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Hello! You can call me Marumain, and I serve as a translator between VNN in English and VNN in Japanese, translating articles between the two languages. I love pretty much every Vocaloid, though I consider MAIKA to be my favorite!

Interview with BIGHEAD on Panora

miEarlier this year on Miku Day (March 9th) 2018, Kazuhito Tsukui (a.k.a. SOSOSO), a writer for Japan’s premier virtual reality media news site, Panora, had the chance to interview BIGHEAD, the VOCALOID producer known for creating many hit Hatsune Miku V3 English songs, appearing at many international events like DoKomi, and even …

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VOCALOID4 Kizuna Akari Scheduled For Release on April 26th, 2018!

Readers may remember how Kizuna Akari from VOCALOMAKETS was first revealed last November shortly before the release of her VOICEROID2 software. Like Yuzuki Yukari, she was announced as both a VOICEROID and a VOCALOID character, although the release date for her VOCALOID version was shrouded in mystery. That is, until …

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“Quadimension Live Tour feat. Stardust” Now Available on Blu-Ray!

The Quadimension Live Tour concert was held on December 30, 2017, at the Shanghai Mercedes-Benz Arena, making for a sensational first full concert for Stardust! For those who could not make it to the show, or those who aren’t satisfied with just owning the official album, we have some great …

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Enter the Yamaha x nana music Contest to Win a VKB-100!

Yamaha Corporation has announced a collaboration contest with nana music! Contestants who enter will have a chance to win a special VOCALOID Keyboard (hereafter “VKB-100”) pre-loaded with the data for three songs chosen by the nana community! About the Contest nana music surveyed their users, asking them to vote for …

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Reserve Your Copy of airbabe’s First Album on Vinyl Record!

airbabe is a Japanese producer of original UTAU songs who will be releasing their first official album… on vinyl record! That’s right. On the Qrates crowdfunding site, you can now support airbabe by reserving your copy of their 8-track album entitled “Monogokoro (ものごころ)” on vinyl for ¥2,500 JPY (about $23.50 …

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Quadimension Announces New Voice Synth, Hai Yi!

Last month, Quadimension announced the development of a new voice synth on their official Weibo page. Then, a few days later, her debut song was uploaded to Stardust‘s official Bilibili account. The new voice synth is named Hai Yi (海伊). Her official artwork by 原子Dan (ATdan) has been revealed, showing …

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Roundup of Xin Hua’s 3rd Anniversary Celebrations!

Xin Hua‘s third anniversary on February 10th, 2018 has come and gone, and there were many, many tributes of artwork, videos, songs, and more contributed by her creators and fans alike across her various social media pages. See below for but a small roundup of all the celebrations! Retrospective Montage …

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EXIT TUNES PRESENTS Vocaloseasons ~Spring~ Now Available for Pre-order

With the weather warming up outside, it’s probably the perfect time to learn about the next installment of the seasonal VOCALOID album series, EXIT TUNES PRESENTS Vocaloseasons ~Spring~! The new compilation album is set for release on April 4th, 2018, and pre-orders are now open! 【4/4発売!】“季節”テーマにしたボカロコンピ「Vocaloseasons」第三弾の季節は“春”予約を開始しました!特典充実の限定セットもございますので是非ご予約ください!! 詳細は⇒ https://t.co/eUloRmdWlh pic.twitter.com/X9rt7LtvCV — EXIT TUNES …

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Okhotsk Ambassador of Tourism Yuzuki Yukari Activities Roundup

Ever since she was first inaugurated last year, Okhotsk Ambassador of Tourism Yuzuki Yukari has been promoting travel to the Okhotsk subprefecture of Hokkaido. Let’s take a look at what she has been up to at her new job in 2018! Promotional Events & Goods Okhotsk Yukari played a part …

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KAITO 12th Anniversary Celebrations Commence!

It’s almost KAITO‘s 12th anniversary on February 17th! (That is, if you go by his Crypton Future Media release date; if you go by his Yamaha release date, then it was already his 12th anniversary on February 14th.) Already the Hatsune Miku Official Blog is decorated with an adorable 12th …

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