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Episode Recap: AKBINGO Ep 432 (3.14.17)

AKBINGO! Air Date: 3/14/2017 Rating 7/10 Fans unveil how members of AKB48 behave in real life. Nothing actually surprising, but it’s still interesting to watch. The show focuses on the private life of several group members as it was witnessed by random people who saw girls somewhere in the city. …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 03/10/2017

The power crew talk about BiSH, BRATS, 2&, The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY, and Maison book girl. Recorded March 10th, 2017. 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 …

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New PV Alert: Cheeky Parade – Shout Along!

Cheeky Parade serve up a flashback to 1980’s coin-op video games with their new single “Shout Along!”. Pastel graphics pop and the girls are copy-pasted into a variety of virtual-looking, Max Headroom style settings. Musically, “Shout Along!” continues the along the same vein as the group’s previous single, “Hands Up!” …

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New PV Alert: ℃-ute – Final Squall

With the first volley from their triple a-side final single, ℃-ute get everyone wet with its “Final Squall”. For fans of Hello! Project, the song is a thank you for the years: the initial frames spell it out in no uncertain terms. Every time the girls sing “sayonara” and “daisuki” …

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New PV Alert: Gang Parade – Foul

“Foul” is the second single released by the 7-piece Gang Parade. The group starts with a location that looks a bit like a storage yard. The members look a bit glammed up with red lips shimmering and hair perfectly coiffed. Shots of the girls enveloped in smoke give the impression …

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New PV Alert: NEVE SLIDE DOWN – Mellow Dawn

I know you’re out there, idol fans looking for that live band sound. NEVE SLIDE DOWN have you covered with this 1st major single. As the light transitions from the darkness, you’ll hear lot of guitar and drums backing ALISA, Layna, and Mizuhi. Of course, you’ll also need to make …

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New PV Alert: Hime Kyun Fruits Can – Kokoro Tsunagaru

For their opening theme contribution to NHK E-Tele’s “Pikaia!!”, Hime Kyun Fruits Can deliver an inspiring and uplifting song. Rich with string accompaniment, “Kokoro Tsunagaru” definitely piques my interest. The cut-out animation of the girls adds cute variety to the promotional video. Adding to the animated trip around the globe …

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New PV Alert: Def Will – Anata to iu ashita

Def Will are a group with some international aspirations and a multilingual group of girls. In their second single, the girls deliver a a nice mid-tempo groove with fashionable looks. Lety raps along nicely to compliment the polished, smooth vocals while the classically inspired melodies and sharp production work like …

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