News

September, 2016

  • 1 September

    From VR, to “Hand in Hand,” to Mikudayo, SEGA Celebrates Miku’s Birthday in a Myriad of Ways

    August 31st was Miku’s birthday! And to celebrate, SEGA, the makers of the Project Diva video game series, held nothing less than a smorgasbord of events! First: Mikudayo Invades Game Center Club Sega Akihabara Shinkan (Again!) First up, Mikudayo was spotted holding her own promotional events for Miku. It was …

  • 1 September

    BANDAI Unveils New Figure Depicting Miku Live on Stage

    BANDAI is known for releasing all sorts of creative and imaginative figures, from the transforming Chogokin Miku figure to the mini-sized, can-go-well-anywhere “Desktop Miku.” Now they have announced a new Miku figure that depicts her standing on a live performance stage. This tiny figure stands 90 mm tall and comes …

August, 2016

  • 31 August

    SuperGroupies Announces Miku, Rin, Len, and Luka Themed Pumps

    It has been announced on the official Hatsune Miku blog that the apparel brand, SuperGroupies, which in the past has created and sold Miku-themed sneakers, will be releasing pumps themed around Miku, Rin, Len, and Luka. This marks the second VOCALOID-related collaborative project with SuperGroupies, a brand known for making …

  • 31 August

    Hatsune Miku V4X MMD Model by Yoistyle

    3D modeler Yoistyle released a new model in celebration of Hatsune Miku’s birthday on August 31st. The design he chose to model is her new V4X outfit designed by iXima. Akuo, an artist on DeviantArt, collaborated with Yoistyle to create the textures. The model comes with two “readme’s”, one in English and one …

  • 31 August

    Hatsune Miku V4X VOCALOID Software Officially Launched, New Demo Song Released

    What better day than Hatsune Miku’s own anniversary to release a new version of her software? Today (August 31st) marks the 9th anniversary since Crypton Future Media released Hatsune Miku’s original software in 2007, and today is also the release of her V4X update using the VOCALOID4 engine! For the …

  • 31 August

    Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X Now Available in the Americas & Europe!

    Just in time for Hatsune Miku’s 9th anniversary, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X’s overseas launch is here! The latest entry to the Project Diva series is available in physical and digital format in the Americas for the PS Vita and PlayStation 4, and digital only for the European region on …

  • 31 August

    “Mekakucity Actors” Soundtrack Now Available for Download

    As reported on 1st Place’s official Facebook page, the soundtrack for Mekakucity Actors (the anime series for which Jin handled the screenplay), titled MEKAKUCITY M’s, is now available for purchase and download on the iTunes store. Besides the expected Mekakucity Actors anime series’ opening theme song “Daze” and ending theme “Days”, …

  • 29 August

    Full-Orchestra Concert “Hatsune Miku Symphony” Comes to a Close, CD Announced

    -*On August 26, 2016, at the Tokyo International Forum A in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward, Hatsune Miku’s historical, first-ever, full-orchestra concert Lux Straight & Beauty Presents Hatsune Miku Symphony was performed and concluded with resounding success. Music for the concert was performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Hirofumi Kurita, who …

  • 28 August

    Stardust Scale Figure Pre-Orders Now Open

    It was recently announced on Stardust’s official Weibo that pre-orders for the Stardust scale figure would be opening soon. At the time of this writing, pre-orders are now open until September 28th. The figure is set to release in March 2017 and will be priced at ¥590 RMB ($88 USD) …

  • 26 August

    Lux CM Starring Hatsune Miku Announced For August 30th

    Hatsune Miku has been announced to star in a 60-second Lux commercial scheduled for release on August 30th. The CM aims to promote the new shampoo & conditioner series in line “Lux Super Rich Shine Straight & Beauty”, and will feature the theme song “Future Overture (LUX Ver.)” by Mitchie M. The announcement …