Sep 172019
 

The MIKU EXPO 2020 European tour has just launched a new site update with five-cities tour reveal and a main visual release by the artist POKImari! The five cities include London, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, and Barcelona, and will have their ticket sales go live on September 27th at 5:00 pm JST. Check out the dates and venues below!

London

Date: January 11th, 2020
Venue: O2 Academy Brixton (ticket page)

Paris

Date: January 16th, 2020
Venue: Le Zénith Paris (ticket page coming soon)

Berlin

Date: January 20th, 2020
Venue: Verti Music Hall (ticket page)

Amsterdam

Date: January 24th, 2020
Venue: Ziggo Dome (ticket page)

Barcelona

Date: January 28th, 2020
Venue: Sant Jordi Club (ticket page coming soon)

Additionally, as part of MIKU EXPO 5th anniversary, a special song contest will be held on October 1st at 17:00 JST~October 31st at 23:59 JST in search for a Grand Prix winner featuring Miku in any languages to be adopted into the tour’s concert setlist. More details will be announced on September 27th.

Miku Expo Twitter
https://twitter.com/mikuexpo
Miku Expo 2020 European tour

https://mikuexpo.com/europe2020/

Tweet by the main visual artist POKImari

Aug 192019
 

The last of the four cities for MIKU WITH YOU 2019 tour, Shanghai, has finally been revealed, along with the release of four main visuals for each city! This year’s main visuals are based on a micro-world theme, with each city represented by different colors of fruits, such as purple grape for the newly announced Shanghai or red cherry for Beijing.

Check out the tour details for each city, as well as their respective main visuals, as listed below!

Shanghai

Date:
November 2nd, 2019 (14:00-16:00 & 19:00-21:00 local time)
November 3rd (19:00-21:00 local time)
Venue: 1862 Theater
Ticket page: Damai  (August 22nd at 11:39 CST)

Chengdu

Date:
November 9th, 2019 (19:00-21:00 local time)
Venue: HUAXI LIVE 528 M Space
Ticket page: Damai (B Area 590/A Area 890/VIP 1290)

Beijing

Date:
November 16th, 2019 (14:00-16:00 & 19:00-21:00 local time)
Venue: M Space
Ticket page: Damai (August 22nd at 11:39)

Guangzhou

Date:
November 23rd-24th, 2019 (19:00-21:00 local time)
Venue: Guangzhou Canton Art Theater (Guangzhou Opera House)
Ticket page: Damai (B Area 590/A Area 890/VIP 1290)

MIKU WITH YOU Weibo https://www.weibo.com/Hatsunemikuexpo
MIKU WITH YOU 2019
 https://www.scla.com.cn/events/hatsunemiku2019/

Shanghai main visual by Maple (Snow Miku 2020)

Chengdu main visual by 甘果

Beijing main visual by Mikka

Guangzhou main visual by Pre

Via the Official Hatsune Miku Bilibili

Aug 142019
 

A collaboration illustration contest has been launched on Pixiv between Hatsune Miku and KYOTO NIPPON FESTIVAL, a yearly festival to promote a number of Japan’s traditional culture in the city of Kyoto as part of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics promotional campaigns, and the contest begins starting now! The contest is looking for 36 different illustrations of Hatsune Miku with the theme of “Kyoto”, with the prize money of 30,000 yen for each winners!

In additional to the benefit of prize money, each and every of the 36 winning illustrations will be on display at the festival, which is set to be held at the Kitano Tenmangu shrine, a Shinto shrine over a thousand years old in Kyoto, on October 25th~December 8th, 2019. Entries are open starting now, and will close on September 23rd, 2019 at 23:59 JST! 

Size

Size-free*

File Format

JPEG, GIF, PNG* (no more than 23MB per entry)

Result release date

Please wait for notifications until the winning illustrations have been selected.

Other Notes

  • More than one entry is allowed, but not duplicates.
  • *Winning illustrators must be prepared to provide your works in A4-size (210mm x 297mm, 350dpi)
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Entries must be uploaded with the tag “三十六画仙イラコン” (copy and paste without quotes).
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Entries with public levels of “my pixiv only” or “private” will be considered invalid.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Please reassure that entry is there in the list once submitted. Entries that do not appear in the list will be considered invalid.

-> Click Here To Begin Submission Application <-

For more information on KYOTO NIPPON FESTIVAL, please stand by and wait patiently for future web updates.

KYOTO NIPPON FESTIVAL: http://www.kyotonippon.com/
Illustration Contest: https://www.pixiv.net/contest/kyotonippon
Entries list: https://www.pixiv.net/contest/kyotonippon#entries

Main visual by the artist Rella

Aug 022019
 

The sports tabloid newspaper Sports Hochi will be releasing a special issue covering the upcoming Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2019 events this month with cover illustration by Kanzaki Hiro! The issue will cover from special interviews with the creators of Magical Mirai down to its history and main visuals.

You’ll find the Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2019 special issue for sale at both the Osaka and Tokyo venues, or at the C96 in Tokyo Big Sight on August 9th~12th, with the creator interviews and other contents as listed below:

Additionally, the special issue will also come included with a poster, so don’t miss out!

Magical Mirai 2019 https://magicalmirai.com/2019/
Special Issue by Sports Hochi https://magicalmirai.com/2019/goods_houchi_newspaper.html

EDIT: Added Nardack’s Tweet.

Jul 242019
 

From the recent Goodsmile Racing’s live stream comes a Racing Miku visual for the 2019 SUZUKA 10 HOURS race, to which the team will be participating in next month. Drawn by the artist Annin Oiko with direction by Shigeto Koyama, she wears a beautiful pink haregi surrounded in cherry blossoms.

The machine featuring the design is expected at the upcoming 2019 SUZUKA 10 HOURS race, which will be hled at Suzuka circuit on August 23rd~25th. She’s the also second Racing Miku Haregi ver. design to date since Tony Taka’s in 2017-2018. Fight, GSR!

2019 SUZUKA 10 HOURS: https://www.suzukacircuit.jp/10h_en/
Goodsmile Racing team: https://www.goodsmileracing.com/en/team2019_suzuka/