Dec 232017
 

Coming in as a little surprise today, Goodsmile Racing has revealed the Racing Miku 2018 visual by Hiro Kanzaki! Hiro Kanzaki, also known as HanasoumenP or HSP, is a professional trance music artist as well as a talented illustrator. He is most recognized for his illustrations in the popular light novels “Oreimo” and “Eromanga Sensei”. In the Vocaloid community, he has been has been around since June 2008 and most known for his song “Unfragment“.

An image of the prototype Nendoroid was also revealed along with the key visual, based on the original design announced a while back at Magical Mirai this year by kome100. Nendoroid sponsorship courses are expected to open in February 2018. More info regarding the courses is due at later date.

In addition, the official website has been updated with the new visual as well as the race schedule. Fight, GSR!

Goodsmile Racing: http://www.goodsmileracing.com/en/

Oct 272017
 

Prior to her concert in Malaysia this December, Hatsune Miku will be making a stop at Shanghai, China to perform live as announced today on the official Hatsune Miku Weixin.  The live concert, titled “MIKU WITH YOU“, will be taking place at Shanghai New International Expo Center (Hall E5) on November 25th, and features a main visual by the illustrator TID.

More information will follow soon. Stay tuned!

TID on Pixiv → https://www.pixiv.net/u/418969
Announcement on Weixin → https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/Tuec1cbKO9EzjGxTWht1sg

EDIT: Official site is now live! http://www.scla.com.cn/hatsunemiku2017/index.asp

Oct 262017
 

The winning illustration for the Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary figure project by Good Smile Company has been announced!  The grand prize winner will be made into a scale figure, with the top 100 entries (from nearly 2,400 entries) to receive the Hatsune Miku: 10th anniversary 1/7 scale figure as a prize.  Congratulations to the grand prize winner Pomu!

The winning illustration will be on display with the top 100 entries from the contest starting today at pixiv Zingaro in Nakano until November 7th. We’re getting not only one, but two Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary figures this year, and they both will be on display at the aforementioned exhibition.

Stay tuned for more information about the figure!

Official site → http://special.goodsmile.info/miku10th/en/
Pomu’s winning illustration on Pixiv → https://www.pixiv.net/i/65040104
Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary exhibition at pixiv Zingaro → http://pixiv-zingaro.jp/exhibition/miku10th
View the top 100 and all entries → https://www.pixiv.net/contest/miku10th

 

Oct 212017
 

We recently gathered questions from the Vocaloid community to share with Rella, a well-known and highly popular Hatsune Miku illustrator in the Vocaloid community. Rella moved to Japan recently, which caused a delay, but she finally had the chance to answer our interview request. You asked the questions, here’s what Rella had to say!

MF: MikuFan
Rella: Rella

MF: “Hello, Rella, and thank you for joining us for an interview! There are many followers from overseas that are excited to connect with you and learn more about you and your work. We gathered some questions from fans around the world, we hope you look forward to it!” Continue reading »

Sep 212017
 

In celebration of Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary, a particular group of fans in China by the name “VocaloPlanet” will be releasing a special album on September 30th titled “Miracle Annual” featuring 11 songs written for the special occasion and illustrations from 25 illustrators. Preorders for the album are currently open on Taobao at 55 yuan (8.34 USD), along with other various goods available. Check out the album crossfade in the Bilibili link below!

Tracklist:

01. 八月雨后,初晴与彩虹  / yk!
02. 勇気 / TUNO桐音
03. マジカルナンバー (魔法数字) / 味素
04. Sunny Sky Signals (晴空信号) / ANK
05. 夏に落ちるサンデー (坠入夏天的星期日) / Kolaa
06. Dreaming Girl / 板烧鹅尼子&nano
07. 君のいる所へ (有你的地方) / Utae
08. 花火 / Irish Kappa
09. EMP 电磁脉冲 / siren
10. Secret Love / 敌门
11. love in last sight (最后一瞥之恋) / reguluz

Illustrators: gocoli, CT, Captain, 疯狐, AIKO, 抹茶, 和茶, Iritoa, 罪音咩咩, Hanasa 花洒, -匙-, Itsia, 葬雪荒城, ajimita, Aimota, PSD, Sour暄, 千夜QYS3, あさひ@クロイ, 禾书 Zlin, 色毁, 二次元绝缘体, ivk, 四迹, and Radla.

  • Clear File: 15 yuan (2.27 USD)
  • Acrylic Stand: 15 yuan (2.27 USD)
  • Double Sided Metal Pendant: 25 yuan (3.79 USD)
  • CD (11 songs): 55 yuan (8.34 USD)
  • Artbook (50 pages): 65 yuan (9.86 USD)
  • Set A: CD, Artbook, Clear File: 100 yuan (15.16  USD)
  • Set B: CD, Artbook, Clear File, 6 postcards, double-sided metal pendant, acrylic stand, poster, paper bag: 150 yuan (22.74)

Official site → http://miku.work/index.html
Track previews → http://miku.work/music.html
Gallery → http://miku.work/gallery.html

Bilibili (album crossfade) → http://www.bilibili.com/video/av13579600/
Taobao → https://world.taobao.com/item/557326381215.htm