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.
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.
Pre-orders are now available for a trio of jigsaw puzzles featuring Hatsune Miku and other virtual idols, with artwork by KEI and Anmitsu Okada. Hit the jump to learn more.
Following the success of the first edition, Japanese convenience store chain Lawson has started accepting pre-orders for the second edition of two alcoholic drinks which features moe/bishoujo characters Meu and Yurisu designed by KEI, the original designer of Hatsune Miku. Check the cute moe sake girls after the jump.
Japanese convenience store chain Lawson has started accepting pre-orders for two new alcoholic drinks, plum wine and yuzu wine, featuring female characters designed by KEI. He is best known as the original character designer of Hatsune Miku. Check KEI's new characters Meu and Yurisu after the jump!
Kei, the artist known for designing the look of Hatsune Miku, has illustrated a series of Segakko (Sega Daughters) for the game maker's 13 consoles. The bishoujo girls will be appearing in digital card packs for an expansion to Samurai & Dragons, a free to play PS Vita RPG featuring a meeting of eastern and western fantasy tropes. The UC Dreamcast and UC Visual Memory Unit girls are now set to be distributed on June 2nd. Get a look after the jump.
In a depature from the days when Sega Saturn was personified by a beefy judoka, Kei, the artist known for designing the look of Hatsune Miku, has illustrated a series of Segakko (Sega Daughters) for the game maker's 13 consoles. Get a look after the jump.
Using pretty moe girl labels on the bottle of alcoholic drink has been very popular in Japan. The latest one is "Moe Shochu Lily" which features one of the vocaloid characters Lily in oiran (courtesan) costume. The illustration for the labels is drawn by the original character designer KEI. Check the "Oiran Lily" after the jump!