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New PV Alert: Icle Girls – Don Wasse!!

Icle Girls get into festival mode with the lead promotional video for their 7th single, “Don Wasse!! / Chari Koi”. “Don Wasse!!” finds the Iwaki girls in the brightly colored happi and yukata of the season singing to a track with a distinctive Japanese flavor. You can see it with …

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New PV Alert: Akishibu Project – Abanchu!

The summer is in full swing, and Akishibu Project bring you a promotional video filled with the summer wear du jour- the bikini. Before you begin, you should know that “Abanchu!” engorges itself with plenty of fanservice: camera angles centered on the girls’ corporeal features and eyebrow raising shower scenes. …

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New PV Alert: Lovely Doll – Hikari no Symphony

Lovely Doll perform cloaked in mist on their new promotional video, “Hikari no Symphony”. Their red striped performance outfits feature double-breasted buttons, buttoned-up collars are short ties which looks part flight attendant and part candy shoppe employee. The important thing here is the performance shots which are lit from multiple …

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New PV Alert: Yanakoto Sotto Mute – Any

From the first strains of the guitar, I found myself cheering for this “Any”, the lead promotional video from Yana Kotto Mute’s 3rd EP “STAMP”. The quickly paced guitar oriented track that flashes me back to my 90’s musical leanings. “Any” keeps hitting on the head with its combination of …

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New PV Alert: Momoiro Clover Z – BLAST!

Let’s treat the business of idols like the serious athleltic competition that it really is. Momoiro Clover take an olympic challenge with Kanako at Judo, Ayaka at Weightlifting, Shiori at Foil, and the duo of Momoka & Reni at Doubles Table Tennis. Seeing the girls of MomoClo Z at battle …

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New PV Alert: Q’ulle – PARTY ROCK!!!!!

Q’ulle are back for another dance shot for the coupling track for the 2nd single “DRY AI”. Given the group’s origins, this is where they should really shine. And shine they do with coordinated movements that come after years of practice. I love the rock inspired clothes with classic-rock biting …

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New PV Alert: RYUTist – Yumemiru hanakouji

Let’s talk about idols who seem to float above the world. Perhaps owing to the film technique RYUTist accomplishes an image of themselves as they gracefully glide along the streets in their summertime yukata. The girls spend a full day around Niigata City and make the beautiful locale seem homey …

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New PV Alert: Honey Go Run – Lycoris ~Ricorisu~

So, who is in the mood for bamboo forests, electro beats, and brilliant vermillion costuming? Honey Go Run’s new promotional video features all of those things, coincidentally enough! Personally, I have a bit of a love of bamboo, and so these shots of Yuri and Ayaka in red-detailed yukata among …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 07/22/2017

The power crew talk about Terashima Yufu, Tsubaki Factory, Beboga!, Niji no Conquistador, You’ll Melt More!, NGT48, Callme, Lovely Doll, and Billie Idle. Recorded July 22nd, 2017. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter – @drako60 Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt …

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