March 9th is a special day for both green-haired Vocaloid fans and mobile suit fans in Japan, because the phonic pronunciation of 3 and 9 can be either "Miku" or "Zaku"! Lots of great illustrations to celebrate the day are posted annually and some of this year's contributions were found on Twitter. Check out some of the fan art after the jump!
What do people celebrate on March 9th? Every year, there are lots of beautiful illustrations of this character on internet on this day because of the Japanese pronunciation of "3" and "9". Can you guess who? Yes, it's mostly "Miku" day, but some people celebrate this "39" character that has been around a lot longer than Miku. Click for some illustrations!
Have you ever felt like everything is Japan-only and we don't get anything in the US when it comes to otaku items? Well, there is a possibility things will be different! Animate USA's Online Shop has decided to take pre-orders of exclusive Snow Miku 2013 merchandise within the USA ONLY even before Japan opens for pre-order. Click to find out more!
On the eve of the impending appearance of the song “Sweet Devil” in the Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F PS3 game, Japanese cosplayer Furumiya Sui has delivered a live-action PV for a Vocaloid song composed by Hachioji P. Get an eyeful after the jump!
Watch Hatsune Miku perform in the latest Taiko Portable Game at the jump.
TinierMe users will be able to chat with Crisipin through his profile and participate in exclusive events. More information at the jump.
Toyota USA's picture of Hatsune Miku being used to headline the Hatsune Miku + Corolla campaign was recently given a face-lift. Here is a brief recap of the art design as it appears to move from an American art style to a Japanese art style.
We interview American J-Pop singer, Stephanie Yanez and debut her song Ultimate Miku World with Virtual Idol, Hatsune Miku. Download and listen to the episode at the jump.
Japanese pop group Supercell sees the digital release of its self-titled full-length major label debut in North America tomorrow – Tuesday, June 21st – from Sony Music Direct (Japan), Inc., a division of Sony Music Entertainment Japan, Inc. Supercell Featuring Hatsune Miku will be available exclusively on iTunes and Amazon.
Anime Expo's Kim Groomes announces for the first time that exhibit hall only tickets will be avaialble. The audio interview also covers everything you want to know about this year's convention. Listen to the interview after the jump.
A member of Sega's Team Project DIVA who goes by 中の人（１号） ("Naka no Hito Ichi-go") posted on twitter that in addition to the current announced Project DIVA 2.5 for the PSP, Project DIVA - Dreamy Theater 2nd for the PS3, and the LA concert, there are currently two secret projects in the works. Are they hinting at anything?