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New PV Alert: THE BANANA MONKEYS – Nani-mono

Performed in one take, THE BANANA MONKEYS bring you something a little more on the idol side with their new promotional video “Nani-mono”. Starting in a classroom and ending up on a stage facsimile for a taste of live performances, the group provides more cute looks than you’d probably expect. …

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New PV Alert: Hinatazaka46 – Kyun

[Note: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] Previously known as Hiragana Keyakizaka46, Hinatazaka46 get their own identity and a new promotional video of their own with the release of “Kyun”. The group’s first release finds their powder blue uniforms in a college campus. Making use of the …

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New PV Alert: LADYBABY – Riot Anthem

Working from a composition from HAJIMETAL and lyrics from HAJIMETAL and member Arima Emily, LADYBABY bring the majestic new promotional video for their photobook/download release “Riot Anthem”. The photobook provides a visual of the worldview of “Riot Anthem” as photographed by Iida Erika. Piano drips and drops precipitating through mossy …

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New PV Alert: Asakura Yuri – Sing for

Reaching all the way back to October, 2018, today we have a promotional video from 1st generation Akihabara Backstage Pass member and current Erabareshi leader Asakura Yuri. Pulling out the electric guitar, the idol plays a few glassy tones to start this rock arrangement before stepping up to the microphone. …

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New PV Alert: BiS – BiSBiS (2019 ver)

Serving as the coupling track from the group’s fourth major single after reformation, “BiSBiS” revisits where things began for this second stage of Brand new Idol Society. You’ll remember that as the auditions for BiS were announced in 2016, Pour Lui released a promotional video for an essentially solo version …

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New PV Alert: DEVIL NO ID – Survivor

Coming in with some support for their new album, today we get the latest from “DEVIL NO ID”. “Survivor (サバイバー)” gives us a length intro of a crying child in ruins as she’s greeted by a ghoul. I’m sure there’s a narrative here about how to survive in the margins …

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New PV Alert: Hachimitsu Rocket – Chuken Hachiko

In line for delicious , Hachimitsu Rocket doll themselves up for their unconventional sounding fourth single “Chuken Hachiko (忠犬ハチ公)”. Wearing color-keyed a-line dresses and swimming caps, the group cut quite a figure against the brick walls. “Chuken Hachiko” definitely has a bit of swing in its step to justify the …

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New PV Alert: AOP – Flying babies

AOP, the Anime Ouen Project, get themselves an anime opening theme with the release of “Flying babies (フライングベイビーズ)” from the anime of the same name. The short form anime follows a group of young girls as they aim to become hula girls. Well, this explains the flowing arms and hips …

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New PV Alert: elfloat – Missing link

This is a new one for the New PV Alerts. Today we try to penetrate the world of fairies in which elfloat inhabits. The trio of Maaya, Rika, and Mio have been performing since 2014, so it seems right to give them a place here at New School Kaidan. “Missing …

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