Jun 192018
 

A few more pieces of official merchandise for Miku Expo 2018 in U.S. and MX have been made available on the official Miku Merch site, and can be ordered now! The new additions are a Happi Jacket, a full graphic T-Shirt, and the official Miku Expo 2018 album!

You can grab them now from the official online store, or grab them later at the concert venue. → https://mikumerch.com/

Live previews of the Hobby Stock goods, available at the Digital Stars events (so far announced for Los Angeles and New York). Phone cases, shirts, posters and more will be available!

Introducing exclusive merchandise for the "MIKU EXPO Digital Stars 2018" club event – presented by Hobby Stock!…

Posted by Hatsune Miku on Monday, June 18, 2018

Jun 082018
 

Preorders are now open for the previously announced Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2018 official album! Depending on where you choose to get the album, there’s different bonuses available. The 2 disk album includes a CD and DVD for about 2,000 Yen.

If you pick up a copy of the album at the Magical Mirai 2018 exhibitions, you’ll get a swappable sleeve to change the album cover art (image pictured above)! Other online stores such as Amazon, Tower, Animate, Toranoana, Magical Mirai web store and HMV all offer different design can badges as a bonus, featuring illustrations by Honwa! Preorders are scheduled to begin shipping July 25th.

Check them out from the links below! Additional preorder details are available on the official site: http://magicalmirai.com/2018/goods_cd.html

> CDJapan*
> Amiami*
> Amazon Japan
> Tower
> Animate
> Toranoana
> Magical Mirai 2018 web store (Orders open July 25th)
> HMV
*Please note that CDJapan and Amiami do not yet mention any bonuses.

Jun 062018
 

Looking for a fun way to learn Japanese language and culture? Hatsune Miku fans can do just that, thanks to a book called “Miku dé Nihongo”, which teaches through reading, singing and commentary!

Learn Japanese language and culture with this collection of 10 famous Hatsune Miku’s songs, a nursery rhyme and an original composition.

Each song (with one exception) shows 1) the original Japanese lyrics 2) how to read the lyrics in Romanized script; 3) the English translation, 4) a commentary on Japanese language or culture reflected in the lyrics, and 5) conversation practice with Hatsune Miku. Recordings of all the lyrics and of the Japanese conversation are downloadable with SONOCA.

◇Includes our own exclusive recording of the popular VOCALOID producer, teaeye: original “Meguri, natsu” (The Wheel of Seasons: Summer)
◇Original Miku illustrations for the cover and SONOCA card by borbone
◇Download voice recordings to practice Japanese conversation with Hatsune Miku

As the songs are introduced and explained in English, it’s a perfect introduction to Hatsune Miku overseas.

List of songs:
1. Hello / How are you – HoehoeP
2. Desktop Cinderella – HachiojiP
3. Haru ga kita – (Japanese nursery rhyme)
4. Hajimete no oto – malo
5. Saihate – Onyx
6. Tell Your World – kz (livetune)
7. Remote Controller – WONDERFUL★OPPORTUNITY!
8. Soyokaze Drive – 40mP
9. Sakura no ame – halyosy
10. Meguri, natsu – Teaeye (exclusively composed for this book)

You can preorder the book from Amazon Japan for 2,484 Yen ($23 USD) at the following link, which is scheduled to ship June 18th. And yes, it ships overseas! → http://amzn.asia/4bWs6Wr

Via Sanshusha and VNN

May 032018
 

The official album soundtrack for the upcoming Magical Mirai this year has been announced! This two-disc compilation album features ten tracks to be performed live at the concerts in August and September as well as two music videos. The tenth track is a bonus track, which will be a surprise reveal at later date. Featured on the album cover is this year’s main visual by the artist Mika Pikazo.

The album is priced at 2,100 yen, and will be released on July 25th, 2018. The track list is as follows:

DISC.1 [CD]

01. Greenlights Serenade / Omoi feat. Hatsune Miku <Magical Mirai 2018 Theme Song>
02. Inferiority Superiority / GigaP feat. Kagamine Rin & Len <Magical Mirai “Kagamine Rin & Len 10th Anniversary” theme song>
03. Viva Happy / Mitchie M feat. Hatsune Miku
04. No Logic / JimmyThumbP feat. Megurine Luka
05. on the rocks / OSTER project feat. MEIKO & KAITO
06. Dreamless Dreams / Harumaki Gohan Feat. Hatsune Miku
07. Attakaito / halyosy feat. KAITO
08. Reverse Universe / Nayutan Seijin feat. Hatsune Miku
09. METEOR / DIVELA feat. Hatsune Miku <Song Contest’s Grand Prix Song>
10. <Bonus track> (Coming Soon …)

DISC.2 [DVD]

01. Greenlights Serenade / Omoi feat. Hatsune Miku <Music Video>
02. Inferiority Superiority / GigaP feat. Kagamine Rin & Len <Music Video>

Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2018 will be held at two locations in August and September: INTEX Osaka in Osaka on August 25th~26th and Makuhari Messe in Tokyo on August 31st~September 2nd. Currently, live ticket applications for overseas fans will be open until May 28th, while accommodation package applications will be open until May 15th.

Magical Mirai 2018 Official Site: http://magicalmirai.com/2018/

Jan 012018
 

Happy New Year, everyone! Kicking off the new year is a Hatsune Miku album released today by Mikai Music on iTunes and Amazon MP3, titled “The First Dream”. This album is the first created using songs with Hatsune Miku’s recently released V4 Chinese vocaloid software.

The album features 9 songs, and is also a great introduction for Hatsune Miku fans to some of the amazing music created by producers using her Chinese ver. software. Check out the crossfade below, the album on iTunes, and be sure to also check out the music videos for many of these songs on Mikai Music’s official YouTube channel!

The First Dream on iTunes → https://itunes.apple.com/album/the-first-dream/1327225599
The First Dream on Amazon MP3 → https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078H82Q8F/
Mikai Music Official Channel → https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFONQl-be-yxvkWTw1HtA_w

1. Nihao feat. Hatsune Miku / MusikM
2. The First Dream feat. Hatsune Miku / MusikM
3. The Miracle Of The Star feat. Hatsune Miku / Jun Kuroda & MusikM
4. Confess feat. Hatsune Miku / Siren
5. Holy S**t Grass Snake feat. Hatsune Miku / Uncle McDonald
6. Mutton Soup feat. Hatsune Miku / MusikM
7. Confess Ver.B feat. Hatsune Miku / Siren
8. Mutton Soup Remix feat. Hatsune Miku / MusikM
9. The First Dream Ver.B feat Hatsune Miku / MusikM