Hatsune Miku V3 was released on August 31, 2013 with the notable addition of Vocaloid 01's first English voice bank. Since then, fans/composers have been hard at work recreating popular music sung by the blue haired virtual singer. Survey some of their work after the jump.
To promote Good Smile Company's latest item Nendoroid Petite Mikudayo, a sales staff Murakami had visited its partner shops in all of the 47 prefectures in Japan. At his last visit in Akihabara, a real Kigurumi Mikudayo appeared as a special guest in front of hundreds of fans. Check the video reports after the jump.
With Monster Hunter Frontier G heading to PlayStation 3 November 20th and Vita in 2014, the official PlayStation YouTube channel has posted videos of the collaborations with Fate/stay night, Hatsune Miku and singer/voice actress Maaya Sakamoto. Get a look after the jump.
KADOKAWA has posted a TV CM for the December 2013 issue of its monthly computer game/digital content magazine Comptiq, which also celebrates the 30th anniversary of the magazine. The video features a newly-drawn Hatsune Miku illustration by KEI and Mitchie M's hit song "Viva Happy." Check the clip after the jump.
Manga publisher Akita Shoten is preparing to release a couple of seasonal products based on Calne Ca, as in Ca (calcium), aka Karune Shiie or just Shi. Somehow, 3D animator Deino's horrifyingly naughty looking Hatsune Miku variant witha nice heart has inspired a pair of Christmas items. Get a look after the jump.
Sega just busted out an announcement for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f, which is set to arrive on PS Vita in North America and Europe in early 2014. Dance along with the announcement trailer after the jump.
On November 4, Japanese internet search engine and web portal goo reported the result of its online poll for the theme song singer for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic. The most voted group was Arashi, an idol group of the Johnny's Entertainment talent agency. Check the Top 18 ranking after the jump.
Vocaloid song creator Mitchie M has posted a 6 minutes 40 seconds long crossfade video for his 1st major album "Greatest Idol" which is scheduled to be released in Japan on November 11. The video features Hatsune Miku as a DJ to introduce all the songs in the album. Check the clip after the jump!
Phenomenal blue hair virtual singer Hatsune Miku returns to the Nintendo 3DS on the November 28th release of rhythm game Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2, and, among her 100 costumes, the latest one revealed has an interesting origin. Mayu Sakai, author the shoujo manga Sugar Soldier manga from Ribbon magazine has designed a playable module. Get a look after the jump.
Following the A-B blocks and C-D blocks, this third part of Treasure Festa 2013 Kobe 5 photo report introduces Hatsune Miku and other Vocaloid characters. The one of the biggest garage kit events in Japan was held at Kobe International Exhibition Hall No.2 on October 20. Hit the jump for the latest Miku figures!
You know the saying "it's not a doll, it's an action figure?" Well, this is a doll. Through next month, orders are being taken for a "Dollfie Dream" based on the most popular vocaloid character Hatsune Miku. Get a look at the new promo after the jump.
Kumo Project is the work of air conditioning otaku who hope to project images onto clouds. The challenge is to study clouds such that they can predict the appropriate meteorological conditions as well as develop the needed projection technologies. Hatsune Miku is an obvious subjection for their work, the and the project has begun experiments towards realizing a concert in the sky. Get a look after the jump.
Poor Mikudayo. It's so tough being an oafish, mute singer/dancer. Here, Miku's frightening kigurumi surrogate breaks things and gets adorably flustered by her inability to grip a Nintendo 3DS in the second net show promo for the November 28th release of rhythm game Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2. Get a look after the jump.