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“The Art of VOCALOID MAIKA” Artbook Kickstarter Has Launched!

For about two years, the main illustrator of MAIKA, Noriko Hayashi, was thinking of creating an artbook filled with her illustrations of the Spanish VOCALOID. Now, that dream is closer to becoming a reality with the Kickstarter project “The Art of VOCALOID MAIKA”.

About the Project

The book will include:

Noririn will also add new designs to the artbook too, such as the final art from the Sky MAIKA contest!

Check out Noririn’s video talking about the project from her YouTube channel!

Goals

There are total of five, different goals:

  1. 2500€ (~$2946 USD): Artbook gets printed
  2. 3500€ (~$4125 USD): Double the quantity of artbooks printed, four new pages, and free postcard
  3. 5000€ (~$5893 USD): More artbooks printed, backers receive exclusive keychains designed for the campaign, 10 more pages added to the artbook
  4. 7000€ (~$8250 USD): Even more artbooks printed, add 10 more pages, guest artists and new 3D exclusive model by adan-YoiStyle
  5. 10,000€ (~$11,785 USD): Art commissions for the artbook drawn by well-known artists such as KEI, Akatsuki Gomoku, iXima, KKUEM, etc., add 10 more pages

Reward Tiers

Note: Descriptions are taken directly off of the Kickstarter page.

1€ (~$1.18 USD) or more: Everything is welcome! 

  • Thank you message! ♥ (digital)

5€ (~$6 USD) or more: You’re making this possible! 

  • Thank you message! ♥
  • Your name will appear in the Artbook!

15€ (~$18 USD) or more: Enjoy it digitally! 

  • Thank you message! ♥
  • Your name will appear in the Artbook!
  • Digital version of the Artbook!

25€ (~$29 USD) or more: First physical reward!

  • Thank you message! ♥
  • Your name will appear in the Artbook!
  • Digital version of the Artbook!
  • Physical version of the Artbook!

50€ (~$59 USD) or more: Complete pack ♥ *only 30 available*

  • Thank you message! ♥
  • Your name will appear in the Artbook!
  • Digital version of the Artbook!
  • Physical version of the Artbook with signed sketch!
  • 2 random A5 prints!
  • Set of 4 badges!
  • Acrylic keychain!

75€ (~$88 USD) or more: Sharing is caring! *only 15 available*

  • Thank you message! ♥
  • Your name will appear in the Artbook!
  • Digital version of the Artbook!
  •  Physical version of the Artbook with signed sketch!
  • 4 random A5 prints!
  • Set of 4 badges!
  • 2 different acrylic keychains!

100€ (~$118 USD) or more: Merchan collector *only 10 available*

  • Thank you message! ♥
  • Your name will appear in the Artbook!
  • Digital version of the Artbook!
  •  Physical version of the Artbook with signed sketch!
  • 4 random A5 prints!
  • Set of 4 badges!
  • 2 different acrylic keychains!
  • Acrylic figure with stand!
  • Exclusive T-shirt!

200€ (~$236 USD) or more: I want EVERYTHING *only 5 available*

  • Thank you message! ♥
  • Your name will appear in the Artbook!
  • Digital version of the Artbook!
  •  Physical version of the Artbook with signed sketch!
  • 4 random A5 prints!
  • Set of 4 badges!
  • 2 different acrylic keychains!
  • Acrylic figure with stand!
  •  Exclusive T-shirt!
  • Adorable MAIKA mug!
  • Exclusive original MAIKA art for you signed and dedicated

Where to Donate

You can donate to The Art of VOCALOID MAIKA from the Kickstarter here. The project has until Friday, December 1st by 5pm EST to reach its first goal of 2500€ (~$2946 USD). At the time this article was written, the project is already almost 82% funded. So be sure to donate before the deadline!

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