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New PV Alert: LADYBABY – Haten ni raimei

LADYBABY make their move with a new promotional video and a new single set for release soon. “Haten ni raimei (破天ニ雷鳴)” puts the girls in front of a live band for an old school PV intent on showing LADYBABY as a group of rockers to be reckoned with. This time, …

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New PV Alert: CY8ER – Summer

A summer themed promotional video from CY8ER, those ethereal idols? Well, the girls get on a boat on Tokyo Bay, crack open a bottle of the bubbly, and party it up. With big glasses, sun dresses, and a few bare shoulders, CY8ER definitely gets in to the spirit of the …

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New PV Alert: Wyenra – Tsubomi

Formed from two members of the idol unit “drop”, Wyenra (ゑんら) is a self-produced idol unit featuring Miira Misato (木乃伊 みさと) and sisters Takiguchi Hikari (滝口 ひかり) and Takiguchi Kirara (滝口 きらら). This promotional video “Tsubomi (つばみ)” comes from their second single “Yokai Disco”. The girls get some great looking …

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New PV Alert: Kobushi Factory – Oh No The Torment

Kobushi Factory’s “Oh No The Torment (Oh No Ounou, Oh No 懊悩)” completes the promotional video cycle for the fabulous fivesome of the Hello! Projects. A thoroughly sound stage production, solo shots put the girls next to giant Kanji set pieces not dissimilar to a playful 60s variety set. Kobushi …

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New PV Alert: Yajima Maimi, Nakajima Saki, Takagi Sayuki (Juice=Juice), Okada Marina (LoVendoЯ), Kishimoto Yumeno (Tsubaki Factory) – Koisuru! Sakana hen

Putting together ex-members of C-ute with members from Juice=Juice, LoVendoЯ, and Tsubaki Factory sounds like another All-Star situation, but “Koisuru! Sakana hen” is just the latest digital single from the Projects. I don’t know my Kanji very well at all, but lyrics here seem to be all about the Kanji …

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New PV Alert: OS☆U – I Say Goodbye

You might remember OS☆U’s previous promotional video for “I Say Good Bye” here on these New PV Alerts in December 2018. That single take performance was a masterpiece of performance that I still visit occasionally. Well, today we get that same song, but with a performance version that features members …

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New PV Alert: Jewel☆Ciel – Natsuoto

Jewel☆Ciel is the next ArcJewel act to gift us with a new promotional video for the 2nd single “Natsuoto”. The girls get on an embankment for a stroll in their performance outfits lit by the setting sun. Along the way, we get group shots and gorgeous individual close ups of …

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New PV Alert: OSAKA24’Girls – TAKOYAKI☆PARTY

What could possibly make you happy than Osaka Girls singing about takoyaki? I’m guessing not much, so here are the OSAKA24’Girls (see the about section for pronunciation) at their favorite Takoyaki party joint “Takopi” for some Osaka flavored synergy. “TAKOYAKI☆PARTY” is a Eurobeat flavored idol song with the kick pounding …

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New PV Alert: Sunmyu~ – Special Day

Are you in need of some sunny side pop to brighten your day? Well, Sunmyu~ have just what you’re looking for with their latest and 12th single “Special Day”. The girls get fancy brunch going in their best clothes and with sparkling attitudes. Singing along to an instrumental track that’s …

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New PV Alert: Rukatama a go go – Mother of Pearl

What happens when you take the masks of MELONBATAKE A GO GO? Well, you get the wonderfully electro world of Rukatama a go go. “Mother of Pearl” is a solo release from member Rukatama, and I think it’s infatuation worthy. A heavy bass sound envelopes the song with some vintage …

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