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Idol, J-pop, Niji no Conquistador -

It's not officially winter until Japanese idol group Niji no Conquistador unleash their annual Jpop winter single. Despite being made up of sun-dodging otaku (they'd rather be inside watching anime or drawing), Niji no Conquistador's music is usually packed with happy rays of sunshine and vibes of the summer. But once a year they swap their usual summery flavour in favour to bring the warmth and fuzzy moments of winter. This year's single might just be their warmest and fuzziest yet. Title track 'Koi Whiteout' sees the group once again team up with the creative talents of Takeshi Asano (PUFFY,...

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Japanese hyper idols Niji no Conquistador relive the summer's sunshine with bright triple-track single Summer towa Kimi to Watashinari!!, out today for digital download and streaming. All songs have never before been released and follows the J-pop group's massive 17-track studio album RAINBOW GRAVITY, released in June. Despite Niji no Conquistador's 12-members identifying as sun-dodging otaku – who would rather stay indoors and watch anime, play video games or draw than frolic outside – the group manage to capture the essence of summer in their pursuit of things that make them say "kawaii" and "suki". The single's title track is...

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Japan's super cute indoor idols (they aren't fans of direct sunlight) Niji no Conquistador continue their quest seeking out all things "kawaii" with a triple single release, out from today on digital platforms worldwide. Niji no Conquistador – BOKURA NO TURN This electronic J-pop track is composed by Takashi Asano (Dempagumi.inc, The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY) and features as an ending theme for the anime CARDFIGHT!! VANGUARD SHINEMON. Niji no Conquistador – HIBIKE! FANFARE The upbeat offering was created by Motonari Murakawa (BABYMETAL) and sees the idol group appointed as the "Food cheering party" for Japan's National Federation of...

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Idol, J-pop, Niji no Conquistador -

Niji no Conquistador celebrate their fifth anniversary with their strongest single so far; Ai wo Kokoro ni Summer to Kazoeyo. Packed with festival vibes, rays of audible sunshine and bursts of J-pop energy and enthusiasm, the single features three tracks, all of which have music videos available on YouTube that have been viewed a total of one million times. Title track Ai wo Kokoro ni Summer to Kazoeyo’s official music video sees the idol group hit the beautiful beaches of Okinawa to celebrate a member’s birthday, play air guitar and bust moves in bikinis. Second song Waiting Wedding is composed...

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Electronic, Idol, J-pop, J-rock, PassCode -

PassCode – a hybrid outfit from Japan that mixes heavy rock, electronic music with their country’s unique idol culture – have released their second major album CLARITY on CD today via JPU Records in the UK, Europe, USA and Canada. This international edition of the album includes an exclusive booklet with English lyric translations and transliterations. CLARITY received its name due to the level of confidence the group has built up so far. This album further lights up the path of members Nao Minami, Kaede Takashima, Yuna Imada and Hinako Ogami; allowing them to move forward without hesitation; allowing them to move...

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