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New PV Alert: X21 – Beautiful X

Ahead of their 2nd album, X21 release the promotional video for “Beautiful X”. The PV completely envelopes the girls in a white cyc (that white stage with no corners), where the girls either perform their choreography or mug lovingly for the rotating camera. The sense of perspective slowly fades as …

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New PV Alert: AOP – Jitensha ni Hana wa Mau

Anime Ouen Project drops a new promotional video today with “Jitensha ni Hana wa Mau”. Shot in gorgeous black and white, AOP present views of a coastal Japanese and the train that connects it. Yes, the bicycles play a part in the PV- my romantic self just fixates a bit …

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New PV Alert: Silent Siren – Fujiyama Disco

Silent Siren’s new single goes on sale on March 1, and you can see the short version of their new promotional video now! “Fujiyama Disco” pushes the group past the bubblegum you might expect to hear from Suu, Hinanchu, Ainyan, and Yukarun. I found the song a bit light on …

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Episode Recap: AKBINGO Ep 428 (2.14.17)

AKBINGO! Air Date: 2/14/2017 Rating 9/10 Cute girls doing cute and random things part two. A great Valentine’s day episode that you wouldn’t want to miss. It’s Valentine’s Night on AKBINGO! Continuing from the last week, girls from all domestic 48 family groups gathered together to find out which group …

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New PV Alert: Wakita Monari – Boy Friend

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Wakita Monari delivers her second release “Boy Friend”. The song keeps the Reagan Era vibes intact, as expected, but also manages to sound incredibly joyful and almost downright giddy. I swore I was listening to some vintage Erasure on some of those synth leads! …

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New PV Alert: Fleurette – Onegai Patissier

Playing like an episode of Afterschool Tea Time, Fleurette present the youthful and quick-paced “Onegai Patissier” video for your pleasure. The nine girls give the performance of their lives on the school stage in their color-keyed, birdcage skirts. I mean that: the girls look sharp! Their member color cuffs highlight …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 02/10/2017

The power crew talk about Yunomi featuring Toriena, Lyricalnaissance, Tsubaki Factory, Team Syachihoko, and Faint Star! Recorded February 10th, 2017. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter- @drako60 Chase Lim’s Twitter – @starlancerpg Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt New School Kaidan …

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New PV Alert: Tsubaki Factory – Just Try!

The final PV for Tsubaki Factory’s triple A-side debut release is “Just Try!”. The song unites the group with Tsunku like Dorothy finally holding audience with the Wizard. Set in a darkened parking garage (that’s what it looks like to me) and awash with laser beams, “Just Try!” definitely smells …

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Episode Recap: Odekake Ep 203 (2.9.17)

HKT48のおでかけ! Air Date: 2/9/2017 Rating 7/10 Everybody shares their experience about moving to a new place. Quite interesting and at the same time relaxing conversation episode. Sasshi and Goto talk about moving to a new apartment. Both of them have done it quite some times, Goto 5 times and Sasshi …

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