Almost perfect, almost!
Song? Perfect! Choreography? Perfect! Costume Design and Makeup? Perfect!! Overall Senbatsu? Perfect! PV Quality? Perfect!!
Wait a minute, those are all perfects so it should be 100% perfect! What are you on Black Gekikara?!
Man, being a Ikoma fan watching this PV was really weird! I don’t know when it started but for some reason now I think of cool singles as Ikoma-kun singles! It really struck me and stood out like a sore thumb when they gave this type of song to the MaiNana duo! Making stranger still was the fact that my eyes were easily drawn to Ikoma-kun and seeing how so perfect she is for this song and leaving me wondering why this was not saved for her Centre.
God, other girls too who would have been best for the front line were very visible in their obscurity of a position, like Iku-chan, Miona, Marika, Asuka and Kana! I surely aren’t the only one who felt the clash between the song and the Centres, surely! Probably though!
I guess I should be glad that she has made it back to the second row from last, right behind Nanasemaru and next to Iku-chan! Now, if Minami-chan was on her side it would almost feel like home, almost.
All the girls looked so cool, but the above were my favourites! I was about to request a Ikoma x Nanase single but then I remembered that Taiyou Knock exists. Time to go re-watch that! But my other request of a Ikoma x Miona single still stands! So does the original trio with Iku-chan and Minami-chan. I have a feeling that Ikominami is in the same boat as Mayuki in that it won’t be happening anytime soon. They are probably waiting for Minami-chan to grow up or something so I will be putting that on the back burner!
But seriously, once again Nogizaka releases a great single! Why? How?! My theory still stands! Yasusu writes a bunch of songs and ranks them! He gives the best to the 46 family and the worst to the 48! This is the only explanation! With Nogizaka heading towards the Million Seller road, maybe when they get there he will start giving AKB the nice ones too?
Nah! Especially since Keiyakizaka just started so after Nogi, he is going to stay with Keiyaki until they hit the Million mark. That is going to be a long wait! Hopefully a Mayuki double graduation single will save us!
Another wonderful thing about this single though is my my new 2nd gen crush Ranze also made in in the senbatsu! Better yet she is not far from Ikoma-kun.
Time to go but before that, some wonderful Ikomarika…