jrharbort

A Hatsune Miku fan since December 2007, jrharbort joined MikuFan.com as the Head Writer in October 2011, and enjoys sharing news with other fans around the world. You can follow him on Twitter at @jrharbort!

May 292019
 

From now and until June 16th, 2019, Goodsmile Racing will have a Hatsune Miku GT Project exhibition open at Akiba Co Gallery in Akihabara, Japan!

Activities include some displays showing the history of Racing Miku and Goodsmile Racing, Racer cardboard cutouts for photos, and a Grand Turismo time attack driving simulation setup for setting some records!

There is also an additional can badge benefit for personal sponsors visiting the exhibition! If you bring the “Special 1” voucher from the sheet of personal sponsors coupons (which you should have received as a personal sponsor), you’ll receive a limited can badge in return!

Exhibition Hours
Weekdays: 3:00 PM ~ 7:00 PM
Weekends: 11:00 AM ~ 7:00 PM

May 292019
 

The crossfade for the Hatsune Miku Expo 5th Anniversary E.P. is now online on the official Hatsune Miku YouTube channel! The album features a compilation of all Miku Expo theme songs, as well as some tracks from past Miku Expo song contest winners and other guests.

The limited edition album is scheduled for a May 29th, 2019 release for 2500 Yen. You can preorder the album right now over at CDJapan!

> Hatsune Miku Expo 5th Anniversary E.P. on Tokyo Otaku Mode
> Hatsune Miku Expo 5th Anniversary E.P. on CDJapan

Below is the album tracklist and details:

1. Lucky☆Orb feat. Hatsune Miku by emon(Tes.)
2. Music Like Magic! feat. Hatsune Miku by OSTER project
3. Decade feat. Hatsune Miku by Dixie Flatline
4. Blue Star feat. Hatsune Miku by Hachioji P
5. Sharing The World feat. Hatsune Miku by BIGHEAD
6. Ten Thousand Stars feat. Hatsune Miku by Circus-P
7. Can’t Make A Song!! feat. Hatsune Miku by beat_shobon
8. Miku feat. Hatsune Miku (Japanese Version) by Anamanaguchi
9. Through The Night feat. Hatsune Miku by Slushii
10. Lucky☆Orb feat. Hatsune Miku (3R2 Remix) by emon(Tes.)
11. Lucky☆Orb feat. Hatsune Miku (Yunosuke Remix) by emon(Tes.)
12. Lucky☆Orb feat. Hatsune Miku (2ToneDisco Remix) by emon(Tes.)

Miku Expo Official Site → https://mikuexpo.com/

May 242019
 


Today is the qualifying race for SUPER GT 2019 Round 3 in Suzuka! Goodsmile Racing is hoping for a much better performance in today and tomorrow’s races, and this time the weather looks like it will make it easier. Illustrator Annin Oiko has drawn today’s cheer illustration, with a brilliant smile to help guide GSR to victory! Fight, GSR!

Just in time for the next round of races is the launch of figma Racing Miku 2019 from Good Smile Company’s shop! If you’ve been wanting this year’s Racing Miku figma without the additional sponsors benefits, now’s your chance to to snag her.

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

The 2019 edition of the official character of the 2019 Hatsune Miku GT Project, Racing Miku, is joining the figma series! This year’s design is illustrated by Annindofu and the figma can easily be posed in the original pose from the original illustration along with various other poses! An articulated figma stand is also included, allowing for all sorts of different scenes!

The figma is available from Good Smile Company’s online shop starting today, and will be taking preorders until June 20th at 12:00 PM JST. She’s priced at 7,700 JPY ($69.99 USD), and is expected to ship in November 2019. She’s also available from these other online shops listed below!

This is a GSR Coupon item. Details here → https://www.goodsmileracing.com/sponsors/coupon/?language=en

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

For those that would like to enjoy additional benefits, round 2 of figma sponsors courses are available until June 17th, 2019! Check them out here → http://www.goodsmileracing.com/en/sponsor/personal/

May 242019
 

Ever wondered what Hatsune Miku would look like if she was drawn in the art style of Yuru Yuri anime and manga series? Well, the series character artist Namori has done just that with a recent doodle on Twitter!

Namori says it’s just a らくがき (sketch), so it leaves us wondering how this art would look if she went crazy with it. It’s already very cute as it is! Check out the full size artwork from the tweet above.

As a fun trivia, the voice actor of Sugiura Ayano from the Yuru Yuri anime series was Fujita Saki, the same voice provider for Hatsune Miku’s VOCALOID voicebank!

May 232019
 

Snow Miku illust by Rassu

The final stage performance at this year’s 28th YOSAKOI Soran Festival in Sapporo will be livened up by a collaboration between Snow Miku and the Pokemon Vulpix and Alolan Vulpix! The trio will make a special appearance to enliven the event’s stage during the “Final Stage Part 1”, and perform to the song Gohatto Disco by Satsuki ga Tenkomori.

Additionally, Rabbit Yukine will be making an appearance at the event’s parade. The Snow Miku Special Team hopes you’ll come and enjoy the show, don’t miss it!

Snow Mikudayo and Rabbit Yukine

What is the YOSAKOI Soran Festival?

June, the month when lush greenery is abundant in the streets of Sapporo.
Situated along a main road one simply cannot miss, watch as Odori Park and several places around the city transform into the center stages of this event!

The YOSAKOI Soran Festival first came about when in 1992, the clappers used in the original Yosakoi Festival from Kochi Prefecture was adapted into Hokkaido’s traditional folk song “Soran Bushi”. Clothed in brightly colored outfits, the dancers beat their clappers to the melody of Soran Bushi, dancing in a spirited and dynamic way. The energy from their dances permeates through the streets, creating a lively atmosphere.”

Yosakoi Soran Homesite: https://www.yosakoi-soran.jp/

Via Hatsune Miku Blog