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What is your opinion Hatsune Miku's US debut?
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Posted 5/11/11


As you may or may not know Hatsune Miku appeared a week ago in the USA in the form of a car commercial (well, technically two car commercials) for the Toyota Corolla. There is also an illustration of an americanized version of a Miku on the official Corolla Miku website (that I have posted above). Since this is Miku's first official appearance in the USA what is your opinion of her debut? Say what you liked and hated about it down below.

Here's a link to the official Corolla Miku website:

http://www.toyota.com/corollamiku/

Here's the youtube video of the longer commercial

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=E15PE7iGT0U

Posted 5/11/11
Cool car.
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Posted 5/11/11
It's alright I guess but I just don't like the way they drew her... It doesn't give the Japanese feeling.

"The new 2011 Toyota Corolla and Hatsune Miku have two very important things in common- big dreams in a compact package."
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19 / F / New York
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Posted 5/11/11
I lurrrv her.

I like her coming to the US, but I hate how she's drawn. Why americanize her? She came from Japan, so let's keep it that way.
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Posted 5/11/11 , edited 5/11/11
As soon as I saw those blue pigtails come out of the sunroof I started grinning, but I find it hard to imagine that she'd draw that kind of a crowd. Don't get me wrong, I like Hatsune Miku, but I don't know if the rest of the US will.
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Posted 5/12/11
I'm not exactly sure how I feel about this.
The commercial kinda makes me feel less weird about driving around town blaring japanese music in an english environment. xD
But other than that...not sure. I guess they could've kept the original cuteness of Hatsune Miku on the website image. If that's supposed to be an American translation of some sorts in regards to her image, I dissaprove. :X It isn't cute and honestly looks sorta manly IMO. lol
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Posted 5/13/11
While I think it's cool that she's getting a US debut, I don't really like the way they illustrated her here.
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Posted 5/13/11
Posted 11/14/11
nice car^^
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