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Former Ladybaby Back in New Video

J-Pop Music Video

Ladybaby may be gone, but it is not forgotten! Rie Kaneko and Rei Kuromiya return as The Idol Formerly Known as Ladybaby—sans “Beard”—to present the music video “Sanpai! Goshuin girl☆.”

The girls haven't gone soft: Headbanging and screaming are still part of the action, with crazy choreography provided by Mikity Honmono of Nichohalo. Sanpai (参拝) means to offer prayers, while goshuin (御朱印) is the term for the big red seal offered by temples and shrines (often for a price)—hence the "Japanese temple red stamp book" being screamed about in the video, which refers to the books some people use to collect these stamps as they travel.

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