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New PV Alert: Sorano Aozora – Chou soku

Solo idol Sorano Aozora has something for you, and it’s the high speed beats of her latest single “Chou soku (超速)”. Wrapped in lasers and weilding light pens as weapons, Aozora gives a bit of electricity. There’s a little bit of intentional digital artifacting and overlays that give “Chou soku” …

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New PV Alert: AyumiKurikaMaki – Bokura no uta

[Note: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] You can buy AyumiKurikaMaki’s 1st Mini Album “Bokura no Uta” when it hits record stores on July 10, 2019. ABOUT AYUMIKURIKAMAKI AYUMIKURIKAMAKI (あゆみくりかまき) is a Japanese idol group consisting of Ayumi (singer) DJ “Kurika” and hype-woman “Maki”. The group name …

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New PV Alert: Tacoyaki Rainbow – Naniwa no haniwa

There’s a bit of a celebration going on in Osaka as the Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group in Osaka have just been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site (on July 6, 2019). To add to the celebration, Tacoyaki Rainbow, the Stardust Promotions group from Osaka released a new version of their …

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New PV Alert: PEDRO – Nekoze Kyouseichuu

[Note: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] ABOUT PEDRO PEDRO is the side solo project from BiSH’s Ayuni D (アユニ・D) as vocalist, bassist and lyricist, alongside prolific Japanese musician, Tabuchi Hisako (田渕ひさ子, ex. Number Girl, Bloodthirsty Butchers) on guitar, and Mohri Shota (毛利匠太) on drums. More PEDRO …

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New PV Alert: 26ji no Masquerade – Churu summer!

[Note: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] ABOUT 26JI NO MASQUERADE 26-Ji no Masquerade (26時のマスカレイド, also known as ニジマス; Nijimasu) is a J-pop idol girl group formed in 2016. The idol group which was born from the BOYS & GIRLS x Zipper idol audition which was held …

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New PV Alert: Toricago – 1995 A.D.

Admittedly, this is me playing catchup with Toricago, since the PV featured here “1995 A.D.” was released on June 28. I’m sure that’s not too much matter, though. I’ve written quite a bit about Toricago in my time here, and that’s because I really enjoy the music that hear coming …

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New PV Alert: 963 – GAME

963, the idol rap duo from Fukuoka, come at us with a new promotional video for their song “GAME”. Like some of the best PVs, the video footage consists of nothing more than the girls out and about in their home town. We get a good look at apartments, a …

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New PV Alert: Melty Hz – Oh My!

As I’m rushing through to get promotional videos out to you, I’ve come across this lyric PV by Melty Hz for their song “Oh My!” I don’t know much about the group, but they’re performing a style of idol rock that I think might interest you. The opening graphic may …

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New PV Alert: WILL-O’ – Kanjyo Sensen Hikari Emotion

The analog flicker of an out of tune television provides the main conceit for Will-O’s new promotional video “Kanjyo Sensen Hikari Emotion”. The girls stand with exposed shoulders for the illusion of nakedness. Naked emotion, naked performances, juxtaposed with the deliberate flicker of artifice. These images are not without precedence, …

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