The search for the 2016 "Snow Miku" has begun with a contest sponsored by Piapro and Good Smile Company. The winner's design will become the official Hatsune Miku spin-off character for the 2016 Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Sega Prize has rolled out a new batch of cute and cool character goods based on Hatsune Miku and other vocaloid virtual idols to be used as prizes at Japanese arcades. Hit the jump to check them out.
Crypton Future Media has a big block of event programming scheduled for the upcoming Niconico Super Conference, entitled the "Hatsune Miku Super Conference Exhibition". Hit the jump to learn the details.
The "Hatsune Miku Spring Stamp Rally" event at Hirakata Park enters its second phase with a new badge to collect, new character goods, and a custom "artificial reality" smart phone app that lets users interact with virtual idol Hatsune Miku inside the amusement park. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hatsune Miku and Good Smile Company are off to the races again, this time for the 2015 Super GT Series. Hit the jump to learn more.
Niconico and Morinaga & Company are teaming up to hold a "Funny General Election" featuring several of Morinaga's candy brands and the unlikely assistance of virtual idol Hatsune Miku. Hit the jump to learn more.
By special request of the Chinese government, a performance of the "Isao Tomita x Hatsune Miku: Symphony Ihatov" concert will be held at the Century Theater in Beijing in May. Hit the jump for more information.
Mikudayo will not be denied. As a special, in-game purchase beginning April Fool's Day, players of Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Arcade Future Tone will be able to unlock a mask that replaces their virtual idol's head with Mikudayo's enormous noggin. Hit the jump to learn more.
Crypton Future Media and the Gallery Nucleus of Alhambra, California, are joining forces to present an original exhibition show-casing artwork inspired by the world's most popular virtual idol, Hatsune Miku. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hatsune Miku's "Senbonzakura" was originally composed by Kurousa-P in September 2011, and is often chosen as one of her most popular songs. Many artists have covered it, and the latest take is performed by three-member masked electronic dance-pop unit CTS. Check their version after the jump.
The Nendoroid-style visuals of Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX are on full display in the Nintendo 3DS rhythm game's first full trailer. See that along with a snippet of the opening movie after the jump.
Everybody and their mom these days has a podcast, but how many can say that they record with a mixer inspired by virtual pop goddess Hatsune Miku? Thanks to Yamaha, this is now a possiblity. Hit the jump to learn more.