March, 2016

  • 8 March

    GSC’s Kahotan Reviews Nendoroid Petite: Hatsune Miku Renewal, Preorders Open March 15th

    Kahotan from Good Smile Company has released a review on Nendoroid Petite: Hatsune Miku Renewal, a collection of six miniature Vocaloids including Hatsune Miku V3, Kagamine Rin & Len V4X, Megurine Luka V4X, MEIKO V3, KAITO V3, and one secret character!

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  • 8 March

    Hatsune Miku & Vocaloid Phenomenon Now an Official Textbook Study at Oxford University

    While the teaching of Vocaloid software in schools is something that’s been around for a while, it's not too often you see the Hatsune Miku and Vocaloid phenomena studied at universities. In particular, it is being studied at the oldest and most well-known English university in the world: the University of Oxford.

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  • 8 March

    Hatsune Miku Appears in “The Australian” Newspaper

    Hatsune Miku appearing in major news/media is always interesting to see, and we recently discovered a publication in a major Australia newspaper, "The Australian". Teased on the front page of the paper, the article occupies an entire page of the Arts section. The editorial was published on March 1st, 2016.

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  • 7 March

    VOCALOID Week in Review Feb 29th to March 6th, 2016

    This week, Miku and Stardust took the spotlight. We got to hear Stardust's album crossfade, learned more about Project Diva X,  saw some new merchandise, and received a teaser for a new MMD model. Here's your VOCALOID week in review. Stardust News The newest Chinese VOCALOID Stardust made news in the VOCALOID world this week

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  • 6 March

    Hatsune Miku Squishable Announced

    Squishable recently announced a collaboration with Crypton Future Media to make a Hatsune Miku Squishable brand hanging plush. Currently, the item is up for preorder with orders closing in June 2016. Source: Squishable.com The design of the Miku Micro Squishable follows that of most of Squishable's products: a spherical character made to look cute. The

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  • 4 March

    Stardust Album Crossfade Released

    We've known for a while that Stardust is having an album released alongside an art book and many other goods. We've even covered it in detail in a previous article. However, we were unable to say what was going to be on"Starwish" until now. Along with the song names and producers, a crossfade advertising the

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  • 2 March

    Hatsune Miku V4Xβ MikuMikuDance Model Teased by REMmaple

    The MikuMikuDance modeler named REMmaple, known for his excellent Hatsune Miku V3 model based on official illustrations by iXima, has went ahead and created his own teaser model based on iXima’s tentative Hatsune Miku V4Xβ illustration (which happens to make a nice wallpaper!).

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  • 2 March

    Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X Adds New “Ultimate Medley”

    You know how every Hatsune Miku: Project Diva game to date has had that one “boss” song that is just too difficult to clear compared to the rest of the music set? Thanks to the introduction of the “medley” concept, it looks like Project Diva X will also be adding what has been dubbed

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February, 2016

  • 29 February

    VOCALOID Week in Review Feb 22nd to Feb 28th, 2016

    This VOCALOID week in review is filled with merchandise! Get your wallets ready because there's a little bit of something for everyone. Additionally, get your ears ready because a new Stardust demo was released! Finally, there's a contest looking for original songs featuring Xin Hua. Here's your VOCALOID week in review. Second Stardust Demo Released

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  • 28 February

    Hatsune Miku Spring 2016 ver. Happy Kuji (Lottery) Event Now Underway!

    Happy Kuji’s bi-yearly lottery event is again underway in Japan for Spring 2016, with Hatsune Miku and fellow Cryptonloids taking the theme of the prize event. The event works by buying “lottery tickets” from any participating store, such as Family Mart and Animate shops. You will instantly win a prize from a random prize

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  • 27 February

    Second Stardust Demo Released

    The second VOCALOID Stardust demo was recently released, this time using lyrics and tuning to showcase Stardust's abilities. The song features both lower and higher notes to give fans a taste of her range. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXMsfKLbXvE The demo, titled "星愿" (Star Wish) is a collaboration between many people. kide90530 produced the music while 动动动动点P

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  • 27 February

    Last Three Songs for First Fukase Album Announced

    The final three songs for the first Fukase album were recently announced. As we mentioned before, the first VOCALOID Fukase album, “VOCALOID Fukase ~THE GREATEST HITS~”, is set to be released at the end of March. When the album was first announced, we only knew ten of the 13 songs. Now we know all of

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  • 27 February

    Xin Hua Song Contest for SOGO Mall Collaboration!

    Xin Hua will be on the stage of SOGO mall for the Thanksgiving Festival! A song contest is being held by Facio for their collaboration between Xin Hua and SOGO mall, starting from February 23rd until March 10th, 11:59 PM (UTC +08:00). The winning music will become SOGO's theme song and the

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  • 24 February

    V Flower Album “Once in a Lifetime” Released

    A new album featuring both v flower and v4 flower is now up for purchase both physically and digitally. The v flower album titled "一期一会" or "Ichigoichie" ("Once in a Lifetime") features songs from various producers. In addition, downloads and physical purchases both come with special bonuses. The Album http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f5q8AAw16Jo The album has

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  • 23 February

    Senbonzakura Themed PC Glasses Released by Washin

    You may or may not have heard about the original Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F collaboration PC glasses by Washin, released back in 2013 (we missed writing an article on them!). The collaboration seems to have gone well for them, as they have since released Racing Miku 2014 and 2015 glasses and sunglasses. Their

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