Aug 182017
 

Today’s news update for Hatsune Miku: Magical 2017 was a big one! The exhibition map has been released, event live streaming plans were announced, autograph sessions with HachiojiP and Doriko, goods updates, Magical Mirai 2017 album benefits, and finally the cosplay show participation details! Check out the info below:

Exhibition Map

Check out the exhibition floor map below! This will come in handy when looking for your favorite vendors at the event.

Event Streaming

On September 2nd, TOKYO MX plans to stream and hour and a half of live footage of the exhibition, along with the following special guest appearances:

  • Saki Fujita (Hatsune Miku CV)
  • Asami Shimoda (Kagamine Rin / Kagamine Len CV)
  • Kobayashi Onyx
  • Hachioji P
  • Doriko
  • Hiroshi Morita (TOKYOMX)

The stream will take place on TOKYO MX (MX1) broadcasting station.

HachiojiP & Doriko Autograph Sessions

Both HachiojiP and Doriko will be available for autograph sessions. Both will have unique requirements and bonuses. Check them out below!

HachiojiP Autograph Times

  • September 1st (Fri) 12:30, 15:45~, 17:00~
  • September 2nd (Sat) 11:00~, 14:30~
  • September 3rd (Sun) 11:00~, 14:30~, 16:30~

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have ticket from album Last Dance Refrain (shipping August 30th)
BONUS:
Lottery with special prices will be available! Mobile batteries, phone rings, combs, and clear files available.

Doriko Autograph & Photo Times

  • September 1st (Fri) 13:30~, 14:30~
  • September 2nd (Sat) 12:00~, 13:00~, 17:15~
  • September 3rd (Sun) 12:00~, 13:30~, 15:30~

BONUS:
Receive special can badge exchange tickets and special participation tickets if you have any of the following Doriko albums with you: 「君のいない世界には音も色もない」 and 「doriko 10th anniversary tribute」.

Official Goods

11 new items have been added to the official Magical Mirai merchandise list! Here’s what’s added: Wall stickers, key cover, temporary tattoos, stamp/seal set, bandana, flake seal (stickers), face pouch/purse, character socks, marriage charms, official hat, full graphic pen case.

Magical Mirai 2017 Official Album Benefit

If you purchase the Magical Mirai 2017 Official Album at the venue, you will receive a limited clear file featuring art by Honwa (pictured above).

Cosplay Show Participation

Show Time: September 2nd @ 11:30~12:30
Ticket Application: 10:30 @ Creative Stage area
Event Detail: Read previous article here.
Rules: Please be dressed in your cosplay and arrive at the Creative Stage area prior to 10:30 AM to receive a show participation ticket. In the event many cosplayers join, tickets will be served on a first-come first-served basis. Characters allowed for cosplay will be limited to Hatsune Miku, Megurine Luka, Kaito, Meiko, and Kagamine Rin and Len, or any of their derived characters.

Via Magical Mirai news page

Jul 282017
 

One of the more creative (and tasty!) forms of Hatsune Miku artworks would definitely have to be pancake art! Some talented illustrators/chefs have created these delectable and adorable delights for us to admire. If only we could also taste them! Check them out below!

Tip: If you’re wondering how to make these, it’s all about layering and timing! This step-by-step by LaRietta99 should help: https://twitter.com/LaRicetta99/status/771663225582522372

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 122017
 

The Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 illustration contest results are finally here! The contest was first announced in June with the theme “Anniversary” to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the grand idol Hatsune Miku this year. Congratulations to the Grand Prix winner, Asahi!

The Grand Prix rewards include tickets for the live performance and exhibition at Magical Mirai 2017 (traveling and accommodation costs excluded) as well as various Magical Mirai 2017 official goods, where the Semi-Grand Prix rewards include various Piapro Character official goods. Entries will be featured in the live performance and exhibitions at Magical Mirai 2017

> Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 illustration contest results

Grand Prix

ALL THE MIRAI♬ by Asahi

Semi-Grand Prix

Magical Mirai by 龍犬 / Magical Change! by RAHWIA


Magical Mirai by 姐川 / Magical✳Mirai by gari

Jul 062017
 

In celebration of the upcoming Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary, Adobe will be releasing a celebration movie featuring illustrations of dancing Miku by fans under the campaign “MIKU DANCING FES.“.

The “MIKU DANCING FES.” campaign by Adobe will be recruiting illustrations from fans and adapt them for the celebration movie featuring “Souzou Telepathy” by HachiojiP to be released on August 31st. Participants are required to follow the provided paper patterns available in three types, save files in PNG format with transparent background, and upload them to “DANCING MIKU MAKER” tool which will be made available from July 15th.

The celebration movie will be released on August 31st, with deadline for submissions on August 14th. The campaign, however, will be running until September 30th. Submissions can be viewed in the “GALLERY” section to be introduced at later date.

> Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary MIKU DANCING FES. by Adobe

Via Nlab