Feb 062019
 

For a limited time only, NHK WORLD-JAPAN has released a 49-minute documentary on the collaboration performance between Hatsune Miku and Japan’s traditional drumming ensemble Kodo. The episode will cover performances on the stage the two shared, as part of Tokyo Olympic official program, as well as insights behind the scenes. English subtitles is fully provided.

The documentary will be available for online viewing until March 28th only. Don’t miss out!

Hatsune Miku x KODO → https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/ondemand/video/2045023/

Feb 052019
 

The twintailed 11-year old pilot of the iconic transforming bullet train anime “Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion” is finally getting a closer look on her Nendoroid, as Kahotan from Good Smile Company released a photo review on her blog. She comes with her serious face, motion sickness face, and blushed face, and an array of iconic accessories: a pink under rim glasses, a bamboo sword, and a squirrel mascot.

Preorders will open on GOODSMILE ONLINE SHOP from February 7th, with a Tamagozake accessory as a preorder bonus. Additionally, her unit, H5 Hayabusa, will be open for preorder as a MODEROID on the same date.

Check out the photo review on Kahotan’s blog!

Feb 032019
 

In commemoration of Snow Miku 10th anniversary, a new collaboration has just been launched between Snow Miku and Morinaga Milk promoting the “Honey and Snow” sweets in Hokkaido. The main visual of the collaboration is a gorgeous artwork by none other than the artist iXima, and can be found in the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper (Hokkaido branch only).

Check out the commercial “Honey and Snow” by Morinaga Milk below featuring the song “Konayuki”.

Jan 282019
 

A new Hatsune Miku collaboration has just been launched with TANITA, bringing in Hatsune Miku themed body composition monitors, pedometer, and coffee to help Miku fans to stay in shape.

The first is a fully-voiced body composition meter featuring illustration by Kaiku, with two of the voice samples now available for listen on the official web. It’s priced at 18,000 yen, and fully capable of measuring weight, body fat percentage, body water percentage, visceral fat, etc. The second is a more simplified body composition meter priced at 6,000 yen donning the main visual by Yuichi Murakami, and the third is a pedometer priced at 3,000 yen featuring illustration by Kaiku.

Preorders for the body composition monitors and pedometer are now available until March 9th at 23:59 JST, with shipping scheduled for May 2019. Alternatively, if you’re planning for a visit to Snow Miku festival this year, look out for TANITA booth for the special Snow Miku coffee drip bags. The package is priced at 2,000 yen, and features two flavors: Premium Blend and Decaf Moca Blend.

Hatsune Miku x TANITA: http://shop.tanita.co.jp/hatsunemiku/

Jan 252019
 

After the completion of last night’s Hatsune Miku Symphony 2019 performance in Osaka, the next event location for 2019 was announced! The next performance will take place at Pacifico Yokohama National University Hall on October 14th, 2019. Additional event details, such as tickets, is expected to be announced later, so stay tuned!

Hatsune Miku Symphony Website: https://sp.wmg.jp/mikusymphony/