Jun 142019
 

The second Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2019 theme song is here, and titled “Jump for Joy” by EasyPop! The song is part of Megurine Luka’s 10th anniversary, and will be celebrated at this year’s Magical Mirai events in a similar fashion to Kagamine Rin & Len’s 10th anniversary‘s at Magical Mirai last year.

You can expect to hear the song at the Magical Mirai Tokyo & Osaka concert events in August~September, or in the Magical Mirai 2019 OFFICIAL ALBUM which will soon be released on July 10th, 2019. Listen to it now on Youtube, Nicovideo, or Bilibili!

Magical Mirai 2019: https://magicalmirai.com/2019/

Music, Lyrics, and Arrangement: EasyPop/BETTI
Illustration:
Omutatsu
Movie: Nate

Jun 122019
 

The POP UP PARADE Racing Miku 2010 Ver. is now open for preorder! She’s the second Hatsune Miku figure and the fifth figure in Good Smile Company’s new figure line, the POP UP PARADE series.

Miku from the 2010 Hatsune Miku GT Project!

“POP UP PARADE is a new series of figures that are easy to collect with affordable prices and releases planned just four months after preorders begin! Each figure stands around 17-18cm in height and the series features a vast selection of characters from popular anime and game series, with many more to be added soon!

The fifth figure in the series is Racing Miku 2010 Ver. from the 2010 Racing Miku GT Project! Illustrator redjuice’s mechanic style design has been faithfully recreated, including Miku’s unique heels, her tools and her adorable smile. The figure has been painted to accurately reflect the different textures each material, making for a truly stunning appearance.”

Preorders for the POP UP PARADE Racing Miku 2010 Ver. are open from now until July 11th at 12:00 JST. She’s priced at 3,900 yen on Good Smile’s Online Shop, and is expected to ship in October 2019. She’s also available from these other online shops!

> Tokyo Otaku Mode (Supports MikuFan!)
> CDJapan (Supports MikuFan!)
> Good Smile Company
> AmiAmi
> Hobby Search
> Hobby Link Japan
> Nippon Yasan

You can check out more of the POP UP PARADE figure series here!
http://special.goodsmile.info/popupparade/en/

Jun 102019
 

The mobile gacha rhythm game BanG Dream! Girls Band Party is finally receiving the Hatsune Miku collaboration update on the English version! The English version lags nearly a year behind the Japanese version in updates, so chances are most fans of the game already played this update in the Japanese version. But in case you’re one of the English players holding out, this update is for you!

The following song covers are being added to the game over the next several song addition updates as part of the collaboration. As of this article publication, one has been added so far:

1: Lost One’s Weeping feat. Kagamine Rin by Neru (Added!)
2: Alien Alien feat. Hatsune Miku by Nayutalien (Pending)
3: Romeo and Cinderella feat. Hatsune Miku by Doriko (Pending)


Lastly, a login campaign has been launched starting today (June 10th) and running until Jun 24th at 12:59 AM PDT. This login campaign gives costumes, items, stars and even a guaranteed 4 star gacha! Check the details via the tweets above, or the ingame event details.

BanG Dream! Girls Band Party is available on both Android and iOS platforms.

Official Game Site: https://bang-dream-gbp-en.bushiroad.com/

Jun 102019
 

One month from now on July 2nd in Japan will mark the 10th anniversary of the SEGA feat. HATSUNE MIKU Project, which featured the many Project DIVA titles and more that we all love. In celebration of the anniversary, Sega will be launching a special live titled “DAIBA de DIVA Super Live 2019” to be held at Tokyo Joypolis 1st Floor Main Stage on July 2nd.

The lottery application period will open on June 11th at 10:00 JST~June 16th at 23:59 JST, with the results to follow on June 18th. Application can be applied online, or via Loppi available at Lawson nationwide in Japan (L code: 35226). Ticket is priced at 3,900 yen (tax included), and comes with a novelty pass case.

DAIBA de DIVA Super Live 2019: http://tokyo-joypolis.com/event/SFHMP10_DdDIVA/index.html

Jun 072019
 

Today’s Summer Wonder Festival 2019 event in Shanghai had a few exciting Hatsune Miku figure announcements and reveals! Here’s what we were able to quickly gather from tweets from the event.

Hatsune Miku: Memorial Dress ver. 1/7 scale
Price: TBA
Release: TBA
Manufacturer: Good Smile Company
Photos via @gsc_kahotan & @amiami_korea

Hatsune Miku: The First Dream ver. 1/8 scale
Price: TBA
Release: TBA
Manufacturer: Max Factory
Photos via @MXF_official, VocaDB & @Chieri3

Figma Hatsune Miku: V4 Chinese ver.
Price: TBA
Release: TBA
Manufacturer: Max Factory
Photo via @MXF_official

Racing Miku 2019: Thailand Cheer ver.
Price: TBA
Release: TBA
Manufacturer: Aquamarine
Photo via @aquamarine_fig