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New PV Alert: READY TO KISS – Date datte

For their 6th single, READY TO KISS bring things a bit closer to home with “Date datte”. We last saw the girls in Thailand, so seeing READY TO KISS working at a ryoukan seems closer to home to me at any rate. The girls welcome a guest to their humble …

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New PV Alert: Silent Siren – Koi no esper

Silent Siren take this opportunity to bring you new music from their 6th album “31313”. Starting with a quick drum roll, “Koi no esper” gets some wacky keyboard sounds before the girls break out with a “One Two San Shi!” count and introduce you to their crowd participation choreography. It’s …

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New PV Alert: Maneki Kecak – Itsuka dokoka de

In preparation for the March 20 single, their fifth overall, the girls of Maneki Kecak head on a school trip to Kyoto for the gentle cute “Itsuka dokoka de”. Like every good school trip to the ancient city, the girls visit the temples and stroll the old streets of the …

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New PV Alert: College Cosmos – We are not such things like symbols.

Rounding out the A-sides of this triple debut release, College Cosmos bring to your their promotional video for “We are not such things like symbols (記号なんかじゃない私たちは, Kigou nanka janai watashitachi wa)”. In floral lavender dresses, the girls choreograph themselves in a high-ceilinged box of a sound stage. Working with lyrics …

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New PV Alert: THE BANANA MONKEYS – Nihon mukashi banana shi

THE BANANA MONKEYS, who recently made headlines and induced head-scratches for their “interesting” merchandise (they sold their used bathwater). The promotional video for “Nihonmukashi banana shi” keeps eyes on the group, who are back to a four-piece with the additions of Asuka Rei and Mizuguchi Jaguchi. Told mostly through animation, …

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New PV Alert: College Cosmos – Dreams are mean

Starting with its musical motif on piano, “Yume wa ijiwaru (夢は意地悪)” from new group “College Cosmos” decorates our view with visions of blue. Using the photographic medium as its metaphor for dreams, the college girls really outdo themselves in looking cute and ready for the big time of their debut …

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New PV Alert: Oomori Seiko – Zettai Kanojo feat. Michishige Sayumi

Oomori Seiko finally gets her dream collaboration with her release of the promotional video for “Zettai Kanojo feat. Michishige Sayumi (絶対彼女 feat. 道重さゆみ)”. You might remember the song from Seiko’s 2013 album “Zettai Shoujo” with a very different arrangement. Of course, you remember Michishige Sayumi from her celbrated tenure in …

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New PV Alert: AKAI KO-EN – Highway Cabriolet

Firstly, I apologize that I didn’t get the first release from the new lineup of Akai Ko-en onto the New PV Alerts when it was release: that was a lack of awareness on my part. You might remember Akai Ko-en as a four member girls band with roots going back …

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New PV Alert: Tsubaki Factory – Softly, the clock of love

“Fuwari, koi dokei (ふわり、恋時計, Softly, the clock of love)” gives us a second and final look at the new Tsubaki Factory single. In pastels and pale pinks, the girls dance with images of old-fashioned timepieces scattered like a motif. Styled thusly, the girls also appear to breath water as the …

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