If you’ve ever wanted to go out on a date with Hatsune Miku, you might very well be able to soon if an engineer named “Alsione” has anything to say about it. Alsione is working on a special augmented reality project for Microsoft HoloLens to help simulate an environment of a date and a model of Hatsune Miku to go with it. Hit the jump for more.
It was a year ago this season that manga author/illustrator Shirow Miwa made a splash in anime with the concurrently running Kiznaiver and Joker Game. More recently, he wrapped up his RWBY prequel manga and announced the return of his Dogs crime manga. This week, the busy artist treated fans to a look at his take his on Kemono Friends. Get a look after the jump.
Coming in June from Epic, Big Boi’s next album, the follow-up to 2012’s Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors,is being called Boomiverse. It’s due in June via Epic. He's been preparing for this by sharing its tracks, the latest of which is “Kill Jill,” a collaboration with Killer Mike and Jeezy. Big Boi’s representative confirmed to Pitchfork that “Kill Jill” samples a song by Vocaloid Hatsune Miku. Specifically, its "Digital Affection To Another 2.0." More after the jump.
August 31, 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the release of the original Hatsune Miku Vocaloid music software, and Crypton Future Media is preparing to celebrate the birthday of their virtual idol darling in style with a new commemorative illustration of Miku featuring artwork by Kei based on a design by Mari Shimazaki. Hit the jump to check it out.
The future is now at Hatsune Miku's Magical Mirai! The event is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year with concerts, an expo, and a contest where the winner will have their song performed onstage by Miku! Hit the jump for all the info!
It has been confirmed that KEI, 35-year-old illustrator who is best known as the original character designer for Hatsune Miku, will release his fourth art collection book titled "mikulife" from Kadokawa on August 31, 2017, in commemoration of the 10th anniversary for the most popular vocaloid character in history. Hit the jump for more information.
The official YouTube channel of the Japanese Government's Ministry of Agriculture today started streaming a three-minute clip titled "OISHII TRIP" featuring internationally famous virtual singer Hatsune Miku. "Oishii" means tasty or delicious in Japanese. In the video, Miku travels across Japan to introduce its famous touring spots and Washoku (Japanese cuisine). Check her "Oishii" dance after the jump!
North American comics, manga and art book publisher Dark Horse has announced new plans for their latest Hatsune Miku manga license. The first of two Hatsune Miku: Future Delivery volumes is scheduled for October 4, 2017 release with writer Satoshi Oshio and artist Hugin Miyama, the team behind the Overlord manga adaptation, telling the story featured in producer marasy's 2014 hit. Get an early look after the jump.
Hatsune Miku is on the hunt in the latest Vocaloid figure. Her "Heart Hunter" module is now available as a 1/7 scale sculpt, on preorder from now until early next month. Hit the jump for photos!
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hatsune Miku, Crypton Future Media's Vocaloid virtual diva, Exit Tunes is releasing a limited edition, 4 disc album entitled "Vocalohistory feat. Hatsune Miku". Hit the jump to learn more.
Good Smile Company today started accepting pre-orders for its first scale figure of Snow Miku based on the illustration by MONQ, who previously provided the main visual for the "Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2014" event. Check the details of the new Snow Miku figure with photos and video after the jump!
Fans of Hatsune Miku and race queens will want a look at the latest GT Project figure -- a reproduction of the race queen Miku designed for the Project's Thailand race in 2015! Preorders open today and last a month. Hit the jump to find out where to get yours!
The Vocaloids are looking to stay cozy inside this winter for the January update to Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Arcade Future Tone, rolling out to Japanese arcades on Thursday the 26th. Its set of new modules includes "pajama party" outfits for Miku, Rin and Len, Luka, Kaito and Meiko.
Vocaloid virtual idol Hatsune Miku and kabuki actor Nakamura Shidō II are once again teaming up to perform a series of "Super Kabuki" live exhibitions at the Nico Nico Super Conference 2017, which will be held at the Makuhari Messe convention center in Chiba on April 29 - 30, 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.