Apr 162018
 

Get your rhythm game hands ready, the popular Hatsune Miku song “TODAY THE FUTURE” is now available on Groove Coaster 4 at an arcade near you! The song packs 4 star (simple), 7 star (normal) and 9 star (hard) difficulties.

TODAY THE FUTURE by HarryP was created for the AEON mall collaboration last year, and was also one of the most popular Miku songs of 2017. The song is also available for purchase from KarenT → http://karent.jp/album/2140

And if you missed it last year, here’s the official music video!

Via Hatsune Miku Blog

Mar 102018
 

The Miku Expo 2018 main visual artworks are now live on the Miku Expo 2018 USA & MX website! The first artwork is the illustrator JohnSu from the United States, while the second is by Hikusa from Mexico! You can expect to see these artworks used in promotional materials and merchandise for the event.

Miku Expo 2018 USA & MX Site: http://mikuexpo.com/usamx2018/

Lastly, the full version of the Miku Expo 2018 theme song “Decade”, composed by Dixie Flatline is now up on the official Hatsune Miku YouTube channel! Dixie’s music and vocal tuning style takes a very different approach with this song, what do you think? Listen below!

Feb 022018
 

The Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai song contest makes a return this year and is open starting now! The grand prize winner will have his/her song performed at the live events, a pair of tickets to the live where the winning entry will be performed, and SONICWIRE gift certificate worth of 100,000 yen, whereas the runner-ups will receive SONICWIRE gift certificate worth of 30,000 yen.

The last year’s contest had Keisei with his song “Singularity” as the winning entry. Will yours be next?

Target characters

Hatsune Miku / Kagamine Rin / Kagamine Len / Megurine Luka / MEIKO / KAITO
(Including V3, V4X, ENGLISH, and CHINESE voicebanks, but limited to one character per submission)

Entry Eligibility

Any applicants registered to piapro.jp, and agree to the application method and rules of entry.

File Format

MP3 (Under 4 minutes and 30 seconds)

Result release date

Early May 2018

Other Notes

  • The contest will remain open until March 29th at 17:00 JST.
  • Please include lyrics of the song in the submission’s description.
  • Submissions must be original, unreleased works not tied to any publishers, independent contracts, or management groups
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Entries must be uploaded with the tag “マジカルミライ2018_楽曲” (copy and paste without quotes). Please make sure to lock the tag otherwise your entry will be invalid.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Make sure your entry is submitted without any licenses! During the submission process linked below, you’ll be presented with a list of licenses. Choose the checkbox at the bottom for “Upload without licenses”.

Magical Mirai 2018: http://magicalmirai.com/2018/
Song Contest: http://piapro.jp/pages/official_collabo/magical2018_music/
Submission list: http://piapro.jp/pages/official_collabo/magical2018_music/list

Feb 022018
 

The official theme song for Hatsune Miku Expo 2018 has just been released today titled “Decade“, and came from none other than Dixie Flatline. Dixie Flatline is a Vocaloid producer since March 2008, and most notably known for his song “Just be Friends” featuring Megurine Luka with over 3.6 million views on Nicovideo.

Hatsune Miku Expo 2018 in USA & Mexico will take place across six locations this Summer. Check out the theme song preview below, and remember to stay tuned for more updates in the future! Have you purchased your tickets yet?

Miku Expo 2018 in USA & Mexico Twitter: https://twitter.com/mikuexpo/
Miku Expo 2018 in USA & Mexico Official site: http://mikuexpo.com/usamx2018/

Jan 212018
 

There were many amazing artistic creations from Hatsune Miku fans all over the world to celebrate her 10th anniversary. But due to the vastness of the world and content, some things might get overlooked that are definitely worthy of more attention.

One such creation is an animated music video for a Vocaloid Rock styled song titled Plot: 0, which appeared on the Chinese video site Bilibili in September 2017. The MV was a collaboration between 6 artists, and features stunning and smooth animation work that compliments the song beautifully, with many references to well-known Hatsune Miku songs and characters from the past.


However, even in its homeland of China, the music video only gathered 94,000 views before I tweeted about it, with the resulting reaction making it clear that many people never knew this music video existed. The great news is that it does exist, and you can watch it below!

-= Credits =-
Music: Digger, 玖玲P, Irecorder, katsu, ToufuP
Animation: Chinanokusa

Requires Flash on PC. Cick here if using Mobile, or if player doesn’t appear: http://www.bilibili.com/video/av14315151/