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New PV Alert: Seireki13ya – Oyasumi Mirai to Koiotome

New from Codomomental and it’s galaxy of alt idols is the fledgling idol group Seireki13ya (星歴13夜) and its debut promotional video “Oyasumi Mirai to Koiotome (おやすみ未来と恋乙女). Despite its affiliation with (probably) the most badass assemblage of non-conformist idol acts, Seireki13ya doesn’t toe the line very much. The group of young …

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New PV Alert: Flower – Kurenai no dress

The latest EGFamily release in their 5 consecutive digital releases to start 2019 is Flower and their sensual new song “Kurenai no dress”. It’s difficult no to use that word (sensual) when describing this release: Reina sings it soft and delicate while the choreography opens up like, well … like …

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New PV Alert: STU48 – Shukkou

STU48 get their boat! You’ll remember that the concept for the group had them aboard a floating theater in the Setouchi. For this coupling track to their 2nd release “Kaze wo matsu”, the girls get to making their place seaworthy with STU48 look actually excited to see their ship (nice …

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New PV Alert: Kamiyado – Tough Love

Very seriously, Kamiyado come to us with the theme to the mental health / addiction campaign “Tough Love (タフ♡ラブ)” with a song of the same name. Formatted to fit cell phone screens, “Tough Love” frames each girl in their casual (but still cute!) wear. Kamiyado appear at odd angles, and …

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New PV Alert: FEATURES – TIC feat. Yoneko

Former Bellring Shoujo Heart and MIGMA SHELTER member Yoneko is back as the vocalist for the funky jam “TIC”. The new track is a product of the independent group “FEATURES” concentrates on the groovy feeling of a descending chord progression that’s heavy on bass guitars and keyboard funk. To tell …

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New PV Alert: Mi☆nA – Sayonara no kisetsu

A second PV release from the DEARSTAGE duo Mi☆nA surfaced, and it’s full of the good feelings that permeated the last release. “Sayonara no kisetsu” follows the formula of “Miracle komaranaide“: duo and solo shots of Miho and Sena in white dresses are shot against a whitewashed brick wall. Face …

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New PV Alert: Qumali Depart – Shadaikun

The winner of the “Cutest Thing I’ve Seen Today” award belongs to Qumali Depart and their promotional video for “Shadaikun”. The group gets the full idol outfit complete with strict member color adhesion, short skirts, and (my favorite) leg covers. Putting the performance shots aside, the girls get their own …

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New PV Alert: BAND-MAID – Bubble

“Bubble”, the fifth single from BAND-MAID, gets a promotional video release with the group rocking under legend-making stage lights. The theme to the TV Drama “Perfect Crime”, the song gives us some grooving 16-beat rhythms on the drums before exploding into a double kick-drum fury in the chorus. I’m in …

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