Mar 192014

The software company Cybernoids has announced the release of a new Hatsune Miku model for their 2D modeling an animation program called Live2D for Cubism Editor. The model uses the original Hatsune Miku V2 box art illustration by KEI (pictured left), and can be manipulated within the application to “bring it to life”.

Along with this release is the announcement of an upcoming Live2D Creative Award competition, which will include a number of prizes. These include drawing tablets, cash prizes, Cubism Editor software, and also copies of the Hatsune Miku V3 software bundle.

The Pro version of Cubism editor will be free to use during the competition period, and the Hatsune Miku model is also provided for download from the website. Use of the model must follow Crypton’s usage terms. The competition will begin on March 27th, and end on June 1st. Read the full contest guidelines and details here:

Below is a video showing a sample of animation from the Live2D Cubism editor.

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