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New PV Alert: Fleurette – Onegai Patissier

Playing like an episode of Afterschool Tea Time, Fleurette present the youthful and quick-paced “Onegai Patissier” video for your pleasure. The nine girls give the performance of their lives on the school stage in their color-keyed, birdcage skirts. I mean that: the girls look sharp! Their member color cuffs highlight …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 02/10/2017

The power crew talk about Yunomi featuring Toriena, Lyricalnaissance, Tsubaki Factory, Team Syachihoko, and Faint Star! Recorded February 10th, 2017. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter- @drako60 Chase Lim’s Twitter – @starlancerpg Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt New School Kaidan …

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New PV Alert: Tsubaki Factory – Just Try!

The final PV for Tsubaki Factory’s triple A-side debut release is “Just Try!”. The song unites the group with Tsunku like Dorothy finally holding audience with the Wizard. Set in a darkened parking garage (that’s what it looks like to me) and awash with laser beams, “Just Try!” definitely smells …

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Episode Recap: Odekake Ep 203 (2.9.17)

HKT48のおでかけ! Air Date: 2/9/2017 Rating 7/10 Everybody shares their experience about moving to a new place. Quite interesting and at the same time relaxing conversation episode. Sasshi and Goto talk about moving to a new apartment. Both of them have done it quite some times, Goto 5 times and Sasshi …

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New PV Alert: Faint★Star – Wonder Trip

For Faint★Star’s second promotional video from their upcoming single, the girls don’t stray far from the studio for “Mafuyu no Tropical Night“. First the girls show us world-wide landmarks (on their “Wonder Trip”), then we get an army of each girl marching in regimented columns (this is prime marching tempo), …

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New PV Alert: Why@Doll – Kimi wa Steady

Stylishly set in Shibuya, Why@Doll’s latest promotional video takes Chiharu and Haruna out for a night on the town … but separately. The pop sounds of “Kimi wa Steady” are probably my favorite of the day with the lyric “Touch Me Baby” making serious rotation in my head. Utilizing a …

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New PV Alert: Faint★Star – Mafuyu no Tropical Night

This light funk number by Faint★Star goes with a concept and sticks with it to the bitter end. For “Mafuyu no Tropical Night”, Hina and Yuria get layer upon layer overlaid thrust upon them. The pastel colored geometric shapes spelling out the duo’s name in the opening frames become colored …

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New PV Alert: Fairies – Synchronized ~Shinkuro~

With Fairies’ 14th single about a month away, their new promotional video (short version) hits the internets. “Synchronized” looks optimized to show off the choreography of the group and the girls’ … wait for it … synchronization. Fairies have always been particularly good with their dance, so perhaps “Synchronized” is …

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New PV Alert: 243 to Yoshizaki Aya – Koi no Romance

The dramatic tale of “Koi no Romance” begins with Yoshizaki Aya discovering her beau with another woman and running away from the problem (I found myself thinking, “Keep running. Don’t stop.”) Without giving anything away, this sets up a hilarious chase of a chase of a chase that thankfully resolves …

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