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Girls Rock Band 5572320 Global Release of “Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta”

On October 5th rising international superstar girls rock band 5572320 conducted an global simultaneous release of 5572320’s second single, “Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta.”
If this is your first time hearing the name 5572320 ,please allow me a moment to provide a brief background.

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5572320 (go go nana ni san ni rei) the mysterious new girl band is a performance unit dubbing themselves members of Ebisu Private Junior High School and formed for the 50th anniversary of Coconut Sable. Their first single, “Half a Century Honor Student, “was released this past March, featured an line up different from traditional rock bands . This unusual combination included five guitarists and three drummers, for a super-heavy rock song. The music video was an instant success and went past 1.8M views within a week of its release, setting in motion this new world sensation known as the “mysterious girl band.”

Pure Idol Heart

“Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta,” is the group’s second single, and features an the making of this single features some of the best stars in this industry . Yoko Kanno was the composer .Kanno is best known for her work on the soundtracks for many major anime films, television series, live-action films, video games, and advertisements. The performing artists were KenKen, Hideki Aoyama, and Tsuneo Imahori. KenKen (Band RIZE) is one the most iconic names in Japanese music. Hideki Aoyama is a name that is familiar to BABYMETAL fans as he is known as the “God of Drums” for the KamiBand. Tsuneo Imahori is one of the best guitarists you could ask to perform on your work.

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The first impression you get from the music video for “Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta,” is that this video and song will become known as 5572320 Queen`s “Bohemian Rhapsody”.

“Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta,” takes the band through the trials and tribulations ,their innermost thoughts of being teenage girls transitioning from children to adults. It explores their inner conflict of whether one should embrace or resist change (should we grow up or stay a child ,you could ask yourself.)

“Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta,” was released internationally on October 5th and will be included only in Type A of their latest single “Super Hero”.

五五七二三二〇 2nd シングル『ポンパラ ペコルナ パピヨッタ』

Super Hero / Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku
Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku

“Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta,” MV was directed by Sojiro Kamatani – affiliated with Qotori Film. Major directorial and art direction works include: “Suntory CC Lemon: Ninja High Schoolers” and “Soredemoshitai by Ken Hirai”

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Related links
ITunes Japan

5572320 official site
http://www.5572320.jp/

Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku official site
https://www.shiritsuebichu.jp/official/

Additional Notes.
Pure Idol Heart would like to thank Catchball, Inc. here in Tokyo for providing background information and photos for this article. Catchball is the public relations team for the mysterious new girl band 5572320
Catchball website: http://catch-ball.co.jp/

Source: http://pureidolheart.net/

Sakura Gakuin Set to Release New Album in March

Sakura Gakuin’s newest single is hitting stores on March 4th and loyal fans are in for a treat.

The Road to Graduation 2014

The Single, titled Aogeba Toutoshi ~from Sakura Gakuin 2014~, is set to hit stores mext months and will be packaged exclusively as a DVD single. The song, a fairly standard graduation pop song in sync with the school calendar, was produced by RIZE’s bassist KenKen. The girls are also set to release their 5th album Sakura Gakuin 2014-nendo ~Kimi ni Todoke~ only a few weeks after their DVD release on March 25th.

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Sakura Gakuin [さくら学院], a Japanese idol girl group formed in 2010 by the Amuse talent agency, like many pop idol groups employ a rotating roster. The group hook, which has already seen 9 girls leave the group since inception, employ a system wherein members who graduate Junior High School will depart the group in the same year. This year the rule will apply to members Hana Taguchi, Yunana Notsu, Yui Mizuno and Moa Kikuchi the latter of which are members of BabyMetal. The lead singer of Babymetal Suzuka Nakamoto had already graduated the group in 2013.

Graduating members of Sakura Gakuin will depart the group on March 29th during a concert on March 29th.

The band RIZE!

You can pick up Aogeba Toutoshi ~from Sakura Gakuin 2014~ in Type A or Type B formats and the Sakura Gakuin 2014-nendo ~Kimi ni Todoke~ album in Sa Ban Limited Edition with DVD, Ku Ban Limited Edition with DVD, Ra Ban Limited Edition with Blu-Ray, or Standard Edition from CDJapan today!

Sakura Gakuin 2014nendo – Kimi ni Todoke
Album release from Sakura Gakuin, a girls idol unit consisting of 10 members, including Moa Kikuchi (MOAMETAL) and Yui Mizuno (YUIMETAL) who are members of BABYMETAL. Includes “Heart no Chokyu” produced by Tommy february6 & Shunsaku Okuda, “Aogeba Totoshi,” and more.

Track listing from CD Japan
1
MEZASE SUPERLADY -2014-
目指せ!スーパーレディ -2014年度-
2
ANIMARHYTHM
アニマリズム
3
HEART NO HOSHI
ハートの地球
4
SPIN IN THE WIND
Spin in the Wind
5
TENSHI TO AKUMA
天使と悪魔
6
HIRARI KIRAKIRA YAMIYAMI MUSEUM
ヒラリ!キラキラ☆ヤミヤミミュージアム
7
PIEACE DE CHECK !
ピース de Check !
8
TAKARAMONO
宝物
9
GOKIGEN MR TOROPIKALORY
ご機嫌!Mr. トロピカロリー
10
AOGEBATOUTOSHI -FROM SAKURA GAKUIN 2014-
仰げば尊し ~ from さくら学院 2014 ~
11
SAYONARA NAMIDA
さよなら、涙。
12
KIMINI TODOKE
君に届け
Tenshi to Akuma upgraded from a B side to an album track?, and maybe I’m blind but I don’t see the wrestling club song (maybe spin in the wind?)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fif9XOkpb10

Aogeba Totoshi – From Sakura Gakuin 2014

Sakura Gakuin brings a DVD single. This edition includes a bonus DVD with music video(s) and making-of (1) (subject to change). *A music video for “Aogeba Totoshi” included in this DVD single is different from the one included in a bonus Blu-ray in the limited edition (Ra Edition) of their album released in March 2015.


CONTENT:
1. “Aogeba Toutoshi from Sakura Gakuin 2014” Music Video
2. “Aogeba Toutoshi The Song” + Making of “Aogeba Toutoshi from Sakura Gakuin 2014” Music Video


CONTENT:
1. “Aogeba Toutoshi from Sakura Gakuin 2014” Music Video
2. Making Of “Aogeba Toutoshi from Sakura Gakuin 2014” Music Video

Source: http://nihongogo.com/

Sakura Gakuin Set to Release New Album in March

Sakura Gakuin’s newest single is hitting stores on March 4th and loyal fans are in for a treat.

The Road to Graduation 2014

The Single, titled Aogeba Toutoshi ~from Sakura Gakuin 2014~, is set to hit stores mext months and will be packaged exclusively as a DVD single. The song, a fairly standard graduation pop song in sync with the school calendar, was produced by RIZE’s bassist KenKen. The girls are also set to release their 5th album Sakura Gakuin 2014-nendo ~Kimi ni Todoke~ only a few weeks after their DVD release on March 25th.

top_photo_20150116

Sakura Gakuin [さくら学院], a Japanese idol girl group formed in 2010 by the Amuse talent agency, like many pop idol groups employ a rotating roster. The group hook, which has already seen 9 girls leave the group since inception, employ a system wherein members who graduate Junior High School will depart the group in the same year. This year the rule will apply to members Hana Taguchi, Yunana Notsu, Yui Mizuno and Moa Kikuchi the latter of which are members of BabyMetal. The lead singer of Babymetal Suzuka Nakamoto had already graduated the group in 2013.

Graduating members of Sakura Gakuin will depart the group on March 29th during a concert on March 29th.

The band RIZE!

You can pick up Aogeba Toutoshi ~from Sakura Gakuin 2014~ in Type A or Type B formats and the Sakura Gakuin 2014-nendo ~Kimi ni Todoke~ album in Sa Ban Limited Edition with DVD, Ku Ban Limited Edition with DVD, Ra Ban Limited Edition with Blu-Ray, or Standard Edition from CDJapan today!

Sakura Gakuin 2014nendo – Kimi ni Todoke
Album release from Sakura Gakuin, a girls idol unit consisting of 10 members, including Moa Kikuchi (MOAMETAL) and Yui Mizuno (YUIMETAL) who are members of BABYMETAL. Includes “Heart no Chokyu” produced by Tommy february6 & Shunsaku Okuda, “Aogeba Totoshi,” and more.

Track listing from CD Japan
1
MEZASE SUPERLADY -2014-
目指せ!スーパーレディ -2014年度-
2
ANIMARHYTHM
アニマリズム
3
HEART NO HOSHI
ハートの地球
4
SPIN IN THE WIND
Spin in the Wind
5
TENSHI TO AKUMA
天使と悪魔
6
HIRARI KIRAKIRA YAMIYAMI MUSEUM
ヒラリ!キラキラ☆ヤミヤミミュージアム
7
PIEACE DE CHECK !
ピース de Check !
8
TAKARAMONO
宝物
9
GOKIGEN MR TOROPIKALORY
ご機嫌!Mr. トロピカロリー
10
AOGEBATOUTOSHI -FROM SAKURA GAKUIN 2014-
仰げば尊し ~ from さくら学院 2014 ~
11
SAYONARA NAMIDA
さよなら、涙。
12
KIMINI TODOKE
君に届け
Tenshi to Akuma upgraded from a B side to an album track?, and maybe I’m blind but I don’t see the wrestling club song (maybe spin in the wind?)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fif9XOkpb10

Aogeba Totoshi – From Sakura Gakuin 2014

Sakura Gakuin brings a DVD single. This edition includes a bonus DVD with music video(s) and making-of (1) (subject to change). *A music video for “Aogeba Totoshi” included in this DVD single is different from the one included in a bonus Blu-ray in the limited edition (Ra Edition) of their album released in March 2015.

CONTENT:
1. “Aogeba Toutoshi from Sakura Gakuin 2014” Music Video
2. “Aogeba Toutoshi The Song” + Making of “Aogeba Toutoshi from Sakura Gakuin 2014” Music Video

CONTENT:
1. “Aogeba Toutoshi from Sakura Gakuin 2014” Music Video
2. Making Of “Aogeba Toutoshi from Sakura Gakuin 2014” Music Video

Source: http://nihongogo.com/

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