With the theme of graduation behind it, Tabidachi no Haru ga Kita is S/mileage's 13th single and the first to earn a number 1 daily ranking on the Oricon charts.
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Shiny Blue is YuiKaori's 7th single release and the opening theme for the PS Vita game Sei Madou Monogatari.
Otome Shinto are a junior high unit made of 4 girls from different agencies and Mousou Koukan Nikki is their debut single.
Chiima takes a listen to the Weather Girls' second Japanese single Koi wa Tokimeki Chuuihou.
It's the end of another year here at the Selective Hearing HQ, which can only mean a look back at the year that has passed us all in a flash of colour, laughter and tears. So, with another year behind us, why not venture a look back at what 2012 has brought us?
When I first heard Masaka live, I was really excited; Kasai's vocals were really nice, I liked the sound of the song and for once I was anticipating a new soloist that wasn't in the form of Watanabe Mayuyu.
Naaboudoufu@Nana takes on the electro sound in her second single, Magical Lip KISS, following the likes of popular groups such as Morning Musume and AKB48 shortly after they released their own take on the auto-tune sound.
AKB48's final single of 2012 is a bit of a bland bag of sweets and has turned out to be more of a disappointment in sound than originally expected.