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New PV Alert: Team Syachihoko – Syacchi-Chance

On 29th March 2018, Team Syachihoko performed their new song “Syacchi-Chance” in an opening ceremony held at Kinshachi-Yokocho Gourmet Town which was built to revitalize Nagoya and to attract foreign tourists. So, what we have here is a bit of idol tourism with the girls from Team Syachihoko hoping to …

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New PV Alert: Little Glee Monster – Itsuka Kono Namidaga

From their third album “Juice”, the now YouTube liberated Little Glee Monster make their promotional video for “Itsuka Kono Namidaga” available for those of us in North America. This emotional gem of a song keeps things mid-tempo with a gorgeous Rhodes providing much of the instrumental muscle. Tears fall down …

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New PV Alert: SKE48 – Ikinari Punchline

Red is the color of fire, passion, and the new single from SKE48. “Ikinari Punchline” puts SKE48 member and SSK winner Matsui Jurina front and center for its stage show spectacular of a promotional video. Jurina wears the pants here at SKE48, literally. Perhaps as a sign of her supremacy …

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New PV Alert: Oomori Seiko – Shinigami

Oomori Seiko’s fourth major album “Kusokawa PARTY” is set for its release, and we’re lucky enough to get a preview in the form of “Shinigami”. The piano riff rings early and strikingly to set off an emotional tidal wave. Mysteriously, a cast of characters float in a desaturated pool of …

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New PV Alert: Yurumerumo! – Yasumo

Yurumerumo! Complete the cycle of promotional videos for their latest release “HIPPY MONDAYS” with their new work “Yasumo”. More than the last few PVs, “Yasumo” really taps into the Madchester sound of the early 1990’s from which “HIPPY MONDAYS” derived its name. The laid-back funky beats and groove heavy arrangements …

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New PV Alert: BILLIE IDLE® – Toki no tabibito

BILLIE IDOL® introduce their new member with a new promotional video! If you haven’t heard the news yet, as of June 6, BiS founding member Pour Lui is now a member of the offshoot BiS group that already sports former BiS members First Summer Uika and Hirano Nozomi. “Toki no …

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New PV Alert: COLOR’z – Onegai my friend

New idol group COLOR’z bring us a promotional video fraught with high school bullies. Poor Ichinose Yui can’t even sit in class to eat her lunch. Her uwabaki (those indoor shoes you’ve seen in too many drama/anime) end up missing and her seat “mysteriously” moves away from her desk. Since …

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New PV Alert: Chuning Candy – S.T.L.

Chuning Candy put their Okinawan perspective on summer on display with their new promotional “S.T.L.”. The song’s title, which I’m convinced stands for “Summer Time Love” probably makes you think about the beach, and this would be right up in the group’s wheelhouse. But, “S.T.L.” puts Chuning Candy in a …

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New PV Alert: Q’ulle – Natsushirube

Did you know Q’ulle have a digital single set for release? Well, to help that release along, the girls deliver a promotional video that features them and a lucky group of fans on the grassy pitch of an area school. “Natsushirube” seems a relaxed affair where Q’ulle interacted closely with …

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