Apr 242016


The first concert of Hatsune Miku Expo 2016 in North America has reached its conclusion in Seattle, Washington on April 23rd! Thanks to this event, we have a glimpse at what appears to be the concert setlist for the North American tour. So this is your obligatory spoiler warning before proceeding!

The setlist is very similar to the Miku Expo Japan setlist, but there are some changes. Click the spoiler before for the setlist preview.

Miku Expo 2016 North America Tour – Seattle, Washington April 23rd Setlist
World is Mine feat. Hatsune Miku (by ryo/supercell)
Two-Faced Lovers feat. Hatsune Miku (by Wowaka)
ハローシアトルこんにちは (Hello Seattle)
あいあむ初音ミク (I’m Hatsune Miku)
さんきゅーはっばぐっとタイム (Thank you and have a good time)
Unhappy Refrain feat. Hatsune Miku (by Wowaka)
World’s End Dancehall feat. Hatsune Miku & Megurine Luka (by Wowaka)
Magnet feat. Hatsune Miku & Megurine Luka (by Minato)
Weekender Girl feat. Hatsune Miku (by HachioujiP and kz(livetune))
Deep Sea Girl feat. Hatsune Miku (by Yuuyu)
Glass Wall feat. Hatsune Miku (by Guitar Hero Piano Zero)
Snowman feat. Kaito (by halyosy)
Change Me feat. Meiko (by shu-t)
Tokyo Teddy Bear feat. Kagamine Rin (by neru)
Remote Control feat. Kagamine Rin & Len (by JesusP)
Love is War feat. Hatsune Miku (by ryo/supercell)
Last Night, Good Night feat. Hatsune Miku (by kz(livetune))
Ten Thousand Stars feat. Hatsune Miku (by CircusP)
Just be Friends feat. Megurine Luka (by Dixie Flatline)
Secret Police feat. Hatsune Miku (by BuriruP)
Sekiranun Graffiti feat. Hatsune Miku (by ryo and Dixie Flatline)
Tell Your World feat. Hatsune Miku (by kz(livetune))
Blue star feat. Hatsune Miku (by HachioujiP)
Encore 1
Sharing the World feat. Hatsune Miku (by BIGHEAD)
Encore 2
39 feat. Hatsune Miku (by Deco*27 and Sasakure.UK)
Encore 3
Star Fragment feat. Hatsune Miku (by Eiji Hirasawa)

Apr 222016


Good news for Hatsune Miku fans, international and Japan alike: Applications are now open for Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2016 concert event tickets! From today until May 23rd at 11:59 PM JST, you can apply for either SS or S seating tickets vias the official Magical Mirai website. The application enters you for a raffle to win a shot at being able to buy one of the better seats right off the bat. It seems this is the only option available to overseas applicants.

SS seats cost 9,000 Yen (tax included), while S seats cost 8,000 Yen (tax included). Here’s the concert times:

concert times

Concert tickets include admission to the exhibition once during the same day as your event ticket. Exhibition entry tickets are otherwise 500 yen, or free for children 5 and under. The open hours are 1:00 PM~6:00 PM for September 9th, and 10:00 AM~6:00 PM for September 10th and 11th.

The concert and exhibition will both be located at Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall in Chiba, Japan from September 9th~11th 2016.

Below is the official 15 second commercial for Magical Mirai 2016, with a teaser that this event’s theme song will be “39 Music!” by MikitoP. We’re really excited to see the event this year, what about you guys?


Apr 142016


Main visual by LENA[A-7]

The main visual for Magical Mirai 2016 has been published! The latest update today brings us the details on schedules for live concerts, exhibitions, ticket sales, as well as accommodation packages.

The live concerts will be held on September 10th~11th at Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall 9, while the exhibitions will be hold on September 9th~11th at Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall 10 and 11. Further details regarding exhibitions are expected to be revealed in the future.

There will be two period of ticket sales: the presales lottery on April 23rd at 12:00 JST~May 23rd at 23:59 JST and the general sales  from July 30th onward. Interestingly, the seating charts presented on the official site yield slight differences based on the site’s language chosen, as shown below.

The accommodation packages will go on sale on April 25th 12:00 JST~May 16th 12:00 JST.

Apr 132016

Hatsune Miku Expo’s 2016 tour across Japan finally ended last night with the final performance at Zepp Tokyo. The North America tour follows soon with the first event taking place in Seattle, Washington on April 23rd! But if you can’t wait and would like a peak at what’s to come at a nearby city, an official live performance of “Blue Star” featuring Hatsune Miku is now available from the official Hatsune Miku YouTube channel.

Are you as excited as we are? We hope so! Our staff will be visiting 3 of the 10 announced cities for North America, and we may be handing out some goods during the tour! We’ll be visiting the following locations: Los Angeles, Chicago and New York. We’ll also be doing something special in Illinois just before the Chicago concert, so stay tuned for announcements.


Apr 132016

If you missed last night’s official announcement, the list of goods that will be available at the Miku Expo 2016’s North America locations is now listed on the official tour site! T-shirts, jackets, bags, posters, charms and more are on the list, although this is only the goods offered by the Miku Expo staff. You can likely expect more offered through other event partners!