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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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New PV Alert: Kamiyado – Ohikaenasutte kamiyado degozaru

A quick from Kamiyado reminds us that the girls have a live on April 29 and that they are not too far removed from their fourth single “CONVERSATION FANCY” (see below). As a stopover between singles, the promotional video for “Ohikaenasutte kamiyado degozaru (お控えなすって神宿でござる)” puts video to the single that …

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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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