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New PV Alert: Keyakizaka46 – Kuroi Hitsuji

Piano strains start the new promotional video from Keyakizaki46, “Kuroi Hitsuji (黒い羊)”. The one-take style video gives the stylized narrative of bullying. The camera pans between scenes of center Hirate Yurina alternatingly embracing and being pushed away by the other members. Yes, “Black Sheep” is that kind of black sheep. …

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New PV Alert: AKB48 – Jiwaru DAYS

“Jiwaru DAYS”, the 55th single from AKB48, is a goodbye to member Sashihara Rino, who probably means more to the franchise at this point than any single member. With a studio decorated with outfits of singles past, Sashihara at center, and a compliment of girls in pure white, we get …

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New PV Alert: Oomori Seiko – VOID

For additional support for her latest, Oomori Seiko gives us a lively song to compliment the keyboard arrangements of “Zettai Kanojo”. “VOID” features clips of the artist through a set of live performances and rehearsals to give us a flavor of the mania of her set. We get ab uptempo …

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New PV Alert: CY8ER – Dead boy, Dead girl

The first of three monthly singles from CY8ER hits the airwaves with the release of “Dead boy, Dead girl (デッドボーイ、デッドガール)”. The familiar sounds of songwriter/composer Yunomi inhabits the song as it breaks from sleeping to waking sounds. The five girls put leader Rinahamu to bed (I mean REALLY to bed), …

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New PV Alert: BYS – primally.

From the opening tableau to the musical accompaniment that’s clearly just a tweak and pull from the original track, Pour Lui has managed to create a pitch perfect parody / remake of her BiS classic track “primal.” All your favorite shots get an include here as she riffs on her …

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New PV Alert: ROSARIO+CROSS – Brand New Smile

After a double graduation in early January, ROSARIO+CROSS are down to a trio, but that isn’t going to stop them from releasing their 8th single “Brand New Smile”. Imari, Mimu, and Yuwa get together in a park on a crisp and cool day for some cell phone choreography, but things …

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New PV Alert: Uchida Shuri – Kimi wa mou inai

Dragging the lamp through the duff, today we get the premier in New PV Alerts of model cum singer Uchida Shuri. Making her way to Tokyo from Fukuoka, Uchida shows herself the possess an engaging vocal style and a wicked sense with “Kimi wo mou inai (君はもういない)”. We see the …

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