January, 2016

  • 4 January

    Stardust Art Book Contest Winners Revealed

    Back in September, Quadimension launched an art book contest for the VOCALOID Stardust. More information on this can be found in our previous article. The contest is now closed and five winners have been revealed on Weibo. Although only five winners have been chosen, the art book will consist of 30 to 40 pages.

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December, 2015

  • 30 December

    Goodsmile Racing Announces 2016 Racing Miku Figma Sponsorship Courses Early

    Following the Nendoroid sponsorship courses announcement, Goodsmile Racing has announced the 2016 Figma sponsorship courses to begin on January 1st, 2016 JST. The full list of sponsor goods has also been announced, while the figma appearance itself is yet to be revealed. Similar to the Nendoroid sponsorship courses, there is also a new 5th course

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  • 30 December

    Goodsmile Racing Announces 2016 Racing Miku Nendoroid Sponsorship Courses Early

    Goodsmile Racing is wasting no time with the new year and will be opening its 2016 Nendoroid sponsorship courses beginning January 1st, 2016 JST. While no pictures have been provided yet of what the Nendoroid will look like (however, expect one soon!), the sponsors course rewards have already been announced. There is also a new

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  • 23 December

    New Information on Unity-chan and PROJECT AKAZA Revealed!

    Lots of information about Unity-chan and PROJECT AKAZA has been revealed since the Comiket announcement. It seems AKAZA will be a VOCALOID while Unity-chan's VOCALOID title is questionable. There are also several demos available for Unity-chan and VOCALOID SDK for Unity. VOCALOID SDK for Unity Demos On the official VOCALOID website, one can download three

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  • 23 December

    GSR Reveals Racing Miku 2016 Details, Team Drivers, and Mercedes AMG GT3 Continuation

    Goodsmile Racing’s year-end live stream and website update brought some news about the upcoming 2016 racing season, which includes the new Racing Miku design, racing vehicle choice, and team drivers. To start, both previous drivers, Tatsuya Kataoka and Nobteru Taniguchi, will continue racing for the team in the 2016 race season.   GSR caused some

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  • 23 December

    Concerts, a Figure, and Other Yuzuki Yukari Merchandise Announced

    The live stream held by AH-Software a few days ago brought with it a plethora of information on upcoming plans for Yuzuki Yukari and the AHS VOCALOIDs. They will be holding two live concerts and fans can expect a lot of Yuzuki Yukari merchandise in the future. Concerts There are currently two live concerts planned

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  • 22 December

    Racing Miku 2016 Design Teased and Preorders Open for Racing Miku 2015 1/8 Scale Figure

    A lot of exciting Racing Miku news popped up today, regarding both Racing Miku 2016 (more on that later in the article) and Racing Miku 2015. The first up on the list is the announcement of open preorders for the Racing Miku 2015 1/8 scale figure from Good Smile Company! The 2015 design of Racing

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  • 21 December

    MAIKA Design Contest for Art Book Announced

    Noriko Hayashi, in collaboration with Akuo and Yoistyle, has announced a design contest for a new version of VOCALOID MAIKA. This MAIKA Design Contest asks fans to design a new outfit with the theme of "Sky". The Contest The theme of the contest is "Sky". Using either the template provided or your own, you must

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  • 20 December

    Newly Announced Hatsune Miku Figures: Hana Iro Koromo Ver. and Snow Miku

    Two all-new Hatsune Miku scale figures have been announced this week with very different designs and sizes. These are the 1/4 scale Snow Miku

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  • 18 December

    Vsinger Mini Figure Design Contest Winner Announced!

    A month ago, Vsinger announced a mini figure design contest using their characters in collaboration with HobbyMax. Full contest details can be found here. The contest has ended and Vsinger has announced the winner on their Weibo. The winning design was "Language of Flowers" series by 莱勒QWQ, each design is inspired by a different flower.

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  • 18 December

    Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X: Event Quest, Special Live, Opening Movie Teasers, and Additional Songs

    Sega has released the fourth information update for Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X today. This update presents us with two newly announced features: Event Quest and Special Live, as well as additional songs and medleys. Both features will be available upon meeting certain conditions in-game. The Event Quest feature is one of the newly

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  • 11 December

    Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X: Four New Gameplay Footage Released

      The latest promotional video for Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X has been released and presents us with four new gameplay footage: Brain Revolution Girl by maretu, Love Song by LamazeP, Mrs. Pumpkin’s Comical Dream by hachi, and Love Trial by 40mP.   Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X will consist of 50 songs in total

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  • 8 December

    VOCALOID Unity-chan Release Date Announced!

    In August, YAMAHA announced their collaboration with Unity Japan Technologies to release a VOCALOID version of Unity Technologies' mascot Unity-chan. The latest update from their website reveals that VOCALOID V4 Unity-chan will have her sales premier at the "COMIKET 89" event on December 29th, 2015 in Tokyo Big Sight. This VOCALOID Project will be called

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  • 8 December

    IA Holiday Events and 2016 Asian Tour Announced

    Recently, IA's Global Facebook page announced that the virtual singer will continue to make "appearances" at three Kinokuniya bookstores across the United States this month. During these special holiday events, they will premier the live footage from IA’s U.S. debut concert held at Club Nokia - L.A. Live during Anime Expo on July 4th, 2015.

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  • 7 December

    SEGA Shows Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X Boxart And Preorder Bonuses, Teaser Commercial Uploaded

    Today’s newest announcements for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X have revealed the finalized box art for the PS Vita version of the game, as well as the Aime game card (illustrated by KEI!) included as a preorder bonus with the Japanese version of the game. This card can be used with any Aime arcade

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