Everyone is trying to create their own "Real Hatsune Miku" in Japan. FVP (Future Vision Projector), a stereoscopic projector developed by Aono.Y in Hamamatsu-city, is probably the cutting-edge device to achieve the dream. Check the amazing video report after the jump!
Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. Orist, an Origami making circle at Tokyo University, exhibited an Origami doll named "Denshi no Utahime (Electric Diva)", obviously modeled on the Vocaloid character Hatsune Miku, at their school festival. The creator folded just one square sheet of Origami without notches for the Origami Miku. Check the amazing works after the jump!
Following the success of Hatsune Miku, Lily, GUMI, and Rin & Len, a Japanese character goods and cosplay costumes company COSPA has announced its newest "Graphig" papercraft featuring Vocaloid character, "Graphig 058 Megurine Luka". Japanese retailers and online stores have started taking pre-orders for it. More details and all the Vocaloid Graphig line-ups after the jump.
Wanna see the ultimate fight between two CG anime girls? An amateur Japanese CG creator named "fGiMr" has posted his new independent 3DCG anime short "IkaMiku!?" featuring the battle between the two most popular female character, Hatsune Miku and Squid Girl/Ika Musume. The anime was created with a Japanese 3D computer graphics software "Shade" and is getting popularity among the fans. Check the battle after the jump!
Pre-orders for Max Factory's newest product "Hatsune Miku HSP ver." has started at retailers and online stores in Japan today. The figure is based on a Miku illustration by Hiro Kanzaki who is best known for his illustrations and character design works for the Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai series. Check the cute product photos after the jump!
The official site of "Mikumo", a figure series inspired by popular Vocaloid videos, announced their first products "Koi Iro Byoutou", "Marukunaru" and "LOL - lots of laugh" today. The original models for the series are produced by Kaiyodo, one of the most successful Japanese figure/garage kit company. Check the figures and their theme Vocaloid videos after the jump!
The Motegi GT 250 km, Round 8 and the last race of the 2011 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, took place at the Motegi Twin Ring in Tochigi Prefecture on October 16, today's afternoon. In the GT 300 class, HATSUNEMIKU GOODSMILE BMW scored its third victory of the season and won the 2011 championship of the class for the first time. Congratulations, Miku and the team! More details after the jump.
The Cool Japan: Media, Culture, Technology Research Project will hold a three day academic event focused on Hatsune Miku/Vocaloid themes at Massachusetts Institute of Technology on October 17-19. The event includes a screening of an abridged version of Mikunopolis, Miku's live concert in Los Angeles, July 2011. More details after the jump.
Blu-ray, DVD, and live CD package of "Miku-Pa♪: Hatsune Miku Live Party 2011" will be released in Japan on November 16. Following the great success of the live-viewing events in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Korea on August 17, another special screening events of the Sapporo concert will be held in Thailand, Brazil, and France from October to November. More details after the jump.
Studie AG, the managing company of the GT-300 racing team "GSR&Studie with TeamUKYO", has announced they will put their Miku racing car (BMW Z4 GT3) on sale after the season. The Hatsune Miku GOODSMILE BMW car is now on the second spot in GT 300 class of the 2011 Super GT series (the All-Japan Grand Touring Car Championship). More details after the jump.
A Malaysian Cosplay team Studio Omoshiroi have posted two cool Cosplay PV featuring the Vocaloid characters, especially Hatsune Miku, and have become a hot topic among the Vocaloid fans all over the world. "Omoshiroi" means interesting, amusing, and funny in Japanese. Check the cute videos after the jump!
SEGA has posted two movies to promote their new PSP game "Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA- extend". The first is a promotional video which features narrations by three voice actresses who provided the voice samples for the Vocaloids, Saki Fujita (Hatsune Miku), Asami Shimoda (Kagamine Rin/Len), and Yuu Asakawa (Megurine Luka). The second is a gameplay video of a high-speed Eurobeat tune "Luka Luka Night Fever". Check the videos after the jump!