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New PV Alert: KRD8 – Odore

In their 5th single, KRD8 give a taste of traditional Japanese sounds. The group dances lively in the walled gardens and polished wood floors of Himeji Castle. Using a UNESCO World Heritage site as the backdrop for an idol promotional video is a rare feat and a special treat (pardon …

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New PV Alert: 2econd Family – Chisana Yakusoku

2econd Family soften up the summer with their new ballad style song, “Chisana Yakusoku”. Stylishly dressed, the four girls sing in places real and imagined. Interestingly, some of the shots of the group show 2econd Family in winter coats and scarves. This is an odd choice for a July PV …

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New PV Alert: YENA☆ – Fly High

Akashi local idols soar in their 4th single music video “Fly High”. Relentlessly poppy, the song plays on a familiar guitar progression, but that doesn’t stop the song from being fun. “Fly High” has no pretensions. The girls dance and jump infectiously in their brightly colored outfits. The sea wall …

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New PV Alert: DROP DOLL – We Go

The young girl’s band DROP DOLL delivers on their second promotional video (regrettably, their debut PV from earlier this year wasn’t covered here). The vampy groove of “We Go” proves darker than their debut, but still bursting with youthful verve. This time, the energy is of the snarling angst-ridden variety …

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New PV Alert: Zenryoku Shoujo R – Parallel Girl

The first album from the Full Power Girls R hits the shelves in two days, and to promote the newness we get a promotional video for the album track “Parallel Girls”. Temper your enthusiasm just a little bit, because you’re getting a live performance style video (without the actual live …

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New PV Alert: Team Syachihoko – Road Movie

With the upcoming “SyachiBEST 2012-2017” album just around the corner, now might be a good time to reflect on just how far the group has come. The live performance of “Road Movie” shows us the girls comfortably performing on a bigger stage than one might have expected way back in …

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New PV Alert: Star☆T – Natsu wo Ageru

Appropriate to the season, the Toyota-based girls make summer memories bright with a pool splash along promotional video. The girls smile brightly for the camera in one- and two-shots, but I suspect the fun pool antics of Star☆T will probably get the most talk. As lively as the girls are …

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New PV Alert: Star☆T – Only Shining Star

Toyota local idol group Star☆T release a particularly sharp looking dance shot promotional video for their new song “Only Shining Star”. The dark images give a picture of a song playing will more mature themes, which is probably the exact opposite of expectations for a July PV. Keeping with the …

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New PV Alert: Icle Girls – Don Wasse!!

Icle Girls get into festival mode with the lead promotional video for their 7th single, “Don Wasse!! / Chari Koi”. “Don Wasse!!” finds the Iwaki girls in the brightly colored happi and yukata of the season singing to a track with a distinctive Japanese flavor. You can see it with …

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New PV Alert: Akishibu Project – Abanchu!

The summer is in full swing, and Akishibu Project bring you a promotional video filled with the summer wear du jour- the bikini. Before you begin, you should know that “Abanchu!” engorges itself with plenty of fanservice: camera angles centered on the girls’ corporeal features and eyebrow raising shower scenes. …

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