Are you ready for a new reigning Snow Miku? Kahotan announced the winners of the 2015 Snow Miku contest, after narrowing the finalists down to eight "Plant Life in Hokkaido's Winter" themed designs. Did your favorite win? Check out the design that will become both a new Nendoroid and Figma after the jump.
Every year Good Smile Company offers up a new Snow Miku to Nendoroid fans, and this year the competition is heating up as the general submission period is over and Good Smile has narrowed the contest to six finalists. Get a look at the designs after the jump.
"Last Night, Good Night (Re:Dialed)" was a 2013 Hatsune Miku song originally composed by livetune, and was used as the theme song for Takashi Murakami's film Jellyfish Eyes. A promotional video for the remix version of the song featuring Miku, livetune, Murakami, and the remixer Pharrell Williams as anime characters is now online. Check it after the jump.
More and more Japanese public offices need a help of vocaloid characters. Shizuoka Prefectural Office's culture policy division has published a 32-page guidebook about orchestra music for young people and children featuring Hatsune Miku and other popular characters. Check the sample pages after the jump!
Because the demand for new and pretty Hatsune Miku figures never goes away, Mr. Surprise has put together a new garage kit of the Vocaloid diva and it puts her smack in the middle of wonderland. Along for the the ride? Some of her Wonderland friends. Take a look a the pictures after the jump.
Leading into Golden Week is Niconico Chokaigi 3, a big scale fan event at the Makuhari Messe convention hall. The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Central Band will be performing a selection of pop culture related music at the event, including their first vocaloid song, Hatsune Miku's "Senbonzakura ( A Thousand Cherry Blossoms)." Niconico has posted a preview of the performance. Check it out after the jump.
Every winter, Good Smile holds a contest to let fans design a new Hatsune Miku, which will be incorporated into official artwork and a Nendoroid. They've just announced the theme for this winter's contest, and it's a little odd. Hit the jump for the details.
Leading into Golden Week is Niconico Chokaigi 3, a big scale fan event at the Makuhari Messe convention hall, featuring various interesting perfomances, like a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Central Band tribute to Dragon Quest. The theme song to the event is the Vocaloid Six hyped for RPG adventuring in "Party x Party." Get a look after the jump.