Recent Posts

New PV Alert: Momoiro Clover Z – Xiao yi Xiao

For their 18th single release, Momoiro Clover Z provide the theme to the film”Crayon Shin-chan: Burst Serving! Kung Fu Boys – Ramen Rebellion -“. Appropriately, we get a cute Chinese themed promotional video with the girls practicing their Kung Fu in the loose fitting garb of the temple. MCZ also …

Read More »

New PV Alert: Maneki Kecak – Kagami no Naka Kara

Maneki Kecak provide the ED theme to the 2018 anime “Gegege no Kitarou” with their latest release “Kagame no Naka Kara”. Now before you go off, “Gegege” is the Japanese onomatopoeia for the cackling sounds suitable for graveyards. This is appropriate since the anime series, based off a 1960’s property, …

Read More »

New PV Alert: DEAR KISS – Tameiki no sekai wa iranai

The four girl unit DEAR KISS get their disco flavored new release a promotional video just in time for its release. “Tameiki no sekai wa iranai” puts the girls in an attractive Western style house for its patio dances and … well “interesting” narrative. DEAR KISS settle into their new …

Read More »

New PV Alert: HONEY GO RUN – My Color

From their latest album, HONEY GO RUN bring together some homey grooves for the promotional video of the album track “My Color”. Yuri and Ayaka put together a montage of some live clips, making shots from their previous PVs, and off shots to complement the live band arrangement. Until I …

Read More »

New PV Alert: Yoshida Rinne – BQN

[Note: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] The latest jam from Yoshida Rinne gets a promotional video release. BQN is the lead track from Rinne’s forthcoming “Seventeen” album, and presents straight forward, no-nonsense rap over rock. Guitars crunch over the funky beats while 8-bit sounds fill out …

Read More »

Tokimeki Sendenbu – Suki!

The goal, and you can correct me if I’m wrong here, is for Tokimeki Sendunbu to present their cutest possible side in the five minutes of “Suki!” The varying pink shades striating the walls and floors, the hearts and balloons, the pale pink outfits, and the tiny pillbox hats all …

Read More »

New PV Alert: EMPiRE – Black to the dreamlight

EMPiRE drop the gruesome new promotional video for their latest: “Black to the dreamlight”. The five member group lie bandaged and bloodied to start the PV, strange protrusions jutting from their soiled white gauze wrap. Like cloned scenes from “Johnny Got His Gun”, we can’t help but wonder which atrocities …

Read More »

New PV Alert: Maneki Kecak – Atashi no nokori zenbu ageru

With an eight minute run time, Maneki Kecak show a set of five dramas for their latest release “Atashi no nokori zenbu ageru”. With the girls in some extra-ordinary circumstances, the girls face thir challenges (job hunting, hospitalized mother, taboo love, school athletics, etc.) with their music serving as backdrop. …

Read More »

New PV Alert: Tokimeki Sendenbu – TRAP

You’ve seen those car karaoke videos, right? If you’re unaware, celebrities take their late night talk show interview inside a moving car and sing along to the radio to enliven the moment. Well, Tokimeki Sendenbu have the idol equivalent with their promotional video for “TRAP”. In a clearly moving vehicle …

Read More »

New PV Alert: Ooki Yurine – Kamisama ni narenainara

Solo idol Ooki Yurine has her day with the promotional video for her third single “Kamisama ni narenainara”. The upbeat rock arrangement features sime nice overdriven guitars and range stretching vocals. All of that makes sense when Yurine straps on her candy red Fender Jaguar. You see, Yurine wrote and …

Read More »