Noriko Hayashi, in collaboration with Akuo and Yoistyle, has announced a design contest for a new version of VOCALOID MAIKA. This MAIKA Design Contest asks fans to design a new outfit with the theme of "Sky". The Contest The theme of the contest is "Sky". Using either the template provided or your own, you must
A month ago, Vsinger announced a mini figure design contest using their characters in collaboration with HobbyMax. Full contest details can be found here. The contest has ended and Vsinger has announced the winner on their Weibo. The winning design was "Language of Flowers" series by 莱勒QWQ, each design is inspired by a different flower.
Vsinger has announced on their Weibo a mini figure design contest. This will be a collaboration between HobbyMax and Vsinger. The characters accepted in this contest will be Mo Qingxian, Zhiyu Moke, Luo Tianyi, YanHe, Yuezheng Ling, Yuezheng Longya and Stardust. Xin Hua and Zhanyin Lorra are not included in the contest. This is due
If you thought that the VOCALOIDs singing in other languages discussion was over, you are mistaken. While voice banks have designated languages, that hasn't stopped people from making them sing beyond those. Some are successful, while others could use a little more work. Either way, it's quite interesting when you hear VOCALOIDs singing outside the
Late last month, the popular video site YouTube unleashed its new subscriptions-based service to the United States: YouTube Red. For $9.99 a month, U.S. users of the site can watch videos without any advertisements and even download the videos to watch on the go. However, as many U.S. VOCALOID fans have noticed, the transition isn't
Yoistyle has been teasing his Sweet Ann Taiwan version MikuMikuDance model for some time now. Recently, he announced a Halloween themed MMD contest to allow fans to get the model a month before its public release. All you have to do is create a Halloween themed image or video with Yoistyle's regular Sweet Ann model
On July 14th, 2015, VOCALOID News Network launched with the anticipation of being an English-only site. Originally, we planned to partner with sites that would translate our articles into other languages if they had the time. Now, a little less than three months later, our plans have drastically changed. We will be providing our news
A few months ago a Chinese VOCALOID was announced and was given the name Stardust (Xingchen, 星尘). This was a collaboration between Shanghai HENIAN and Quadimension. Stardust was originally a mascot for Quadimension's album series. Her Quadimensionko design was announced in February of 2015. Quadimensionko When her VOCALOID design was revealed in May
Recently, the Vocaloid Facebook fan page shared a beautiful image of cosplayer Tawii Szöllösy wearing her SONiKA costume. She messaged the page very happy to be shared and I offered to interview her to bring more attention not only to her incredible work but also to cosplayers in general as well as her country's fandom.
VOCALOID has been capable of giving people the chance to make their own songs and use voice banks represented by virtual idols to sing those songs. One of the things that’s very impressive is that these voice banks can sing in a number of languages. For the most part, we’re aware that VOCALOIDs can sing