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New PV Alert: BABYMETAL – Shanti Shanti Shanti

With a little less than two weeks to go, BABYMETAL release new promotional videos from their forthcoming “METAL GALAXY”. Trading in sounds inspired by the Indian subcontinent, the girls haven’t looked this giddy in quite a bit of time. Kaleidoscopic images fill the screen and the six-armed goddess makes a …

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New PV Alert: ZOC – Dansyari Kareshi

A second single from ZOC makes waves today with its EDM arrangement and its bad boyfriend message. “Dansyari Kareshi (断捨離彼氏), written by Oomori Seiko gives us an edgy sound that, even with all its trappings, sounds like a rock song to my ears. Sung in the dark with ever-increasing strobe …

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New PV Alert: TEAM SHACHI – Rocket Queen feat. MCU

After a long wait, TEAM SHACHI finally release their first single with their new moniker. Including the song “Rock Away“, which we saw here earlier in the New PV Alerts, “Rocket Queen feat. MCU one-ups the marching band themed single with an arrangement heavy on the wind instruments. The PV …

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New PV Alert: Magical Punchline – Mouichido

New music from Magical Punchline whose numbers have now swollen to six with the recent addition of new members Haruka and Yurari. “Mouichido (もう一度)” punches along with a brisk clip that has the members raising their fists in unity during its chorus. Costuming looks like a decorator crab went to …

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New PV Alert: Kamen Joshi – SENJIN CUTTER

In absentia for quite a while in the New PV Alerts, today we get a new promotional video from Kamen Joshi, the masked idol unit from Alice Project. Featuring a drastically different lineup of girls form our last visit, “SENJIN CUTTER (先陣☆CUTTER)” still features the rock arrangements clashed with idol …

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New PV Alert: Aimyon – Sorano aosa wo shiru hitoyo

A ninth single from singer/songwriter Aimyon evokes the blue sky in a promotional video that ironically dabbles in monochromatics. From the bottom of a drained swimming pool and from under the from the top of a locomotive, Aimyon and her trusted guitar bring you her melody free of studio tricks …

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New PV Alert: Katsuta Rina (ANGERME) – Dressing up nicely.

Graduating by the time you probably read this, Katsuta Rina gets her graduation single FINALLY. “Totteokino oshare wo shite (とっておきのオシャレをして)” will be available on ANGERME’s 27th single on November 20, 2019. Given the timing, I’d say Hello! Project NEEDED to crank out Rina’s PV on the now side. Considering her …

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New PV Alert: Wa-suta – Ulta Miracle Final Ultimate Choco Beam / Stand alone complex

Wa-suta – Ultra Miracle Final Ultimate Choco Beam Wa-suta – Stand alone complex The next installment of Studio Live music today from Wa-Suta and the NEKONOTE band begins with their debut, the hilariously titled “Ultra Miracle Final Ultimate Choco Beam (うるとらみらくるくるふぁいなるアルティメットチョコびーむ)”. The heavily produced original track gets the band treatment …

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New PV Alert: PassCode – ATLAS

[Note: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] The 5th single from PassCode. About PassCode PassCode (nicknamed pasuko or パスコ) is a Japanese group from Osaka formed in early 2013. In early 2014 with the addition of two new members, they transitioned from typical idol music to their …

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