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New PV Alert: Rosario+Cross – HELLO! Mirai

Something about the fourth single from Rosario+Cross feels refreshing and new. Maybe it’s the girls sensing the new year just might be their year. Maybe it’s the way the claustrophobic dance space contrasts with the wide open beach location. Maybe it’s the actual beach where a floating camera picks up …

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New PV Alert: Pink Babies – UFO

The group charged with continuing the legacy of Pink Ladies release their second single on February 15, 2017. A remake of the classic “UFO” by (who else) Pink Ladies features an updated sound, but won’t be unfamiliar to listeners who remember the good ol’ days. Also holding over from the …

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New PV Alert: You’ll Melt More! – Sweet Escape

Yurumerumo! welcome the new year with the live promotional video for “Sweet Escape”. The girls strap on their guitars and keytars to rock the kraut fantastic in this ten minute epic. It’s not particularly pop, but then again neither are Yurumerumo! Rounded out by a set of session players, the …

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New PV Alert: EbiNegi (Ebichu x Negicco) – All Right!

To commemorate their joint live concert on January 3, 2017, the girls from Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku and Negicco created the special collaboration song “All Right!” To me the song sounds a bit like Ebichu performing a Negicco style song, but you might have different impressions of the groups than me. …

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New PV Alert: Wa-Suta – Wanna Be Famous

The World Standard go full kitty with their new release “Wanna Be Famous”, which isn’t anywhere near as amusing as its Japanese title “Yumei ni Nyaritai.” You know what else is amusing? THIS PROMOTIONAL VIDEO. So, let’s get this straight: Wa-Suta are bored waiting around, so they take a trip …

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New PV Alert: Rev.from DVL – Vampire

The seventh single from Rev.from DVL received a December 16 release, and now we finally have some promotional video to talk about. “Vampire” starts with some standard fare Halloween sounds: orchestral chimes and theremin go a long way to pronounce the spooky. But after we get past the misaligned holiday …

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New PV Alert: NERFY GUINER BIEBER – Shampoo & Conditioner

The Cheeky Parade subunit(?) unleash their latest video “Shampoo & Conditioner”, whether you want it or not. Actually, I don’t see how you wouldn’t want this! “Shampoo & Conditioner” offers you nothing but fun times, strange choreography, and stranger video graphics. It’s not the next single from Cheeky Parade, so …

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New PV Alert: BRATS – AINIKOIYO

The musical story for Kuromiya Rei (Ladybaby), her sister Kuromiya Aya, and their friend Hinako continued today with the release for their promotional video “AINIKOIYO”. The PV is mostly performance shot with some interesting lyrical crawl and CRT-style transitions; but, musically there is a lot to talk about. Firstly, we …

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