News

February, 2016

  • 14 February

    Overseas Snow Miku 2016 Official Goods Store Now Open!

    Been hoping to grab some of the Snow Miku 2016 gear up for sale at this year’s Snow Miku festival, but couldn’t make the trip to Sapporo? No worries! The goods that didn’t quite manage to sell out at this year’s events are now available for overseas purchase from the official online goods store! Shop

  • 13 February

    “ECHO” Novel Promotional Video Released

    A promotional video for the novel based on"ECHO", a song by Crusher-P featuring GUMI English, has been uploaded by PHP Comix. The PV introduces fans to the four main characters and sets the mood of the novel. You can see the faces trapped in televisions, and the character seen in the original "ECHO" video makes

  • 12 February

    Stardust PV Teaser

    The preorders for the new Chinese Vocaloid "Stardust" will soon be open, and with those comes her demo along with a PV. A short teaser has been revealed through the 哔哩哔哩拜年祭 Bilibili New Year Gala. The 哔哩哔哩拜年祭 Bilibili New Year Gala is a special medley event held on Bilibili every year during the Lunar New

  • 12 February

    Alter/Ego ALYS Preorder Now Available

    After much anticipation, ALYS is finally receiving a commercial voice bank. She will be able to sing in both Japanese and French. ALYS will be for the Alter/Ego engine. According to Plogue (the creator of Alter/Ego): "Alter/Ego is based on the award winning technology featured in chipspeech but instead of targeting Vintage voice technology, it

  • 12 February

    U/M/A/A Launched Global Webstore for Various CDs and Merchandises

    U/M/A/A Inc. has launched today a global online webstore for CDs and merchandises in response to the growing demand. The store features various goods by artists such as DECO*27, sasakure.UK, and PinocchioP, and cover worldwide orders and shippings. Goods such as CDs, T-shirts, towels, badges, and other goodies are available through the store now with

  • 9 February

    IA and ONE Illustration Contest Announced

    1st Place has announced an IA and ONE illustration contest to celebrate the first anniversary of ONE and the fourth anniversary of IA. Main Information Deadline: Monday, February 29th. (No exact time has been announced so it's best to be early! However, it's probably safe to assume that the deadline is at 11:59 JST.

  • 8 February

    VOCALOID Week in Review: Feb 1st to Feb 7th 2016

    The first week of February brought with it tons of VOCALOID news. Here's your VOCALOID Week in Review. Project Diva X News Character Interactions, Friendship Level, and New Songs Information on becoming friends with VOCALOIDs in Project Diva X was revealed as well as info on how interactions with those characters raise friendship. In addition

  • 7 February

    Winter Wonder Festival 2016 VOCALOID Highlights

    WonFes is that special biannual time of the year where figure lovers and collectors get to see what companies are planning to release in the coming months. For VOCALOID fans, WonFes is always a treat. And Winter WonFes is extra special thanks to the Snow Miku goodies! Here are our Winter Wonder Festival 2016 VOCALOID

  • 6 February

    Stardust Boxart Reveal and Preorder Date!

    The newest Chinese Vocaloid "Stardust" by Quadimension has had a slight delay on her release date. However, her product page has been opened on Taobao and it appears that we finally have an image of her official box art.   Although you cannot purchase her at the moment, she will be available for preorder mid-February

  • 6 February

    Chicago Announced for Hatsune Miku Expo 2016 North America Tour

    In the surprising turn of events today, the eighth location for Hatsune Miku Expo 2016 tour in North America has surfaced: Chicago at The Chicago Theatre on May 25th. The official announcements came via the official tweet and the official site update just recently. Tickets will go on sale from February 12th at 11