Mekakumonogatari "Oh hey, a Shaft show! I didn't end up watching Nisekoi, so I'll be sure to watch this."
This was the only reason I decided to pick up Mekakucity Actors. I had no idea that I was diving into what seems like a reasonably well-... read feature
Eyes! Super powers! Shaft! What else could you possibly want from an anime series that's based on a few Vocaloid tunes? Mekaku City Actors is that anime, and it'll be airing in just a few days time. Meanwhile you can try and... read
Not content to let Sega hog the Vocaloid powered rhythm game market, Marvelous AQL has stepped into the Vita ring with IA/VT -Colorful-.
This new rhythm game uses Vocaloid technology to power its main character, featuring ov... read
Some combinations just work. Peanut butter and chocolate, Red Bull and vodka, Shinji and Kaworu. However, if you told me Bump of Chicken and Hatsune Miku teaming up was a good idea, I probably thought you were preparing me f... read
Did you hold off buying Project DIVA F to wait for the PS Vita version? If you're in North America then wait no longer, as you can now pick up the portable version with the smaller f for a very reasonable $29.99 via the Play... read
Sega's Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd hits Japanese Vita and PS3 consoles on March 27. If you're a fan of rhythm games, I have no doubt that you probably already have that date marked on your calender. This series is popul... read
I love Japanese music but I've never really gotten in the whole vocaloid phenomenon. I know about the various vocaloids and saw Hatsune Miku's Anime Expo concert on DVD (I wasn't able to see it live unfortunately) but even if... read
Ever wanted to know how to make a Hatsune Miku doll, out of yarn? Well this person is going to show us how! The Miku YouTube channel uploaded an instructional video showing us how to crotchet a Hatsune Miku doll together! It... read
Today Yuu Asakawa, Japanese voice actor and the person behind the vocaloid Luka, tweeted how happy she was about Luka V3! If you didn't know, last year Luka V3 was announced, along with a new version of Meiko.
They've b... read
It's haiku time I quite enjoy the rhythm action genre.
By no means am I great at them, but there's something undeniably appealing about putting a comfy pair of headphones on and getting in the zone. I've always been big on the genre wh... read feature
Piapro have announced some new goodies for a Powerpuff Girls and Vocaloid collaboration in the form of adorable phone charms.
What makes them extra cute is the collab goes both ways: while we're seeing Luka, Miku, and the twi... read
If they aged, they'd be legal in Japan Today, December 27th, the Kagamine twins Rin and Len turn six years old. Though they're perpetually 14, there's always a steady flow of art, new costumes, and updated music for all members of the Vocaloid world, so let's enjo... read feature
So I came across the latest demo for Meiko V3, and this time it's all hardcore and dark and stuff. The song, Crush Down, is by L.A.M.B. and I haven't quite decided how I feel about it yet.
The song itself and its style aren'... read
This is a neat trick for Android phone users--get Miku (and other vocaloid voices) to speak when you use Google Maps turn-by-turn navigation. By using an undocumented feature, the voiceover audio for Google Maps navigation ca... read
In a continued effort to demonstrate how dynamic and versatile Meiko V3 (set to be released in February 2014) is, another demo has been released. And this time it's a more powerful, upbeat tune that I can definitely get behi... read
Pedro gave you all a preview of the Magical Snow Miku train at Sapporo, but now there's a whole video showcasing it and its opening day. You can see all the lovely details of the outside of the car as well as the posters, to... read
Hail to the pink-haired lady! UDON Entertainment have revealed a nifty 12-page preview of an artbook featuring the lovely Luka Megurine all by her glamorous self. This artbook comprises over 150 illustrations on 96 pages created by over 35 artists, and it... read feature
It's surprising no one that there will be yet another Project DIVA game heading to home consoles, and it might just be the last release before we see it head to next gen consoles. But why waste a perfectly good dancing engine... read
It's only just over a minute long, but the above video is a demo of what Meiko v.3 sounds like using English. I haven't liked most of the English Miku songs we've been hearing lately, but this Meiko one doesn't sound at all ... read
MEIKO was the first female vocaloid in Japan, and today is her ninth year anniversary! She was originally released in November of 2004 as the first vocaloid engine. To celebrate her birthday, two preview songs were posted b... read
Sega has heard what you had to say! Project Diva f, note the lower case f, is coming west in early 2014. The PS Vita version of the latest Sega Miku rhythm game, which is more or less the same as Project Diva F for the PS3, ... read
When will they stop making Vocaloids?! I'm kidding, I love them. In all seriousness though, I can't keep up. There's just so many!
Well apparently Voctro Labs is working on yet another Vocaloid, but this time she's.. Sp... read
Do you remember the first Hatsune Miku Project Mirai game? You know, the one that came out on the 3DS? Probably not, because it's just one of the many Miku games that is still stuck with a Japan-only release. It was a rhythm... read
In what I'm sure amounts to little more than neat science experiment, a group of tech-loving otaku and air conditioning enthusiasts have created the Kumo Project -- an attempt to fuse technology and nature through the projec... read
This is one of those things that's either really creepy, awesome, or both. I've seen Oculus Rift used to develop some interesting programs, but this is a first. An enthusiast by the name of @GOROman developed the Miku Miku A... read
Sometimes there's just a figure so out there, that it's probably worth your attention--if you can stomach Shi-e Calne Ca. This Miku-derivative figure comes from the hit vocaloid music video "Bacterial Contamination" back in 2... read
Yui Horie, the prolific voice actress from Japan, is probably best known for her roles in a line of romantic comedies such as Love Hina or Toradora! Out here, fewer know about her singing career, and fewe... read
The time is now, Miku fans! After what felt like forever, it seems that an English-speaking version of everyone's favorite digital diva is finally on the market. Yes, the imaginatively titled Hatsune Miku V3 English is ready ... read
It's been a long time since I've gotten the chance to play a good game of air hockey. One of the issues in playing the game is finding a location that has a an air hockey table. Even if I was able to own a own table, certain ... read
Don't mind me, I'm just dropping by to let the people of New York City and Los Angeles know that the tickets for the Hatsune Miku MAGICAL MIRAI 2013 live viewing concert are now available for people to purchase.
Even th... read
Wow, to think that August could pass by so quickly! You'd think the rapid passing of days would be a bad thing, but for a vocaloid or rhythm game fan, it's a blessing. Why? As the headline says, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F,... read
To those who won't be able to make it to Miku's celebration in Japan, the kind people at Live Viewing Japan are going to have a delayed concert broadcast of Hatsune Miku's 6th Birthday (I guess this means that vocaloid years ... read
If you have been waiting for the English version of Hatsune Miku, the green haired diva has received a new Website and sample song to keep vocaloid fans busy until Hatsune Miku V3 English is ready for service!
For an E... read
The Dominos Pizza promotion alongside Vocaloid superstar Hatsune Miku is in full swing! Not only has the international fast food pizza giant begun rolling out Miku branded delivery bikes, they;re even planning an upcoming co... read
An early magazine leak has announced Hatsune Miku Project Diva f 2nd to the PS3 and the Vita. It's about 39% (GET IT?) complete, and will include the song "Romeo and Cinderella."
That's literally all we have in the way of det... read
To the cheers of Miku fans and vocaloid fans everywhere, Sega has just announced that the PS3 version of Project Diva F, the latest in the line of vocaloid-based rhythm games, will be coming to North America and Europe this A... read
BEWARE THE RISE OF SKYNET The best concert films go out of their way to replicate the experience of actually attending the filmed event. While nothing will ever nail what it was like to hear the pounding speakers and experience an event with hundreds ... read feature
what a genius
Made famous from his tracks featuring Hatsune Miku, DJ kz aka livetune is one of my favorite producers. The soft spoken genius sat down with the folk over at the Miku Channel, and he gave some interesting insite to... read feature
So you didn't get that chocolate you were hoping for on Valentine's day. That doesn't mean your lust for delicious cacao should let up. The folks over at the official Hatsune Miku YouTube page have posted a new video, showin... read
Here's a rule of thumb for Japanese advertising: Anything's more legit if you have a foreigner - particularly a westerner - endorse it. Just as a British accent adds more dignity to any American commercial, having a westerne... read