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/

May 152018

The Hatsune Miku GT project, the racing team run by fans, has reached its 10th anniversary this year! In celebration of the project’s 10th anniversary, Goodsmile Racing has launched a special site with new exciting announcements to share. Featured on the site is all the Racing Miku designs to date.

The artists for each year are as follow, from left to right: redjuice, Yuichi Murakami, GAN, saitom, OguchiShigeto Koyama, Taiki, Mai Yoneyama, Tony Taka, and Hiro Kanzaki.

Firstly, a special 10th anniversary exhibition will be held at Akiba CO Gallery in Akihabara on May 30th~June 17th. Secondly, due to various requests from individual sponsors and fans, the past Racing Miku will be getting new merchandises! Stay tuned for more details!

Lastly, a memorial photo contest will be held, where the contest is divided into three categories.

Ten Years Memories of Races

Ten Years Memories of Racing Miku Supporters (Racing Queens)

Ten Years Memories of Figures/Goods

Special Prizes

  • The first and second places for SNS prizes will be decided by votes
  • The Director & Drivers prize will be selected by the team manager Ukyo Katayama, and the drivers, Nobuteru Taniguchi and Tatsuya Kataoka
  • The Miku Supporters prize will be selected by the Racing Miku supporters 2018 (Racing Queens)
  • The Aki prize will be elected by the entrant representative Takanori Aki.

Official site: http://www.goodsmileracing.com/10th/
Photo Contest’s Gallery: http://www.goodsmileracing.com/photo-contest/

First launched in 2008, the project has long been running under its slogan “the racing team run by fans”. With supports from fans and sponsors worldwide, the team has conquered over three championships in the last decade (2011, 2014, and 2017, respectively). The next round of this season will soon take place at Suzuka circuit this weekend on May 19th~20th. Fight, GSR!