Kisumai’s PV is easy to resist

Kis-My-Ft2MyResistance

About a month ago Kis-My-Ft2’s both full PVs for their new double A-side single was released. And I was left unimpressed when the first of the two PV were released.

Now, I’ve waited so long to review the My Resistance PV half because the song hasn’t really grown on me despite hoping that it would. And the half, and the main reason, is because this video is nearly identical to NEWS’ Taiyou no Namida PV.

Ok, maybe identical is a strong word, but if you watch both PVs back to back you can’t deny the obvious similarities. Both PVs are filmed in the streets on a very dark and drab set. The main plot of both PVs is the members just sitting on steps or in front on doorways while singing. To make the My Resistance PV even more unoriginal Kis-My-Ft2 is also dancing in the rain in this PV. Which to me was an element that made the Taiyou no Namida PV cool and uniquely NEWS.
Kisumai’s PV does try to be a little bit different. For starters there is more going on in NEWS’s PV. THe Taiyou no Namida PV is filmed half indoors and half outdoors, while the My Resistance PV is filmed exclusively outside. Except for that one time Yokko is peaking outside one of the windows for 5 seconds. And the rain scenes are a little
different. Since NEWS’ song is called Taiyou no Namida there’s obvious more rain scenes than the My Resistance PV.

My Resistnace’s rain scene isn’t really the main focal point of the PV. Instead it only rains a bit and then shows the sky clearing and the buildings brightening up. Which is obviously to match what I am assuming is uplifting and positive lyrics. I guess it’s cool to have the PV say, stay positive since even though things are desperate and it seems the rain will never clear eventually it will.

Sappy inspiring meaning aside, I do not like this PV. Full stop this PV is a near carbon copy of NEWS’ Taiyou no Namida PV. So everything that I loved about that PV or thought was unique about that PV is ruined now because I’ve seen it already. The My Resistance PV is a cheap rip-off that can’t compete or compare to the original.

But even if these PV wasn’t so similar to a PV I’ve already seen before, it’s not impressive enough on it’s own. The entire PV is just them looking sad while sitting or standing, and then dancing for a bit. There’s also this weird scene where they all grasp these glowing necklaces. Which to be honest, I’m not so sure what they’re supposed to be about. All I know is after they grasp their necklaces, they gather together, and then it rains.

I’m actually really surprised with how boring this PV is. Kis-My-Ft2 usually makes good PVs. And if they PVs aren’t good they are expensive looking and you can tell they put actually effort into the PV. With the My Resistance PV it looks like they didn’t even try.

MyResistance

Nice streetlight. I don’t think they need to focus on it for 15 seconds though.

MyResistance2

This PV is boring already.

MyResistanc3

Tama’s a cutie though.

MyResistance4

Taisuke’s looking good too.

MyResistance5

There’s literally nothing to cap in this PV. Nothing is happening.

MyResistance6

At least dancing adds some variety.

MyResistance7

Except the dance itself is nothing that impressive.

MyResistance8

I guess the set itself is kind of nice.

MyResistance9

Wow 1:46 in the video and we finally see one of the other 4 members.

MyResistance10

I’m not exactly sure why Yokoo is hanging out the window.


MyResistance11

Ohย apparently, so is Nika.

MyResistance12

Now that I get a better look at it, that’s a nice outfit.

MyResistance13

Cute. *O*

MyResistance14

What?

MyResistance15

Magic glowing necklace.

MyResistance16

It’s completely unfair, their jackets are so dark they almost blend right into the set.

MyResistance17

Wow Yoko’s jacket is crushed velvet. Nice.

MyResistance18

Cool.

MyResistance19

Taiyou no Namida.

MyResistance20

Best scenes of the entire PV.

MyResistance21

Tama’s face. Lolz.

MyResistance22

How pretty.

MyResistance23

Lol.

MyResistance24

Wink.

5 thoughts on “Kisumai’s PV is easy to resist”

  1. I agree that this is a bad PV, and I would place it with We Never Give Up as one of Kisumai’s worst. Thankfully it came with Unmei Girl PV and Ki Su U Ma I ~Kiss Your Mind~ looks like it will be another good one as well.

    1. I agree with that. I actually didn’t think the Everybody Go PV was all that great either. Unmei Girl was a great PV, and I have an upcoming review of that. ๐Ÿ˜€ Kiss Your Mind does look great. Looks like their best PV since Wanna Beeee.

  2. I’m late but I just want to say this

    YOU’RE RIGHT THIS PV TOTALLY SCREAMS NAMIDA NO TAIYOU RIP-OFF!

    What bothers me is that the boys had to suffer being soaked just to film this unoriginal piece T.T

    1. I just want to start off and say, comments on my blog are never late. Feel free to go back and comment on a PV review from 4 years ago, it’s perfectly ok. <3

      It really is a a complete rip-off! I can't believe no one at Johnny's stepped in and said, "hey wait a minute this seems familiar."

      Yeah, that sucks. And for some reason whenever they use fake rain in movies or music videos the fake rain is always freezing. :/

Comments are closed.