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New PV Alert: FRUiTY – LoveSong For You

The Hokkaido girls, Fruity, have a new promotional video filled with pumping beats and flashy stage performances. “LoveSong For You” puts the girls on the landing of a grand staircase that looks like a stage set even without the light show from the rafters. Most of the promotional video is …

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New PV Alert: CY8ER – Time trip

Second in CY8ER’s set of monthly singles is the bass and bells of “Time trip(タイムトリップ)”. Rinahamu has her girls singing like chimes over the ringing beats of the arrangement. “Trip trip” is less of a gazy trip and more of a pulse pumping dance trip. The enlivened pace should please …

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New PV Alert: Manaminorisa – Hanabira

The trio of Manami, Minori, and Risa comprise the group Manaminorisa (see what they did there?) from Actor’s School Hiroshima. They make their debut here first appearance here on the New PV Alerts with the promotional video for “Hanabira (花びら)”. The emotional song plays a dance beat on an affecting …

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New PV Alert: Watanabe Miyuki – Sentimental Twilight

Watanabe Miyuki has a solo album in the works, and she’s here to promote with the promotional video for “Sentimental Twilight (夕暮れセンチメンタル, yuugure sentimental)”. Back on her Janken Tournament win, Miyuki released the solo single “Yasashiku Suru Yoru Kiss o Shite”, which I really enjoyed for its throwback vibes. This …

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Wa-suta are coming to Canada!

iDOL Street and Avex group Wa-suta (The World Standard) are coming to Anime North in Toronto, Canada! The group comprised of Sakamoto Hazuki (坂元 葉月), Hirokawa Nanase (廣川 奈々聖), Matsuda Miri (松田 美里), Kodama Ririka (小玉 梨々華), and Mishina Ruka (三品 瑠香) pencil themselves in for a concert at the …

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New PV Alert: Maison book girl – Kujira koujou

With their fifth major single release, “Soup”, Maison book girl grants us the cloudy sky visuals for “Kojira koujou (鯨工場)”. Smokestacks and acid rain touch the clear umbrellas of the world of Maison book girl, and the fanciful keyboard strains in shades of polyrhythms color the PV. While the promotional …

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New PV Alert: Broken By The Scream – Haru urara

In time for their Spring 2019 Tour “HEAVEN SHALL BURNING BODY”, Broken By The Scream put together an unbelievable combination of screams, growls, and clean idol vocals with “Haru urara”. Essentially a performance video, BBTS get their job done with a trio of musicians covering their backs. The combination of …

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New PV Alert: Devil ANTHEM. – Fake Factor

DEVIL Anthem show off their devil sides with the promotional video for “Fake Factor”, the lead track from their forthcoming 2nd album. In black and white, we are introduced to a heavy guitar riff on a beat that might be dancy if it wasn’t for the trappings. Bold red titles …

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New PV Alert: Terashima Yufu – Ii onna wo yoroshiku

Celbrating five years as a solo idol, Terashima Yufu brings the promotional video for “Ii Onna wo Yoroshiku (いい女をよろしく; Greet a Nice Lady)” to us for release. Yuffie keeps things nice and idol-ish with elaborate performance costumes (feathers! sparkles!), stuffed animals, and an ever-present cat. Yufu lazes about her faux …

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