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New PV Alert: Avandoned – Margaret

Well, what’s happened since you last checked in with Avandoned? For starters, the group has adopted the English spelling of the group name officially (あヴぁんだんど -> avandoned). Even more striking: with the graduation of Kotori Katao leaving Usakura Beni feeling abandoned (yet again), Avandoned recruited new members and continue with …

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New PV Alert: Malcolm Mask McLaren – The Idiot’s Song

Back with a powerful new track, the Malcolm Mask McLaren trio bring their bats to the promotional video for “The Idiot’s Song”. In bold colors, the girls visit a few dicey locales with brokedown cars and graffiti littered abandonment. MMM give a great looking performance complete with a hop here, …

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New PV Alert: THE BANANA MONKEYS – Hachamecha hero

THE BANANA MONKEYS return to us with a new promotional video for their track “Hachamecha hero (ハチャメチャヒーロー)”. The tags above the PV’s title and the thumbnail image read “last Asuka”, and that’s what we are looking at: the last live performance for member Asuka Rei. Before we get there, I …

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New PV Alert: BiSH – DISTANCE

Embarrassingly, I’m getting to this BiSH promotional video release two weeks after its release. Even more embarrassing, “DiSTANCE” is the lead track on the 3rd album “CARROTS and STiCKS”. Well, we can fix that with a few clicks, can’t we? Heavily processed in red and with wind-blown hair seeming like …

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New PV Alert: Kaede (Negicco) – Kaede no enkyori renai

The nostalgic pop lovers among us get another reason to celebrate with the release of Kaede from Negicco’s latest promotional video, “Kaede no enkyori renai (カエデの遠距離恋愛)”. An orgy of twanging guitars accompany the singer’s classic melodies as though our girl was wrapped in their strings. If you have been following …

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New PV Alert: Hinatazaka46 – Doremisorashido / Kitsune

Hinatazaka46 – Doremisorashido Hinatazaka46 – Kitsune Hinatazaka46 get their second single off the ground with a pair of promotional videos for “Doremisorashida (ドレミソラシド)” and “Kitsune (キツネ)”. The A-side promotional video “Doremisorashido” brings the characteristic sunniness of the group’s theme to the play on familiar the solmization of the C major …

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New PV Alert: Dempagumi.inc – Keiji Jougaku-teki, Mahou

Dempagumi.inc brings a coupling track for their upcoming single to life with the promotional video for “Keiji Jougaku-teki, Mahou (形而上学的、魔法)”. A dimly lit warehouse level gives the promotional video ample space to stage the single cut action that comprises the majority of the run time. The members twirl between the …

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New PV Alert: Chu-Z – Baribarinrin

The party rock of Chu-Z gets a new release with the quickly paced beats of “Baribarinrin (ばりばりんりん)”. The girls get a transformation from their alter egos to long coat wearing Chu-Z wota crazies via a transmission from a bow-tie wearing mister. From here the girls keep enlisting folks to their …

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