Aug 312017
 

It’s August 31st in Japan, and to many Hatsune Miku fans around the globe, it’s the 10th birthday of their favorite twintailed diva Hatsune Miku! The past 10 years hold many precious memories and events to all of us, and our staffs at MikuFan.com have begun compiling these events each year for fans to see. Let’s take a look at this year’s memories together!

  • Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone Now Released in Americas and Europe on PlayStation 4
  • Twinkle Snow Outfit Set Announced for Dollfie Dream Snow Miku
  • Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 Song Contest (Winning entry: “Singularity” by Keisei)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X Hatsune Miku Limited Edition Released
  • Hatsune Miku Figure Showcase At Winter Wonder Festival 2017
  • Official Hatsune Miku Smartphone Cases Released for Latest Sony Xperia Phones
  • Goodsmile Racing’s 2017 Theme Song Released: one feat. Hatsune Miku by AVTechNO!
  • Snow Miku 2018 Design Collaboration Held, Results to be Announced at Magical Mirai 2017
  • Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 Illustration Contest
  • Hatsune Miku 10th Anniversary Compilation Album Illustration Recruitment
  • Hatsune Miku Featured in Big Boi’s Music Video “Kill Jill ft. Killer Mike, Jeezy”
  • Korean Miku Fans Launch Hatsune Miku 10th Anniversary Advertisement Project
  • VOLKS Announces Deep Sea Girl Outfit for Dollfie Dream Hatsune Miku
  • Hatsune Miku x Osamu Tezuka Exhibition ~ The World Connected by Isao Tomita exhibition
  • Adobe Announces Hatsune Miku 10th Anniversary “MIKU DANCING FES.”
  • 2018 Racing Miku Design Contest Held, Results to be Announced at Magical Mirai 2017
  • Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 Theme Song “Sand Planet” (the fastest Vocaloid song to achieve one million views to date)
  • Sasakure.UK Reveals PV for “Hello Planet feat. Hatsune Miku” Made Almost Entirely in MS Paint
  • Gatebox Announces “Living With Hatsune Miku” Project Start, Demo Available At Magical Mirai 2017
  • Hatsune Miku Appointed as PR Character for NewDays x Kewpie “Vegetables Day Campaign”
  • Music Video for “A World Without You Has no Sound or Color” by doriko Now on Youtube
  • Vocaloid Producer Wowaka Returns With New Hatsune Miku Song “Unknown Mother-Goose”
  • Hatsune Miku V4 Chinese Updates: Demo Song, Nendoroid, Preorder Date, and Poppro Site Revealed
  • Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2017 Life-Size Statue Teaser Images Released

There were so much announcements, songs, and illustrations released today, and we’re very excited to tell about them. It’ll be quite a long ride. Here are some of the announcements made today!

Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary countdown images now online!

The official Hatsune Miku Twitter account had been counting down to Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary starting from 100 days. Today’s Hatsune Miku countdown illustration comes from KEI, celebrating Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary! Check out all the countdown illustrations here → http://piapro.net/miku10th/gallery.html

Hatsune Miku V4 Chinese preorders now open! Full demo song released!

Hatsune Miku V4 Chinese preorders are now open! Preorders are now open on Taobao at 680 yuan (~103 USD) with release scheduled for early September 2017. We have previously covered on the demo, nendoroid teaser, and poppro site reveal recently just this month. The demo song “First Storm” by DECO*27 is also now available in full song, and features illustrations by Rella! Check it out!

Taobao site → http://www.scla.com.cn/hatsunemikuv4c/

Massive fan-collaborated music video project “3910Project” organized by Agonasubi

Enjoy this massive fan-collaborated music video project “3910Project” organized by Agonasubi! The music video features an especially written song for this occasion “Dream to the Future” by EVERGREEN LELAND STUDIO (ELS) and illustrations from over 50 illustrators. Check out the music video below, or watch it on Nicovideo!

Hatsune Miku Symphony 2017 key visual and ticket details released

The Hatsune Miku Symphony 2017 key visual by KEI has been revealed today, and features a black-pink theme dress and a gorgeous crystalline violin. As per usual, there’ll be three types of tickets for sale: “Special Sheet” including exclusive ticket design, official brochure, and more to be announced at later date at 14,800 yen, S seat tickets at 9,000 yen, and A seat tickets at 8,000 yen.

Visitors to Magical Mirai 2017 will get a chance for early ticket reservation via brochure at the booth. Alternatively, presales lottery is expected to begin from September 4th at 12:00 JST. Hatsune Miku Symphony 2017 will be held on November 17th and 29th at Osaka Festival Hall and Tokyo International Forum Hall A, respectively.

Official site → http://sp.wmg.jp/mikusymphony/

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone DX PC and mobile phone wallpapers, PS4 collaboration models preorders now open

In celebration of the Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary, Sega has released a special Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone DX theme wallpaper set for PC and mobile phone. The wallpapers are now available for download for free on the official blog! Go grab them now! → http://info.miku.sega.jp/12907

Sega also announced the Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone DX PlayStation 4 collaboration models for preorder starting now! The models come in two variants: “Special Pack” with original top cover (left), theme, and design package priced at 33,480 yen and 38,480 yen for 500 GB and 1TB models, respectively, and the stand-alone top cover (right) priced at 3,000 yen. Preorders are now open at associated Sony Store, with release date scheduled for November 22nd, 2017.

Official site → http://www.sony.jp/playstation/store/special/ps4/miku-ft-dx/

MIKU DANCING FES. celebration video by Adobe Japan released

The MIKU DANCING FES. campaign by Adobe has its celebration movie released today, and features a massive amount of fan submissions (see the full gallery here!). The 15-seconds version of the celebration movie is now available on Youtube, with the full 90-seconds celebration video available on the official site.

Official site → http://www.adobe.com/jp/creativecloud/information/miku10th-fes.html

New Hatsune Miku MMD model releases from Tda, REMmaple, YYB, and Sour

The MMD artists Tda, REMmaple, YYB, and Sour have released their new Hatsune Miku MMD models today in celebration of Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary: Tda-type Hatsune Miku V4X, REMmaple-type Hatsune Miku (10th), YYB-type Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary, and Sour-type Hatsune Miku models. Interestingly, this would be Tda’s second MMD model ever released to date since the first and only model was the Hatsune Miku Append MMD model released back in 2012

Check out the model preview from REMmaple, YYB, and Sour on Nicovideo and Youtube!

Tda-type Hatsune Miku V4X MMD model → http://3d.nicovideo.jp/works/td30681
REMmaple-type Hatsune Miku model (10th) → https://bowlroll.net/file/146102
YYB-type Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary model → https://bowlroll.net/file/146083 (password: 20170831)
Sour-type Hatsune Miku model → https://bowlroll.net/file/146103

Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper features original Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary illustration by iXima

On the morning of August 31st, a morning edition of the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper released in Japan features an original Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary illustration by iXima to celebrate Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary. If you’re living in Japan, don’t miss a chance to grab one at nearby convenience stores!

Image source → http://blog.piapro.net/2017/08/n170308281-1.html

Next Miku Expo Announced for Malaysia

The next Miku Expo has been announced for Malaysia! The event features key visual by FeiGiap, and will take place in Kuala Lumpur on December 16th. Not much is known about the event as of now. More details are expected to arrive at later date.

Official site → http://mikuexpo.com/may2017/

MikuFan.com was first created on March 8th, 2008, and it’s been over 9 years for us with over 1,100 articles on our site. Miku has now grown beyond a mere software, and continue to grow in an unpredictable ways. We’re looking forward to the next year’s anniversary, the 20th anniversary, and the years to come after. Thank you for your continued support for our site!





Aug 292017
 

The music artist group “DTM Friends” will be releasing a brand new album on August 31st for free on Bandcamp in celebration of Hatsune Miku’s 10th anniversary. The album features cover art by ivyee, and contains 10 tracks in total from each member of the group: xtraspicy, 49star, Owlscillate, Elisile, Zeriko, SHOCKING*TRUTH, LesJosuaManga, darkflamesquirrel, and OfJapan.

Check out the album crossfade below! Don’t miss out!

Tracklist:

  1. Tenth Wave – xtraspicy (not present on xfd)
  2. star☆mind – 49star
  3. Majesty – Owlscillate
  4. From the Depths – Elisile
  5. Over the Horizon – Zeriko
  6. Ignite My Heart – SHOCKING*TRUTH
  7. CRAVING 慾望 – LesJosuaManga
  8. Supernova – darkflamesquirrel
  9. Yugen – OfJapan
  10. love song – xtraspicy

> DTM Friends on Bandcamp

Aug 282017
 

In celebration of Hatsune Miku’s upcoming 10th anniversary, Crypton Future Media’s music label KARENT has released a special 35 album music collection from 29 Vocaloid producers (almost doubles the amount from last year!). This collection includes the following works, available via iTunes, Amazon MP3 and more:

May the voice that brought so many people together over 10 years continue to be heard and loved! With gratitude, thank you, Hatsune Miku 10th Anniversary.

– Message via KarenT

Collection Crossfade

Aug 222017
 

In one of the most unexpected and surprise returns, Wowaka has appeared after 6 years with a new Hatsune Miku song titled “Unknown Mother-Goose“. Wowaka’s works are widely known among the Vocaloid community, and created songs such as “Rolling Girl“, “Unhappy Refrain“, “World’s End Dance Hall” and “Two-Faced Lovers“.

The song is planned for release in the Hatsune Miku 10th anniversary celebration album Re:Start, which ships August 30th! Previous album details → http://www.mikufan.com/hatsune-miku-10th-anniversary-album-restart-announced-releasing-august-30th/

> Re:Start (Regular Edition) from CDJapan
> Re:Start (Limited Edition) from CDJapan
> Re:Start (Regular Edition) from Amazon Japan
> Re:Start (Limited Edition) from Amazon Japan

Check out the song from the official Nicovideo and YouTube players below! With the return of Hachi, Kemu and now Wowaka, Hatsune Miku’s 10th anniversary is shaping to be an amazing and memorable one for Hatsune Miku fans, both new and old!



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