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New PV Alert: °C-ute – The Curtain Rises

The third and final promotional video from °C-ute’s farewell single broke this morning. “The Curtain Rises” might seem the opposite title for a swan song of a single, but the optimist says that the second act for Yajima Maimi and co. is about to begin. The song is a dance …

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New PV Alert: Sakidori Hasshinkyoku – It’s Show Time!

New idol group Sakidori Hasshinkyoku make their presence known with this new mish-mash of a song. An energetic and eclectic music mashup underscores a promotional video that (among other things) warns of the dangers of consuming mass quantities of “Sakidori Hasshinkyoku X”. In the course of the 4:21, we get …

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New PV Alert: °C-ute – To Tomorrow

With the assembled leaders and subleaders of Hello! Project + the Kenshuusei backdancers from the “℃-ute Shinshun Concert 2017 ~℃OMPASS~” tour, the H!P senior group offer this elegant send-off. “To Tomorrow” really emits the graduation vibes with lyrics of atonement, acceptance, and the future. Aside from the dance shots, ℃-ute …

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Episode Recap: Odekake Ep 208 (3.16.17)

HKT48のおでかけ! Air Date: 3/16/2017 Rating 7/10 Sasshi has yet another new group to manage and HKT48 members have the same old Fukuoka prefecture to explore. Nothing special, but still a good show this time. A big theme for today’s conversation is STU48. The group is currently in the process of …

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Episode Recap: AKBINGO Ep 432 (3.14.17)

AKBINGO! Air Date: 3/14/2017 Rating 7/10 Fans unveil how members of AKB48 behave in real life. Nothing actually surprising, but it’s still interesting to watch. The show focuses on the private life of several group members as it was witnessed by random people who saw girls somewhere in the city. …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 03/10/2017

The power crew talk about BiSH, BRATS, 2&, The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY, and Maison book girl. Recorded March 10th, 2017. Ending theme song: “Dave Drops The Bass” by Chase Lim AKA 13thBeat [download] Charlie Cowdin’s Twitter- @drako60 Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt New School Kaidan Twitter – @newschoolkaidan …

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New PV Alert: Cheeky Parade – Shout Along!

Cheeky Parade serve up a flashback to 1980’s coin-op video games with their new single “Shout Along!”. Pastel graphics pop and the girls are copy-pasted into a variety of virtual-looking, Max Headroom style settings. Musically, “Shout Along!” continues the along the same vein as the group’s previous single, “Hands Up!” …

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New PV Alert: ℃-ute – Final Squall

With the first volley from their triple a-side final single, ℃-ute get everyone wet with its “Final Squall”. For fans of Hello! Project, the song is a thank you for the years: the initial frames spell it out in no uncertain terms. Every time the girls sing “sayonara” and “daisuki” …

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