Jan 312017
 

Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 song contest!

Crypton Future Media has announced Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 song contest as of today. Fans are invited to take the rare opportunity to have their songs performed at Magical Mirai, the biggest and most recognized Hatsune Miku concert & exhibition event held in Japan!

Grand Prix prize (1 person)

  • Hatsune Miku will sing your song at Magical Mirai 2017!
  • A pair ticket for Magical Mirai 2017 as well as special goods
  • SONICWIRE gift certificate (100,000 JPY)

Semi-Grand Prix prize (not limited to 1 person)

  • SONICWIRE gift certificate (30,000 JPY)

Recruitment period will begin on February 3rd at 17:00 JST with further details regarding the contest to follow on the same date. The deadline for song submissions will be on April 3rd at 17:00 JST.

Magical Mirai 2017 official site → http://magicalmirai.com/2017/
Magical Mirai official Twitter → https://twitter.com/magicalmirai

Official site →  http://magicalmirai.com/2017/contest/

UPDATE: The song contest has begun on Piapro! In celebration of the announcement, a trial version of Hatsune Miku V4x has been made available on SONICWIRE for a limited time of 39 days! Rules to consider are as follow:

  • Submissions must have vocals created in Hatsune Miku vocal software only.
  • Submissions must be under 4 minutes and 30 seconds in length, in any genre.
  • Submissions must be original, unreleased works not tied to any publishers, independent contracts, or management groups.
  • Submissions must be uploaded with the tag “マジカルミライ2017_楽曲” (copy and paste without quotes). Please be very sure to lock the tag.

EDIT: The early tag has a space in it. It has been taken notice, and removed.

Jan 012017
 

Miku Expo 2016 China tour in Beijing and Shanghai

The final Miku Expo tour from 2016 took place in Shanghai and Beijing on December 3rd~4th and December 10th~11th, respectively, and brought us a refreshing concert experience with the concert setlist featuring 26 songs (4 songs specially sung in Chinese).

Below is the complete setlist for Miku Expo 2016 China tour in Shanghai and Beijing with great thanks to VocaDB and @nokky246 on Twitter. Please note that some songs are exclusive to either Shanghai or Beijing.

Sorry for the late report!

Miku Expo 2016 China tour complete concert setlist:

01. World is Mine / ryo / Hatsune Miku
02. Streaming Heart / DECO*27 / Hatsune Miku
03. Two-Faced Lovers /  wowaka / Hatsune Miku
04. Unhappy Refrain / wowaka / Hatsune Miku
05. World’s End Dancehall / wowaka / Hatsune Miku
06. Deep Sea Girl /Yuuyu / Hatsune Miku
07. Moon West River / SolPie / Hatsune Miku (Sung in Chinese)
08. Love Words / DECO*27 / Hatsune Miku (Beijing only)
09. Butterfly on Your Right Shoulder / NoriP / Kagamine Len
10. Tokyo Teddy Bear / Neru / Kagamine Rin (Shanghai)
10. Meltdown / iroha / Kagamine Rin (Beijing)
11. Remote Controller / JesusP / Kagamine Rin & Kagamine Len
12. 1, 2 Fanclub / MikitoP / Kagamine Rin & Kagamine Len (Sung in Chinese)
13. Spinning Song / DATEKEN / Kagamine Rin & Kagamine Len (Sung in Chinese)
14. Snowman / halyosy/ KAITO
15. Change me / shu-t / MEIKO
16.Ten Thousand Stars / CircusP / Hatsune Miku
17. Last Night, Good Night / kz / Hatsune Miku
18. Just Be Friends / Dixie Flatline / Megurine Luka
19. Kimagure Mercy / HachioujiP / Hatsune Miku

<Introduction of band members>

20. Secret Police / BuriruP / Hatsune Miku (Shanghai only)
21. The Singing Passion of Hatsune Miku / cosMo / Hatsune Miku
22. ODDS&ENDS / ryo / Hatsune Miku
23. Blue Star / HachioujiP / Hatsune Miku

<Encore>

24. Tell Your World / kz / Hatsune Miku
25. The Disappearance of Hatsune Miku -DEAD END- /  cosMo / Hatsune Miku
26. 39 / sasakure.UK x DECO*27 / Hatsune Miku
27. Though A Song is Formless / doriko / Hatsune Miku (Sung in Chinese – preview!)

Dec 272016
 

The most recent and the last Miku Expo tour of the year has a concert preview uploaded today, and features the popular song “Uta ni Katachi wa Nai Keredo” (Though A Song Is Formless) by doriko sang in Chinese by Miku herself. The footage is now available on the official Hatsune Miku Youtube channel.

Miku Expo 2016 China tour took place in Shanghai and Beijing on December 3rd~4th and December 10th~11th, respectively. The tour brought us the wonderful news of Hatsune Miku V4 Chinese (as well as the demo) and a new mobile game titled “Hatsune Miku: Dreamy Vocal” in addition to the concerts and exhibitions.

Below is the concert footage of the aforementioned song especially sang in Chinese.

Nov 252016
 

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Snow Miku DJ Live “Celestial Museum” main visual by みふじ喜一

The Snow Miku 2017 DJ Live “Celestial Museum” main visual has been released, and features a spectacular artwork by the artist “みふじ喜一“. International ticket sales are now available starting from today via the official tour →  https://conv.toptour.co.jp/shop/evt/snowmiku2017/

SNOW MIKU 2017 presents “Celestial Museum” (Celestial Museum) will be held at Sound Lab mole on February 11th~12th. More info on the DJ Live and official tour were previously covered here.

Below is the DJ Live main visual by the artist “みふじ喜一“.

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Nov 232016
 

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Hatsune Miku x Kodo Taiko Performing Arts Ensemble main visual

The first collaboration performance of Hatsune Miku and Kodo, Japan’s internationally famous taiko drumming group, has been announced! The performance is part of the “Tokyo Olympic official program”, spreading the charm of Japanese culture widely while also leads to the main events.

The performance will be held on March 4th~5th, 2017 at NHK Hall. Ticket sales will be available in Japan on December 13th (11:00 JST)~December 20th (11:00 JST) for lottery sales, with general sales to follow up starting from January 14th (10:00 JST).

> Official Kodo Taiko Performing Arts Ensemble website

> Official Hatsune Miku x Kodo Special Live website
> Official Hatsune Miku x Kodo Special Live Twitter