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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: dela – Barenai Youni Kiss wo Shite

Delightful Enchanting Lovely Angels release their 8th single “Barenai Youni Kiss wo Shite” in about two weeks, and now we have the short version of their promotional video. Well, there isn’t much high concept here: “Barenai” breaks down into live shots and some close ups of the members. Putting aside …

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Episode Recap: AKBINGO Ep 420 (12.13.16)

AKBINGO! Air Date: 12/13/2016 Rating 7/10 Here’s a familiar segment to everyone who has ever watched AKBINGO – fashion show segment. It’s a pretty fine episode. Winter season is in full swing. So why not to watch how AKB48 members are prepared for it. Girls are dressed in cute coats …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 12/09/2016

Tonight we talk about Super Girls, Predia, Especia and more! Recorded December 9th, 2016. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter- @drako60 Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt New School Kaidan Twitter – @newschoolkaidan New School Kaidan Discord Server NSK Google+ Community

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And, the Winners are … Morning Musume 13th Generation

Announced at Morning Musume ’16’s Fall ~My Vision~ Tour Finale … The 13th Generation Morning Musume Members are Yokoyama Reina and Kaga Kaede! Firstly, congratulations to Reina and Kaede!  There’s never been a two-person generation in Morning Musume, so 13th generation is breaking new ground in a way.  As for …

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Hello! Project Power Rankings December 2016

Hello everybody, guest contributor TheNumber244 here to bring you up to date with the new month of Hello! Project Power Rankings. It’s been an eventful month in the projects. November spawned two single releases, an album release, a graduation announcement, a first-time Nippon Budokan concert, and a new generation announcement! …

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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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Episode Recap: Odekake Ep 195 (12.08.16)

HKT48のおでかけ! Air Date: 12/8/2016 Rating 3/10 Simple mixture of unreleased footage from the show. Mostly not worth watching. There’s not much to say about this Odekake episode. It’s just a bunch of cuts that didn’t make it on to the earlier shows. It could be great if it was some …

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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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