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May, 2017

  • 29 May

    More IA Merchandise Available on Tokyo Otaku Mode!

    While this IA merchandise on TOM isn’t new to the scene, it’s been sold out in many places for quite some time. But now, TOM has some fresh stock ready for purchase! If you missed out on these IA goods before, be sure to grab them while you can! IA …

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  • 29 May

    Fanzine “UTAU is FOREVER” Celebrating UTAU Now Available for Pre-order!

    37 artists have come together to celebrate UTAU with 42 pages featuring more than 150 beloved UTAUs, from ones we all know to ones they personally love. This magazine is for charity and all profits go towards the ACLU. Pre-orders close on June 3rd and this will be the only …

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  • 28 May

    VNN’s Visit at Hanami!

    As mentioned previously, I (Cinzya from our German team) spent a lot of time at the German convention, Hanami, in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Rhineland-Palatinate, at the Pfalzbau some weeks ago. This was the first time for VNN to attend a convention in Germany, so we wanted to check how active …

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  • 28 May

    Chihiro Ishiguro & EHAMIC Kickstarter Launched!

    AHS now has quite a reputation for creating successful VOCALOID concerts in Japan; Berlin, Germany; and Vienna, Austria! This year, AHS will return to Berlin, however, the concert will feature only VOCALOIDs. Yuzuki Yukari’s voice provider, Chihiro Ishiguro, won’t be at the show. The news was met with some displeasure from both the fans …

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  • 26 May

    “VOCALOID yumemi nemu” Album Now Available for Pre-order!

    As mentioned previously on VNN, nemu‘s first compilation album VOCALOID yumemi nemu is set for release in early July! After a long wait, the album is finally available for pre-order and we have a tracklist! About the Album The album costs ¥2,500 JPY (about $23 USD) and is set to release …

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  • 26 May

    ALYS and Yan Xi Available on Zyon!

    A new update is now available on Zyon, and this time around, it is the French virtual singer ALYS, created by VoxWave! The pack includes the songs “Hajime Ni,” “SHARDS,” “Neutrino,” and “Sous Cette Pluie” performed by ALYS as well as her very own theme. You also have a chance to …

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  • 26 May

    VocalNexus is Looking for YOUR Fanart!

    We’ve already covered the collaboration of our partners, VocalNexus, with the Maid café “Maido no Kisetsu” for a VOCALOID themed maid café in March. For those of you who are not able to attend AnimagiC this year in Germany, they have announced a design contest. You will be able to …

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  • 26 May

    LUMi Interview #1 Reveals LUMi’s Design!

    As mentioned in our article about LUMi’s reveal, there’s an interview series of five interviews. While we knew the first interview would be of her illustrator, Fugin Miyama, we didn’t know when the interview would be released, but it’s finally out now! The interview reveals LUMi’s design as well as …

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  • 26 May

    Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 Official Album Announced, Preorders Now Open!

    The Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 official album has been announced, and is now open for preorder! The album features 9 tracks including the theme song and the grand prix song from the contest, and a DVD with the music video for the theme song “Sand Planet” by Hachi. The …

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  • 25 May

    1/4 Scale Megurine Luka V4X Figure Now Available for Pre-order!

    First teased ages ago at Summer WonFes 2015, the Megurine Luka V4X figure drew quite a bit of excitement when she debuted. And while we didn’t see a finished product until Winter WonFes 2017, fans can all agree it’s been well worth the wait. We finally have high quality pictures …

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  • 25 May

    VoxWave and BIGHEAD at Dokomi!

    German VOCALOID fans can celebrate! Dokomi, the biggest convention in Germany, has announced some special vocal synth related guests for this year’s convention! Both Joffrey from VoxWave and the well-known VOCALOID producer, BIGHEAD, are going to attend the convention, and hold workshops and panels during the weekend! The con takes place on …

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  • 24 May

    Hatsune Miku Woodblock Print Wins First Place at the AniMonozukuri Awards!

    Some may remember VNN’s story about the Tokaido Diva Hatsune Miku series of ukiyo-e style woodblock prints, and how their initial 100-print run sold out in mere hours on Hobby Stock and Ticket Pia. On May 5th, 2017, the 1st Annual AniMonozukuri Award and Commendation Event took place, where Ukiyo-e …

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  • 24 May

    New Spanish Partnership with HolaMiku from Mexico!

    Our Spanish section has been open for some time now, however, we felt that we could bring even more to our Spanish-speaking community due to being a very big fandom in numbers. Therefore, in order to improve the speed at which we can bring our translations to the Spanish-speaking fandom, …

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  • 24 May

    48th Prize Fair Reveals New Hatsune Miku Prize Figures and Plushies

    New Hatsune Miku Sega Prize figures and plushies have been announced at the 48th Prize Fair today. In addition to the previously announced Hatsune Miku “10th Anniversary Ver.” prize plushies, we have two more Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary theme prize figures in line for August and October. You may find them at the …

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  • 23 May

    UTAU Voice Banks for “Zunda Horizon” Characters Released!

    Zunda Horizon is the first-ever anime musical to use voice synths for all of its musical numbers. For instance, the main character, Tohoku Zunko, uses her actual VOCALOID voice bank to sing throughout the whole film! And she’s not the only one; every character who appears in Zunda Horizon has …

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