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New PV Alert: Mirage2 – Saite2

“Saite2 (咲いて2)” from Mirage², finds the four member Girls² subgroup fingerpainting on a large scale along with a few dozen of their friends. Like their LDH/EXPG lineage would imply, the girls are no slouches on their dance shots: they look crisp and energetic in a way that should make them …

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New PV Alert: AOP – Sekken WOW!

Coming in as the coupling track to the group’s most recent single Freedom de Muda ni Muteki!!, AOP gets a bit funky with the promotional video for “Sekken WOW! (せっけんWOW!)”. Shown through (mostly) studio shots of the members, “Sekken WOW!” finds the girls rapping their way through verses decorated with …

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New PV Alert: Hinatazaka46 – Mado wo Hirakenakute mo

“Mado wo Hirakenakute mo (窓を開けなくても)” continues the string of promotional videos from Hinatazaka46’s latest release with this “morning to night” style video. The girls start in silken pajamas smiling their way through pillow choreography and continues through the day with this set of girls until it’s sleep time once again. …

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New PV Alert: Kamen Joshi: Alice Juban – Super☆Straight

“Super☆Straight (スーパー☆ストレート)” from the Alice Juban cadre of Kamen Joshi puts the masked girls on a beach for a new promotional video that answers the question of whether an idol PV set on the sand can still function without the bikini standard. But, I’m probably having too much fun at …

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New PV Alert: Danceable! (NMB48) – Yasashisa no inazuma

From the Theater Version of “Bokou e kaere!”, the NMB48 unit Danceable! get a garage shop promotional video for “Yasashisa no inazuma (やさしさの稲妻)”in front of us. Confusingly, this PV appears on the Type C DVD of NMB48’s “Hatsukoi Shijo Shugi” single, so pay attention when you search out your copy. …

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New PV Alert: Theme Park Girl – GIRL’S SECRET

“GIRL’S SECRET” keeps the girls from Theme Park Girl on our front page with a dance shot version of the Latin inflected digital release. Dressed up in casual-looking clothes, the group seems to be doing a bit of a C-ute impression with this one, and I’m sure many of you …

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New PV Alert: Hinatazaka46 – Sonna koto nai yo

We finally get a promotional video for the A-side track on Hinatazaka46’s latest single with the release of “Sonna koto nai yo (ソンナコトナイヨ)”. Most prominently you’ll notice the girls breaking out into dance on the streets of Tokyo like they were cast in a new version of a Jacques Demy …

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New PV Alert: Colorful Scream – Kimi to aozora

“Kimi to aozora (きみと青空)” from Colorful Scream is an interesting little find on the New PV Alerts today. Colorful Scream is a Kansai based group, and this offering from their August 2019 digital release puts the girls in the customary seifuku of the genre as they perform on the grounds …

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New PV Alert: E-girls – Betsu sekai

Announced earlier, the E-girls ride is coming to end soon. Luckily for us, we still have a new single to promote from the group that’s been a cornerstone for JPop for the last 9 years. “Betsu sekia (別世界)” gets the group on an funky upbeat with memorable chorus vocals accentuated …

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New PV Alert: DAOKO – Otogi no machi

“Otogi no machi (御伽の街)”, the latest digital single from DAOKO, finds the artist feeling the groove in a track that finds her rapping on top of electronic programming that sounds simultaneously forward and throwback. DAOKO still has a talent for lyrics as she demonstrates her flow in the verses of …

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