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New PV Alert: Maneki Kecak – Atashi no nokori zenbu ageru

With an eight minute run time, Maneki Kecak show a set of five dramas for their latest release “Atashi no nokori zenbu ageru”. With the girls in some extra-ordinary circumstances, the girls face thir challenges (job hunting, hospitalized mother, taboo love, school athletics, etc.) with their music serving as backdrop. …

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New PV Alert: Tokimeki Sendenbu – TRAP

You’ve seen those car karaoke videos, right? If you’re unaware, celebrities take their late night talk show interview inside a moving car and sing along to the radio to enliven the moment. Well, Tokimeki Sendenbu have the idol equivalent with their promotional video for “TRAP”. In a clearly moving vehicle …

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New PV Alert: Ooki Yurine – Kamisama ni narenainara

Solo idol Ooki Yurine has her day with the promotional video for her third single “Kamisama ni narenainara”. The upbeat rock arrangement features sime nice overdriven guitars and range stretching vocals. All of that makes sense when Yurine straps on her candy red Fender Jaguar. You see, Yurine wrote and …

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New PV Alert: Silent Siren – ODOREmotion

[Note: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] From their latest album “Girls Power”, Silent Siren release the promotional video of “ODOREmotion”. The short version PV features a sound stage performance of the song glittered up with CD overlays and arcade style cuts. Lightning bolts, flames, star field …

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New PV Alert: tipToe. – Heartbeat

An upbeat arrangement gives tipToe. the perfect promotional device for their upcoming first full album “magic hour”. “Heartbeat” offers a more focused sound and a lively & accessible arrangement. The tight rock instrumentation of “Heartbeat” plays jangling guitars, classic-tone guitar leads, and organ pads- it sounds like love, don’t it? …

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New PV Alert: Chuning Candy – COLOR

Back in the sun, we have this coupling track from Okinawan idol group Chuning Candy. “COLOR” is a choreography video, and if you have problems with that you can probably just skip to the next song. BUT, I really encourage you to check out this young group. The sound of …

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New PV Alert: THERE THERE THERES – SOIL

A pre-school stage play should probably be the last place to watch the increasingly dark continuation of Bellring Shoujo Heart. Believe me when I say this, but you really need to listen to “SOIL” at full volume and with headphones. So much of the musical detail gets lost through my …

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New PV Alert: Someday Somewhere – Kono koi wa transit

The battle continues for “Last Idol”. For this second season, Someday Somewhere gets production work from Sashihara Rino. The results are startling. Someday Somewhere put on their pale blue-green outfits and look about as lively as I’ve ever seen them (based on the one promotional video). Clever screen use puts …

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