For those that have been waiting patiently for the English version of Hatsune Miku's VOCALOID software, the wait is almost over, as Crypton Future Media has confirmed a Summer release for the vocal production software. Hit the jump for all of the details including news of a panel during next week's South by Southwest Interactive conference
On July 5th, three days after virtual idol Hatsune Miku made her US concert debut at Anime Expo 2011, Hiroyuki Itoh and Wataru Sasaki of Crypton Future Media passed through San Francisco. After sneaking into a hotel lobby, the creators of Hatsune Miku graciously agreed to answer a few questions for CrunchyNews. Full transcript after the jump!
Yesterday, we reported on the 3rd annual J-POP SUMMIT festival, set to hit San Francisco’s Japantown on August 27–28 in a two day whirlwind of Japanese fashion, film and anime premieres. Now, as part of the fun, Japantown is teaming up with Crypton Future Media to present a pair of unique Vocaloid-themed collaboration contests where YOU get to design the “Hatsune Miku US Version” for a good cause. Details and American Miku images after the jump!
Anime Expo has announced Crypton Future Media CEO Hiroyuki Itoh and Producer Wataru Sasaki as Guests of Honor for 2011. Anime Expo 2011 will be held July 1st to July 4th 2011 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles California.