Jun 172017

New visuals have been revealed for the 71st exhibition at Osamu Tezuka manga museum. The exhibition will be held on July 1st~October 23rd in memorial of Isao Tomita, the synthesizer pioneer who composed the theme songs for Osamu Tezuka’s anime such as “Kimba the White Lion” and “Princess Knight”, and celebrates Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary.

The new visual reveals feature collaborations between Hatsune Miku and various famous works created by the legendary manga artist, Osamu Tezuka, with the first illustration showing Miku taking on the role of Princess Sapphire from Princess Knight by iXima. Other revealed visuals thus far include Hatsune Miku x Kimba the White Lion by Hyogonosuke, Hatsune Miku x Unico by Chamooi, and Hatsune Miku x Astro Boy by nekoita.

Flyers distributed in the exhibition will change the design accordingly for each month, in order: Hatsune Miku x Princess Knight by iXima, Hatsune Miku x Kimba the White Lion by Hyogonosuke, Hatsune Miku x Unico by Chamooi, and Hatsune Miku x Astro Boy by nekoita.

Hatsune Miku x Osamu Tezuka Exhibition ~ The World Connected by Isao Tomita will be held on July 1st~October 23rd at the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Osamu Tezuka Memorial Hall (2nd Floor Exhibition Planning Room). Below is the full list of collaboration illustrations.

  • Hatsune Miku × Princess Knight illustration by iXima
  • Hatsune Miku × Kimba the White Lion illustration by Hyogonosuke
  • Hatsune Miku × Marvelous Melmo illustration by Kamogawa
  • Hatsune Miku × Black Jack illustration by Asagiri
  • Hatsune Miku × Dororo illustration by Saito Naoki
  • Hatsune Miku × Unico illustration by Chamooi
  • Hatsune Miku × Astro Boy illustration by nekoita
  • Hatsune Miku × Princess Knight illustration by Yunkel
  • Hatsune Miku × Buddha illustration by HannyaG
  • Hatsune Miku × The Three-Eyed One illustration by Yukino Tamago
  • Hatsune Miku × Phoenix illustration by Tezuka Productions

Via Crunchyroll

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 082017

Anime Expo has some surprising news for Miku fans attending the event this year! In celebration of Hatsune Miku’s 10th anniversary, 3 guest producers from past Miku Expo events will be performing at AX Dance on July 2nd from 7:00 PM!

The guests are BIGHEAD (Miku Expo 2014 theme song artist), HachiojiP (Miku Expo 2016 theme song artist), and Orkestrate (Miku Expo theme song runner-up)! The event has been sponsored by Just Dance (the game series, surprising, right?), and will be quite a memorable event with such a producer lineup gathered for the night. Entry is also free!

Don’t miss it if you’re attending Anime Expo! MikuFan staff will also be attending AX this year once again, and we’ll post details of our visit and giveaways soon!

Event Detail: http://www.anime-expo.org/celebrating-hatsune-mikus-10th-anniversary-dance-party-ax-2017/

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



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”