November, 2017

  • 14 November

    Otomachi Una TV Commercial Now on YouTube!

    For those have been reading VNN’s coverage of the Otomachi Una TV commercial illustration and song contest, and have been dying to see the finished products for themselves, the wait is finally over! All three variations of the TV commercial are now available for watching on Otomachi Una’s official YouTube …

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  • 14 November

    Hatsune Miku Avatars Now Available in SHOWROOM!

    Hatsune Miku and her friends are now available as avatars in SHOWROOM! The 6 chibi-style avatars were drawn by illustrator 三月八日 (Sanpachi). In addition to the 3 versions of Miku, there are avatars for Megurine Luka, Kagamine Rin, and Kagamine Len available as well. What is SHOWROOM? SHOWROOM is an …

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  • 13 November

    Two New Xin Hua Contests Announced!

    Hot off the heels of the conclusion of last month’s illustration and fan fiction contest for Xin Hua, HinMeng and ShanYi have both announced their own contests for the Taiwanese VOCALOID! HinMeng’s Album Illustration Contest Contest Description “Xin Hua has packed up her belongings, including her beloved guitar, brimming with …

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  • 13 November

    Xin Hua Illustration and Fan Fiction Contest Results Revealed!

    The results of last month’s illustration and fan fiction contest for Xin Hua are in! First, a thank-you message from Xin Hua’s official Weibo: “The Xin Hua illustration and fan fiction contest ‘Discovering One’s Own Special Side’ has gone on for one whole month, and has concluded as of November …

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  • 13 November

    VOCALOID Keyboard Updates: Trailer, Release Date, and Pre-order Campaign Revealed!

    Are you one of the many who read VNN’s unveiling of the VOCALOID Keyboard (hereafter “VKB-100”), and found yourself wanting one? If so, then you’ll be pleased to hear that the keyboard is scheduled to be released next month on December 9th, 2017! What’s more, there’s a special bonus available …

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  • 12 November

    Goodsmile Racing Wins the 2017 SUPERGT Championship

    Following the end of the season today, Goodsmile Racing placed 3rd in the final race at Motegi and won the 2017 series SUPER GT championship! It’s Goodsmile Racing’s third championship since 2011 and 2014, respectively, plus a ZF award for the best mechanic for the team. Congratulations! In celebration of their victory, …

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  • 10 November

    New Albums ‘ALYS Around the World’ and ‘Solstice 2017’ from VoxWave!

    ALYS Around the World Album Featured Image

    Today, we bring you news of two new albums from VoxWave, ‘Solstice 2017’ and ‘ALYS Around the World!’ Solstice 2017 First off, VoxWave has announced the album ‘Solstice 2017,’ featuring ALYS and LEORA! Tweets by VoxWave_Studio The album will be available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Amazon and Deezer. So far, …

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  • 10 November

    Hatsune Miku: 10th Anniversary ver. Figure Preorders Open, Memorial Edition Announced

    The Hatsune Miku 10th Anniversary ver. 1/7 scale figure with its beautiful design and stunning colors is now available for preorder! Additionally, there is a special Memorial edition available, which will include a large A4 size commemorative book called the “Hatsune Miku Archive”, which will include the winners of the …

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  • 10 November

    Details on the VNN and Mikai Music Partnership!

    Not long ago, the first official Hatsune Miku Chinese album “First Dream” was released by none other than Mikai Music. You can check out our article on that here. Who is Mikai Music? Mikai Music is a group of music producers based in China that was founded in 2017. Mikai Music …

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  • 8 November

    Hatsune Miku’s Voice Coming To Amazon Alexa Digital Assistant and Amazon Echo in Japan

    I love it when my two favorite things, Hatsune Miku and Technology, are brought together. The latest news release from Crypton Future Media reveals that the voice of Hatsune Miku, their most popular Vocaloid software, will be coming to the Amazon Alexa digital assistant in Japan to coincide with the …

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  • 7 November

    Voctro Labs Announces Voiceful

    Voctro Labs has been expanding past VOCALOID for years, and their newest project brings new vocal synthesis technology to your fingertips! Voiceful is an APA program featuring both pre-made voices that are much like voice banks, as well as the ability to turn your own voice into a “voice bank!” …

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  • 7 November

    LUMi’s Debut Concert “Kagurasai 2017” Report

    Greetings. This is NAT of VNN Japan. After hearing about the Kagurasai 2017 debut CG concert for the newest VOCALOID, LUMi, I decided to attend the event when it was being held on October 29th. Below is my full report on the sights and sounds of Kagurasai 2017. Kagurasai 2017 …

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  • 6 November

    Snow Miku 2018 Nendoroid, Figma, And Tour Accommodations Open! Street Car Schedule Detailed

    If you’re looking at grabbing your Snow Miku 2018 Nendoroid and Figma early during your visit to Snow Miku 2018, live event tickets and possibly some flight and hotel accommodations, the Snow Miku 2018 tour package site is now online! A special gift this year is a Snow Miku themed …

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  • 6 November

    Hatsune Miku Facial Recognition Avatar Now Available in SNOW!

    From now until the end of November 2017, users of the SNOW app can take a selfie or video with the twin-tailed virtual diva, Hatsune Miku! What is SNOW? SNOW, from SNOW Inc., is described as being a video messaging app with over 100 million downloads worldwide! From the app’s …

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  • 6 November

    “Daughter of Evil” Digital Comic and Novel Now Available!

    The tragic VOCALOID song series “Story of Evil” has recently gained a lot of popularity due to the “Daughter of Evil” musical that took place back in June. And now, the hype continues as the story is distributed in digital comic form! About the Comic On November 2nd, publishing company …

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