Mar 202019
 

Sony Sapporo Store is soon to reach its 2nd anniversary, and they’re kicking off the celebration early with the announcement of the new Hatsune Miku Walkman S Series 2019 model! She’s the latest addition since her 10th anniversary model, featuring an exquisite engraving art by the artist apapico.

She’s priced at 17,880 yen and 21,880 yen for the 4GB and 16GB models, respectively, and come with her matching speaker, special packaging, and finally, a postcard-size illustration card of the rough art by apapico. Alternatively, Sony Sapporo Store is offering a limited edition model with added beach rose flowers to the engraving art as well as 2 more postcard-size illustration cards.

Sales to begin starting now until May 17th.

Hatsune Miku Walkman S Series 2019 model: https://www.sony.jp/walkman/store/special/s-miku2019/

 

Mar 122019
 

Those who’ve been waiting for the standalone Racing Miku 2019 Nendoroid to go up for preorder, your wait is over! The nendoroid is now available from Good Smile Company’s online shop, and their various partners!

A Nendoroid of the official character of the 2019 Hatsune Miku GT Project!

The official character of the 2019 Hatsune Miku GT Project, Racing Miku, is joining the Nendoroid series! This year’s design by popular illustrator Annindoufu features a frilly costume fit for this particularly idol themed version of Racing Miku! She comes with two face plates including a cheerful smiling expression and a playful winking expression!

Optional parts include a flag to support the team and a Nendoroid car for her to ride in! Be sure to add her to your collection and cheer for the team once again this year!

*This product is a GSR coupon item.
https://www.goodsmileracing.com/sponsors/coupon/?language=en

The Racing Miku 2019 Nendoroid is available from Good Smile Company’s online shop for 6,000 JPY ($55 USD), and is expected to release sometime around October 2019. Preordes from GSC’s shop will be available until April 11th at 12:00 PM JST. She’s also available from any of these other shops listed below!

> Tokyo Otaku Mode
> CDJapan
> Hobby Link Japan
> Good Smile Company
> Amiami
> Hobby Search
> Nippon Yasan


Gallery Link: https://www.goodsmile.info/en/product/8140/

Mar 092019
 

Today (and yesterday as well, depending on timezones) is another Miku Day, which comes around every year on March 9th! This is the day where Miku fans like to show their apprecation for Hatsune Miku in various ways, such as illustrations, pictures, music, and more!

Here on MikuFan, we’ve made it a yearly tradition to share our favorite Miku Day illustrations! You can click any of the previews below to see their full versions. If you’d like to see more, you can search the #ミクの日 tag on Pixiv or Twitter! There’s always dozens more pages of wonderful artworks to see!

Illustration by 夜ノみつき

Illustration by 松うに

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Mar 082019
 

Get a closer look at the idol-themed Racing Miku 2019 in her Nendoroid size with the review by Kahotan from Good Smile Company! Designed by the artist Annindoufu, she comes with two face plates: a cheerful smiling and a playful winking expression. Her optional parts include a flag for her team and her very own Nendoroid car.

Primary pre-order for sponsorship will soon end on April 15th, with the secondary pre-order to start from April 26th. She’ll also be available for preorder via Good Smile Company official site starting from March 12th! Be sure to keep an eye out!

Check out the full gallery on Kahotan’s blog!


Mar 082019
 

Sakura Miku is finally joining the cherry blossom festivities this year in a new joint collaboration with the Hirosaki Sakura Festival, starting this April! Starting this year, and for the next two years, Sakura Miku will be adopted as an official supporting character in the festival traditions.

Hirosaki Sakura Festival Official Page: https://www.hirosaki-kanko.or.jp/web/edit.html?id=cat02_spring_sakura

The Sakura Festival takes place every year at Hirosaki City Aomori Prefecture Hirosaki Park from April 20th ~ May 6th. This year will be the 101st celebration of the festival!

Sakura Miku’s collaboration details are scheduled as follows:

· Hirosaki Sakura Festival collaboration poster
· Publication in the official sakura festival poster and flyer
· Posting of PR sign at Hirosaki station free passage central entrance
· Sightseeing stamp rally, present original postcards to those who cleared the rally
· Shopping Street Flag and Sakura Festival Strip Poster
· Character printed to sightseeing guide map
· Public information Hirosaki April 1 issue Cover issue
· Sale of character goods at tourist facilities

Several creators have also created beautiful artworks for this collaboration, which will likely make appearances at the event. Check them out below!

Illustration by iXima

Via Piapro Blog