News

October, 2017

  • 26 October

    “The Art of VOCALOID MAIKA” Artbook Kickstarter Has Launched!

    For about two years, the main illustrator of MAIKA, Noriko Hayashi, was thinking of creating an artbook filled with her illustrations of the Spanish VOCALOID. Now, that dream is closer to becoming a reality with the Kickstarter project “The Art of VOCALOID MAIKA”. About the Project The book will include: Predesigns …

  • 26 October

    Hatsune Miku Stars in Latest TokyoTokyo PR Movie

    As Hatsune Miku’s iconic appearance becomes more known around the world, Japan further recognizes her as an important symbol of modern Japan culture. This is reflected in the latest PR video from TokyoTokyo, where Hatsune Miku makes a surprise appearance. TokyoTokyo is an officially recognized tourist info page detailing Tokyo’s …

  • 25 October

    IA at MMC Berlin in Germany!

    After a successful screening at Japan EXPO in Paris, France, IA continues her travels around the world! This time, to the delight of our European fans, she’s heading to Germany for MMC Berlin! Guten Tag! Hello! Guess where's IA going this weekend?? Posted by IA World Page on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 …

  • 24 October

    MEIKO 13th Anniversary Goods at Animate and Movic!

    MEIKO, the first Japanese-language VOCALOID to be produced and released, is soon going to be celebrating her 13th anniversary on November 5th! In light of this, Animate JP and Movic are selling various, exclusive goodies featuring MEIKO and her Cryptonloid friends! The Goods Clear File: ¥350 each (excluding tax) Illustrations …

  • 24 October

    The VKB-100 VOCALOID Keyboard is coming Winter 2017!

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    Yamaha will be releasing the VKB-100 VOCALOID Keyboard in Winter 2017! Have you ever wanted to play VOCALOID in real time like an instrument? Well, that’s exactly what the VOCALOID Keyboard can do! The VOCALOID Keyboard is a shoulder keyboard which serves as a two-in-one singing tool and instrument, recreating …

  • 21 October

    VOCALOID Cosplay Event at Halloween Cosplay Festival by NicoNico and Animate!

    Niconico and Animate Ltd. are together hosting the “Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival 2017” which will be held in Ikebukuro East Exit Area Tokyo, Japan from Saturday, Oct. 28th until Sunday, Oct. 29th. This annual event has a plethora of cosplay related activities such as a cosplay fashion show, a cosplay …

  • 21 October

    Yumemi Nemu Official MMD Model Released!

    Earlier in the year we were teased of a Yumemi Nemu MMD model to celebrate the V4 release of both her and her counterpart, Tone Rion V4. And now, at long last, she’s available for download! About the Model Nemu’s MMD perfectly mirrors the VOCALOID’s adorable look – with the …

  • 20 October

    Snow Miku 2018 Main Visual Now Live on the Official Site, SNOW MIKU LIVE! 2018 Announced

    The official Snow Miku 2018 main visual is finally here, and now live on the official site! Following the theme of “Animals” this year, the Snow Miku 2018 designed by Taichadon is in a shrine maiden costume with red-crown crane as a motif. She stands in the snowy night of Hokkaido cloaking …

  • 19 October

    Miku’s Tape -10th Anniversary Edition- Now Available on Tokyo Otaku Mode

    Last month, it was revealed that Hatsune Miku had been appointed as the ambassador for the Cassette Store Day in Japan. This is an annual event dedicated to the classic cassette tape format. Up until now, it was only available in shops in Japan. Thankfully, you can now purchase Miku’s …

  • 19 October

    PECHOIN Collaboration with Luo Tianyi Announced!

    The famous Chinese cosmetic brand, PECHOIN, has announced a new collaboration with Luo Tianyi on Weibo, and released a teaser for their latest Luo Tianyi-themed cosmetic series. The cosmetic series will be available for preorder on TMall starting on October 20th. By sharing the Weibo post and tagging 3 of …