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!

Apr 162018
 

This news report hits a bit closer to home for me, since I live inside the Coachella Valley area of Southern California. And I was sure surprised when I heard news that Hatsune Miku made a brief appearance on stage at the Coachella Music Festival last Friday! Simply dubbed “Coachella”, the event is one of the largest music festivals in the world, drawing artist and visitors from all over.

Miku’s appearance was made in the form of some video jockey (VJ) clips on the large glass screen behind the music group DREAMS (images above) on the evening of April 13th. While the music group is new, the members are not new to music. One member, for example, is Daniel Johns from Silverchair, a 90s music group.

There’s also a recording of Miku’s brief appearance in the tweet below. What do you guys think of the idea of Miku making an actual performance appearance at the Coachella Music Festival in the future?

Apr 122018
 

Today’s Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2018 update is a big one, as the official website has been updated with the event’s main visual art, featuring Hatsune Miku in an outfit designed and drawn by illustrator Mika Pikazo!

Along with the absolutely adorable and colorful outfit design, the costume detail has also been published to the site. Perfect for those who need to start preparing their own cosplays!

We’re super excited with the reveal of this new outfit design, and look forward to future event announcements, stay tuned!

Magical Mirai 2018 Official Page: http://magicalmirai.com/2018/
Special Artwork Page: http://magicalmirai.com/2018/special.html

Apr 082018
 

Round 1 cheer illustration by Kanzaki Hiro

Perhaps not the best start to the SuperGT racing season, but Goodsmile Racing definitely isn’t going out without a fight! After placing 15th in the qualifying race on April 7th, GSR was faced with some pretty difficult odds for the Round 1 race at Okayama.

Despite the setback, they managed to pull ahead 7 positions, ending the race in 8th place and gaining 3 points. The next race of the season will be in Fuji on May 3rd~4th. Fight, GSR!

Photos via GSR Blog and @reporter_e

Mar 282018
 

For those wanting the Racing Miku 2018 nendoroid, but not quite needing the extras offered by a Good Smile Racing Sponsors Course, she’s now available as a standalone figure from Good Smile Company’s online shop, and other partner stores!

A Nendoroid of the official character of the 2018 Hatsune Miku GT Project!

The 2018 edition of the official character of the 2018 Hatsune Miku GT Project, Racing Miku, is joining the Nendoroid series! This year’s design is illustrated by Hiro Kanzaki and has been faithfully converted into adorable Nendoroid size! She comes with both a cheerful smiling face plate as well as a bit of a mischievous winking face plate.

Optional parts include the golden staff that was included to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Hatsune Miku GT Project, as well as a Nendoroid-sized car that Miku can even ride! Be sure to add the adorable 2018 edition of the Nendoroid to your collection, and be sure to cheer for the team once again this year!

Included Bonus: Good Smile Racing Coupon Code (GSR issued a statement that the code will serve no function for overseas buyers)

The Racing Miku 2018 nendoroid is priced at 6,000 JPY/$56.99 USD from Good Smile Company’s online shop, and is accepting orders until April 26th at 12:00 PM JST. She’s expected to release in October 2018. She’s also available from the other stores listed below!

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