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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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New PV Alert: HAMIDASYSTEM – Yo no hakoniwa

With the ambitious plan of release five promotional videos on consecutive days, HAMIDASYSTEM starts their nationwide distribution act with the PV for “Yo no hakoniwa”. Colored in the cool light, HAMIDASYSTEM play at a languid pace with unnervingly long bass tones underlying the spook of a melody. Likewise, the girls …

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New PV Alert: RINGOMUSUME – 101 kaime no Sakura

With a new single coming soon, RINGOMUSUME must be clearing things out with the (finally) released promotional video of their April single “101 kaime no Sakura”. Heavily wrapped into spring, RINGOMUSUME sing a gentle melody amidst the blossoming sakura petals. Our protagonist, and man of a certain age, remembers his …

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New PV Alert: Pimm’s – Original War

A new mini album from Pimm’s means a new promotional video that takes shape in the rowdy “Original War”. Heavy on the guitar riffs, “Original War” plays hard and heavy in ways unexpected from the idol group. In striking new black and white outfits, Pimm’s live up to the excitement …

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New PV Alert: AKB48 – Sentimental Train

The 53rd AKB48 single gets a promotional video, and it’s a 10 minute extended form visual. Around two minutes in, the yellow clad AKB48 senbatsu girls shake their stuff in a round room with light streaming through rounded windows. The drama puts the girls in school participating in club activities. …

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