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New PV Alert: lyrical school – Tokyo Burning

Lyrical School ack with their second of two consecutive months of double A-side singles. “Tokyo Burning” plays like an episode of Taxi Cab Confessions in Tokyo. The girls enter the (same?) back seat and begin to lip the lyrics of the song. Or, sometimes they just emote silently under the …

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New PV Alert: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu – Oto no kuni

Welcome to 2019, where Harajuku girl Kyary Pamyu Pamyu welcomes you with with her many personas in “Oto no kuni”. In this kaleidoscopic new promotional video, Kyary is always the center of the rotation. And though I can’t possibly tell you any of the cultural significances of Kyary’s many outfits, …

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New PV Alert: Kamiyado – CONVERSATION FANCY

Well, you see I really loved “HAPPY PARTY NIGHT” and especially “Suki to iwasete moratte mo ii desu ka?” from the very last Kamiyado single, so can the five-some keep up with themselves on their latest single? In a word, YES. “CONVERSATION FANCY” embodies all the cute fluff and upbeat …

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New PV Alert: Happippi – Shuriken do mannaka

We haven’t seen Happippi in a while here at the New PV Alerts. Back with a new lineup around members Yuria and Yuka, Happippi sing the mysteries of the ninja with shuriken choreography and a few playful fights sprinkled in the promotional video. The traditional melodies are layered on top …

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New PV Alert: Tebasaki Sensation – Hajimari no signal

Tebasaki Sensation, the Nagoya sisters of the now defunct Tsuyogari Sensation hits us with a taste of summer on their latest promotional video “Hajimari no signal”. The group takes to a sunny day on a patch of green with the ocean gleaming behind them. Energetically, the girls twirl and kick …

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New PV Alert: GANG PARADE – LAST

At last, we get the promotional video from the lead track from the new GANG PARADE album. “LAST” features songwriting and composition from the Watanabe Junnosuke / Matsukuma Kenta team that’s pretty much synonymous with WACK. The rock arrangement agrees very much with its pedigree with a booming bass guitar …

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New PV Alert: Fujikawa Chiai – Kimi no nawae

Having recently graduated from Maneki Kecak, you probably expected Fujikawa Chiai to continue as a solo artist, right? Chiai definitely possesses the kind of voice that makes you stand up at attention and say, “Ooh, that’s spicy!” Well, the one-time Maneki Kecak girl brings her pipes to “Kimi no nawae”, …

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