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New PV Alert: SAKA-SAMA – Owari Kara

TRASH-UP!! Delivers another winner here with the idol foursome SAKA-SAMA. The intro of the girls in bipedal transit over a gradually building instrumental builds anticipation for the dream pop guitars of the musical arrangement. Guitars drip like honey under the SAKA-SAMA’s harmonized vocals and the drums pound steady like we …

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New PV Alert: mistress – affair

Things take a disturbing turn for mistress in their latest promotional video “affair”. Things start out looking fluffy with the girls acting roles as a cooking show chef, a television reporter covering a local shopping arcade, and … well a television viewer. Given the pace and the aggressive arrangement of …

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New PV Alert: 963 (Kurumi) – Ima, Kimi to Nanairo

Fukuoka idol duo 963 get their groove going with a song written by singer/songwriter and all-around coolness Bonjour Suzuki (ボンジュール 鈴木). Ima, Kimi to Nanairo lays down some easy grooves that match the lazy feel of the promotional video. Characteristic of its pedigree, “Ima, Kimi to Naniro” swirls around the …

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New PV Alert: BiSH – JAM

Your new promotional video from BiSH is all sorts of sweetness: no one is set on fire, no one is sprayed with refuse, and there’s definitely no homicide. The concept is pretty simple: the members of BiSH sent out into the wild to meet one person they admire. You have …

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New PV Alert: AOP – Maboroshi Wink

Back for more Osomatsu-san action? Well, AOP have your second opening theme song with “Maboroshi Wink”, and they’ve brought AOP ZERO along to help with them. The promotional video has a bit of a murder mystery to it, sort of like Mystery Inc. getting scared before finding that one brink …

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New PV Alert: Metropolis – Metrogirl

Is this what the underground is meant to look like? Metropolis looks like it’s inspired both from the underground idol scene and from its sci-fi namesake by Fritz Lang. Futuristic metallic skirts with color-keyed accessories interchange with school uniforms and pajamas throughout the PV to give us a variety of …

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New PV Alert: BRATS – Kimarigoto

Good news for all of new: Kuromiya resumes activities with her BRATS group effective immediately. If what we saw from the group before was any indication, then we might have had the feeling that this new song would be a bloody and beaten affair. “Kimarigoto” is a bashing song that …

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New PV Alert: xoxo(Kiss&Hug) EXTREME – Rin-on ~rinne~

Progressive rock idols xoxo EXTREME pop their latest promotional video out there for you to behold. Fans of odd time signatures should be on board with “Rin-on ~rinne~” with its 7/8 ebb and flow. The song isn’t particularly in the hard-rock area of music; it’s more for recently emigrated jazz-heads. …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 01/27/2018

The power crew talk about Iketeru Hearts, Shingeki, Tacoyaki Rainbow, Fairies, Yanagibako, Fuwafuwa, Up Up Girls(2), and READY TO KISS. Recorded January 27th, 2018. 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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