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Episode Recap: AKBINGO Ep 428 (2.14.17)

AKBINGO! Air Date: 2/14/2017 Rating 9/10 Cute girls doing cute and random things part two. A great Valentine’s day episode that you wouldn’t want to miss. It’s Valentine’s Night on AKBINGO! Continuing from the last week, girls from all domestic 48 family groups gathered together to find out which group …

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New PV Alert: Wakita Monari – Boy Friend

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Wakita Monari delivers her second release “Boy Friend”. The song keeps the Reagan Era vibes intact, as expected, but also manages to sound incredibly joyful and almost downright giddy. I swore I was listening to some vintage Erasure on some of those synth leads! …

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New PV Alert: Fleurette – Onegai Patissier

Playing like an episode of Afterschool Tea Time, Fleurette present the youthful and quick-paced “Onegai Patissier” video for your pleasure. The nine girls give the performance of their lives on the school stage in their color-keyed, birdcage skirts. I mean that: the girls look sharp! Their member color cuffs highlight …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 02/10/2017

The power crew talk about Yunomi featuring Toriena, Lyricalnaissance, Tsubaki Factory, Team Syachihoko, and Faint Star! Recorded February 10th, 2017. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter- @drako60 Chase Lim’s Twitter – @starlancerpg Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt New School Kaidan …

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New PV Alert: Tsubaki Factory – Just Try!

The final PV for Tsubaki Factory’s triple A-side debut release is “Just Try!”. The song unites the group with Tsunku like Dorothy finally holding audience with the Wizard. Set in a darkened parking garage (that’s what it looks like to me) and awash with laser beams, “Just Try!” definitely smells …

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Episode Recap: Odekake Ep 203 (2.9.17)

HKT48のおでかけ! Air Date: 2/9/2017 Rating 7/10 Everybody shares their experience about moving to a new place. Quite interesting and at the same time relaxing conversation episode. Sasshi and Goto talk about moving to a new apartment. Both of them have done it quite some times, Goto 5 times and Sasshi …

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New PV Alert: Faint★Star – Wonder Trip

For Faint★Star’s second promotional video from their upcoming single, the girls don’t stray far from the studio for “Mafuyu no Tropical Night“. First the girls show us world-wide landmarks (on their “Wonder Trip”), then we get an army of each girl marching in regimented columns (this is prime marching tempo), …

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New PV Alert: Why@Doll – Kimi wa Steady

Stylishly set in Shibuya, Why@Doll’s latest promotional video takes Chiharu and Haruna out for a night on the town … but separately. The pop sounds of “Kimi wa Steady” are probably my favorite of the day with the lyric “Touch Me Baby” making serious rotation in my head. Utilizing a …

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New PV Alert: Faint★Star – Mafuyu no Tropical Night

This light funk number by Faint★Star goes with a concept and sticks with it to the bitter end. For “Mafuyu no Tropical Night”, Hina and Yuria get layer upon layer overlaid thrust upon them. The pastel colored geometric shapes spelling out the duo’s name in the opening frames become colored …

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