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New PV Alert: Maison book girl – Yami shoku no asa

Steel guitar strings ring out like rain drops on the latest Maison book girl offering, “Yami shoku no asa (闇色の朝)”. From their second release of 2019, the girls promote things with an animated PV filled with raindrops falling on their heads. The 7/4 time signature feels more natural in this …

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New PV Alert: PEDRO – NIGHT NIGHT

[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: @JAM ALL STARS 2019 – Yume no suna ~a theme of @JAM~

Who’s ready for @JAM Expo?! As tradition has it, @JAM selects another group of five idols to record “Yume no Suna”. This year, we get Okutsu Mariri (奥津マリリ) from Philosophy no Dance, Kikkawa You (吉川友), Naruse Eimi (成瀬瑛美) from Dempagumi.inc, Peinyamunyamu (ぺいにゃむにゃむ) from Nichoume no Sakigake Coming Out, and Maeda …

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New PV Alert: BiS – BiS-Douyara Zombie o Demashi-

Surprise, sruprise! Just a few months ago, BiS’s second generation officially disbanded. Now, we get a promotional video for the third generation of BiS (the new lineup is listed below) called “BiS-Douyara Zombie o Demashi- (BiS-どうやらゾンビのおでまし-)”. Except, there really isn’t a whole lot to see here: the PV is pixelated …

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New PV Alert: Aimer – Torches

Aimer, the singer/lyricist known for her distinctive voice used in a couple of high profile anime, releases her 17th single on August 14. Here for promotional purposes, we get the PV for “Torches”. The song puts the husky voiced singer in the front of the mix, where it rightfully belongs. …

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New PV Alert: Sorano Aozora – Gorilla

Finishing off her promotional cycle for her latest single, Sorano Aozaora releases her promotional video for “Gorilla”. Given the look of karaoke videos of the kind you’d find on a late Friday night session with friends, “Gorilla” fills itself with lyrics and random images which may or may not include …

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New PV Alert: Up Up Girls (2) – Be lonely together

The Up Up Girls (2) release their latest promotional video for their 7th single “Be lonely together”. This release gets sound production from Hello! Project founder Tsunku, and bears some of the trademark earmarks. Interludes feature the girls’ voices cascading the phrase “aishiteru” over synthesized vocals, and some Tsunku’s distinctive …

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New PV Alert: Wakita Monari – Espadrille de tsukamaete

Wakita Monari’s 3rd album is just about upon us, and she’s here for a bit of promotion with her album track “Espadrille de tsukamaete(エスパドリーユでつかまえて)”. The vaguely funk citypop offering give us an easy going listening experience whith which one can reasonably groove along. Monari gets the best of the sets …

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New PV Alert: Kamiyado – Grizzly ni osowaretara♡

New music from Kamiyado should cast your cute stuffed bears in a new light. “Grizzly ni osowa retara♡ (グリズリーに襲われたら♡)” dresses the fivesome (in I believe their first proper PV with new member Kira) in the frilliest of frilly iwth lace veils and ribbons everywhere for a decadent afternoon tea, and …

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