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New PV Alert: Nogizaka46 – Shiawase no Hogoshoku / Anastasia

Nogizaka46 – Shiawase no Hogoshoku Nogizaka46 – Anastasia “Shiawase no Hogoshoku (しあわせの保護色)” from Nogizaka46 splashes color on brown stages for a visually arresting look. Shiraishi Mai’s final single with the group is a pop melody at a walking tempo. The girls themselves amble from set piece to set piece to …

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New PV Alert: AiNA THE END – Shinitai yoru ni kagitte

A new digital single from BiSH’s AiNA THE END gets a dreamlike promotional video release. In “Shinitai yoru ni kagitte (死にたい夜にかぎって)” the singer moves restlessly through her bedroom set and closes her eyes long enough to transport her conciousness to the other plane. Rather than a spit in the eye, …

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New PV Alert: SUPER☆GiRLS – Wasure zakura

The 24th SUPER☆GiRLS single gets a promotional video with the release of “Wasure zakura (忘れ桜)”. It’s moving out time and the girls pack boxes with a flush of memories behind the words. With the recent departure of 3rd Chapter member Ishibashi Hotaru, the sentiment feels much like a heavy heart. …

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New PV Alert: Kamishiraishi Mone – From The Seeds

Giving our first look at actress/seiyu/singer Kamishiraishi Mone, “From The Seeds” combines the voice of Mitsuha from “Kimi no Na wa” with the music of GLIM SPANKY and the art of Nakayama Akiko. The paint drips and spatters to music unmistakably the product of GLIM SPANKY, Mone gives an unforgettable …

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New PV Alert: Qumali Depart – Sakura ni natchau yo!

Qumali Depart keep the momentum going with their latest release “Sakura ni natchau yo! (サクラになっちゃうよ!)”. This is a spring promotional video if I ever saw one. The girls nestle themselves among the branches of the titular sakura in winter warm layers. Pale pink leterboxing keeps the mood consistent, and the …

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New PV Alert: Theme Park Girl – Girl’s Skip

Given the English title “Girl’s Skip”, “Shoujo Skip (少女スキップ)” from Theme Park Girl gets a dance video filled with life and brimming with personality. In varying shades of red and pink, the five piece Generation Z idol unit take their usual place on the carpet for this swinging, horn fueled …

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New PV Alert: Ange☆Reve – Dear Dream

More support for the first Ange☆Reve arrives with the short version promotional video for the album track “Dear Dream”. The girls hit the beach for a personable dance shot on the sand with turquoise waves just beyond the reach of the camera. “Dear Dream” feels like the fond recollections of …

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New PV Alert: Under Beasty – Shakey love

A latest promotional video from Under Beasty shows the cute idol face of the group with a quick tempo para para jam or a song. “Shakey love (シェキラブ)”. In fashionable cute outfits, the girls wash themselves in lasers and disco lights that befit the sounds of Japan. And, though I’m …

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New PV Alert: i☆Ris – Happy lucky☆Dream Carnival

Coming down the pipe real soon is the 4th album from i☆Ris “Shall we☆Carnival”. In flowers galore, the girls release “Happy Lucky ☆Dream Carnival (ハピラキ☆Dream Carnival)” to further entice you to purchase. The pop framework gets upended with meandering styles centered around the singable chorus. All through the festivities, a …

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New PV Alert: Wada Ayaka – Anata ga Eranda Mono, Anata ga Erabu Mono

New music from former ANGERME leader Wada Ayaka gets a promotional video today with the release of “Anata ga Eranda Mono, Anata ga Erabu Mono (あなたが選んだもの、あなたが選ぶもの)”. With self-penned lyrics, Ayaka delivers her most convincing vocal performance to date. The delicate arrangement takes and ethereal turn as Ayaka refuses to lip …

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