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New PV Alert: ROSARIO + CROSS – Lips ~Odore koigokoro~

More ROSARIO + CROSS gets a release with the serious “Lips ~Odore koigokoro~”. The funky instrumentals of the intros sound perfect for this dance-centric release. The somber tone of the verses get their contrast with a tuneful chorus that has the girls stretching their vocals a bit. The news for …

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New PV Alert: Good Tears – Namida no Kamen

Well, I don’t know much about this whole “Last Idol” business. It’s a reality show (think “Produce 101”, my Kpop friends) produced by Akimoto Yasushi meant to create his latest idol franchise: the winning group will be rewarded with a contract from Universal Japan, presumably with AkiP himself producing. What …

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New PV Alert: Tsubomi – Osaka ga aru!

How about a quick trip to Osaka? Well, the Tsubomi girls will take you on a quick journey through the Western city. The entirety of “Osaka ga aru!” can be described as “idols running loose through the city of Osaka”, which works just fine as a concept as far as …

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New PV Alert: Tentenko – Nantonaku abunai

The trippy world of Tentenko has opened for you once again with this track from her second EP “Kiken na anata”. Rhythm tracks from your grandma’s Wurlitzer organ back Tentenko’s confident voice in a sing-song of a melody. The arrangement could be described as spacious with our girl’s voice receiving …

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New PV Alert: Fullfull☆Pocket – Tokyo Shoujo

They were once called Karat☆, but now as Fullfull☆Pocket the girls finally get their first album release. “KaraFull” nods to their past moniker and provides a nifty homonym (filtered through the Japanese language) for a nice descriptor. The celebration comes with some collateral damage: original members Miia and Alice are …

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New PV Alert: =LOVE – Start!

More dance shots from =LOVE, the Sashihara Rino produced idol group. You might remember a little while ago we got a similar dance shot for “Kioku no doko ka de” one of the coupling track to the group’s debut single “=LOVE“. Well, “Start!” is another coupling track from that same …

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New PV Alert: Qumali Depart – Piano

The young girls of Qumali Depart release their new promotional video. “Piano” fills its arrangements with many of the trademarks of its composer, Sakurai Kenta (most notably known around here for his work with Maison Book Girl). To be brutally honest with you, I would not have thought twice about …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 12/02/2017

The power crew talk about ANGERME, Up Up Girls(Kari), Kaqriyo Terror Architect, Magical Punchline, NMB48, Morning Musume, BiSH, and Shingeki! Recorded December 2nd, 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 …

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