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New PV Alert: NEVE SLIDE DOWN – Leaving

The second NEVE SLIDE DOWN single’s promotional video starts, oddly enough, with the girls looking like they’re about to receive some harsh words. After a silly grin of an idea, the girls throw down with explosive guitar riffage and a party-like live performance. The star of “Leaving” is the great …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 08/05/2017

The power crew talk about Magical Punchline, PassCode, HKT48, Niji no Conquistador, notall, Yanakoto Sotto Mute, Festive, and Momoiro Clover Z. Recorded August 5th, 2017. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter – @drako60 Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt New School …

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New PV Alert: Candye♡Syrup – Candye♡Syrup

Are we all ready for a Harajuku beauty salon linked idol group? Candye♡Syrup, the shop in Harajuku, is known for their flashy ‘dos on talents, idols, and musicians. It might make sense for IKU, the salon’s owner, to start up an idol group to further spread his hair ideals: this …

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New PV Alert: Pyxis – Daisuki x Janai (Short ver.)

For their second offering, the Pyxis duo find contention in screen time, color schemes, and interior decoration. Miku and Moe showdown their base difference of opinion: is pink better than baby blue? It’s a little fun to see the girls pitted against each other, but really can’t we all get …

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New PV Alert: Yanakoto Sotto Mute – AWAKE

In the promotional video for their song “AWAKE”, Yanakoto Sotto Mute take their talents to the darkened room. Dance shots place the foursome downstage from a silver screen in their white capes. Emotive gestures fill the choreography, and the group dance as though trapped by the proscenium. Solo shots in …

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New PV Alert: Kawasaki Serina – Cyborg

Ultragirl Kawasaki Serina makes her solo debut with the wonderfully pop punk “Cyborg”. Clanging guitars play accompaniment to Serina’s clean and honest delivery. I love the sound of the song for the fact that it (more or less) sounds a bit raw on the edges. When Serina in her floral …

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New PV Alert: Yoyogi Joshi Ongakuin – My precious

The second single from Yoyogi Joshi Ongakuin (aka Yoyogi Girl Acadamy, or Yoyojyo) gets a new promotional video release today. Appropriately set on campus, the (now) six girls participate in their after school businesses: track, basketball, cooking club, etc. The Yoyojyo seifuku looks sharp with its pure white fabric and …

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