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




Sep 102017
 

The celebration of Miku’s 10th anniversary is a celebration of many meanings for many of her fans around the world. One of the top focuses in this celebration is, of course, the music! Being a music software herself, music one of the cornerstones that helped make Hatsune Miku what she is today. We’d like to look at the special songs that Vocaloid artists contributed on the week of August 31st, the day of Miku’s 10th anniversary.

This list has a few special rules! First, the song has to have been uploaded to Nicovideo during the period of August 28th~September 3rd. This allows some room for Vocaloid producers that uploaded their songs a little early or late! Second, the song has to mention it was a 10th anniversary celebration song, either in the title, tags or description. Finally, songs will be ranked by average views per day, not total views! This gives a more accurate ranking of the fans favorite songs.

Without further day, here’s the Miku 10th anniversary song ranking! Do you have any favorites that didn’t make the list? Let us know in the comments below!

#1: Thanks for being Lifeless by PinocchioP feat. Hatsune Miku

http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm31825358
Uploaded 2017/08/28 – Total: 164,675 – Daily: 23,525

#2: Reverse Universe by Nayutan Seijin feat. Hatsune Miku

http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm31843582
Uploaded 2017/08/31 – Total: 60,789 – Daily: 15,198

#3: First Storm by DECO*27 feat. Hatsune Miku V4 Chinese

http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm31842002
Uploaded 2017/08/31 – Total: 60,528 – Daily: 15,132

#4: Welcome Back Lonely by Agoaniki feat. Hatsune Miku

http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm31838997
Uploaded 2017/08/31 – Total: 56,613 – Daily: 14,153

#5: Ooedo Julia Night by Mitchie M feat. Hatsune Miku & Kaito

http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm31812792
Uploaded 2017/9/01 – Total: 21,746 – Daily: 7,249

#6: Shachiku♡Addiction by Eve feat. Hatsune Miku

http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm31837265
Uploaded 2017/08/31 – Total: 28,804 – Daily: 7,201

#7: Music Hour of Love by Papiko feat. Hatsune Miku

http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm31832794
Uploaded 2017/08/31 – Total: 28,448 – Daily: 7,112

#8: Inzei Daisuki Forever by OwataP feat. Hatsune Miku

http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm31790872
Uploaded 2017/8/31 – Total: 25,783 – Daily: 6,446

#9: Dream to the Future by ELS feat. Hatsune Miku

A tribute video featuring many illustrators! Full list here → http://vocadb.net/S/166609
http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm31837608
Uploaded 2017/08/31 – Total: 23,290 – Daily: 5,823

#10: Hatsune Miku by Hikappi feat. Hatsune Miku

Yes, the song is titled “Hatsune Miku”!
http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm31840796
Uploaded 2017/8/31 – Total: 13,485 – Daily: 3,372

Honorable Mentions

While Hatsune Miku does not sing in the following songs, these fan-made melodies are amazingly well-made tributes to Miku’s 10th! Enjoy!

#1: ミクミク動画流星群 by Nitopan

http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm31838536
Uploaded 2017/08/31 – Total: 62,950 – Daily: 15,738

#2: ミクミク動画葱祭 by Tashi

http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm31840798
Uploaded 2017/08/31 – Total: 33,818 – Daily: 8,455

Sep 062017
 

Following the first demo released on her 10th birthday, Hatsune Miku V4 Chinese gets four new demo songs released today along with the product page reveal! Digital download sales also begin starting now!

Hatsune Miku Chinese version sings with fine quality pronunciation and lovely voice.

Hatsune Miku V4 CHINESE” is a virtual singer for Chinese with Hatsune Miku like unique and pretty voice and beautiful and fine quality pronunciation. Consonants and vowels are clear tuned just by typing lyrics and can sing any genres like pops, dance, rock and etc. It has a function to make the VOCALOID voices sounds younger and adjust the brightness. It also supports the glow function, pitch snap function and pitch rendering function. Also, it comes with a standalone application of the vocal editor “Piapro Studio” which has been developed for this product. So you can make it sing a song without going through other music software.

The four new demo songs come from Kairiki bear, Mikai Music, 小旭PRO-乌龟SUI, and PIPPO, with all four being original songs with the exception of “Shippaisaku Shoujo” by Kairiki bear (cover).

Hatsune Miku V4 Chinese is priced at 10,800 yen (~99 USD) and 11,880 yen (~108 USD) for the digital download and limited package versions, respectively. Shipping for the limited package version will begin in mid September 2017. Check out the demo songs below!

Official product page → http://sonicwire.com/mikuv4c
Hatsune Miku V4 Chinese limited package edition → https://ec.crypton.co.jp/product/detail/39830
Poppro → http://www.poppro.cn/html/main.html

“Shippaisaku Shoujo” by Kairiki bear (link to the original)

“你好~Hello~” by Mikai Music (song, lyrics, and arrangement)
MuiskM (song), 大铭 (lyrics), and Jun Kuroda (arrangement)

“时光船~Time boat~” by 小旭PRO-乌龟SUI (song & arrangement)
小旭音乐-若竹(lyrics)

“花与梦 ~keeping~” by PIPPO

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 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

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