Apr 162019
 

Picture via @goodsmileracing

During last night’s news stream by Goodsmile Racing, the design for this year’s Thailand Cheer version of Racing Miku 2019 was announced! The design by @Annin_Oiko features Racing Miku with the usual tanned look, along with a sailor-outfit inspired 2 piece bikini and umbrella. She’s absolutely cute!

This design will be featured in upcoming merchandise, as well as at this year’s Round 4 race in Thailand for the SUPER GT 2019 competition. A figure is also likely to be announced sometime later, so stay tuned for those updates!

Trivia: Thailand version Racing Miku has been a reoccurring idea since the first design in 2014.

Apr 142019
 

As quoted by one of Goodsmile Racing’s own reporters, last night’s SUPER GT Sound 1 race in Okayama was… A strange one. The rainy weather was among the worst we’ve seen in any races to date, and resulted in many delays and accidents during the race. All of this eventually led to the early finish of the race at 31/82 laps completed, as there would have been no way to finish the race by 17:30, by regulation.

Although Goodsmile Racing suffered some minor damage to their rear bumper after a collision by two other nearby cars, they were still able to race. But the early race finish resulted in GSR placing 9th overall. This ranking was bumped to 8th after a confirmed penalty on the #11 car (the GAINER TANAX GT-R).

All drivers in the top 10 received half points for an incomplete race, resulting in GSR having a total of 1 and a half (1.5!) points. Quite an unusual race with an unusual score result. Here’s to hoping Round 2 in Fuji has better weather! That race will take place May 3rd~4th. Fight, GSR!



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/

Jan 102019
 

Goodsmile Racing has finally announced the design for their 2019 Race Machine for competing in SUPER GT! The itasha-styled car is fully covered with this year’s Racing Miku 2019 artwork by Annin Oiko, and it looks stunning as usual! We can’t wait to see this one on the race track.

The design reveal also confirms that Goodsmile Racing will be sticking to the Mercedes AMG for yet another season. They switched to the Mercedes AMG from the BMW Z4 starting with the 2015 racing season.

Let’s show our support to GSR once again this year! If you’d like to pledge your support as a personal sponsor, applications are now open! Details here → https://www.mikufan.com/goodsmile-racing-sponsor-courses-now-open-for-2019-racing-season/

Dec 222018
 

At Goodsmile Racing’s 2018 year-end party, Goodsmile Racing made several announcements regarding their 2019 plans! First up is the reveal that the team will be participating in 2019’s SUPER GT racing season, as well as the SUZUKA 10 HOURS race! We’ll be cheering for GSR again next year!

The second big reveal was the new Racing Miku 2019 design, drawn by Annin Oiko, who’s also popularly known as the Idolmaster Cinderella Girls character designer! With Annin Oiko as the chosen illustrator, the design for 2019’s Racing Miku also adopted an “Idol” motif.

A prototype of the nendoroid was also shown off at the event. Check out the tweets below!