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New PV Alert: Maison book girl – Kujira koujou

With their fifth major single release, “Soup”, Maison book girl grants us the cloudy sky visuals for “Kojira koujou (鯨工場)”. Smokestacks and acid rain touch the clear umbrellas of the world of Maison book girl, and the fanciful keyboard strains in shades of polyrhythms color the PV. While the promotional …

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New PV Alert: Broken By The Scream – Haru urara

In time for their Spring 2019 Tour “HEAVEN SHALL BURNING BODY”, Broken By The Scream put together an unbelievable combination of screams, growls, and clean idol vocals with “Haru urara”. Essentially a performance video, BBTS get their job done with a trio of musicians covering their backs. The combination of …

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New PV Alert: Devil ANTHEM. – Fake Factor

DEVIL Anthem show off their devil sides with the promotional video for “Fake Factor”, the lead track from their forthcoming 2nd album. In black and white, we are introduced to a heavy guitar riff on a beat that might be dancy if it wasn’t for the trappings. Bold red titles …

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New PV Alert: Terashima Yufu – Ii onna wo yoroshiku

Celebrating five years as a solo idol, Terashima Yufu brings the promotional video for “Ii Onna wo Yoroshiku (いい女をよろしく; Greet a Nice Lady)” to us for release. Yuffie keeps things nice and idol-ish with elaborate performance costumes (feathers! sparkles!), stuffed animals, and an ever-present cat. Yufu lazes about her faux …

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New PV Alert: THE BANANA MONKEYS – “THE” IDOL

Last week, THE BANANA MONKEYS earned my accolades for their one-take promotional video for “Nani-mono“. This week, the BanaMongirls take on the internet with their PV for “‘THE’ IDOL”. Told through faux screen captures of social media (and lots of reading), hte PV gives us a unique look at the …

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New PV Alert: Wa-suta – Love Unmelt

From their latest album, the hilariously titled “CAT’CH THE WORLD”, Wa-suta play on the wintry slopes for the promotional video “Love Unmelt”. The girls really head out to the snow with their aesthetic show gear and smiles. The World Standard get on snowboards and skis to conquer the slopes. Of …

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New PV Alert: YENA☆ – Starlight

You know I have a soft spot for local idols like Akashi’s YENA☆. The girls give us a taste of their lives with this lyric promotional video for “Starlight”. The live looks like fun as the girls dance in member color-keyed leggins and sci-fi looking versions of seifuku. Lights are …

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New PV Alert: Sashihara Rino – Watashi datte idol!

Today, we get the graduation solo from AKB48/HKT48 legend (and NSK logo) Sashihara Rino and “Watashi datte idol (私だってアイドル!)”. After a few clips of the girl laughing and laughing and laughing herself to death, we are introduced to the murder scene of Rino and the “Dead Rino” walking among us. …

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New PV Alert: DEVIL NO ID – Sweet Escape

Back with more support for their upcoming album is the trio DEVIL NO ID and their new promotional video for “Sweet Escape”. This offering comes without the SciFi of “Survivor“. Manga page starts us off before the girls take over with their performance in a darkened room. The Karin, Hana, …

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