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November, 2015

  • 15 November

    Hatsune Miku: Mebae Ver. Figure Now Available for Preorder

    The Hatsune Miku: Mebae Ver. figure is now available for preorders! The figure derived its pose from the original illustration by mebae, and is known to be the first figure among the Hatsune Miku product line to solely be based on an illustration. A 1/7th scale figure of Hatsune Miku based on one of the

  • 13 November

    Snow Miku 2016 Official Tour Packages Announced for Domestic and Overseas Fans

    The Snow Miku 2016 official tour packages have been announced today for domestic and overseas fans! The tours’ registrations will open on November 27th at 17:00 JST, and will come with the tours’ benefits such as a guaranteed access to the Nendoroid Snow Miku: Snow Owl Ver., an option for the figma Snow Miku

  • 12 November

    Megpoid V4 Trials Now Available!

    Internet Co. recently announced on GUMI's official Facebook page that various Megpoid V4 trials are now available! Unfortunately, the downloads don't come with the trial version of the VOCALOID4 Editor. However, YAMAHA is kind enough to provide us with the demo on their website (this article will cover downloading the V4 Editor trial at the

  • 12 November

    Hatsune Miku Expo to Tour North America Starting April 2016

    Hot on the trails of Hatsune Miku’s 2016 Japan tour comes the announcement of Hatsune Miku Expo in North America, in no less than 7 locations, with the final location still to be announced! Confirmed locations and dates: – April 23rd, 2016: Seattle, Washington at WaMu Theater Door: 7:00pm Show: 8:00pm –

  • 10 November

    Nendoroid Plus: Hatsune Miku​ x CuteRody Pullback Cars Now Available for Preorder

    Nendoroid Plus: Hatsune Miku​ x CuteRody Pullback Cars is now available for preorder! Each Nendoroid comes with pullback cars in form of the Rody horse, and stands at 35mm in height. The famous toy horse created in Italy ‘Rody’ as well as the Nendoroid Plus series of Vocaloid characters are being released together as a

  • 8 November

    A Review of the First ALYS Album: Éveil

    Recently, I was able to obtain a copy of the first ALYS album, titled "Éveil". While ALYS is slated to be released as a CeVIO, she is currently being used in the UTAU interface with an unknown engine. Nonetheless, the Franco-Japanese singer is absolutely phenomenal and "Éveil" is a showcase of the work put into

  • 8 November

    More Information on Dex and Daina Revealed

    Earlier this week, we received an update on English VOCALOIDs Dex and Daina via a live stream hosted by EmpathP and Kenji-B. As many pointed out, the two voice banks were supposed to be released in the summer of 2015. However, due to difficulty communicating with YAMAHA, there has been a delay. This is very

  • 6 November

    Sony MDR-1A Hatsune Miku Edition Preorders Announced for China

    Sony of China has announced the Sony MDR-1A Hatsune Miku edition headphones for preorders starting on November 11th at 14:00 CST (China Standard Time) and will release on November 29th. The product is limited to 1,000 units only: 310 units for Sony China's online store (exclusive to My Sony members), 340 units for

  • 4 November

    Racing Miku 2015 Prize Figure Scheduled for January 2016 Launch

    It’s customary for every Racing Miku design to get its own Prize Machine version figure, and this year’s design is no different. An early news leak on Taobao reveals that a Racing Miku 2015 prize figure is scheduled to hit prize machines and retailers in Japan sometime in January 2016. The figure features an original

  • 3 November

    YouTube Red and VOCALOID

    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