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New PV Alert: BAND-MAID – DICE

From the new album “WORLD DOMINATION”, BAND-MAID closer of a track gets a promotional video. “DICE” works as a performance shot of the five-some in the warehouse under the flashing lights. The sludge heavy guitar riff plays over some nifty drum work from AKANE. “DICE” showcases much of the best …

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Here is your first look at the new LADYBABY

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In a series of videos released through YouTube in the past week, LADYBABY (formerly known as The Idol Formerly Known as LADYBABY) revealed new members for the group. Since the resignation of Kuromiya Rei in November last year, LADYBABY had been operating with only the last remaining original member Kaneko …

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New PV Alert: BiS – DiPROMiSE

When I realized what I would be seeing here in the new BiS promotional video, I was struck by the nostalgia bug. Founding member is set to leave BiS probably for the last time, and “DiPROMiSE” provides a look back at her tenure. Going back to the very beginning, Pour …

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New PV Alert: Tokyo Performance Doll – TRICK U

[NOTE: This promotional video is currently blocked in North America] Truthfully, I’ve been waiting for this release with anticipation. Remember that funky looking Tokyo Performance Domo video from NHK world? Well, Tokyo Performance Doll are growing up nicely with the new decidedly adult looking “TRICK U”. Lipstick red and midriffs …

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New PV Alert: Tokyo CuteCute – SUGAR

Exactly how am I supposed to fault a group with a name that implies their main goal is to be as cute as possible? “Sugar” puts Tokyo CuteCute” in pastel skirts with fluffy details and an even fluffier song to some great effect. The heavy delay on the guitar lead …

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The Chase And Yoshi Show Episode 3

Chase breaks down his trip to Japan, Yoshi talks about some games that he has been playing recently, anime from Fall 2017 / Winter 2018, and more! Recorded February 25th, 2018. Intro/Outro “Attitude Adjustment” Song By Chase Lim [download] Chase Lim’s Twitter- @starlancerpg Yoshi Hagiwara’s Twitter –  @yoshirekt New School …

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New PV Alert: Perfume – Mugen Mirai

From the city to the stark natural architecture, Perfume deliver their theme to the “Chihayafuru -musubi-” movie. “Mugen Mirai” sees the trio in some fantastic landscapes where the wind flows through the black gauze of their outfits. A bit of witchery is at play with “Mugen Mirai” as though the …

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New PV Alert: AKB48 – Ja-ba-ja

Back with the lead track from their 51st single release, AKB48 bring it back to the schoolyard with Ja-ba-ja. A lengthy intro introduces us the setting (high school) and the length senbatsu list. The band tunes up real quick and the music starts. The mid-tempo funk jam puts the horns …

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New PV Alert: Yukueshirezu Tsurezure – PARADISE LOST

Stained-glass and crimson fits the scene for Yukueshirezu Tsurezure’s latest uptempo romp, “PARADISE LOST”. The group makes use of a church for their set, instantly building the duality of sacred and profane. The reds are striking against the colored glass and glowing candles. As you might have guessed, “PARADISE LOST” …

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