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New PV Alert: Momoiro Clover Z – Sweet Wanderer

The final digital release of the year arrives for Momoiro Clover Z. “Sweet Wanderer” closes out five consecutive months of releases with a composition from invisible manners (who also contributed rap lyrics and the arrangement). The girls start off with a relaxing drive through the autumnal forest, and pull off …

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New PV Alert: YENA☆ – Issho ni, ne!

You might remember the 360 version of YENA☆’s “Issho ni, ne!” from an earlier New PV Alert. In any case this lyric promotional video gives us a more conventional approach to the PV concept. The five girls of YENA☆ get sliver biker jackets and color-keyed skirts and fur lining as …

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New PV Alert: Fleurette – Goshu Ondo ~Kagayaku mirai e~

The ninth single from Shiga based Fleurette produces a traditional infused promotional video. “Goshu Ondo ~Kagayaku miraie~” puts the seven members of Fleurette in some brilliant floral patterned outfits in shades of vermillion. The girls strike poses lying on a strip of pink carpet, but “Goshu Ondo ~Kagayaku mirai e~” …

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New PV Alert: predia – Close to you

Predia’s “Best of predia ‘THE ONE'” album gets some promotion with the release of the new promotional video “Close to you”. After the last few single outfits that played up the glamorous side of the group, this new production gives us a more down to earth look at the girls. …

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New PV Alert: MELONBATAKE A GO GO – SICK IDOLS

I’ve been looking forward to writing about MELONBATAKE A GO GO, the “IDOL from outer space”. Why is that? Well, for starters, the musical offering leans heavily on the horror/rockabilly genre; the outfits, complete with black eye masks and capes, give Soze, Run, Rukatma and Yuffie the appearance of crimefighters …

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New PV Alert: Younapi – Hello, See You

Complementing her 2nd single “Welcom To YO(u)NAP! World”, Younapi releases the promotional video to the coupling track “Hello, See You”. Stylishly shot, Younapi brings us a snow white world accented with white framed split screens and inner borders. The sun screams in from behind Younapi’s close up shots on the …

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New PV Alert: sora tob sakana – Alphard

Sora tob sakana close out their 2018 with a digital release highlighted with an anime styled promotional video. There’s definitely something starry afloat in “Alphard”. For those without astronomical context, Alphard is the star at heart of the constellation Hydra and is the only star with any notable brightness within …

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New PV Alert: lyrical school – Pajama party

Lyrical School take us back to those magical days of sleepovers and staying up way past our bedtime with their latest release. Rapping and singing overwinning piano grooves, the five girls take us up to their cabin in the woods for dusky trips to the lakeside, barbecue, card games, and …

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New PV Alert: XTEEN – ROMANTICIST

Making their debut on the New PV Alerts is the “Horror Punk Idol” unit XTEEN (pronounced like “Christine”). The trio dip into the black for their visual accompaniment to “Romanticist”, their second single. Playing straight alter egos, the girls get High School looks down before appearing behind chain link fences …

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