Jun 152017
 

 

A Hatsune Miku concert screening was leaked yesterday by Anime Expo when they uploaded the 2017 event schedule, but now we have the full details!

Crypton Future Media staff will be hosting a screening of the Miku Expo 2016 Japan tour concert event on July 2nd from 3:30PM~5:00PM in the Video 2 room at the JW Marriot. Be sure to bring your own glow sticks and join in on the fun! Entry is free to all AX attendees with badges.

Additionally, the same screening will also be played at Hyper Japan in London! Hyper Japan will be hosted from July 14th~16th at Tobacco Dock. More details of the screening schedule will be announced later.

Via @cfm_miku_en and @HYPERJAPANevent

Jun 052017
 

Don’t miss out on attending AnimeNEXT in you’re in the New Jersey area this weekend, because there’s a nice surprise in store for Hatsune Miku and Senbonzakura fans!

The Vocaloid fan circle Mirai no Neiro will be hosting special events on Friday (June 9th) and Saturday (June 10th). These include an autograph session on Friday evening with Ittomaru, the illustrator behind Senbonzakura, and author of the Senbonzakura novel. There will be a discussion panel and a mini-MMD concert on Saturday afternoon, presented by NAO. Toshihiro Fukuoka, executive producer of the Senbonzakura Project, will also be present.

Event detail: http://www.animenext.org/guests/vocaloid

Mirai no Neiro is an independent fan-produced event. It is not an official live concert promoted by Crypton Future Media, Inc. Article artwork by Ittomaru.

May 262017
 

The Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 official album has been announced, and is now open for preorder! The album features 9 tracks including the theme song and the grand prix song from the contest, and a DVD with the music video for the theme song “Sand Planet” by Hachi.

The album is priced at 2,500 yen (tax included), and will be released on August 2nd. International preorders are now open on CDJapan and Amazon JP. If you’re living in Japan, we recommend preorders via Amazon JP, Tower Records, Animate, Toranoana, and Gamers for their shop privileges – exclusive can badges in five designs illustrated by the artist Honwa!

> Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 official album on CDJapan
> Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 official album on Amazon JP

DISC 1 (CD)

DISC 2 (DVD)

Check out the short comic below by Nokuhashi, the official Magical Mirai 2017 PR ambassador!

Miku & Luka: “This album will include multiple hit songs, starting with the theme song “Sand Planet” composed by Hachi”
(Middle) “Magical Mirai 2017 original album also releasing this year”
(Bottom) “Release on wednesday, 8/2”

May 242017
 

The community voting live stream events for Snow Miku 2018’s design begin tonight in about 20 minutes! Here’s several stream sources linked below where you can tune in. There will also be new figure announcements and news for Magical Mirai 2017. We’re unsure if the two sources besides Nicovideo will offer the voting interfaces like we’ve seen with Nicovideo in the past, so show some caution if you use them!

EDIT: Website voting after the streams has also been confirmed. We’ll share details in the next article!







May 082017
 

An official livestream event has been announced by Good Smile Company where we can expect to hear further news about Snow Miku 2018, Racing Miku 2017, new figure announcements, and Magical Mirai 2017! The big highlight of the stream is the community voting for the next Snow Miku design!

Snow Miku 2018 design submissions will close on May 12th JST, from which Good Smile Company will choose several finalist designs. Tune into the live stream event below on May 24th at 7:00 PM JST, and watch for the moment for when it’s time to cast your votes! You can also timeshift to watch the stream later, but you will not be able to vote unless you watch live!

You can submit your own Snow Miku 2018 designs and check submissions from our English guide: http://www.mikufan.com/?p=18413