VIDEO: Hatsune Miku Song Making Waves on TV in Japan

News program 'theme song' gaining popularity after broadcast

On February 4th, Shuukan News Fukayomi (roughly "Weekly News In Depth") on the Japanese TV station NHK General did a special report on Hatsune Miku called, "Why now? In the world's spotlight! Japan's 'songstress.'" During the show announcer Fumie Ono cosplayed as Miku and introduced an original song "Fukayomi feat. Hatsune Miku" by Hachioji-P:

 

 

In the week following the track's release, over 30 derivative works have been created. Fukayomi did a follow-up on this "Reaction;" you can also see some clips of the initial segment:

 

 

At the end Ono is impressed by the response and makes an executive decision, "Let's make it our theme song! It's decided!"

 

via Hatsune Miku Vocaloid Blog, Hachima Kikou

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