February, 2016

  • 12 February

    Stardust PV Teaser

    The preorders for the new Chinese Vocaloid "Stardust" will soon be open, and with those comes her demo along with a PV. A short teaser has been revealed through the 哔哩哔哩拜年祭 Bilibili New Year Gala. The 哔哩哔哩拜年祭 Bilibili New Year Gala is a special medley event held on Bilibili every year during the Lunar New

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  • 12 February

    Alter/Ego ALYS Preorder Now Available

    After much anticipation, ALYS is finally receiving a commercial voice bank. She will be able to sing in both Japanese and French. ALYS will be for the Alter/Ego engine. According to Plogue (the creator of Alter/Ego): "Alter/Ego is based on the award winning technology featured in chipspeech but instead of targeting Vintage voice technology, it

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  • 12 February

    U/M/A/A Launched Global Webstore for Various CDs and Merchandises

    U/M/A/A Inc. has launched today a global online webstore for CDs and merchandises in response to the growing demand. The store features various goods by artists such as DECO*27, sasakure.UK, and PinocchioP, and cover worldwide orders and shippings. Goods such as CDs, T-shirts, towels, badges, and other goodies are available through the store now with

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  • 12 February

    The Road to Producers: An Interview with Project OverDoze

    What is Project OverDoze? Project OverDoze is a group of producers and artists from all over the globe. TSUtauSeries (Tsus) and Starapture (Star) both hail from New York City, New York, while Shius is located in Japan, Steampianist (Steam) from the Philippines, and Nova (.Nova) from Norway. Tsus is a co-founder of the circle as

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  • 9 February

    IA and ONE Illustration Contest Announced

    1st Place has announced an IA and ONE illustration contest to celebrate the first anniversary of ONE and the fourth anniversary of IA. Main Information Deadline: Monday, February 29th. (No exact time has been announced so it's best to be early! However, it's probably safe to assume that the deadline is at 11:59 JST.

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  • 8 February

    VOCALOID Week in Review: Feb 1st to Feb 7th 2016

    The first week of February brought with it tons of VOCALOID news. Here's your VOCALOID Week in Review. Project Diva X News Character Interactions, Friendship Level, and New Songs Information on becoming friends with VOCALOIDs in Project Diva X was revealed as well as info on how interactions with those characters raise friendship. In addition

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  • 7 February

    Winter Wonder Festival 2016 VOCALOID Highlights

    WonFes is that special biannual time of the year where figure lovers and collectors get to see what companies are planning to release in the coming months. For VOCALOID fans, WonFes is always a treat. And Winter WonFes is extra special thanks to the Snow Miku goodies! Here are our Winter Wonder Festival 2016 VOCALOID

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  • 6 February

    Stardust Boxart Reveal and Preorder Date!

    The newest Chinese Vocaloid "Stardust" by Quadimension has had a slight delay on her release date. However, her product page has been opened on Taobao and it appears that we finally have an image of her official box art.   Although you cannot purchase her at the moment, she will be available for preorder mid-February

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  • 6 February

    Chicago Announced for Hatsune Miku Expo 2016 North America Tour

    In the surprising turn of events today, the eighth location for Hatsune Miku Expo 2016 tour in North America has surfaced: Chicago at The Chicago Theatre on May 25th. The official announcements came via the official tweet and the official site update just recently. Tickets will go on sale from February 12th at 11

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  • 5 February

    Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X: Character Interactions, Friendship Level, and New Songs

    Sega has released the next information update for Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X! The information this time mainly focuses on the character interactions and friendship level in Home, also known as the new title for DIVA Room in the previous titles. Friendship level is determined by the player’s interactions in game with the characters. An

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  • 5 February

    SNOW MIKU 1/4 Scale Figure Now Available for Preorder

    The SNOW MIKU 1/4 scale figure is now available for preorder! The figure was first announced last year in celebration of the Snow Miku Sky Town’s 1st anniversary on December 21st. Presales at the Snow Miku Sky Town have also begun starting today. A huge 1/4th scale figure of SNOW MIKU, standing at an impressive

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  • 4 February

    Stardust Updates: Art Book, Figure, New Contest and More!

    There are lots of Stardust updates coming in! Stardust's voice bank has been sent to YAMAHA for pending approval and she will be available in a few weeks if everything goes as planned. Preorders for her official album, art book, and voice bank will open with the release of her demo. Quadimension has also announced

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  • 3 February

    iDoll Hatsune Miku x Nendoroid Announced for Display at Winter Wonder Festival 2016

    The Nendoroid and iDoll Hatsune Miku collaboration has been announced! The collaboration features the nendoroid by Good Smile Company and the iDoll technology developed by the robot/hardware company YUKAI Engineering. The iDoll technology is a miniature robot doll at the size of a palm capable of various movement, dances, greetings, silly jokes, and more

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  • 1 February

    VC Promote: Interview with 动点P (DongDian-P) and Illustrator 唯Tu (WeiTu).

    This interview was done by Cimy from VC相关推广站 (VC Promote). We are glad to be working with VC Promote. They will share interviews with our members from the Chinese VNN site in order to bring you interesting stories of the Chinese Vocaloids and the people who work with them. 动点 & 唯Tu 动点P (DongDian-P

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  • 1 February

    SEGA Announces Nendoroid Hatsune Miku Co-de Design, -Daiba de Diva- X Event at Joypolis, Arcade Prizes

    Thanks to news releases by SEGA today at the Sofmap Amusement Hall in Akihabara (as part of their Project Diva X demo tour across Japan), we finally know the identity of the mystery Nendoroid Co-de design: The figure is based on the “ハツネミク” (referred to as Hatsune Miku OP ver. in the west) outfit

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