August, 2016

  • 23 August

    Fan-Made Commercial for Hatsune Miku V4X Is of Such High Quality That It Could Be Mistaken for Official

    To help advertise the release of Hatsune Miku V4X on August 31st, a fan-made commercial was uploaded onto Niconico and YouTube. 【しゃべりまくるミク】ミクさんが自分でV4Xミクを宣伝します【非公式CM】 /Informal CM of Miku Hatsune V4X The release of Hatsune Miku V4X is now a little over a week away, and in the midst of all the demo …

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  • 22 August

    Hatsune Miku to Grace the August 23rd Issue Cover of “Sunday Mainichi” Magazine

    We normally only see real people gracing the covers of magazines, but Hatsune Miku has been breaking new ground, appearing on magazine covers in illustrations or computer-generated form! Now she’ll be appearing on the cover of the August 23rd issue of “Sunday Mainichi,” the weekly magazine by Mainichi Shimbun Publications. …

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  • 22 August

    KARENT Releases Special Hatsune Miku 9th Anniversary Music Album Collection

    In celebration of Hatsune Miku’s upcoming 9th anniversary, Crypton Future Media’s music label KARENT has released a special 19 album music collection from 16 Vocaloid producers. This collection includes: Skulls were born in the credits roll / SummerGratz Lespaul / SummerGratz Rainy in August / Harumaki Gohan Flowed our memory …

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  • 21 August

    Otomachi Una Additional MMD Data Released!

    Not one, not two, but a total of three new Otomachi Una MMD models are available for download. You can now download them on the Niconi Solid website. The Models The first model showcases Una rocking a white dress, the second one features her in a blue dress, and the last …

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  • 21 August

    VNN Attending IA “PARTY A GOGO” Event in Shanghai, China

    Once again, VNN will be attending IA’s “PARTY A GOGO”! This time, however, we are going all the way to Shanghai, China, to cover the event. X-LIVE is holding an event featuring IA’s first live concert in Shanghai! (Not a live screening.) The event will take place on Saturday, August 27th …

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  • 21 August

    Hatsune Miku’s Fairy 9th Anniversary ~Miku Saga~: New Goodies Now Available for Sale!

    A special event is currently ongoing at Animate’s Online Shop to celebrate Hatsune Miku’s 9th anniversary: “Hatsune Miku’s Fairy 9th Anniversary ~Miku Saga~”! Starting from August 9th, the event will be available for a month until September 11th, bringing new goodies and much more to fans! Said event will also be …

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  • 20 August

    Traditional Art Meets the Digital Diva: Hatsune Miku Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints

    The latest Hatsune Miku collaboration is a continuation of over 400 years of traditional Japanese art! It seems like with each new Hatsune Miku collaborative project announced, the wallets of many Miku fans suffer a little. Well, according to Hobby Stock website, there’s a new collaborative project with artists of …

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  • 19 August

    DECO*27 Album “Ghost” Now Open for Pre-Order

    The producer DECO*27 is releasing his first album in 30 months titled GHOST! This time featuring some of his most recent works such as “Ghost Rule” and “LIAR DANCE”. On a side note, DECO*27 is pronounced as “DecoNiNa”. Pre-orders will be open until September 4th at a price of ¥6,000 JPY …

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  • 19 August

    Details Emerge for the Hacka Doll x Magical Mirai 2016 “August 39th Project” Collaboration

    On the Hacka Doll official blog, some light has been shed on the Hacka Doll and Hatsune Miku collaborative “August 39th” Project,” whose teaser site unveiling we have previously reported on. The teaser site now sports a new, adorable visual banner showing Hacka Doll and Miku singing together, plus an …

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  • 18 August

    Adobe Collaborates With Hatsune Miku For Creative Cloud Photoshop Tutorials

    Are you a user of Adobe Photoshop, or Adobe’s Creative Cloud services and products? A newly announced tutorial campaign in collaboration with Hatsune Miku was just announced by Adobe to help with image editing basics and how-to’s. “Project #1” of the collab features artwork by the popular illustrator MONQ, and …

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  • 17 August

    VNN Partnership with EmpathP and the VOCAMERICA Project

    For a lot of you, this may come as no surprise that we are partnering with EmpathP, the one behind the VOCAMERICA project. We have covered a lot about this project and also have gone to Otakon with her. That being said, we are happy to announce that VNN will …

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  • 17 August

    Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live Western Release Announced For October 14th

    SEGA has announced Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live for western release scheduled for October 14th. The demo of the game will be available at the upcoming Gamescom, an annual trade fair for video games held in Germany. The demo will be located in the PlayStation booth in hall 7.1. See more at: http://www.mikufan.com/hatsune-miku-vr-future-live-western-release-announced-for-october-14th/#sthash.Pvhoq5zu.ji8pF6Tr.dpuf

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  • 17 August

    Preorders Now Open For Hatsune Miku: 2D Dream Fever

    The Hatsune Miku: 2D Dream Fever figure is now available for preorder! The figure takes on the design from the popular song “2D Dream Fever” by PolyphonicBranch, which has entered the “VOCALOID Hall of Legend” with over 1 million views gathered on Nico Nico Douga since its release in early 2012. See more at: http://www.mikufan.com/preorders-now-open-for-hatsune-miku-2d-dream-fever/#sthash.TLlJL8aq.dpuf

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  • 17 August

    Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2016 Venue Map in English

    If you’re attending this year’s Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai in Japan this September like we are, you may have observed that the Japanese version of the site has received many updates, but the other languages have been neglected. One of these missing important details is an English layout map of …

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  • 16 August

    Otakon 2016 Recap

    Otakon 2016 marked the last Otakon to take place in Baltimore, Maryland, for at least a few years. Due to the Baltimore Convention Center (Otakon’s home since 1999) needing renovations, Otakon is moving to Washington, D.C., come next year. However, this Otakon wasn’t a sad weekend. In fact, it was …

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