The "Magical Mirai 2016" concert and exhibition series has just concluded in Japan, and already Crypton Future Media and company are announcing the dates for the "Magical Mirai 2017" series. Hit the jump to learn more.
Today marks the 9th birthday of Hatune Miku - the world-famous Vocaloid virtual idol whose first iteration of software was released on August 31, 2007 - and this year's celebrations include the release of the Hatsune Miku V4X software, a 9th anniversary album, and more. Hit the jump to learn more.
In a new TV commercial for the Lux Straight & Beauty hair care products by Unilever, virtual idol Hatsune Miku tries out a mature new look with a little help from her new friend, Scarlett Johansson. Hit the jump to check it out.
The official Youtube channel for Hatsune Miku: PROJECT DIVA has released a new preview video for Hatsune Miku: PROJECT DIVA X that highlights all 32 songs that will be included with the release of the Sega-produced rhythm game featuring Crypton Future Media's Vocaloid virtual idol characters. Hit the jump to check it out.
Vocaloid music producer Mitchie M has composed a new song entitled "Mirai Jokyoku" ("Future Overture") that will serve as the official opening them for the "Hatsune Miku Symphony" concert event in Tokyo on August 26, 2016. Hit the jump to check out a preview version of the song.
The official album for virtual idol Hatsune Miku's "Magical Mirai 2016" has been announced for a release in Japan on August 03, 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new trailer for the upcoming PS4 release of Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA X highlights music and gameplay for two popular Vocaloid songs: "Sharing the World" by BIGHEAD and "Hand in Hand" by livetune. Hit the jump to check it out.
Japanese toymakers Good Smile Company are celebrating their 15th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of their Nendoroid toy-line, and the celebrations include the release of a giant-sized Hatsune Miku Nendoroid that will be initially sold at the Wonder Festival 2016 toy and model kit fair in July. Hit the jump to learn more.
Crypton Future Media's virtual darling, Hatsune Miku, and the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra are teaming up for a one-night concert on August 26, 2016, at the Tokyo International Forum Hall A in Marunouchi, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Sega has released a new, extended preview video for Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone, the PlayStation 4 port of the Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Arcade game. Hit the jump to check it out.
Voting has begun for the "Snow Miku & Rabbit Yukine 2017 Outfit Design Poll", an online poll that allows fans of Hatsune Miku's snowy, Sapporo-themed incarnation to pick the appearance of Snow Miku and her rabbit companion Yukine. Hit the jump to learn more.
Although the "Mikudayo 2" art exhibition has come and gone, it's still possible to enjoy everyone's favorite Hatsune Miku spin-off character in all her creepy-cute glory, thanks to a video that takes you on a tour of the installation that ran from May 05 - 08 at the Hachiban-kan venue in Naka-ku, Yokohama, Japan. Hit the jump to gaze into the darkness.
The "Machi Asobi Vol. 16" convention is coming to Tokushima in May of 2016, and Sega and Hatsune Miku will be there to show off their upcoming slate of Project DIVA games for the Sony PS4 game console as well as a virtual reality tech demo for PlayStation VR. Hit the jump to learn more.
Good Smile Company is adding a new entry in their Nendoroid Co-de line of toys, and this one features virtual idol Hatsune Miku in an outfit and appearance inspired by the popular Vocaloid song "Raspberry Monster" by HoneyWorks. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese toy-maker Good Smile Company has a reputation for elaborate April Fool's Day jokes, and this year's entry is no exception: the (fictional) announcement of a new line of Nendoroid + aerial drone toys entitled Nendrone. Hit the jump to learn more.