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New PV Alert: Houkago Princess – Sayonara Dualina

The latest from Houkago Princess sees the girls don the skirts and graceful movements of a ballerina. We see the girls in rehearsal and backstage in preparation for performance. Houkago Princess move gracefully through some of the backstage drama that you would might expect from this kind of setting; the …

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NSK’s PV Power Hour 07/01/2017

The power crew talk about Stella Beats, ANGERME, Yurumerumo!, Musubizm, Yumemiru Adolescence, and Wakita Monari. Recorded July 1st, 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 Join us …

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New PV Alert: DEADLIFT LOLITA – Pump Up JAPAN

Ladybeard and Reika are back to make sure you’re not slacking on leg day. “Pump Up JAPAN” features an extended cast of body builders crushing it at the gym. As a surprise bit, Ladybeard flexes his singing muscles to approximate the sound of more traditional idol vocals. Reika still sings …

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New PV ALERT: RHYMEBERRY- TOKYO Chewing Gum

RHYMEBERRY is back in the game as a four-piece! They brought a summer Tokyo jam with them. Along with the girls marching and doing their thing, RHYMEBERRY engage in a rap battle reppin’ Japan against the likes of the UK, Brazil and the USA. The concept may seem a little …

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New PV Alert: Dream Ami – Kimi no Tonari

Dream Ami gives you a good look at what your date with her would look like. Shot entirely on a cell phone, “Kimi no Tonari” is both a look at Ami being cuddly and cute and the ultimate self-insert fantasy (if you’re inclined that way). You may need matching sweaters …

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New PV Alert: PINK CRES. – Pretty・Cute・Future

Filmed during their opening slot at the last Buono! concert, “Kirei Kawai Mirai” starts with an introduction of the girls (so when I gush over over Kobayashi Hikaru you’ll know who I’m talking about). With electric guitars forming the backbone of the arrangement, seems like it might be at odds …

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New PV Alert: PINK CRES. – fun fun fun

Don’t call them “Miyabi Factory” anymore! PINK CRES. may have the girl’s party theme of the summer with the incessantly catchy “fun fun fun”. Follow Miyabi, Hikaru, and Yuuka on their trip to the ocean and you’ll get nothing but positive messages, bouncy rhythms, and a fashionably cute time. If …

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New PV Alert: Pimm’s – WA!!

Full of summer feeling, the girls of Pimm’s give you a few different look at the warmer months. Beach, beachwear, festivals, baths, and daytime naps seem to occupy the time. The song is light fare so as not to bog you down when you should be having fun. At the …

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New PV Alert: Yurumerumo! – Moi Moi

Tired of your typical family restaurant? Yurumerumo!s solution to the normal is a little hypnosis and some psychedelic colored food prep. Firstly, “Moi Moi” (from Yurumerumo!’s “Disco Psychedelica”) is a hilarious bit of filmed entertainment with a full-on disco party raging by the video’s end. The promotional video also works …

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New PV Alert: BAND-MAID – Choose me

BAND-MAID’s “Choose Me” should be the final motivation you need to get to J-Pop Summit this year. The studio performance video showcases the band’s virtues greatly. Starting with a quick, driven tempo, BAND-MAID builds the song with bass lines that groove with some occasional pops and great guitar licks. The …

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