Jan 052021
 

The song contest for the next Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai in 2021 is now open for entries! The contest is open starting today and until February 23rd JST, and features a grand prize of 2 concert tickets to Magical Mirai (or a set of event goods), 100,000 Yen in Sonicwire credit, and having your song featured at the live event! If you’re interested in participating, check out the contest entry details below.

Magical Mirai 2021 Song Contest Prizes

Grand Prize (1 winner): 2 tickets to the Magical Mirai event (travel expenses covered by the winner) OR a set of exhibition goods from the event. 100,000 JPY in Sonicwire credit, and song featured at the live event.
Runner-up Prize (Several winners possible): 30,000 JPY in Sonicwire credit

Entry Dates

Deadline: February 23rd at 5:00 PM JST.
Winner Announcement Date: April~May 2021

Contest Details

>Theme: None
>Number of works to be adopted: 1

Target Virtual Singer Software

Hatsune Miku / Kagamine Rin / Kagamine Len / Megurine Luka / MEIKO / KAITO
* Append, V3, V4X, NT can also be used (including ENGLISH, CHINESE)
* Only one character can be used per work.

Eligibility

Piapro registrants who can follow all of Piapro’s Terms of Service and the “application method” and “application rules” of this collaboration.

Post Format

Song Length: 4 minutes and 30 seconds or less.
>The submitted song must be an original song, and not tied to any publisher contracts. Genre and language of the song does not matter.
>Please apply without license conditions (required).

Example of incorrect and correct license setting on Piapro submission.

Remarks

>We are looking for songs that Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Megurine Luka, MEIKO, and KAITO will sing alone.
*Songs that use vocal sound sources or sampling voices (including human voices) that are not the main vocal characters, including choruses and shouts, are not eligible for application.
>You can post as many works as you like.

Notes

>If you announce your submitted work to other SNS / posting sites other than Piapro during the recruitment period, you will not be selected.
* There is no particular problem with posting to other SNS / posting sites after the results are announced.
>Be sure to post the lyrics along with the song. (In the description of the song post works best)
>Music works are converted after submission, and works that have been converted after the deadline will not be selected. The conversion process may take a long time or may fail, so please post with plenty of time.
*The “Posting date” displayed on the work page is the “Time when the submission was accepted”. It is not the time when the conversion was completed.
>Works that are not displayed in the work list on the official Piapro collaboration page will not be selected. Please make sure that it is reflected.

How to submit

  • Have an account registered on Piapro.jp
  • Please be absolutely sure to include and lock the art submission tag – “マジカルミライ2021_楽曲” (without quotes).
  • Please be absolutely sure to submit your design without any licenses. During the submission process, please choose the “Upload without licenses” checkbox at the bottom.

-> Click Here To Begin Submission Application <-

Best of luck to all contest participants!

Magical Mirai 2021 Song Contest Details→ https://piapro.jp/pages/official_collabo/magical2021_musiccontest/detail

Oct 292020
 

There’s a couple news bits to cover from earlier this week, which cover the topics of Hatsune Miku NT and Miku Expo 2021, so let’s get to it!

While Crypton Future Media has yet to officially post the release date of Hatsune Miku NT in an announcement, it seems the official product page has already been updated with a release date: November 27th, 2020!

Hatsune Miku NT Product Page → https://sonicwire.com/product/virtualsinger/special/mikunt

The prototype/beta version of the software is already available for those that have preordered it, so you can enjoy a sneak peek of the new features before release.

Finally, a new song contest for Hatsune Miku Expo 2021 Online has been announced! The song chosen as the grand prize winner will be performed at Miku Expo 2021 Online when the crowdfunding goal is reached (more news on the crowdfunding campaign is expected soon). Two runner-up winners will also be selected. The contest deadline is November 30th at 11:00 AM JST.

The grand prize winner of the contest will not only have their song played during the online event, it will also be a featured downloadable song during the crowdfunding campaign. The winner will also receive 100,000 JPY Sonicwire voucher, and an assortment of Hatsune Miku and Piapro Character goods.

Runner-ups will also have their songs featured as downloadable content in the fundraiser, receive 30,000 JPY of Sonicwire credit, and Hatsune Miku and Piapro Character merch.

For the complete contest guidelines and rules, please check the official contest page! → https://mikuexpo.com/online2021/contest_en.html

May 282020
 

The grand prize winners of the Magical Mirai 2020 song contest have been announced! There’s one grand prize winner, and 5 runner ups. Listen to the song previews in the video above, and then feel free to check out the full songs linked below!

The grand prize winner, who will also have their song performed at the Magical Mirai 2020 live concert events, is ごーぶす/GoBS with their song “Marui Unabara“!

And below are the 5 semi-finalists, which will have their songs played at the concert venue before the start of the live concert event!

Semi-Finalist #1 – スパイラル・デイズ by 芳田/yoshida

Semi-Finalist #2 – プリオシンのたびびと by Saiph

Semi-Finalist #3 – icicles by 磨瀬/Mase

Semi-Finalist #4 – My Story by オゾン/OZON

Semi-Finalist #5 – Sepia by なご/Nago

Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2020 Official Site
https://magicalmirai.com/2020/

May 312019
 

Poppro, China’s own version of piapro, has recently launched a MIKU WITH YOU song contest, inviting all the eager producers for a chance to have their songs featured at the MIKU WITH YOU concert, as well as: a ticket to attend it, a 1,000 CNY voucher for use at the venue, and a spot in the official album itself.

The contest’s rules are fairly simple: an original submission in MP3 format that’s no longer than 4 minutes and 30 seconds, and must be sang only by Hatsune Miku herself (Harmonies track included). Please note that acappella is not accepted, and that the entry cannot be published elsewhere before the results are in. Lyrics need to go into their specific column when submitting.

Submissions via Firefox browser may result in upload errors due to browser compatibility issue. Please use other browsers for uploading your submissions!

We would like to thank our partners from VNN for the contest’s terms of usage, as listed below!

Contest’s Term of Usage:

  • You must be 18 or older in order to partecipate. In case you’re younger, you will need permission from your relatives.
  • Songs composed in collaboration between multiple people can only be represented by one single individual.
  • Your entry must be an unreleased original song. It needs to have never been published before.
  • You cannot sign any commercial contract with companies and such during the contest’s period.
  • Please submit your entries before the deadline.
  • In case of infringement of a third party copyright, the organizers take no responsibility of the issue. The contestant shall solve it instead.
  • Make sure to use a valid e-mail address, as they will inform you of your winning entry via e-mail. You need to confirm and reply to them within 10 days, or your winning work will be canceled.
  • Keep your project files and be prepared to give them to the organizers, since they may need them to adapt it and make the live performance even better!
  • The winning entry may be promoted on social medias and such by the organizers.
  • After being adopted, the entry’s license shall be transferred to the organizer, who will also pay the artist its usage copyright fees.

The deadline is July 4th at 0:00 CST (China Standard Time). Give it your all!

MIKU EXPO Song Contest: https://www.poppro.cn/html/activity-detail.html?id=MTc=

Some info via VNN

Nov 082018
 

Suddenly out of nowhere, a Hatsune Miku x HONDA x Dwango Collaboration has been announced! The full details of he collaboration are not quite yet revealed, but the teaser wording and website graphics indicate there will be a sort of car collaboration coming soon, possibly something with Hatsune Miku themed coloring and/or design. The collaboration theme is “Let’s drive with Hatsune Miku!”.

Website → https://www.osoba.ai/

A timer on the website is ticking down for a livestream event on November 22nd at 9:30 PM JST, which should reveal many more details of the collaboration. The stream will be available from the following link, or the embedded player below:

Livestream page: http://live.nicovideo.jp/gate/lv316619887

A song contest has also been announced, with an application deadline of December 20th, 2018. This music collaboration comes with several rewards for the Grand Prix winner, which include:

– A luxury DTM set, with a 13″ Macbook Pro, Apogee Duet and dedicated USB cable, Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL A49, and a 30,000 Yen iTunes card.
– Your song will be delivered through Dwango services.
– Your song will be included in a new application in production.

If interested, your song must be uploaded to Nicovideo by December 20th, 2018 and follow these rules:

– Submit songs with the theme of “Songs that can be enjoyed while driving”.
– Use only Hatsune Miku for your song.
– Post your video with the following tag, and make sure to lock it: osobaコンテスト
– You can tag lock songs you have created in the past for this contest.
– At least one full chorus of vocals must be included, along with intro and outro.
– Professionals, amateurs, and music of all genres are welcomed!

Good luck to everyone that enters, and tune in later this month for updates!