‘Hatsune Miku’

Hatsune Miku opening for Lady Gaga

2014-04-17 07:59:31 by andy

Lady Gaga has announced through her twitter account that Hatsune Miku will be opening for her at the ARTPOP Ball tour! The tour will take place between May 6 and June 3, following the schedule below:   May 6 Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena May 8 Pittsburgh, PA @ Consol Energy Center May 10 Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun May 12 Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center May 13 New ...


Images of Funko's upcoming Pop! Vocaloid figures

2014-04-11 16:04:24 by andy

Funko has released new images of an upcoming Pop! Rocks figure series of Vocaloid characters. The three figures will be of the most popular Vocaloid characters - Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, and Kagamine Len! The figures are expected to become available in stores this June.  


Hatsune Miku - Project Diva- F 2nd promo video previews 36 songs

2014-02-28 13:33:18 by andy

  Sega has released a new video introducing the various songs that have been announced for the Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA- F 2nd rhythm game.   The game will bring new features such as help items and challenge items, which will either lower or raise the difficulty of the songs. Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA- F 2nd is planned for release on March 27 for PlayStation Vita and PlaySt...


First Hatsune Miku Expo location announced!

2014-02-28 13:25:36 by andy

  The first Hatsune Miku Expo will be taking place in Jakarta, Indonesia! Jakarta received the most votes in the Help Us Find You campaign, and will be home to various Hatsune Miku exhibitions, company booths, and live concerts.   The event will take place on Wednesday May 28 and Thursday May 29 at the Jakarta Convention Center Cendrawasih Room.   Hatsune Miku Expo ...


Dollfie Dream Hatsune Miku doll to be available for order during Snow Miku 2014 festival

2014-01-30 15:25:43 by andy

In celebration of the Snow Miku 2014 event being held in February, additional orders for the Dollfie Dream Hatsune Miku figure have been announced! It will be possible to order the Dollfie Dream Hatsune Miku figure and the Senbonzakura dress set from Feb. 5 to Feb. 11 both online and at the showroom in Sapporo. The Hatsune Miku doll is 60cm tall, featuring movable joints and an elegant ...


First Hatsune Miku plastic model announced

2014-01-15 19:56:49 by andy

  Hatsune Miku has appeared before us in many forms so far, but now we can see her as a plastic model! The kit will be released in Japan on March 9th, Hatsune Miku day.   The set will require some construction and will feature movable joints. One prepainted face part and an facial expression sticker will be included as well as props such as a mic stand and a leek!   ...


Hatsune Miku concept shop to open at Haneda Airport

2014-01-04 12:35:48 by andy

The Hatsune Miku Wing Shop, a Hatsune Miku concept shop, has been announced to be open for a limited time at the Haneda Airport in Japan. Currently announced to be open from January 17 2014 to March 31 2014, the store will be selling various Hatsune Miku goods. In addition to some limited edition travel items and original goods, the store will feature various Miku content that the customers wi...


Vocaloid producers collaborate to create new 'Miku-Mixture' album!

2013-12-18 11:36:56 by andy

The Japanese virtual idol Hatsune Miku has quickly become recognized across the globe as a songstress to watch. A compilation album has been announced which will feature various collaborations between the vocaloid producers that bring Hatsune Miku's voice to life! Titled 'MIKU-MIXTURE,' the album is planned for release February 19, 2014.   With an impressive producer lineup, the alb...


Meiji University to host Hatsune Miku exhibit in 2014

2013-12-12 10:45:41 by andy

The "Jumping across dimensions, the passion of creating Hatsune Miku" exhibit will be on display at the Meiji University Yonezawa Library exhibit area from January 31, 2014 to June 1, 2014!   While Hatsune Miku began as just a voice and a single image, the passion of fans have brought her over to the 3rd dimension! This exhibit is a celebration of both the fans and the technology behind...


A Miku gadget that greets you from the fridge!

2013-12-11 10:56:56 by andy

Do you know about the device that will talk to you whenever you open the fridge? This kind of gadget can make opening the fridge even more fun than it is already!   Working off such an idea, the technology circle "Technoalta" has created a Hatsune Miku gadget and uploaded the video! The video shows off the device and how they made it, so take a look below!   【ニコニコ動画】冷蔵庫に住んで...


Hatsune Miku's Senbonzakura in a Toyota commercial!

2013-12-06 10:42:16 by andy

The popular niconico pianist and Vocaloid producer Marasy has performed a cover of the hit Hatsune Miku song 'Senbonzakura' for a Toyota commercial! Revealed on November 27, 2013, the commercial promoted the Toyota Aqua and the video can be seen in either a "Kyouyou" or "Asagiri" version. Past Toyota commercials in the US have featured Hatsune Miku, and it seems like Toyota is as Miku Miku ...


Where will she go next!? Hatsune Miku appears in a planetarium!

2013-11-06 09:48:44 by andy

The '1st Niconico Planetarium club dome projection meeting' was held at the Tokyo Science Museum Synra Dome on October 23rd, and Hatsune Miku found her way onto the dome of the planetarium! A modified MMD video was used to project onto the dome, and the event also featured dancing and games. Where will Hatsune Miku end up next!? There is a 2nd club meeting planned for the future as well, so...


Pre-Orders begin on Dollfie Dream Hatsune Miku doll

2013-10-25 07:32:47 by andy

  Pre-orders have started on a 60 cm tall "Dollfie Dream" Hatsune Miku doll! The creation of the doll was supervised by iXima, known for his Vocaloid illustration work such as the package of the Hatsune Miku V3 software.     The Hatsune Miku doll is priced at 65,100 yen (approximately 650 USD) and can be ordered through the English website until December 1st. Those w...


The pinnacle of technology! An app to let you sleep next to Miku!

2013-10-24 17:44:30 by andy

Sleep next to Hatsune Miku --- What first sounds like a dream is now a reality with the application developed by CST! CST happens to be part of the niconico video website development team, and he has uploaded his progress with the application so far as a video.   The application uses the game development engine Unity and the head-mounted Oculus Rift display. With the work that CST has c...


Miku becomes an angel! Miku sings with a projection system that uses the clouds as a screen!

2013-10-22 16:33:08 by andy

A video of Hatsune Miku singing and dancing in the clouds has been released on the YouTube Hatsune Miku Official Channel.     She's finally done it! Miku has become the archangel Miku-el!   This project was conducted in Hokkaido to answer the question "by studying the air and the clouds, and making full use of our technology, can we project images on the clouds like a s...


Hatsune Miku calendar 2014 release date announced

2013-09-13 19:08:17 by andy

The 2014 version of the highly sought-after Hatsune Miku calendar will be going on sale October 19th, 2013.   The front cover is illustrated by the Hatsune Miku designer KEI, and additional popular illustrators will be designing the various months.   ■Illustrators KEI / Suzunosuke / BUZZ / △○□× / U35 / Asagiri / Akiyoshi / Fujioka Jirou / Chiho / Suou / Kamijo Eri / CHRIS / ...