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New PV Alert: FEATURES – TIC feat. Yoneko

Former Bellring Shoujo Heart and MIGMA SHELTER member Yoneko is back as the vocalist for the funky jam “TIC”. The new track is a product of the independent group “FEATURES” concentrates on the groovy feeling of a descending chord progression that’s heavy on bass guitars and keyboard funk. To tell …

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New PV Alert: Mi☆nA – Sayonara no kisetsu

A second PV release from the DEARSTAGE duo Mi☆nA surfaced, and it’s full of the good feelings that permeated the last release. “Sayonara no kisetsu” follows the formula of “Miracle komaranaide“: duo and solo shots of Miho and Sena in white dresses are shot against a whitewashed brick wall. Face …

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New PV Alert: Qumali Depart – Shadaikun

The winner of the “Cutest Thing I’ve Seen Today” award belongs to Qumali Depart and their promotional video for “Shadaikun”. The group gets the full idol outfit complete with strict member color adhesion, short skirts, and (my favorite) leg covers. Putting the performance shots aside, the girls get their own …

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New PV Alert: BAND-MAID – Bubble

“Bubble”, the fifth single from BAND-MAID, gets a promotional video release with the group rocking under legend-making stage lights. The theme to the TV Drama “Perfect Crime”, the song gives us some grooving 16-beat rhythms on the drums before exploding into a double kick-drum fury in the chorus. I’m in …

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New PV Alert: Ogura Yui – Apple girl

Ogura Yui releases her third album soon, and we have an accompanying promotional video to pique your interest. “Apple girl (アップル・ガール)”, from the forthcoming “Hop Step Apple” pays homage to the idols of the Big Eighties with variety program performances done two ways. First, we have modern look at the …

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New PV Alert: Happiness – POWER GIRLS

EGFamily’s next release in their 5 weeks of releases is the first release from Happiness in over a year. “POWER GIRLS” puts manga visuals on a rock funk track that grooves with, well, power. The video treatment puts the seven girls in the hyper-real colors and partitioned boxes of your …

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New PV Alert: Juice=Juice – Lightly Sparkling

The 11th single from Hello! Project’s Juice=Juice is both a first and a last: the first single with former Country Girls member Inaba Manaka and the last to feature leader Miyazaki Yuka and Yanagawa Nanami. “Bitansan”, the first promotional video from the triple A-side “Bitansan / Potsuri to / Good …

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New PV Alert: FRUiTY – Koi hajimemashita

Hokkaido girls FRUiTY are going to start loving you with their new promotional video “Koi hajimemashita (恋はじめました)”. In the seifuku that you probably immediately associate with Japanese school girls, FRUiTY take over a local school (no doubt) for the theme to their late night TV Hokkaido corner where the group …

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