Death Comes Even for Hauptharmonie, and I Hate Everything

Here, take a quick listen to the jazz & blues idol project’s album trailer, seeing as how it’s the last record that they’re going to do:


I can’t even make jokes about the Tokyo grim reaper, I’m so sad

Because idol is the worst goddamn thing in the world sometimes, Hauptharmonie is being disbanded. Continue reading

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Ophelia 20mg Has a Trailer out for Her Album; Yes Please

You all know that I’m a big supporter of Osaka’s indie, solo rock-and-metal-and-awesome idol Ophelia 20mg, and I’ve been very excited to share her videos over the past couple of weeks; well, now she’s got out a full trailer for her upcoming album:


Loud

I hope you sell thousands of these things, Ophetan. Continue reading

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I’m Loving Yajima Mai’s Album Preview

Technically, BLOODTHIRSTY was already released, and we’ve had a chance to see promo material from one of idol metal’s best individual performers, but Yajima Mai just released this album trailer on YouTube the other day, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t share it and tell you that you should think about trying to acquire it … somehow?


Tell me at which song preview you felt utter despair overwhelm you

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I’m Feeling Pretty Good about Himekyun Fruit Can’s New Album

This is fun.

Idol’s Van Halen, Himekyun Fruit Can, has their Kick to the Brainpan album on the way, and Patrick found this cool trailer for it.


Dear BiSH: This is a trailer

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BiSH: The Music Video: The Trailer

With BiSH having a major single out next month, getting a music video was inevitable. Unfortunately, we have no music video yet. However, we do have a trailer for a music video:

Personally, I never saw the point in trailers for things like music videos. But I can’t lie that the piano notes at the end gave me chills!

Coinciding with the trailer, we also got some CD covers. Continue reading

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Mirror, Magnifying Glass or FYI? “Tokyo Idols” at Sundance

This is really interesting, both in that it exists and in how it’s approaching its subject. Tokyo Idols is at the Sundance film festival (running through next Sunday!); here’s the trailer:

Tokyo Idols Teaser from EyeSteelFilm on Vimeo.

So. Continue reading

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More Details on DAIDAIDAI’s CD Release

After that other bit of news, this is a nice thing to have on Monday:

(The link is for the track list and details; the @ in there is for the cover artist.)

That’s the CD mentioned as being released in conjunction with this really awesome looking live on Feb. 5. Here’s the little trailer doodad: Continue reading

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BiSH’s Cesarean Section on Big and Little Screens

Man, this would be really exciting if I were in Shinjuku: BiSH is releasing the DVD of their Less than SEX tour final next week, and the whole thing is going to be narrowcast (but HUGE) on the big-ass Yunika Vision screen that we hear so much about:

For now, we’ll have to content ourselves with watching this-here trailer for the DVD, being gobsmacked, hating people who live in Tokyo and wishing that the whole thing were actually just “Hoshi ga” like we thought for a hot second when the video first started. Continue reading

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Did You Guys Know There Was another SiS Trailer?

I was very randomly poking around YouTube and thought, “Hey, I could go for another watch of the WHO KiLLED IDOL? trailer, seeing people get their dreams crushed repeatedly is pretty great when there’s still a happy ending for a few of them,” so I did a usual search for “SiS” and … well, I haven’t seen this one before.

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Oh Gracious, Hanako-san Is in This Movie

This happened yesterday:

I didn’t put any thought to it until I saw this little thread in the Idolmetal group, and friends, not only is that an actual movie, and not only is Hanako-san’s “Human Die!!” included in the soundtrack, but the toilet-murdering undead schoolgirl herself is playing … well, herself.

Here’s the trailer: Continue reading

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