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New PV Alert: Dream Ami – Amaharu

For that clean Spring feeling, why not join Dream Ami for her Spring ride in the forest. Ami wakes up one morning from her colorful stained-glass birdhouse of a home intent on spreading hope and joy to all. The former E-girl releases colorful balloons carrying messages to her devotees, paints …

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New PV Alert: BiSH – PAiNT iT BLACK

The new promotional video release from BiSH provides a bit of schizophrenia along with its edgy yet accessible sounds. This time around, the group provides the second OP theme to the anime “Black Clover”. With such a mainstream connection, you probably shouldn’t expect anything too “out there”. Musically, “PAiNT iT …

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New PV Alert: sora tob sakana – Lightpool

It’s major debut time for sora tob sakana, who make their first appearance in the big leagues with the promotional video for “Lightpool”. A quick listen to the instrumentals tells us that the group will maintain their prog tendencies with noodle after noodle of guitar and keyboard licks and polyrhythms …

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New PV Alert: KINDAI GIRLS – Free Your Imagination!

Well, here’s more of Tsunku’s work for all of you who have been missing him writing (practically) every single Hello! Project song. Producing a group of girls from his Alma Mater, Tsunku puts some flavor into the Osaka University’s greatest promotional tool: Kindai Girls. Having never been to Kindai University, …

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New PV Alert: NGT48 – Haru wa dokokara kurunoka?

The Niigata girls muse on the coming of Spring with their latest and third release “Where Does Spring Come From?” Things start off with Johann Strauss’s “Blue Danube Waltz”, which makes a little bit of sense when you consider the linkage between color, the season, and the seishun. Angles of …

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New PV Alert: Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome – WOI!

[Note: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] In this corner, we have Bakusute Sotokanda Icchome with their 10th single “WOI!”. The Tsunu♂ penned release puts the innumerable girls in the middle of a boxing ring set for pugilistic matchups that only get started by the time this …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 03/17/2018

The power crew talk about Dempagumi.inc, Kobushi Factory, Mousou Calibration, MONDO GROSSO featuring Aina The End, BILLIE IDLE, Kaqriyo Terror Architect, and 22/7. Recorded March 17th, 2018. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter – @drako60 Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt …

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New PV Alert: Kobushi Factory – Starts from now!

The five girls of Kobushi Factory face their inner demons in their latest promotional video “Starts from now!”. Role playing spurned students, a track star, an art school girl, and a job seeking graduate, Hirose Ayaka and company start things with buckling under pressure only to eventually rise up and …

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New PV Alert: Niji no Conquistador – Triangle Dreamer

The sunny idol pop of Niji no Conquistadors “Triangle Dreamer” gets a school backdrop for its promotional video. 2zicon get a variety of outfits for this release including the school outfits, puffy rainbow skirts, and blue/red-shouldered outfits bearing subgroup colors. The group makes good use of their location shoot using …

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New PV Alert: Ototoy Friday – Watashi hotondo skyfish

This frivolous tune from Ototoy Friday playful puts Kojima Minami and Sakura Mana on turntables and juxtaposes those images with toys spinning around record on a turntable (the vinyl record type). Firstly, “Watashi hotondo skyfish” presents a really cute melody on top of playful and slightly lounge instrumentals. The rolling …

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