March, 2016

  • 15 March

    Goodsmile Racing Re-Opens Nendoroid Racing Miku 2016 Sponsorship Courses

    Goodsmile Racing's nendoroid sponsorship courses for the Racing Miku 2016 nendoroid may have ended on February 29th, but don't worry if you missed out! The Personal Sponsors courses have once again been re-opened starting today (March 15th, JST) and will remain open until May 13th.

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  • 15 March

    New TV Commercial for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X Voiced by Fujita Saki (Miku’s Voice Provider)

    SEGA announced a new 30 second TV commercial today for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X, and along with it brought a few extra treats. The first treat is that Fujita Saki herself, the voice provider for Hatsune Miku's Vocaloid software, provided the voice-over for the commercial! As a professional voice actress, she gets around doing

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  • 15 March

    Missed the Hatsune Miku Expo 2016 E.P.? Some Copies Are Still Available!

    The Miku Expo Let's Go pledge music campaign was a pretty big success, reaching 387% of its project goal! One of the most popular items in the campaign by far, however, was the Hatsune Miku Expo 2016 E.P. album, which has even been selling out at other online and book store retailers, such as Kinokuniya.

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  • 13 March

    Hatsune Miku Expo Taiwan Tour: Main Visual, Overseas Ticket Sales, and CM Published

    The main visual for MIKU EXPO 2016 in Taiwan has been published! This year is an exciting one as MIKU EXPO hit several locations around the globe starting with Japan in late March to April, North America in late April to May, and Taiwan on June 25th~26th. The ticket sales for the Taiwan tour have

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  • 12 March

    Luo Tianyi VOCALOID 4 Update

    Vsinger announced on Weibo that the Luo Tianyi VOCALOID 4 update is official. They confirmed that they already made an appointment with her voice provider ShanXin for her V4 voice bank recording. Although leaks and rumours about Tianyi V4 had been spreading in the Chinese fandom since 2015, this is the first time Vsinger has

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  • 11 March

    New Stardust Demo Released!

    Quadimension has brought us another Stardust demo hailing from her first album. This time, we get to listen to "星之伊始" ("Start of the Star"). This song was first featured in the album crossfade with a still image but the video of the full song contains an animated PV! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTohnrAlfT4 The PV follows

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  • 11 March

    VSinger VOCALOIDs Spring Costume Design Contest

    As February ends and spring draws near, it's time for VSinger girls to get some new clothes for the new season! And what better way to give the girls new clothes than to hold a spring costume design contest? Mo QingXian concept art VSinger is collaborating with the costume selling company "AScosing" and the ACG

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  • 10 March

    Yuzuki Yukari Lin 1/8 Scaled Figure Now Available for Preorder!

    The Yuzuki Yukari Lin 1/8 scaled figure is now available for preorder! The figure was originally announced near the end of 2015 during a live stream held by AH-Software and then recently teased at Winter Wonfes 2016 fully painted. According to AH-Software's website, the figure will be manufactured by Pulchra and is priced at 13

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  • 10 March

    IA and ONE First Anniversary Illustration Contest Ends

    IA's page recently announced the ending of the IA and ONE first anniversary illustration contest, which we talked about in a previous article. 1st Place received 74 works in total for the contest and thanks everyone for their participation. As a final surprise, they announced that Sidu and Ishifuro participated and that their works will

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  • 9 March

    Hatsune Miku Themed Marriage Registration Papers Makes Your Miku Love with Your Partner Official

    Do you and your special partner share your passion and love for Hatsune Miku as much as you do for each other? When the time comes to make your life-long relationship official, your love for Miku can also be made official at the same time with new official Hatsune Miku themed marriage registration papers.

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  • 9 March

    Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2016 Officially Announced

    If you were wondering if Magical Mirai, the holy grail of Hatsune Miku events, would happen in 2016 with all of the Miku Expo tour locations announced, wonder no more. Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2016 is now officially confirmed! But for now, that's basically it.

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  • 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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