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New PV Alert: Toricago – Mori

New idol group Toricago make their first appearance on the new PV Alerts with the ethereal visuals of “Mori” With executive production by member/producer Tamuco, lyrics by member Karaage, and an arrangement credited to the group, Toricago appears to be that group where the members take directly control of their …

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New PV Alert: X21 – Destiny

In the promotional video for their sixth single, X21 take some time to give their girls a spotlight. The idol pop song contains a few rock arrangement carryovers, but the bright melody and horn flourishes keep “Destiny” firmly in the pop category. In short, frilly, powder blue dresses the girls …

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New PV Alert: NGT48 – Sekai no hito e

NGT48’s fourth single features the Russian remix as the group reaching across the sea of Japan for a memorable street performance. Celebrating their sister city of Vladivostok, the Niigata girls make their visit to the Russia city. Our preface features Alina Pochtareva in her room walls pasted with cutouts of …

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New PV Alert: Suzuki Airi – Watashi no migigawa

OK, this isn’t brain surgery or nothing. Suzuki Airi takes over songwriting duties for “Watashi no migagawa”, her song in tribute of August 29 “Yakiniku Day”. The cute nugget of a song features some classic arrangements with pianos and acoustic guitars taking the lead roles. The sing-along melody of the …

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New PV Alert: Yoshida Rinne – Find Me!

In bed checking her messages before a night out, Yoshida Rinne starts things off restless for the promotional video for her new Digital Single. Battling insomnia, the idol/rapper/model wanders through the streets before settling on the playground swingset. In our brief snippet, Rinne jumps back and forth from the rap …

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New PV Alert: MONSTER GIRLFRIEND – KAIJU NIGHT

First promotional videos, we love those first promotional videos! Today we get new idol group MONSTER GIRLFRIEND on their maiden voyage on the high seas of idol PVs. “KAIJU NIGHT” marks the first release for the Tokyo ido group, who despite their name, sound like electronic tinged dance music with …

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New PV Alert: HAMIDASYSTEM – Invisible movie

Starts with a some quiet moments of a couple waking up in the sun’s rays. As they descend the stairs of their apartment complex, the guitar lead plays to the steady beat of “Invisible move”. As we follow the two through their day, the shoegazer beats and instrumentals play like …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 08/25/2018

The power crew talk about Broken By The Scream, Hello Pro All Stars, Yukueshirezu Tsurezure, AKB48, Higashi Ikebukuro52, Tamura Meimi, and Pimm’s. Recorded August 25th, 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 …

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New PV Alert: EMPiRE – S.O.S.

With their promotional video from their “EMPiRE originals” cassette release, EMPiRE make like Max on Fury Road. That is to say, EMPiRE are strapped to the front of trucks wearing muzzles like some freaky bondage routine. Putting its members in unlikely situations isn’t new to WACK, but here EMPiRE’s predicament …

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