October, 2017

  • 28 October

    Hatsune Miku Appears in an Episode of “Aware! Meisaku-kun!”

    Readers may recall how we previously reported on Hatsune Miku singing the ending theme to the anime series Aware! Meisaku-kun. But on the October 20th episode of the anime, Miku did more than just sing at the end; she actually appears in the episode itself, which can now be watched …

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  • 28 October

    Otomachi Una Official Online Shop is Now Open!

    The first eel-themed VOCALOID Otomachi Una now has an official online shop where fans can get some unique goodies! Currently, the selection is quite limited, with only keychains and huge stuffed hats being sold, but there will likely be more variety later on. All of the items feature Una’s three voicebanks: …

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  • 27 October

    “MIKU WITH YOU” Concert in Shanghai, China Announced for November 25th

    Prior to her concert at Malaysia this December, Hatsune Miku will be making a stop at Shanghai, China to perform live as announced today on the official Hatsune Miku WeChat.  The live concert, titled “MIKU WITH YOU“, will be taking place on November 25th at Shanghai New International Expo Center (Hall E5), …

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  • 27 October

    Winning Illustration for the Hatsune Miku 10th Anniversary Figure Project Announced

    The winning illustration for the Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary figure project by Good Smile Company has been announced!  The grand prize winner will be made into a scale figure, with the top 100 entries (from nearly 2,400 entries) to receive the Hatsune Miku: 10th anniversary 1/7 scale figure as a prize.  …

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  • 27 October

    Luo Tianyi x KFC Collaboration Underway!

    For those of you who follow Luo Tianyi or VNN, you know that she has been making many appearances through a variety of collaborations. Her most recent appearance comes from a collab with KFC, in which she appears in one of their commercials! On top of that, we even got …

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  • 26 October

    IA x Ragnarok Online Collaboration Announced!

    For those of you familiar with MMORPG games, you have probably heard of Ragnarok Online at some point and time. Ragnarok Online (or RO for short) is an MMORPG created by the South Korean game company, Gravity Co. Ltd., capable of allowing thousands of simultaneous players to enter the game world. …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 24 October

    The VKB-100 VOCALOID Keyboard is coming Winter 2017!

    Image of VOCALOID Keyboard 2017

    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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • 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 …

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