Aug 082019
 

Photos via @cfm_snowmiku

The winning Snow Miku 2020 design has been revealed at Magical Mirai 2019 in Osaka! The winning costume design for next year comes from the Chinese illustrator and #3 design finalist, Maple.

The costume titled “Horn Miku” features Snow Miku in a marching-band uniform with a french-horn as her instrument, and is surprisingly both cute and beautiful!

Congratulations to Maple! We look forward to seeing the various collaborations and celebrations featuring this art at next year’s Snow Miku festival in Sapporo. Below is one of Maple’s more recent sketches of their own costume design.

> Snow Miku Official Site

Jul 272019
 

With today’s 2019 Summer Wonder Festival underway in Tokyo, we’re getting the usual wave of new Hatsune Miku figure announcements and reveals! Here’s everything that’s been revealed at the event so far. We’ll continue to add more if anything new is announced before the day is over in Japan, so be sure to check back for possible updates!

1/7 Scale Hatsune Miku Snow Princess Ver.

Photo via WonFes Gallery

Manufacturer: Good Smile Company
Price: TBA
Release Date: TBA

1/8 Scale Racing Miku 2019 Ver.

Photo via WonFes Gallery

Manufacturer: Good Smile Company
Price: TBA
Release Date: TBA

Scale Hatsune Miku: Symphony 2019 Ver.

Photo via WonFes Gallery

Manufacturer: Good Smile Company
Price: TBA
Release Date: TBA

Scale Hatsune Miku: Kentaro Yabuki x osoba Ver.

Photo via WonFes Gallery

Manufacturer: Good Smile Company
Price: TBA
Release Date: TBA

Scale Racing Miku 2019: Thailand Ver.

Photo via Aquamarine

Manufacturer: Aquamarine
Price: TBA
Release Date: TBA

Sega Prize Figure Hatsune Miku Ribbon x Heart

Photo via @77tmair

Manufacturer: SEGA
Price: Prize
Release Date: TBA

Scale Racing Miku 2013 Rd. 4 SUGO Support Ver.

Photo via Aquamarine

Manufacturer: Aquamarine
Price: TBA
Release Date: TBA

1/7 Scale Racing Miku: 2018 Summer Ver.

Photo via @hobbysearch

Manufacturer: Max Factory
Price: TBA
Release Date: TBA

Scale Hatsune Miku Expo 2019 Taiwan & Hong Kong

Photo via @mfMikudayo

Manufacturer: Alphamax
Price: TBA
Release Date: TBA

Scale Hatsune Miku Expo 2019 Taiwan & Hong Kong

Photo via @mfMikudayo

Manufacturer: F:Nex
Price: TBA
Release Date: TBA

Scale Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2019 Ver.

Photo via @mfMikudayo

Manufacturer: F:Nex
Price: TBA
Release Date: TBA

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

May 092019
 

Good Smile Company’s “Snow Miku Time” livestream event has finished, and has a lot of exciting news to share! If you missed the live stream event, you can rewatch the YouTube recording for as long as it’s available. Let’s get started on the announcements!

Even though it was the last part of the live stream, the reveal of the Snow Miku and Yukine 2020 design finalists is what everyone was waiting for! Here’s the list of the 6 finalists:

#1: “Grand Piano” by 杏夏蜜柑 → https://piapro.jp/t/saxQ
#2: “Taiko” by こり → https://piapro.jp/t/YxrR
#3: “Horn” by メープル → https://piapro.jp/t/HnGM
#4: “Accordion” by mgr → https://piapro.jp/t/sWBP
#5: “Flute” by 二六時中 → https://piapro.jp/t/lO2m
#6: “Marching Band” by ππ → https://piapro.jp/t/P9Kf

Community voting will be counted until May 17th, JST. Only one vote per person/device will be counted! The winning design will be announced at Magical Mirai 2019.

-> CLICK HERE TO VOTE! <-

If you’re curious to know the results of the initial community vote on the Nicovideo live stream, here’s a quick screenshot!

Magical Mirai 2019

A new piece of artwork showing off Magical Mirai 2019 themed outfits for Kagamine Rin & Len, Megurine Luka, KAITO and MEIKO were revealed during the livestream. Expect these designs to play part in decorations and goods for Magical Mirai 2019!

The Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2018 ver. was also announced during the stream! Details regarding pricing and release date were not yet announced, but we can expect to hear more soon.

Racing Miku 2019

Good Smile Company announced a 1/8 scale figure for Racing Miku 2018, based on the art design by Annin Oiko! There’s only a prototype sculpture being teased for now. Expect a painted version to be revealed, along with pricing and release info at a later date.

Good Smile Racing and Nitroplus are collaborating together again this year with Racing Miku and Super Sonico. Two new artworks by Minoa and 津路参汰 were released as part of this collaboration. Other details of the collaboration will come at a later time.

Other Goods & Collabs

A scale figure of Hatsune Miku Symphony 2018~2019 will be made! The figure will be based on the original artwork by Rella. Other details are not yet available, so keep watching for that.

Also, a Hatsune Miku x Macaron collaboration was announced, which will make special Cryptonloid themed Macaroons available, along with an A2 size visual poster!

Lastly, SEGA announced the availability and release dates for the following prize plushies and figures: Hatsune Miku: White Dress ver. plushie (releases 3rd week of May 2019), Hatsune Miku: White Dress ver. premium figure (releases 4th week of May 2019), a new trio of Hatsune Miku keychain plushies (releases 3rd week of June 2019) and Mega Jumbo Fuwafuwa ver. Sakura Miku plushie (on preorder at Chara-Ani until May 28th).

Apr 122019
 

Good Smile Company has shared the date for the Snow Miku 2020 livestream event, where they plan to reveal some of the preliminary Snow Miku 2020 fan submitted designs for voting! The livestream event will take place on May 9th at 7:00 PM JST (May 9th @ 3:00 AM PST) on Nicovideo and YouTube.

If they continue previous tradition, they should allow voting both during the livestream event, and via an online poll. Livestream voting must be done via the Nicovideo stream, so be sure to watch there if you’d like to put in an early vote! We’ve also embedded the YouTube stream below.

Here’s the full list of the livestream event topics:
– Magical Mirai 2019
– Racing Miku 2019
– New products
– Snow Miku 2020

Nicovideo Link: https://live.nicovideo.jp/gate/lv319510808