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New PV Alert: Yamakatsu – STAY GOLD

The 9th single from Yamaguchi Kassei Gakuen, or Yamakatsu, gets a release on November 24. “STAY GOLD”, that oft-used phrase from S.E. Hinton’s “The Outsiders” gets a recall here as Yamakatsu offer encouraging words to the salarymen of the world. The girls get a dance shot in brilliantly white outfits …

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New PV Alert: Momoiro Clover Z – Tengoku no detarame

Third in line for Momoiro Clover Z’s 5 monthly singles is the emotionally dewy “Tengoku no detarame”. To recap, Momoiro Clover Z is smack in the middle of releasing monthly digital singles to close out 2018 in preparation of a new album in 2019. That new album, the self-titled “MOMOIRO …

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New PV Alert: Shiina Hikari – hate!hate!hate!

Dipping further into the idol metal today is Shiina Hikari with her promotional video for “hate!hate!hate!”. Now with that kind of title, you should expect something abrasive, and Hikari doesn’t disappoint here. Ears get a proper assault from the double kick-drum and the metal guitar licks churn respectably. Pikarin, or …

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New PV Alert: SILENT SIREN – Go Way!

[Note: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] For their latest and 16th single, the girls of SILENT SIREN play magic with the green screen graphics. The upbeat pop/rock arrangement pushes hard with its “yeah! Yeah!” sing-along chorus and the infectious arm choreography ably modeled by the group. …

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New PV Alert: Pimm’s – Muka chakka fire

Pimm’s release another promotional video from their “Human Xing” mini album with the upload of “Muka chakka fire”. The rock arrangement carries a pumping dance beat and keyboard ornaments that seem to almost warrant the para para dance treatment. For their part, the girls of Pimm’s act things out over …

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New PV Alert: KOBerrieS♪- Koi no patissier

The girls from Kobe, KOBerrieS♪, release a short version promotional video for their recent single “Koi no patisserie”. With a pastry chef title, you won’t be disappointed to see the girls in their best kitchen whites whipping up flaky desserts. Under the supervision of an actual chef, the girls try …

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New PV Alert: KissBee – Sekai color

KissBee turn things a bit dark for their latest release “Sekai color” from their upcoming mini album “Imaginism”. An electronic backdrop with whirs and clicks colors the song with a little futurism, and the placement of the vocals just under the mix further eschews the norms of a pop group. …

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New PV Alert: 26ji no Masquerade – Snow memory

26ji no Masquerade push us into the winter months for the first time this year with the snow-filled promotional video for “Snow memory”. The girls try their hands at drama with a storyline that longs for the better days in the rear view. This ballad showcases some great vocal work …

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