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New PV Alert: Tamura Meimi – Ichijiku

Tamura Meimi, the former Hello! Project member, puts together a new album with this, her latest promotional video, to serve in promotion. “Ichijiku (いちじく)” starts with Meimi playing coy with her vocals until she powers through a memorably melodic chorus. Through the visuals, the singer tries a series of dresses …

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New PV Alert: Kobushi Factory – The flower of youth

Are you ready for the end? Kobushi Factory will disband on March 30, 2020 with leader Hirose Ayaka attending University, Wada Sakurako exiting the entertainment industry, Nomura Minami pursuing a career as a theater actress, and Hamaura Ayano starting activities as a model and actress. Meanwhile, Inoue Rei will continue …

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New PV Alert: BAND-MAID – The Dragon Cries

The latest promotional video from BAND-MAID highlights a track from their latest album CONQUEROR. “The Dragon Cries” settles into a metal groove quickly with the maid-shaped rockers at the center of a darken room that could easily house the next Anne Rice style vampire movie. English lyrics of “The Dragon …

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New PV Alert: Dempagumi.inc – Moshi moshi, internet

Back with a look at their 6 person lineup, Dempagumi.inc give us a taste of the future from the past with their latest promotional video “Moshi moshi, internet (もしもし、インターネット)”. Fashioned to look like the idea of futuristic graphics from a bygone decade (the birthdate of the internet no less), flatter …

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New PV Alert: FuwaFuwa – Princess Carnival

FuwaFuwa check in today with the promotional video to their latest single. “Princess Carnival (プリンセス・カーニバル)” sets itself into a futuristic backdrop with flying cars and neon lights across the landscapes. With a 12/8 meter rolling across the arrangement, “Princess Carnival” carries a distint Asian inflected melody accented with the electro …

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New PV Alert: TrySail – Gomakashi

A new single from the TrySail girls finds the trio amongst the flowers in a wonderful naturalistic promotional video for “Gomakashi (ごまかし)”. In their best brocade, the girls sleep among the flowers in a room where the outside has reclaimed the inside. The girls look fancy like the Japanese idea …

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New PV Alert: Junjou no Afilia – Like? Or Love?

Junjou no Afilia’s latest promotional video “Like? Or Love?” starts off with a few hip hop beats that add a hint of something extra spicy. Setting their choreography shots in a sound stage with boldly colored vertical stripes, the PV shines a light on the look of the girls in …

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New PV Alert: BabooBee – BUCHIAGE

We finally get another release to highlight here on the New PV Alerts from ex-PASSPO member’s rock trio BabooBee. “BUCHIAGE” is the lead track from last year’s album debut Babubibe Born!! and features the group in a performance shot locked in a rehearsal space brilliantly lit by disco lights. The …

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New PV Alert: Aqua Note – Jumping Jumping

“Jumping Jumping (じゃんぴん・じゃんぴん)” from Aqua Note gives us our first look at the new system lineup after the departure of member Aishima Hina. For much of the promotional video, the young idol group have their run of a Western looking apartment complex and associated grounds. Each girl gets their own …

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New PV Alert: Suzuki Airi – Betsu no hito no kanojo ni natta yo

From Suzuki Airi’s second album, “Betsu no hito no kanojo ni natta yo (別の人の彼女になったよ)” is given the English title “No regret” even though the song is often translated as “I became someone else’s girlfriend”. Airi gives her cover of the wacci original a promotional video told through the cell phone …

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