It's Megurine Luka's birthday! Don't worry if you just found out, though—the festivities are going to go on for quite a while. Take a peek into this year's events and new music releases after the jump!
Chalk another one up for Hatsune Miku: her latest job description is valkyrie! Together with Megurine Luka, she'll be appearing for a limited time in the smartphone game Valkyrie Connect. Find out about their special moves and weapons 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.
To commemorate the release of the V4X version of the Megurine Luka Vocaloid software, Crypton Future Media is tearming up with Cattier to produce a limited run of Luka-themed champagne. Hit the jump to learn more.
Megurine Luka V4X is finally out this week, and to demonstrate its English singing, "STRAIGHT" and "SOFT," along with VOCALOID4 new functions such as "Growl" and "Cross Synthesis," Hatsune Miku's 39ch has posted a sample of "Just Be Friend" by Dixie Flatline(VSQX Edit by MJQ). Get a look after the jump.
The Hatsune Miku Youtube channel has posted a short version of "RIP=RELEASE" by minato(VSQX Edit by CircusP), a demonstration of Megurine Luka V4X featuring Luka's English singing voice and its "STRAIGHT" and "SOFT" voice banks, as well a new "Growl" and "Cross Synthesis" functions. Listen after the jump.
Following a Yamaha webcast in which Crypton Future Media’s Sasaki Wataru unveiled the new features of Megurine Luka V4X, a demo movie has been posted. The "X" in the Vocaloid release's name stands for eXpression, eXtended, and he X-factor unknown. More after the jump.
To commemorate the 5th anniversary of the Project Diva series, Hatsune Miku and Megurine Luka will be holding in-game Phantasy Star Online 2 concerts starting July 23rd, 2014. The two Vocaloids will sing a duet of Phantasy Star Portable 2 theme song, “Living Universe,” in the Arks Lobby. More after the jump.
Appropriate to today's holiday's Hatsune Miku's 39ch channel has sharered an exclusive music video of fellow Vocaloid Megurine Luka singing about "A Perfect Day for Chocolate" in a song from PolyphonicBranch that is included on the supplement CD of MIKU-Pack music & artworks feat. Hatsune Miku Vol. 05. Get a look after the jump.
Happy fifth birthday to Megurine Luka! The third release for Crypton's VOCALOID Character Vocal Series, this "cool, somewhat mysterious" based on Yū Asakawa, was introduced in January 2009 and soon became notable for being the first Vocaloid with an English voicebank. For the occasion a preliminary site has been launched for V3 of Luka's software. More after the jump.
Yu Asakawa, anime voice actress and basis for vocaloid Megurine Luka has recorded a report from Hatsune Miku's "Magical Mirai 2013," the blue haired singer's sixth birthday concert, held August 30th at Yokohama Arena. Get a look at the largest Miku event ever after the jump.
Good Smile Company has announced that they will be releasing a figure of vocaloid Megurine Luka based on an illustration by Tony (Shining Hearts, Shining Blade, etc). Read on for more details.