Dec 202020
 

Good Smile Company is surprising us today with not one, but two preorder openings for Hatsune Miku Nendoroids. First up is Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2019 ver.!

Miku from Magical Mirai 2019 has arrived!
From “Character Vocal Series 01: Hatsune Miku” comes a Nendoroid of Hatsune Miku wearing her outfit from the Magical Mirai 2019 main visual illustration! Illustrator ni02’s “future circus” version of Miku has been brought to life.

She comes with three face plates including an energetic standard expression, a smiling expression and a winking expression. She can be displayed with her top hat either on or off. Both a microphone and a cube are included as optional parts. Be sure to add her to your collection!

Nendoroid Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2019 Ver. is available for preorder exclusively from Good Smile Company’s online shop for 5500 JPY ($54.99 USD), and can be ordered until February 4th 2021 at 12:00 PM JST. She’s expected to ship out in June 2021.

> Preorder from Good Smile Online Shop (Global)
> Preorder from Good Smile Online Shop (USA & Canada)

Next up is Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2020 Summer Festival Ver.!

Miku in a festival outfit from Magical Mirai 2020 Summer Festival has arrived!
From “Character Vocal Series 01: Hatsune Miku” comes a Nendoroid of Hatsune Miku wearing her outfit from the Magical Mirai 2019 Summer Festival main visual illustration! Illustrator Fuzichoco’s “Festival” version of Miku has been brought to life.

She comes with three face plates including a standard expression, an expression with her tongue sticking out and a smiling expression. A hand fan, cotton candy and a goldfish are all included as optional parts! Be sure to add her to your collection!

Nendoroid Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2020 Summer Festival Ver. is available for preorder exclusively from Good Smile Company’s online shop for 5500 JPY ($52.99 USD), and can be ordered until February 4th 2021 at 12:00 PM JST. She’s expected to ship out in June 2021.

> Preorder from Good Smile Online Shop (Global)
> Preorder from Good Smile Online Shop (USA & Canada)

Sep 192019
 

The Snow Miku: Snow Princess 1/7 scale figure from Good Smile Company, based on the Snow Miku 2019 main visual design, is now available for preorder!

Presenting the lovely snow princess.

The Hokkaido support character Snow Miku is now a 1/7th scale figure! Based on the theme “Princess of the Hokkaido Winter”, illustrator KEI key visual of Snow Miku 2019 has been brought to life in outstanding detail. The numerous soft frills of her dress and pearly appearance of her intricate hairstyle are just two highlights of this magnificent figure.

Miku’s joyous expression as illustrated by KEI has been faithfully captured and brought to life. A special memorial base featuring a design based on 10 years of Snow Miku history is included. Be sure to add this sweet snow princess to your collection!

Preorders are available from Good Smile Company’s online shop for 24,800 JPY, or $236.99 USD, and is available for preorder until November 21st at 12:00 PM JST. The expected shipping date is March 2021. You can also find her available from these other online stores!

Check back for pending links!
> Tokyo Otaku Mode (Supports MikuFan!) PENDING
> CDJapan (Supports MikuFan!)
> Good Smile Company
> Good Smile Company US
> Amiami
> Hobby Search
> Nippon Yasan (PENDING)
> Hobby Link Japan

Don’t forget to check out Kahotan’s photo review on her blog! → http://mikatan.goodsmile.info/en/2019/09/18/snow-miku-snow-princess-ver/

Jul 112019
 

Good Smile Company has announced Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Magical Mirai 2018 Ver. for presale at the upcoming Magical Mirai 2019 in Osaka and Tokyo! Attendees will be able to grab this adorable nendoroid in-person before the online preorders go live on September 2nd, 2019!

The colorful school outfit design by Mika Pikazo is faithfully preserved in nendoroid form, and comes with 3 face plates, two megaphones and balloons as accessories to allow various creative poses.

She’s priced at 5,093 Yen ($48.99 USD), and will be sold at Good Smile Company’s booths at Magical Mirai 2019 in Osaka on August 9th~11th, and Tokyo on August 30th~September 1st. We’ll make a post at a later time when online preorders go live! Online preorders will ship in February 2020, so get yours 6 months early at the event if you can!

Product Details: https://www.goodsmile.info/en/product/8513/
Magical Mirai 2019 Official Site: https://magicalmirai.com/2019/

Apr 262019
 

Nico Nico Chokaigi (Nico Nico Super Meeting) starts today (April 27th, JST), and runs until April 28th @ 5:00 PM JST at the Makuhari Messe venue in Chiba! This is the same venue where Magical Mirai 2019 in Tokyo will take place later this year.

Nico Nico Chokaigi Homesite: https://chokaigi.jp/2019/

Hatsune Miku is making various appearances and participating in several collaborations for this year’s event, so here’s a quick summary of them!

Mikudayo, Yuki Mikudayo and Rabbit Yukine will be making appearances together at Makuhari Messe hall 7 on April 27th at 11:30 / 15:00 /17:00 JST, and April 28th at 11:30 / 14:00 / 16:00! They will gather near the Crypton Future Media booth, and photos for SNS are more than welcome!

Those who are following the Rabbit Yukine twitter will be able to receive a free card-sized sticker, as well as a free Megurine Luka clear file at Crypton Future Media’s booth! There’s also 10 different illustrations of Megurine Luka hidden at Crypton Future Media’s booth. Find all 10 and post them on twitter with the specified hashtag for a chance to win a not-for-sale sketchbook!

Rabbit Yukine Twitter: https://twitter.com/rabbityukine

The main visual for the Super Kabuki performance has been released! Kabuki actor Nakamura Kodo and virtual singer Hatsune miku will be performing again this year at Nico Nico Chokaigi, their 3d performance since 2016! This collaboration fuses real and virtual images together in an amazing visual spectacle!

Some tickets will be available on-site.

Collaboration Site: https://chokabuki.jp/minamiza/


 

Thermaltake and TSUKUMO are collaborating together at Crypton Future Media’s booth! The main visual for this collaboration was created by iXima.

Promotional videos with the theme of “Hatsune Miku’s PC room” featuring the song NetTirnanog by lumo will be played at a real-life mockup of Miku’s gaming room at Crypton Future Media’s booth. Novelties are also being distributed, so be sure to stop by!


 










Hatsune Miku is also collaborating with JAL (Japan Airlines)! Miku appears in a promotional music video for the song 1フェムトの大空 by Hyadain,, with vocal work done by TakaP!

Check out the embedded music video above!

Via Piapro blog

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.