Like the mythological Medusa whose gaze was still deadly even after her head was severed, Mikudayo is capable of protecting your portable electronics with unrelenting cuteness. Hit the jump to learn more.
Singing and dancing are one thing, but will the new Hatsune Miku collectible toy from Takara Tomy "pop-up" into your heart? Hit the jump to learn more.
This year, a sculpture of Snow Bell Ver. Miku is being displayed in Chuo-ku, Sapporo's Odori Park February 5-11 as part of the Sapporo Snow Festival. The Vocaloid's participation in her home town's seasonal celebration also included "live" performances on February 7th and 8th, as well as a booth with exhibit and merchandise. For fans who couldn't make the trip to the Hokkaido city, Miku's Youtube channel offered a look
The freezing and carving are over and 66th Sapporo Snow Festival, running through February 11th, has begun. The official chibi display of Love Live's Honoka, Umi and Kotori is there, halating snow, and looking less creepy than it did earlier. On the other hand, Madoka Magica: Rebellion Story's Kyubey is looking appropriate creepy. And of course, home town girl Hatsune Miku is at the center of it all. Get a look after the jump.
Hatsune Miku continues to prepare for the 66th Sapporo Snow Festival appearance with the story of her Snow Fairy alter-ego, as told in a music video written by 40mP, with illustration by Tama, guitar from [Test], base from mao and mastering by yasu (Tinkle-POP).
Hatsune Miku returns to Vocaloid developer Crypton Future Media's home town for the 66th Sapporo Snow Festival. In additition to "live" performances on February 7th and 8th, a booth with exhibit and merchandise, and other promotions, Miku's sixth visit to the winter event of course features a frozen sculpture. This year, the Snow Bell Ver. Miku will be displayed in Chuo-ku, Sapporo's Odori Park February 5-11. Check out the work after the jump.
Along with usual suspects liks Attack on Titan (volume 1 was #1 on January 4th and hovering around top, joined by volume 2 of spin-off No Regrets), Kingdom Hearts (KH II volume 3 was #1 on January 11th) and Sword Art Online (Fairy Dance volume 2 was #1 January 25th) a couple of differant names made it to the top of the New York Times Manga Best Seller list this month. More after the jump.
Back in March 2014, four-member Japanese rock band Bump of Chicken collaborated with the most popular vocaloid character Hatsune Miku for the digital-only alternative version of "ray," the leading track of their 7th album "RAY." Check how they performed the song together in Tokyo Dome after the jump!
Starting this week, a Snow Miku 2015 commercial will begin airing in the Hokkaido area. The blue-haired virtual singer returns for the 66th Sapporo Snow Festival, as she's done annually since 2010. She enjoys local ties to the event, with Crypton Future Media, the company developed the vocaloids Meiko, Kaito, Miku, Kagamine Rin/Len, and Megurine Luka, based in the area. More after the jump.
Following the well-received normal version announced in 2013, VOLKS has added a new Hatsune Miku doll from its popular figure line Dollfie Dream, Yuki Miku/Snow Miku, which is based on the 2011 version of the popular winter edition of the most popular vocaloid character. Hit the jump for more details.
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.