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New PV Alert: Yanakoto Sotto Mute – Horoscope

Yanakoto Sotto Mute is the sister group to Bellring Shojo Heart, which is only important right now because this is the first time I’m covering YSM. Instead of the black crow wings donned by their sisters, this act chooses the white caped look. Let me be clear: I think this …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 11/04/2016

Tonight we talk about BiS, AKB48, Musubizm and more! Recorded November 4th, 2016. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter- @drako60 Chase Lim’s Twitter – @starlancerpg Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt New School Kaidan Twitter – @newschoolkaidan NSK Google+ Community

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Episode Recap: AKBINGO Ep 415 (11.08.16)

AKBINGO! Air Date: 11/8/2016 Rating 8/10 HKTINGO! HKT48 members attempt hijacking AKBINGO! Do they deserve their own variety show? Or are AKB48 members still fresh enough to keep it for themselves? Everything blends into one great show. Two quick PV preview at the end of this show: “Hoshizora wo Kimi …

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New PV Alert: Especia – Nothing

The 1980’s are alive and well with Especia’s latest promotional video “Nothing”. Far from nothing, Especia layers smooth sounds and sexy beats with this track from their August 2016 release “Mirage”. The girls take a slow ride around a Ferris Wheel at night and showcase the lights of the city …

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New PV Alert: Chubbiness – DRY YOUR TOWEL ~Kawakase! Towel~

The fifth Chubbiness “voluntary production” promotional video gives us lots of towel action from the girls. Like the previous PVs, “DRY YOUR TOWEL” looks off-the-cuff and only partly rehearsed. That’s the point of the PV though: quick, personality driven, and fun. There are nice wotagei pen light breakdowns that you …

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New PV Alert: Bokura no Oyugi – Pandora no Uta

Sounds to me like “Pandora no Uta”, the first single from Bokura no Oyugi, is meant to be some metal sounds mixed with a carnival sensibility. There’s definitely some Pagliacci business going down here with the girls in brightly colored get-ups and costumed facial jewels. No, the stripes are clearly …

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Hello! Project Power Rankings November 2016

Hello everybody, guest contributor TheNumber244 here to bring you up to date with the new month of Hello! Project Power Rankings. October brought with it three single releases, the expectations for two more single releases, overseas concert performances, idol Halloween costumes, and more. But, even with that flurry of activity …

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New PV Alert: WHY@DOLL – Sumire Aioraito

WHY@DOLL’s latest release finds the twosome in a life and death struggle against … cake. Chiharu and Haruna bake the hell out of a delicioius looking dessert over some tight funky sounds in this promotional video meant to look like a culinary how-to video. Personally, I really like the funk …

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New PV Alert: Rock a Japonica – Dakedo Yume Miru

The promotional video for Rock a Japonica’s third single “Dakedo Yume Miru” looks something special. Manga pages featuring the members of the Stardust idol group intercut with the actual girls in school settings. The real draw for the release is an A+ song with some great electro-sounds in an otherwise …

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