News

July, 2017

  • 25 July

    Sasakure.UK Reveals PV for “Hello Planet feat. Hatsune Miku” Made Almost Entirely in MS Paint

    Sometimes Vocaloid producers use the most unexpected and unconventional tools to create artworks or music videos. A recent tweet by Vocaloid producer Sasakure.UK reveals that the widely recognized music video for “Hello Planet” used art assets made almost entirely in Microsoft Paint. 「MSペイント」32年の歴史に終止符……次のWindows10アップグレードで「廃止予定」に https://t.co/YzWLDHquki ?なんとショック!! *ハロー、プラネット。のドット絵制作はほぼMSペイントでした?https://t.co/wDodq4vtr3 — sasakure.UK (@sasakure__UK) July …

  • 24 July

    PICTcake Announced Hatsune Miku 10th Anniversary Summer Design Cakes, Now Available for Order!

    Celebrate Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary with these limited cakes from PICTcake! PICTcake has announced the summer design cakes for celebrating the upcoming Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary available in two designs by LEN[A-7], best known as the official illustrator of Magical Mirai 2016. The special cakes are now available for order in Japan, …

  • 22 July

    Yuzuki Yukari Kappōgi & Police Ver. Figures Available for Pre-Order Again!

    Figure company Pulchra announced on their official blog that they are now taking pre-orders for the soon to be re-released Yuzuki Yukari Kappōgi Ver. and Yuzuki Yukari Police Ver. 1/8 scale figures! Kappōgi Ver. Details The figure is based on Yukari’s Kappōgi (割烹着) or “cooking apron” design. This design is …

  • 21 July

    Music Video For Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 Theme Song “Sand Planet” Now on Youtube

    The music video for Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 theme song “Sand Planet” by Hachi is now online, and features animation by minakata laboratory! The song and music video will be available via the official Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 album which we’ve previously covered in May 2017. Preorder for the album is …

  • 20 July

    Participate in “MIKU DANCING FES.” with “DANCING MIKU MAKER”!

    Hatsune Miku’s 10 Anniversary celebrations are in full swing as Adobe hosts the “MIKU DANCING FES.” collab. They’ve updated their website with “DANCING MIKU MAKER“. Upload your illustration of Miku to the website and have her dance! Furthermore, if you upload your Miku by August 14th, it will appear in Hachioji …

  • 19 July

    Hatsune Miku 10th Anniversary Album Re:Start Announced, Releasing August 30th

    A special Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary celebration album was announced today, titled “Re:Start”. Planned for an August 30th release (just 1 day before Hatsune Miku’s anniversary!), the album will feature songs spanning two disks, and will be available in regular and limited editions. The total number of songs is yet …

  • 19 July

    Goodsmile Racing Re-Opens Nendoroid & Figma Racing Miku 2017 Sponsorship Courses Until August 30th

    Goodsmile Racing has reopened both the Nendoroid and Figma Racing Miku 2017 sponsorship courses starting from now, as they announced in early May this year. The sponsorship courses will feature the same benefits as the first round courses, and will be open until August 30th. There are five tiers with rewarding …

  • 17 July

    Hanairogoromo Rin & Len Figures Now Available for Pre-order!

    At long last, Kagamine fans can grab the Hanairogoromo Rin & Len figures! All of the other Crypton VOCALOIDs have already been released, leaving the Kagamines to be the last figures of the series. Of course, they’re far from the least loved and are well worth the wait! Much like …

  • 17 July

    VOCALOID LUMi Song Contest Preliminary Round Results Announced!

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    Fans following the LUMi song contest probably know the preliminary judging ended on July 13th, and now we finally have the results! These songs are heading to the next round. The Songs The songs that passed preliminary judging are: “ラヴィズポラリス” by 弓 “ハートビート” by Kris “LUMinous” by 集ウ “Addiction” by …

  • 14 July

    39 Vocaloid Producers Announced For Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017’s Creators Market

    The list of participating Vocaloid producers for this year’s Creators Market at Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai has been announced, with no-less than 39 different producers! This makes the number of participating artists nearly 4X larger than last year. The Creators Market is a dedicated section of the Magical Mirai exhibition …