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New PV Alert: WILL-O’ – Kanjyo Sensen Hikari Emotion

The analog flicker of an out of tune television provides the main conceit for Will-O’s new promotional video “Kanjyo Sensen Hikari Emotion”. The girls stand with exposed shoulders for the illusion of nakedness. Naked emotion, naked performances, juxtaposed with the deliberate flicker of artifice. These images are not without precedence, …

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New PV Alert: sora tob sakana – Sasayakana Shukusai

Coming at us with their second single today is sora tob sakana and their Ending theme to the TV Anime “Is it wrong to pick up girls in a Dungeon? II”. “Sasayakana Shukusai (ささやかな祝祭)” puts the newly trio’d trio (member Kazamarei Maraika left the group earlier this year) in the …

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New PV Alert: Toricago – Hai

Drawing from last year’s “i cAn Fly” album, Toricago show us a more intimate side of things with their emotional song “Hai (灰)”. The instrumentals, like most of what you’ll hear from Toricago, are guitar forward. In this instance, the group provide that swirling, gently overdriven guitar sound that’s backed …

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New PV Alert: TEAM SHACHI – Rock Away

The girls of Nagoya idol group TEAM SHACHI are working up to a new album, but have released the promotional video for their new song “Rock Away” to hold us over until its release. Looking a bit more rock than usual with streaked hair and rag doll clothes, TEAM SHACHI …

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New PV Alert: Luce Twinkle Wink☆ – Wonder Five

Doing things a little bit differently, Luce Twinkle Wink☆’s next release will be a DVD single entitled “Wonder Five”. To give us a taste of this release, the group recently released this short version promotional video that picks up as the girls are on the beachside. The sand is white, …

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New PV Alert: Perfume – Nananananairo (Lyric Video)

In preparation for their 15 year best album “Perfume The Best ‘P Cubed'”, A-chan, KASHIYUKI, and NOCCHI release the lyric PV for their new song “Nanananairo (ナナナナナイロ)”. Taking a cab around the night markets of Taiwan, the girls arrive at a food market. Soon the girls arrive at a river …

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New PV Alert: SPARK SPEAKER – SAYONARA

Working from the emotional side of the rock spectrum, SPARK SPEAKER release the promotional video to a track from their debut single “SAYONARA / Life is Beautiful”. I don’t blame you if you didn’t hear about their latest single: it was a limited release at the Tower Records Shinjuku store. …

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New PV Alert: Appare! Harajuku – Appare summer!!

Summertime rolls for Appare! Harajuku for their major debut release set for September 18, 2019. After 3 years of performances, King Records puts the girls on their roster and “Appare summer!! (あっぱれサマーっ! !)” on their rotation. We see the girls backed by high arched glass windows and surrounded by mylar …

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New PV Alert: STU48 – Daisuki na hito

For their third time out on the seas, the girls of STU48 present the upbeat and cheery “Daisuki na hito (大好きな人)”. The girls get together after school and head for the boat en masse. A dance shot in the ship’s hold gets supplemented with the girls above decks for sweeping …

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New PV Alert: BiSH – MORE THAN LiKE

Starting with a lonely shot of Chittiii at a bar high top, BiSH’s “MORE THAN LiKE” takes the split screen concept much further than I’ve ever seen in an idol promotional video. The girls get their own sliver of the screen, and as you might expect from this PV genre …

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