September, 2015

  • 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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  • 23 August

    VOCALOID Is Multisingual: The Languages of VOCALOID

    VOCALOID has been capable of giving people the chance to make their own songs and use voice banks represented by virtual idols to sing those songs. One of the things that’s very impressive is that these voice banks can sing in a number of languages. For the most part, we’re aware that VOCALOIDs can sing

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  • 19 August

    The Road to Producers: An Interview with Mimi

    Chances are if you are not in China or do not follow the Chinese VOCALOIDs much, you most likely won't be very familiar with songs or producers from there. VNN, however, is and is here to bring you into the world of Chinese producers. VOCALOID CHINA (now Vsinger) Promotional Art Who Is Mimi? Mimi is

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  • 14 August

    VOCALOID 4 YueZheng Longya Approved! Fans Can Recommend a Voice Provider!

    On July 30th, Vsinger announced a possible delay on YueZheng Longya due to investors doubting his popularity. Vsinger made a post on Weibo asking for 100,000 shares by August 31st to show the interest of fans. Vsinger's post asking for fans to show their interest in Longya. On August 8th, only 9 days later

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  • 9 August

    “Unique Antique” Album by Yunosuke

    Yunosuke is a producer from Japan who mostly does EDM and has been uploading music for roughly a year. I recently purchased Yunosuke's first album "Unique Antique" and was not disappointed. The album has a variety of 11 great tracks and an intro that covers many sub-genres in the EDM category. The variety makes it

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  • 7 August

    The Road to Producers: An Interview with EmpathP

    Ever wonder how producers got their start? Or what VOCALOID to choose from if you are just getting started? Aki Glancy happens to own many VOCALOID voice banks. Therefore, I approached Aki to see if she would be interested in giving us some tips on getting started as a VOCALOID producer, as well as how

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  • 4 August

    Design Contest for New Male VOCALOID Fukase Now Open

    YAMAHA has surprised the fandom with an announcement of yet another male VOCALOID. The new library will be VOCALOID Fukase and its voice provider is none other than Fukase from SEKAI NO OWARI. This marks the second high profile singer (the first being Sachiko Kobayashi voicing VOCALOID Sachiko) and the third high profile person (the

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  • 4 August

    VOCALOID UNI Illustration Revealed!

    A while back we got an announcement for VOCALOID UNI, a new Korean VOCALOID created by ST MEDiA. The project went quiet for a while. However, recently they have started answering fan questions and it seems like a release was on its way in the near future. Today they released a silhouette of UNI and

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  • 3 August

    Is There a VOCALOID Anime?

    If there's one question guaranteed to set forth a fury of flames from angry fans, it's someone asking what anime a VOCALOID is from or if there's even a VOCALOID anime in existence. The short answer is, of course, that there isn't a VOCALOID anime. An anime would give characters a canon personality and history

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July, 2015

  • 30 July

    IA/VT Colorful Released Today!

    One year ago, fans were eagerly awaiting the release of the video game IA/VT Colorful as its release date was set for July 31st, 2014. Unfortunately, a delay was announced shortly before and then another delay was seen after the first. But after a long wait, the PS Vita game is finally being released! http

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  • 30 July

    Possible Delay for YueZheng Longya? Fans Can Help Avoid This!

    Recently VSinger announced a new male VOCALOID set for release, YueZheng Longya. However they are not sure of its release date. A campaign was launched to help show investors the interest in this VOCALOID. Not enough interest could lead to a possible delay in the voice bank due to investors having doubts and not wanting

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  • 30 July

    ARSMAGNA VOCALOID Arsloid Pre-orders Open July 30th

    The first demo of the upcoming VOCALOID Arsloid was released on June 15th, 2015 and ARSMAGNA fans were absolutely thrilled. The idea of there being a VOCALOID based on one of the characters in the cosplaying dance group was exciting. However, no one was sure if the VOCALOID would be private or distributed. Many assumed

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  • 29 July

    The Road to Producers: An Interview with AdyS

    Those familiar with the VOCALOID SONiKA are aware that she is not the easiest VOCALOID to use. From noise that affects her raw vocals to pronunciation issues, she has issues that make her much more difficult to use than many other English VOCALOIDs. Yet some producers can get her to sound absolutely incredible. So I

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  • 26 July

    VOCALOID Summer Wonder Festival 2015 Highlights

    This year's Summer Wonder Festival (also known as WonFes) was an exhibit filled with VOCALOID related reveals (as well as an UTAU). Though Miku dominated, many other VOCALOIDs have figures in the making as well. Below is a collection of information on the exhibited figures. Hatsune Miku Figures For image sources, click the names

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