Every year always contains new and exciting surprises for Hatsune Miku and the world of Vocaloid, and 2014 was no exception by any means. Many huge notable events happened this year, and it will surely give 2015 hard time to top. Here is a quick list of just some of the events that happened in the year 2014:
• Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd Released in Japan (and later overseas).
• Three new life-sized Hatsune Miku statues were revealed (Wing Shop, Magical Mirai and Sky Town).
• Hatsune Miku Expo events held in Jakarta Indonesia, and Los Angeles and New York in the United States.
• The “Hatsune Miku Project Diva” game series celebrated its 5th anniversary.
• Hatsune Miku cameoed with the popular J-rock band “Bump of Chicken”.
• Many new figures and nendoroids of various types announced and released.
• Hatsune Miku opened for Lady Gaga’s Artpop Ball tour across the United States and Canada.
• Pharrell Williams remixed the Hatsune Miku classic “Last Night, Good Night”.
• “Mikuture”, a free ApiMiku AR app, released worldwide in Japanese and English.
• Project Mirai DX for 3DS announced for Western release (and later for Japan).
• Hatsune Miku celebrates her 7th anniversary.
• Magical Mirai concert events held in Osaka and Tokyo.
• A second Hatsune Miku English voice bank is announced for development.
• Snow Miku 2015 design chosen.
• Hatsune Miku debuts on David Letterman.
• Good Smile Racing wins the 2014 SUPER GT championship.
• 2015 Racing Miku design revealed.
And this is just a small list of everything that happened! We are excited to see what 2015 will bring, and we hope you are, too. Enjoy this New Year’s illustration by Snowmioo from Twitter. Happy new year, everyone!
— すのみ (@snowmioo) December 31, 2014