Aug 252018

The first day of Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2018 in Osaka has came to a close, and we’re more than excited to share with you the music setlist of the concert! Additionally, for fans who couldn’t make it to the event, the Blu-ray and DVD have been announced today!

Preorders for the Blu-ray and DVD will open on August 31st, with the release date set on December 27th. Also released is the new visual for the Blu-ray and DVD jacket by the artist Mika Pikazo! More information will be available soon. Below is a music setlist of the concert.

01. Hand in Hand by kz ft. Hatsune Miku
02. Viva Happy by Mitchie M ft. Hatsune Miku
03. Meteor by DIVELA ft. Hatsune Miku (Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2018 song contest’s Grand Prize winner)
04. Unknown Mother-Goose by wowaka ft. Hatsune Miku
05. World Is Mine by ryo ft. Hatsune Miku
06. Sweet Devil by HachioujiP ft. Hatsune Miku
07. Magnet by minato ft. Hatsune Miku & Megurine Luka
08. 1/6 -out of the gravity- by noa ft. Hatsune Miku
09. Attakaito by halyosy feat. KAITO
10. Nostalogic by yuukiss feat. MEIKO
11. on the rocks by OSTER project ft.  KAITO & MEIKO
12. No Logic by JimmyThumbP ft. Megurine Luka
13. Dreamless Dreams by Harumaki Gohan ft. Hatsune Miku

<Special intro by Kagamine Rin & Len>
14. BRING IT ON! by GigaP ft. Kagamine Rin & Len (Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2018 second theme song)

15. Roki by MikitoP ft. Kagamine Rin & Len (original was Kagamine Rin & MikitoP)
16. Gemini by Dixie Flatline ft. Kagamine Rin & Len
17. 8HIT by JesusP ft. Kagamine Rin & Len
18. Remote Control by JesusP ft. Kagamine Rin & Len
19. Reverse Universe by Nayutan Seijin ft. Hatsune Miku
20. TODAY THE FUTURE by ELS ft. Hatsune Miku
21. shake it! by emon ft. Hatsune Miku and Kagamine Rin & Len
22. Melt by ryo ft. Hatsune Miku
23. 39 by. DECO*27 x sasakure.UK ft. Hatsune Miku

24. 39 Music! by MikitoP ft. Hatsune Miku
25. Tell Your World by kz ft. Hatsune Miku
26. Greenlights Serenade by Omoi ft. Hatsune Miku (Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2018 theme song)

Aug 232018

Crypton Future Media’s music label KARENT will release a special 15 album collection to celebrate the upcoming Hatsune Miku 11th anniversary this year on August 31st. A special page has been launched featuring illustration by the artist otokmika and detailing the following works, available via iTunes, Amazon MP3, spotify, LINE MUSIC, and more:

A new start for Hatsune Miku’s 11th Anniversary.
If you listen closely, you can hear a new sound –
With hopes that this voice will continue to ring through everyone’s lives.

– Message from KarenT

Collection Crossfade via the official Hatsune Miku Youtube channel

Aug 222018

The Racing Miku: Tony Haregi ver. scale figure is now open for preorder! Styled in SUZUKA 10 HOURS support illustration by Tony, the adorable fairy Racing Miku is now available in full scale! (fairy-sized!)

Thank you for your continued passionate support!

A full scale figure of the official character of the Hatsune Miku GT Project “Racing Miku” in the style of the SUZUKA 10 HOURS support illustration, “Racing Miku: Tony Haregi Ver.”! The adorable fairy Racing Miku by popular illustrator Tony has been transformed into another figure, this time wearing a beautiful haregi.

The figure makes use of clear parts in her translucent hair, which has been carefully sculpted to spread out in a circular shape. Her pearl-like kimono is decorated with an elegant design. Her gentle expression looking ahead gives Racing Miku a charming, ladylike appearance. Be sure to add her to your collection!

Preorders are available now for 14,800 yen on Good Smile’s Online Shop until September 20th at 12:00 JST. She’s scheduled to ship around September next year. You can also find her on other online shops listed below, or catch more photos with the recent review by Kahotan from Good Smile Company!

> Tokyo Otaku Mode
> CDJapan
> Good Smile’s Online Shop
> AmiAmi
> HobbySearch

Aug 222018

Hatsune Miku will be making her way into the popular idol-style rhythm game “BanG Dream! Girls Band Party” this August 24th. The collaboration will be bringing three Vocaloids songs to the game (one of which is a Kagamine Rin song) fully covered by the all-girls bands from the “BanG Dream! franchise. The three collaboration songs are:

Also released today are the gameplay videos for two of the three collaboration songs now available on Youtube, with “Romeo and Cinderella” to follow soon. BanG Dream! Girls Band Party was published by Bushiroad and Craft Egg. The mobile game is available on both iOS and Android platforms.

Google Play:

“Romeo to Cinderella” by Poppin’ Party gameplay video

Via BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! x Hatsune Miku official site

Aug 192018

Fans of Hatsune Miku keep taking their love of the character to new levels and heights, but actual marriage is definitely the pinnacle of showing your love for the two-dimensional virtual idol. Such is the case of 35-year old Kondo Akihiko of Japan, who has recently announced his plans of marriage to Hatsune Miku on Twitter.

In his recent tweets, Akihiko announced his marriage plans to Hatsune Miku for November 4th, 2018, and even has certified marriage documents prepared, courtesy of a limited production run by Gatebox, the same company that created the Gatebox home device for living with your favorite virtual characters.

No wedding ceremony would be complete without the wedding rings, which Akihiko also recently had prepared.

Akihiko may soon not be alone, as Gatebox had around 3,000 registrations for marriage documents of others also interested in marriage with their favorite 2D characters. What is your take on marriage with virtual characters?