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Fujii Rio (Kobushi Factory) Announces Graduation

Fujii Rio (18), sub-leader of Kobushi Factory (こぶしファクトリー), announced her intention to graduate from her group and Hello! Project this morning. Via a translated statement, the founding member of Kobushi Factory expressed desire to follow her childhood dream of working as a teacher or nurse. Rio, who is from Aichi, …

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Episode Recap: AKBINGO Ep 440 (5.9.17)

AKBINGO! Air Date: 5/9/2017 Rating 8/10 Finally, we get to see idols as news presenters again. Unfortunately, this time they did not do much more than just presented themselves. Hopefully they’re saving the main action for next time. The show also includes PV for “Negaigoto no Mochigusare“, main song from …

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New PV Alert: Silent Siren – AKANE

With a look backwards, Silent Siren’s “AKANE” makes an attempt at hitting your feels right in the gut. I’m sure we all have glossy memories of our parents and the times when they seemed like superheroes. Watching this short version promotional video you know the father cares more for his …

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New PV Alert: Kikkawa You – Good Bye, Standard

With lyrics and composition by Seiko Oomori, Kikkawa You offers an introspective meditation. What to do next? “Sayonara Standard” is a goodbye the usual, the normal, the standard. Life goes by pretty quick when you’re in the back of the cab, and the view out the window is just that:a …

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New PV Alert: Happy Kuru Kuru – Kuru Kuru Fantasy

Happy Kuru Kuru is another of those cases where I just let YouTube steer me into a new promotional video. After a few seconds of listening, its unmistakably a Yunomi production, and it’s a good one at that. “Kuru Kuru Fantasy” snaps along with a brisk pace and quickly repeating …

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New PV Alert: Chubbiness – Hallelujah☆Wonderland

With their new mini album in the books, Chubbiness decide to spice things up with a new promotional video. “Hallelujah☆Wonderland” is the lead track from “Chubbinesss Wonderland”, and it sets the tone for the release. Upbeat and filled with cheer, the song brightens mood with its optimistic emotion. The promotional …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 05/05/2017

The power crew talk about Zenbu Kimi no Seida, Tenkou Shoujo Kagekidan, Bitter & Sweet, whiteeeen, Desu. Rabbits, and avandoned. Recorded May 5th, 2017. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter- @drako60 Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt New School Kaidan Twitter – …

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Episode Recap: Odekake Ep 215 (5.4.17)

HKT48のおでかけ! Air Date: 5/4/2017 Rating 7/10 The girls are in search of all sorts of seafood for another cooking special Odekake episode. Not a bad show for such an ordinary topic. Nevertheless everybody was quite positive and Imada Mina, who is an actual fishing master was determined to get a …

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Episode Recap: AKBINGO Ep 439 (5.2.17)

AKBINGO! Air Date: 5/2/2017 Rating 7/10 A bunch of idols trying to expose each other’s true nature, while trying not to lose face. Not bad at all, but the same stuff for the third straight time, so you might get bored. One more celebrity is looking for an idol-friend. If …

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