It’s Black Friday; Support PassCode!

Welcome to Black Friday, and welcome to PassCode Day! We’ll build on the success of BiS’s #NewIdolArmy campaign to celebrate the international release of “MISS UNLIMITED” and show PassCode that their fans love them and are everywhere.

This one’s very simple:

  1. Download “MISS UNLIMITED” if you haven’t already
  2. Snap a photo of it playing on your device of choice, or of your physical CD cover/case, or of you and your merch, or any combination thereof
  3. Tweet it at @passcodeO and the members with a message saying where you’re from
  4. Use the hashtag #国際ハッカーズ
  5. If you like, change your profile image over to the “MISS UNLIMITED” cover to show your support

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Now It’s Time to Say Hey to PassCode

tl;dr version: On Friday, we got nuts for “MISS UNLIMITED!” Use the hashtag #国際ハッカーズ and/or #InternationalHackers and send messages from your country, with pics showing your purchase/merch.

You can call me crazy (especially if you don’t already!), but I think the #NewIdolArmy celebration last Friday and over the weekend was an unmitigated success. I never did a proper count, but there were a lot of people in a lot of countries sharing their IDOL photos and turning it black in honor of BiS.

So how about PassCode?

If you remember this post (with a final point that got a little lost in the shuffle) about buying idols’ offerings when they actually become available in your country, sending a message to the labels and agencies that there aren’t just fans abroad, but enough fans abroad to warrant trying to make more of them, is one of the things that we can do right now.

PassCode made their major label debut with “MISS UNLIMITED,” and it distributed internationally, finally even in North America:

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Idol International: BiSH Reviewed in French Magazine ‘Coyote’

Per Pascal Hatton on Facebook, here’s a very cool bit of news: The French J-culture mag Coyote reviewed FAKE METAL JACKET. BiSH! In France!

Scan of BiSH review Fake Metal Jacket in French magazine Coyote
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