jrharbort

A Hatsune Miku fan since December 2007, jrharbort joined MikuFan.com as the Head Writer in October 2011, and enjoys sharing news with other fans around the world. You can follow him on Twitter at @jrharbort!

Apr 202018
 

If you’re wishing to attend Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2018 concerts in Osaka and/or Tokyo, ticket applications for overseas visitors is now open! Ticket applications will remain open until May 28th at 11:59pm JST. Winners of the application will be notified by email on June 2nd at 6:00pm JST.

Ticket Applications: https://tixeebox.tv/lp/magicalmirai2018-entry-en/

If you’d like a shot at one of the accommodation package deals, they include an optional guaranteed SS rank concert ticket, and a bonus mini shoulder pouch! Applications for these packages open April 23rd at 12:00 PM JST at the following link: http://entame.knt.co.jp/tour/2018/08/gt_mgcl_rta/en/index.html

Apr 202018
 

Good news for artists participating in the Snow Miku 2019 design contest! If you didn’t quite make the deadline in time with your Snow Miku 2019 art submissions, the deadline has been extended until April 23rd @ 11:00 AM JST. So you still have 2 more days to finalize your submissions!

Read submission details here: http://www.mikufan.com/?p=22585

Voting Livestream info here: http://www.mikufan.com/?p=22727

Apr 192018
 

A lot of you may notice we have an all-new Hatsune Miku illustration for the header image on the site, and we’re happy to announce the new artwork for MikuFan.com comes from the illustrator Asahi Kuroi! You may remember him as the winner of the art contest for Magical Mirai 2017, and we’ve featured many of his artworks on our social media. We’re really excited and thankful to have such a beautiful splash art for the site!

If you like the artwork as much as we do, you may enjoy Asahi’s other works, so check them out on his Twitter and Pixiv!

Asahi Kuroi’s Twitter → https://twitter.com/Asahi_kuroi
Asahi Kuroi’s Pixiv → https://pixiv.net/u/7640889

Apr 182018
 

Clean Tears is one of the longest standing Vocaloid producers in the community, having created music with Hatsune Miku now for over 10 years. And despite producing music in niche genres such as Vocaloid EDM, he’s grown a worldwide following of fans and similarly aspiring artists. We’ve been following CT’s works since nearly the beginning, so we were very excited when CT accepted our request for a community contributed interview!

We gathered questions from MikuFan followers on our social media for the interview, so thank you to everyone who submitted their questions! And special thanks to @xNEOxGENESISx and @gigimiumusic for providing their translation assistance. Read the full interview below!
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Apr 182018
 

Voting time is around the corner for next year’s Snow Miku! Good Smile Company has announced a live stream event to be held on May 10th @ 7:00 PM JST on Nicovideo, YouTube, and the official Hatsune Miku Twitter. Those who tune into the Nicovideo stream will also be able to cast their community vote for the winning Snow Miku 2019 design!

Before the voting begins, Good smile Company will first cover the topics of Racing Miku 2018, and Magical Mirai 2018. We’ve embedded the streams below, so you can tune in here when they start!