is, though. We get hints of a bright red tool box featured in a gated reservoir, a night …

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