October, 2015

  • 16 October

    Hatsune Miku Calendars for 2016 Are (Almost) Here!

    After yet another exciting year full of surprises and events, what better way to keep your 2016 schedule organized than with a new Hatsune Miku calendar? There are three different designs to choose from this year, so take your favorite pick! All of the following calendars are expected to ship out this November. Hatsune

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  • 15 October

    VOCALOID News Network Is Now Multilingual!

    VOCALOID News Network is Multilingual

    On July 14th, 2015, VOCALOID News Network launched with the anticipation of being an English-only site. Originally, we planned to partner with sites that would translate our articles into other languages if they had the time. Now, a little less than three months later, our plans have drastically changed. We will be providing our news

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  • 14 October

    Official “B Who I Want 2 B feat. Hatsune Miku & Amuro Namie” Music Video Released

    Previously announced in June, the official collaboration music video “B Who I Want 2 B” featuring Hatsune Miku and Amuro Namie is now available on YouTube! The music video features the same Hatsune Miku design used in “Persona 4: Dancing all Night”, along with Namie’s own animated avatar. The song was produced by United Kingdom

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  • 10 October

    VOCALOID Figure Collecting: Where to Start

    Many VOCALOID fans have seen the world of figures, whether it be the adorable Nendoroid Petits, the super affordable prize figures, or the absolutely stunning 1/4 scale Miku figure. Yet despite wanting to start their collections, many fans simply don't know where to start. This guide will help you start your VOCALOID figure collecting journey.

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  • 7 October

    GUMI (MEGPOID) V4 Release and Design Announced!

    Today, Internet Co. has released a special page, revealing the details of GUMI (MEGPOID) V4. She is set to be released on November 5th, 2015.   The page also reveals her V4 designs and packages, which will include five library packages: NATIVE, ADULT, POWER, SWEET and WHISPER. Each of the library packages will include two

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  • 7 October

    Racing Miku & Snow Miku Stream Info, DD Mikuzukin Outfit Global Re-release

    In the recent live stream by Goodsmile Racing, staffs were discussing their next race at Autopolis, and seized the chance to present the all new Racing Miku 2015 outfit style: Racing Miku: TeamUKYO Cheering Ver. The design, illustrated by Taiki, has also been showcased at the recent Ita G Festival in Odaiba 2015 event on

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  • 1 October

    Get Your Fix of VOCALOID at NY Comic Con

    Not only will IA be performing at New York Comic Con live for the first time on the East Coast but also Good Smile Company's English Division is coming with some very nice VOCALOID figures. Among the list of items set to sell is the Nendoroid Hatsune Miku Harvest Moon Version not set to release

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September, 2015

  • 30 September

    Hiyama Kiyoteru V4 and Kaai Yuki V4 Announced!

    Hiyama Kiyoteru V4

    AHS just announced the release date, demos and final designs for the V4 versions of Hiyama Kiyoteru and Kaai Yuki. Hiyama Kiyoteru V4 will be receiving two voice banks (Natural and Rock) while Kaai Yuki V4 will only get a Natural bank. Kiyoteru's Natural and Rock banks will be available for separate purchase, as a

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  • 26 September

    Art Book Contest and Release Date Announced for the Upcoming Chinese VOCALOID Stardust!

    A few months ago a Chinese VOCALOID was announced and was given the name Stardust (Xingchen, 星尘). This was a collaboration between Shanghai HENIAN and Quadimension. Stardust was originally a mascot for Quadimension's album series. Her Quadimensionko design was announced in February of 2015. Quadimensionko   When her VOCALOID design was revealed in May

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  • 20 September

    New Rhythm Game Featuring Chinese VOCALOIDs Set for Release Soon!

    Note for all the up to date information check out our newest article "What is Zyon" for the download link and up to date information A new rhythm game featuring Chinese VOCALOIDs titled "Zion" in China and "Zyon" internationally was announced for mobile devices a few months ago. This game is a collaboration between Vsinger

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  • 18 September

    VOCALOID Fukase Design Contest Winner Announced!

    VOCALOID Fukase Design

    On September 18th, pixiv announced the winners for the VOCALOID Fukase design contest. The contest itself was held from August 4th to August 31st with the grand prize being that the winning artist gets to design and draw the box art for VOCALOID Fukase. Winner Artist: mikuma pixiv Upload The winning artist was mikuma. A

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  • 9 September

    VOCALOID Rana to Receive V4 Bank!

    YAMAHA's twitter devoted to VOCALOID just announced that VOCALOID Rana, originally exclusive to those with a magazine subscription only available in Japan, will be updated to V4 to celebrate her first birthday (September 9th). This bank will be available in the VOCALOID online store as a Limited Edition for those who don't have her

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  • 5 September

    Creative Minds: An Interview with Cosplayer Tawii Szöllösy

    Recently, the Vocaloid Facebook fan page shared a beautiful image of cosplayer Tawii Szöllösy wearing her SONiKA costume. She messaged the page very happy to be shared and I offered to interview her to bring more attention not only to her incredible work but also to cosplayers in general as well as her country's fandom.

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  • 1 September

    Hatsune Miku and Kagamine Rin and Len V4X Releases Announced

    Hatsune Miku and Kagamine Rin & Len V4X Website Images

    Earlier today Crypton Future Media made two announcements concerning their upcoming releases, Hatsune Miku and Kagamine Rin and Len V4X. The first includes more information on the previously announced Hatsune Miku V4X and the other of the long awaited upgrade of Kagamine Rin and Len. Hatsune Miku Illustration by Ixima (This is not her final

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August, 2015

  • 27 August

    VOCALOID Unity-chan Announced for V4 Engine

    Recently, YAMAHA announced a collaboration project between VOCALOID and the Unity game engine. To mark the occasion, Japan's moe mascot for the engine will be receiving a VOCALOID 4 voice bank. VOCALOID Unity-chan is set to be released in December of this year. VOCALOID Unity-chan Not much is known about the Japanese VOCALOID at the

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