May 202017
 

An early news leak from sellers on Ruten has revealed that SEGA will be releasing special Hatsune Miku prize plushies, styled by the illustrator Sanpachi, for her upcoming 10th anniversary. The plushies stand at 15cm tall, and come in three variations. The release date is set in the fourth week of August, just in time for her 10th anniversary.

If you happen to be in Japan in August, try your hand at winning them at the local arcades!

May 192017
 

Following the previous collaboration store‘s success, the next Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary collaboration store has been announced for LUCUA 1100 in Osaka! The store will be up and running for around three weeks on June 28th~July 18th at LUCUA 1100 4F isetan Closet/the stage. We also have a lovely key visual for the new store from the artist “Booota“!

Not much is known about the store yet, but more information will follow along the way. We may expect some details to carry on from the previous collaboration store at Atre Akihabara such as a life-size panel, entrance wrappings, Miku’s in-store announcements, and such. If you’re planning a visit to Japan, be sure to visit the collaboration store in Osaka!

> Hatsune Miku 10th Anniversary Collaboration Store Official Website

May 122017
 

The Hatsune Miku Figure-riseBust, teased by BANDAI at several past events, finally got a release date and price announced at the 56th Shizuoka Hobby Show! The bust will become available in August 2017, with a surprisingly low price of 1,944 Yen ($17). Its overall availability, however, is yet to be known. We’ll try to keep you updated!


Photos via dengeki and @sugipack

May 122017
 

Due to the incredible feedback from last year’s Magical Mirai, it has been announced that the “Creators Market” section of the exhibition will be making its return, and bigger than ever!

Last year’s Creators Market area of the exhibition allowed fans to buy music directly from creators featured on Crypton’s KarenT music label. This gave the fans a chance to meet producers such as ATOLS, Yunosuke, Misumi, risou and more in person!


 
Magical Mirai’s announcement says they plan to expand the Creators Market area to introduce even more producers. Mitchie M seemed a little excited and also shared the news, so perhaps we can expect him to make an appearance at the event?

Magical Mirai Creators Market page: http://magicalmirai.com/2017/ex_market.html

May 112017
 


Good news for Hatsune Miku and Goodsmile Racing fans! GSR has re-opened recruitment for Figma level personal sponsors! If you missed the first batch of sponsorship courses, applications for the same benefits will be open again until June 7th at 12:00 PM JST!

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

Depending on your sponsorship tier, you’ll be getting a Racing Miku 2017 edition Figma, along with other benefits like rubber straps, baseball caps, umbrellas, jackets and more! If you’d prefer to pledge your support later in the season, Goodsmile Racing also plans to re-open sponsorship courses at the following dates later this year:

July 14th ~ August 30th
October 27th ~ November 30th

Available pledge options become more limited when you wait, so the sooner the better! Additionally, current Nendoroid Racing Miku 2017 sponsor courses are open until May 24th at 11:59 PM JST!

Via GSR Blog
Photo via @ckom