Aug 282017
 

The Figma Racing Miku 2016: TeamUKYO Support ver. is now available for preorder! The figma is based on an original design by Mai Yoneyama, Racing Miku 2016’s illustrator, to cheer on for Good Smile Racing and TeamUKYO’s bicycle racing team!

The 2016 edition of Racing Miku is here to cheer on for TeamUKYO!

GOODSMILE RACING & TeamUKYO’s team manager Ukyo Katayama also leads a bicycle team called TeamUKYO, and Racing Miku is here to cheer them on! This special design of the 2016 edition of Racing Miku has now been transformed into a figma for fans to enjoy by their side.

  • The smooth yet posable figma joints allow you to act out a variety of different scenes.
  • A flexible plastic is used in specific areas, allowing proportions to be kept without compromising posability.
  • She comes with both a cheerful smiling expression and a more serious, confident expression.
  • Optional parts include a drink bottle as well as a partially pre-painted plastic model kit for a bicycle.
  • An articulated figma stand is included, which allows various poses to be taken.

Preorders are now open on Good Smile Company’s online for 8,300 yen (~$76 USD) until September 28th at 12:00 JST, with release scheduled for February 2018. She’s also available at other online shops. Check out the links below!

> Tokyo Otaku Mode
> CDJapan
> GSC Online Shop
> Amiami
> Hobby Search

Official Product Page → http://www.goodsmile.info/en/product/6678/

 

 

Aug 212017
 

The Racing Miku 2017 figure by Good Smile Company is now available for preorder! Her scale is described as “1/1” scale, however, she is “fairy-sized”. So her canon height of 23cm is actually very tiny!

“The official character of the 2017 Hatsune Miku GT Project
A full scale figure of the official character of the Hatsune Miku GT Project “Racing Miku” in her 2017 version. The adorable fairy Miku illustrated by popular artist Tony has been transformed into a figure with careful attention to all of the details of her original design.

The figure makes use of multiple translucent parts in order to being out the see-through feel of the colors on the original illustration. The curves of her flexible, healthy looking body have all been captured to create a figure ready to charm both fans and newcomers alike! Be sure to add the fairy-sized Miku to your collection!”

She’s available starting today from Good Smile Company’s online shop for 13,800 Yen ($127 USD), and will close on September 21st at 12:00 PM JST. Her expected delivery date is July 2018. She’s also available at other online shops. Grab her from the links below!

> Tokyo Otaku Mode
> CDJapan (Coming Soon)
> GSC Online Shop
> Amiami
> Hobby Search
> Nippon Yasan

Kahotan’s Photo Review → http://mikatan.goodsmile.info/en/2017/08/21/racing-miku-2017/
Official Product Page → http://www.goodsmile.info/en/product/6655/

Aug 062017
 

Goodsmile Racing managed to secure a 2nd place victory with their Mercedes AMG GT3 yesterday during SUPER GT’s Round 5 race at Fuji Speedway, earning them enough points to place them in 1st in SUPER GT by a margin of 9 points!


The weather was cloudy with scheduled rain, although it never started raining during the race. Miku and GSR fans were of course present with the obligatory altar of plushies and figures. GSR started the Round 5 race from 3rd position, and faced tough competition from the #33 M6 and #61 BRZ.

GSR managed to pass the SUBARU BRZ in lap 38, thanks to its superior speed on the track’s straight runs. However, the BMW M6 was just that much faster, and always maintained a >5 second lead for the remainder of the race. However, despite the 2nd place win in the race, GSR is now leading the SUPER GT series. Congratulations!

3 more races to go, and here’s to hoping for GSR to win a 3rd championship. Fight, GSR! The next race will be in Suzuka on August 27th.

Photos via reporter_e and Nismo TV

Jul 202017
 

Goodsmile Racing has announced the 2018 Racing Miku design contest to begin starting from now! This makes the second Racing Miku design contest to date, with the first being the 2016 Racing Miku design contestThere is no theme for this contest, so be as creative as possible! 

Winner with the adopted design will receive a pair of tickets for any race of choice from SUPER GT 2018, and will have his/her name on the Hatsune Miku GT project vehicle. Please make sure to read the rules very closely and follow them, otherwise you entry may be invalid! Entries are open starting now, and will close on August 17th at 5:00 PM JST! Result announcement to follow at Magical Mirai 2017 on September 1st~3rd.

Target characters

Hatsune Miku

Work size / Resolution

Not specified

Entry Eligibility

Any applicants registered to piapro.jp, and agree to the application method and rules of entry.

File Format

Not specified

Color mode

RGB

Image Resolution

Not specified

Important Notes

  • Please make sure to draw and submit using the provided template.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Entries must be uploaded with the tag “レーシングミク2018” (copy and paste without quotes). Please be very sure to lock the tag otherwise your entry will be invalid.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Make sure your art is submitted without any licenses! During the submission process linked below, you’ll be presented with a list of licenses. Choose the checkbox at the bottom for “Upload without licenses”.

-> Click Here To Begin Submission Application <-

Submissions Page → http://piapro.jp/pages/official_collabo/racingmiku2018/list

Jul 192017
 

Goodsmile Racing has reopened both the Nendoroid and Figma Racing Miku 2017 sponsorship courses starting from now, as they announced in early May this year. The sponsorship courses will feature the same benefits as the first round courses, and will be open until August 30th. There are five tiers with rewarding benefits to consider, from rubber keychains, caps, umbrellas, jackets and more. Now is your chance!

Sponsorship Courses Page: http://gsr-global.ecq.sc/

The fourth sponsorship courses are scheduled for October 27th~November 30th.

Via GSR Blog