A look at the new updates to Hatsune Miku Project DIVA Arcade Future Tone has been posted. The rhythm game is getting "Yume no Tzuzuki (Continuation of The Dream)" by Dixie Flatline, "Mellow Yellow" by Melissa P and "Hello, Worker" by KEI for January. Then Kaito's ninth birthday is celebrated in February with "Snowman" by halyosy. Roll out is scheduled for January 27th. Get a look after the jump.
Broadly speaking, Wonder Festival is to figures what Comiket is to doujinshi. While there are plenty of garage kits and customs, familiar figures makers also bring their goodies. With the event coming up February 8th at Makuhari Messe, in Chiba, Japan, Good Smile Company has previewed their semi-event exclusive figures, offered at WonFes, online during the event, and in some cases at other events.
Hatsune Miku, in her Snow Miku 2015 guise, for returns The 6th Snow Miku festival, held between February 5 and 11, 2015, in conjuction with the 66th Sapporo Snow Festival. This year, blue-haired home town girl will be joined by some mahou shoujo friends. A Kyubey ice sculptor celebrating Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion will be displayed along with a shop selling goods featuring a visual from Shaft and character designer Junichiro Taniguchi.
Good Smile Company has posted a video preview of Hatsune Miku: Risa Ebata Ver., the first figure from Max Factory's new Character Vocal Series. The 1/7th scale figure is based on the cover art that Macross Frontier character designer Risa Ebata drew for SmileR's first album, "Melody Line(s)," released in Japan last April. Get a look after the jump.
Sega has announced that Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX, a 3D rhythm game developed specifically for the Nintendo 3DS, will be available on store shelves and via digital download in North America on May 26, 2015, followed by Japan and Korea on May 28 and Europe on May 29. More after the jump.
Sekai Project has announced that an English version of MikuMikuDance (MMD), the tool for animating 3D character models, mainly, or at least initially, used to choreograph Vocaloid dance numbers, has been greenlit on the Steam digital distribution service. More after the jump.
As Time magazine recounts 2014 and moves towards its famous Person of the Year, it's published a list of The 15 Most Influential Fictional Characters of 2014. While Hello Kitty gets in on the caboose, Hatsune Miku takes a very respectable 8th ranking, beating the likes of Mr Poo, the mother in How I Met Your... and American Yandere Amy Dunne. Check out the list after the jump.
Kadokawa's YouTube anime channel today posted a promotional video to announce the upcoming manga and live-action film adaptations of Rerulili's popular vocaloid song sung by Hatsune Miku and GUMI, "Nou Shou Sakuretsu Girl" (Spinal Fluid Explosion Girl). Check the clip with the latest information after the jump.
With the help of the 3D projection system from Crypton Future Media’s labo team “Labopton," Hatsune Miku performed with DUB-Russell and (*L_*) at the legendary Womb nightclub for Red Bull Music Academy Tokyo 2014. Get a look after the jump.
Hatsune Miku Project Diva F2 hits North America for PlayStation 3 and Vita today (and Europe the 21st). In addition to new songs and edit mode features, this one really caters to international fans. With the sequel, you’ll finally get to experience English subtitles on the songs for the very first time. Check out the launch trailer after the jump.