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New PV Alert: Dolly Kiss – MERMAID BEACH

Making their first appearance on the New PV Alerts today is the four-piece idol group with the concept of doll-like idols: Dolly Kiss! That’s a pretty damn cute name, and the girls sweeten the deal by providing you with a pool party promotional video filled with bikinis and water guns …

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New PV Alert: Dempagumi.inc – Bon De Festa

We couldn’t let a summer go by without a new release from Dempagumi.inc, could we? Well, for all your under the sea pleasures, the group has “Bon De Festa (ボン・デ・フェスタ)” available for you as a digital single. Like many of the past summertime PVs from the group, “Bon De Fest” …

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New PV Alert: miwa – Reboot

25 singles into her career and we finally get around to reviewing a promotional video from miwa. The singer guitarist dresses in black on the white stages of “Reboot” for a no nonsense performace. The stark monochrome of the visuals add to the “all business” feel of the PV. Shots …

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New PV Alert: Fluerette – Wasurenagusa

Starting with traditional instruments that pick up into bottom heavy shuffle, Fleurette adds visuals to their latest single “Wasurenagusa (勿忘草)”. The members look elegantly dressed in brightly colored dresses keyed to member colors. The emotional offering of the song is such that the girls barely have strength to look directly …

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New PV Alert: Akishibu Project – The First Summer

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Akishibu Project here at the New PV Alerts. Since last we saw them, the group has retooled its lineup retaining only one member from its major debut last year. A year later, we get the group’s second major single: “The First Summer”. In …

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New PV Alert: ≠ME – ≠ME

Stretching out the =LOVE franchise (not to mention your keyboard character set), today we get the first promotional video from ≠ME (“not equal me”). First announced on Fabruary 24, the group features a few girls with some idol experience and were especially picked to take their interpersonal relationships into account. …

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New PV Alert: WACK is BEAUTiFUL (this is love song)

Well, isn’t this nice. With Tokyo Idol Festival already here, the WACK roster has banded together for a special stage at SMILE GARDEN on August 4 (basically today) called “WACK presents DREAMLIGHTS in TIF”. All the groups will be there: BiSH, GANG PARADE, EMPiRE, and WAgg. For the event, we …

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New PV Alert: Hiragana Kamiyado – Reitou mikan

OK, prepared to get a slight bit confused. “Reito mikan (冷凍みかん)” is the first release from Hiragana Kamiyado, the sister group to Kamiyado (I guess we can refer to them Kanji Kamiyado?). The group is formed from the girls who were NOT selected to join Kamiyado from the audition for …

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New PV Alert: Tamura Meimi – Butai

Former ANGERME member Tamura Meimi is back with her 3rd single “Butai (舞台)”. You’re not finding anything near the veins of an alt-idol rock here with “Butai”. Instead, Spanish guitars and twisted melodies remind me of Shiina Ringo’s foray into similar territory. The sensual latinesque rhythms provide a supple background …

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