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New PV Alert: STARMARIE – Hoshi no Tereka

The new STARMARIE is a live shot video of the five girls performing “Hoshi no Tereka”. Everything is dark with the girls from their Stevie Nicks black clothing to the stage lighting in purple and blue. The performance looks great- the girls don’t miss a cue with their choreography. If …

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New PV Alert: CY8ER – Te to Te

New faces and new name, but Rinahamu’s CY8ER (formerly BPM15Q) continues its unique electro yume kawaii. Working with a composition by Yunomi and lyrics by Rinahamu and DSK, “Te to Te” features the girls breaking down (digital style) in the broad daylight. Swirling onscreen graphics hint at extra-dimensional existence, and …

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Episode Recap: AKBINGO Ep 434 (3.28.17)

AKBINGO! Air Date: 3/28/2017 Rating 8/10 An epic eating competition which should determine further destiny of current AKBINGO! hosts. Everything from tasty pizza to fried insects. The battle between team AKBingo and team 8 continues. If AKBingo team loses this three round fight, the show’s MC will have to step …

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New PV Alert: Towa Tei with Ano (Yurumerumo!) – REM

Towa Tei is probably remembered for his work in Dee-Lite some 20+ years ago. Still at the music, he’s teamed up here with Ano from You’ll Melt More for this groovy atmospheric jam. The bright colors wow, and the near 3-dimensional graphics keep popping. From the sushi bedspread to the …

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New PV Alert: Rock A Japonica – Dreaming Road

Rock A Japonica’s trip down memory lane comes in the form of “Dreaming Road”. Archival footage of the group as they meet their challenges comprises the majority of what you’ll see in this promotional video. The nostalgia and amusement of watching the group transition through their various single release outfits …

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New PV Alert: Yanakoto Sotto Mute – Lily

Some groups really mesh well with my non-idol aesthetic. Take Yanakoto Sotto Mute, for example. The live band instrumentation is nice, but the arrangements and musical style really bump them up a notch. The promotional video for Lily, from Yanakoto Sotto Mute’s soon-to-be-released 1st album, makes a case for the …

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5 Years Since AKB48 Performed In Washington D.C.

Today, March 27th, 2017 marks the five year anniversary of AKB48 performing in Washington D.C. for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. As this was my first idol event, I had no idea what to expect. It was also my first time meeting the people I talked to online who shared …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 03/24/2017

The power crew talk about Cheeky Parade, C-ute, TeddyLoid featuring Aina The End, and ONEPIXCEL. Recorded March 24th, 2017. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Chase Lim’s Twitter – @starlancerpg Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter- @drako60 Dae Lee’s Twitter – @newschooldae Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter – …

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