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New PV Alert: E-girls – Cinderella Fit

Back with a 23rd single, E-girls get things started with their promotional video for “Cinderella Fit (シンデレラフィット)”. Admittedly, this PV was release a few weeks back, but you know how my schedule has been lately. The girls get things going with a fantastic set piece that includes a paint spattered …

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New PV Alert: CRUiSE – Cruising My Story

Fukuoka idol unit CRUiSE (I suppose it’d be more correct say “Kuruzu~CRUiSE”, but that’s not very satisfying) make their first appearance here on the New PV Alerts with the practice video their 2016 single “Cruising My Story”. The track sparkles with the kind of rock idol hybrid that gave me …

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New PV Alert: Task have Fun – Gyakkou

Task have Fun’s first album is not just a first album … it’s a triple release featuring a wealth of songs from the group’s catalog. Celebrating and promoting this release, the trio release the promotional video for the album track “Gyakkou (逆光)”. Filmed during the group’s recent trip to Paris’s …

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New PV Alert: Osaka☆Shunkashuto – Sono te

Working from their soon-to-be-released minialbum “Gachi Agaru High Tension made Yume jyanai Kono Genjitsu (ガチ上がるハイテンションまで夢じゃないこの現実), the girls of Osaka☆Shunkashuto bring you a new rock jam from the shores of Japan. “Sono te (その手)” sees the six Osaka girls ankle deep in water for its dance shot. Meanwhile drama shots of …

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New PV Alert: Seireki13ya – Yokuto asterism

Back with a 3rd single, Seireki31ya burst out on the scene with the edgy “Yokuto asterism”. The group takes a page from the Codomomental playbook with scenes filmed at a concrete form building and abandoned bathroom tiled rooms. We also get more looks at the Meiji Centennial Observation Tower (which …

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New PV Alert: Wonder Weed – Barutan seijin

Making their first appearance on the New PV Alerts today we have Wonder Weed, the five-member idol group who got their start back in 2015 (why’d we take so long?). “Barutan Seijin (ワンウィ)” is a rock offering from the group with guitars in the front with some neat palm mutes …

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New PV Alert: Aimyon – Manatsu no yoru no nioigasuru

Aimyon’s recently released (like TODAY) 8th single gives us the perfect mirror for those midsummer, heat-induced fever dreams. Beginning with a little swing in her strum, Aimyon alternates “Manatsu no Yoru no Nioigasuru (真夏の夜の匂いがする)” through acoustic musings and a more spirited, swaggering rock chorus. The song is a musical journey …

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New PV Alert: NMB48 – Bokou e kaere!

A 21st single from NMB48 gives us cause to relive the past with the promotional video for “Bokou e kaere! (母校へ帰れ!).” The group puts itself in the school uniforms of ostensibly past days as the girls return to their school to reexperience the past. This return to the past theme …

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New PV Alert: Jewel – Mae e

Known as J☆Dee’Z until just a months ago, dance and vocal unit Jewel release the promotional video for their tenth single “Mae e”. Getting things done in an expansive sound stage with spotlights wildly accentuating their choreography, Jewel cleve to their dance forte with a varety of moves that should …

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