In this publication’s namesake Akihabara district (pre-AKB48ification, mind you), one of the most important categories used to evaluate individuals is known as the Ambient Otaku Threat Level Barometer. How do we judge this artifact of otaku culture?
Yamaha announced the release of PC software "VOCALOID4 Library CYBER DIVA" that creates a natural English-speaker singing voice. It is even compatible with death growl vocalization style. Now America can their Hatsune Miku on?
There Might Never be a Hatsune Miku Live-Action Portrayal Because the Digital Render is Already too Good And given the character’s wholly manufactured existence and disparately crowdsourced evolution, that seems appropriate. To get hip to what we’re saying here, go ahead and hit the full-screen, crank up the resolution to 1080p60, and you’ll see: meatspace humans need not apply.
Hatsune Miku isn't based on a person, she exists only as a hologram, and her voice is not recorded, but derived from a software platform used specifically to generate artificial singing voices. For becoming a blunt cudgel of ironic logic, Hatsune Miku gets our respect. And also because she plays with a full band - that's pretty badass, too.
The convenience store chain, FamilyMart started accepting advanced orders for the Hatsune Miku Original Digital Piano by KORG (model SP-280F). This product is a collaboration between the Japanese musical instrument manufacture KORG and FamilyMart.
The Hatsune Miku Original Digital Piano by KORG is made based on KORG's full-fledged digital piano SP-280 and colored in Hatsune Miku colors. It plays 30 different kinds of sounds.
Sakura-Miku-Man is back! Now available at Family Mart.
Last March, Family Mart released the cutest An-man (a steamed bun with a redbean jam filling) in collaboration with Hatsune Miku.
Because Sakura (cherry blossom) season is just around the corner, this An-man's Hatsune Miku has pink colored hair, not the usual turquoise hair. Therefore, it's called Sakura-Miku-Man. Her famous pigtails are recreated on Sakura-Miku-Man.
To celebrate the release of the Hatsune Miku collaborated Xperia smartphone "Xperia feat. HATSUNE MIKU SO-04E" from NTT docomo, for a limited time, Metro Hat (one of the buildings at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo), has been transformed into the Hatsune Miku outdoor concert venue.
"HATSUNE MIKU AR STAGE" takes place only from July 16 to July 21, from 19:30 to 23:00 every day for 5 days.