Crypton Future Media is expanding the HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2016 concert & exhibition tour with new events in Taiwan scheduled for the month of June in 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Millennial-focused cable news channel Fusion has published a new short profile video on Vocaloid, Hatsune Miku and the fandom around it for a new series on future technologies and how they affect current society called Real Future. Hit the jump for the video.
The official website for the upcoming live-action film inspired by halyosy's graduation-themed vocaloid song "Sakura no Ame" (Cherry Blossom Rain), originally released with Hatsune Miku's vocals in February 2008, has posted a 30-second teaser for a March 5 release. March is the graduation season in Japan. Check the clip after the jump.
Japanese model manufacturer FREEing is kicking off a new line of S-style ('SMALL & STYLISH') palm-sized pre-painted PVC figures with a pair of virtual idols: Crypton Future Media's Hatsune Miku and Megurine Luka dressed in chic swimwear. Hit the jump to learn more.
With Kagamine Rin/Len V4 now dated for December 24th, the latest preview of this new version of the Vocaloid software offers a sample of the English voicebank in Starstruck by MJQ, with English lyrics from ShinRa. Check it out after the jump.
Kagamine Rin/Len V4 is slated to be released in December, and the latest preview of this new version of the Vocaloid software, and specifically its V4X Len Serious database, is offered by "The Third Winter" from LELELEP. Check it out after the jump.
Light novelist Hitoma Iruma has created a new book based on the Vocaloid song "The Weekend is Coming!", which juxtaposes young love with the end of the world. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hatsune Miku's 39ch has demoed version 4 of the Kagamine Rin and Len Vocaloid software with "Tokyo Zombieland" from Jesus-P (WONDERFUL☆OPPORTUNITY!), featuring the V4X POWER(β) voices for the twins. Check it out after the jump.
Crypton Future Media is planning something special for the 10th anniversary of KAITO, their Vocaloid virtual idol based on voice samples from Naoto Fūga. Hit the jump to check out the teaser website.
Following on from the previously released Hatsune Miku and Megurine Luka comes 1/7th scale figures of Kagamine Rin and Len based on the illustration of the Vocaloids by popular illustrator Tony. The Max Factory figures, distributed by Good Smile Company, aim to faithfully preserve the art in figure form through gentle colors and translucent parts. More after the jump.