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January, 2017

  • 19 January

    Chibi Kyun-Chara Racing Miku 2015 and Super Sonico Stage Review!

    Those who follow me (Hoshi) on the VOCALOID fan app Vocaloid Amino saw that I grabbed a few special items from Barnes & Noble over the holiday. This U.S. based book store has been selling manga for as long as I can remember. However, they started delving into figures several years …

  • 10 January

    Top 10 Hatsune Miku Songs From December 2016

    December of 2016 was another hot month for new Hatsune Miku songs, and we’ve gathered a list of these songs from nicovideo and organized them by daily popularity. Since some songs would have been uploaded later in the month, it wouldn’t be fair to rank merely by view count alone, …

  • 5 January

    Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Lion Dance Version Review

    The Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Lion Dance Version figure was announced during the Miku Expo in Taiwan. Much like Halloween Miku and Harvest Moon Miku before her, she was made as a small homage to one of the Miku Expo locations. She was only available on Good Smile Company’s online shop …

December, 2016

  • 9 December

    VOCALOID Figure Collecting: Bootleg Figures

    By now, you’ve likely decided that you’re interested in buying some sort of figure that embodies your favorite VOCALOID character in a three-dimensional, physical form. If not, you may want to check out our first article in the Figure Collecting series to get an idea of just what the figure …

November, 2016

  • 18 November

    VOCAMERICA Merch Review Part 2: All the Goods!

    We’re on to part two of my (Hoshi’s) VOCAMERICA merch review! This time around, I’m reviewing all of the goodies that came with the Platinum package of the Kickstarter. While this doesn’t include everything (I was only able to choose four keychains out of the 12 available), it does include …

  • 17 November

    VOCAMERICA Merch Review Part 1 – VOCAMERICA Official Soundtrack: The Debut

    After much anticipation, my VOCAMERICA Kickstarter goods finally came! I, Hoshi, have been so excited for these ever since the Kickstarter, and the hype has only been growing. I pledged for the Diamond Package which we covered here. However, the package holds so many goods that I’m splitting the review into …

September, 2016

  • 23 September

    VNN Highlights & Review From AFAID 2016!

    Anime Festival Asia Indonesia is one of the most anticipated yearly events by anime & J-culture fans in Indonesia. This year, the event was held again at Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran, on September 16~18th, 2016. It featured live performances of many popular Japanese artists in the “I ♥ ANISONG” concert, special …

  • 18 September

    Curtains Rise for the Second Movement: “Magical Mirai 2016” Live Area Report

    Hello, everyone! This is Kowhey of VNN Japan, back with our coverage of the Magical Mirai show floor. Today, I bring you my report of the live concert event! You can check out my exhibition area report and photos here! The Magical Mirai 2016 concert was the fourth of its …

  • 14 September

    IA/03 VISION and Lia COLLECTION ALBUM Vol.2 [Crystal Voice] Review!

    Recently, I (Monds) received a copy of IA/03 VISION and Lia COLLECTION ALBUM Vol.2 [Crystal Voice], both of which are well worth a review. Since IA’s album consists of three CDs and a DVD, and Lia’s album consists of two CDs, I will go over them one by one. IA/03 …

  • 14 September

    “Magical Mirai 2016” Exhibition Area Report

    Greetings, everyone! This is Kowhey of VNN Japan. Some of you may know me from the VOCALOID news site “Miku Stream” which I used to run, or from the Magical Mirai hashtag #みんなとマジカルミライ. Speaking of Magical Mirai, today, I would like to report on the sights and sounds of the …