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Hatsune Miku is coming back to North America Spring 2016, this time bigger than ever!
Two years after her successful Fall 2014 live concerts in Los Angeles and New York, virtual singer Hatsune Miku prepares to return to the North-American continent in Spring 2016 for "HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2016 North America", her longest and largest overseas tour to this date.
The HATSUNE MIKU EXPO world tour is a series of live concert events starring Hatsune Miku, the first-of-her-kind virtual artist, performing on stage through synthesized voice and CG animation. The first edition took place in Jakarta, Indonesia in May 2014, followed by Los Angeles and New York in October the same year, and Shanghai, China in June 2015. The 2016 edition of HATSUNE MIKU EXPO will begin with a series of concerts in five cities in Japan, before crossing the Pacific Ocean to perform in six more cities across North America: Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Toronto, New York.
[HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2016 North America Tour]
April 23rd (Sat) in Seattle, WaMu Theater
April 30th (Sat) in San Francisco, The Warfield
May 6th (Sat) in Los Angeles, Microsoft Theater
May 14th (Sat) in Dallas, The Bomb Factory
May 20th (Fri) in Toronto, Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
May 28th (Sat) in New York, Hammerstein Ballroom
HATSUNE MIKU EXPO Tickets will go on sale Friday, Nov 20th at 9am PST/ 12noon EST
Official Website: http://mikuexpo.com/na2016
Official Twitter: http://twitter.com/mikuexpo
Japanese music sensation and virtual pop star Hatsune Miku has announced the release on October 26th of her latest limited edition box set collection, Hatsune Miku Project Mirai Complete.
The new set features 5 CDs and 1 Blu-ray disc that includes: 100 VOCALOID Tracks, Opening Movies,Official Theme Songs, Music Videos (up to Project Mirai DX/Deluxe), one Nendoroid Petite Mikudayo with Exclusive Background Boards (past limited merchandise), 6 Disc Stickers, one Confidential Application Ticket, and one Special Brochure “Monthly Mikudayo.” Hatsune Miku Project Mirai Complete is available now for purchase for $75.00 from the online Japanese pop culture entertainment website KawaiiKakkoiiSugoi.com.
Fans can visit KawaiiKakkoiiSugoi.BigCartel.com to purchase Hatsune Miku Project Mirai Complete.
Hatsune Miku Project Mirai Complete is a complete collection of all soundtracks and videos from the 3DS Game “Project Mirai” series. 5 CDs in the box feature tracks from popular game soundtracks to newly released room BGM tracks arranged by a renowned array of VOCALOID producers. Contained in the Blu-ray disk are opening movies of Project Mirai series, music videos of theme songs, a digital art gallery, as well as a special video that catches a crazy side of Hatsune Miku.
The box set edition also comes with a number of exclusive bonus items that Hatsune Miku fans will definitely want to add to their collections:
Nendoroid Petite Mikudayo (Complete Version): Nendoroid Petite Mikudayo (Complete Version) comes with 3 new attachable parts and 5 background boards (only available at Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi Shop in the U.S. and U/M/A/A STORE in Japan). With 4 worldwide famous landscapes printed on the boards, Miku “visits” Osaka Castle in Japan, Arc de Triumph in Paris, Statue of Liberty in New York and even the Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt. Fans can compose with their own lines for Mikudayo’s speech bubbles on the fifth board!
· Special Brochure “Monthly Mikudayo”: Separate from the CD booklet, a brochure called, “Monthly Mikudayo,” covers everything Hatsune Miku, from gravure photos and interviews, to Mikudayo manga and street snapshots.
· 6 Sets of Vocaloid Characters Stickers: Stickers of 6 VOCALOID characters are enveloped as CD and Blu-ray disk covers.
· Confidential Applications Ticket: The box comes with a confidential application ticket which enables Hatsune Miku fans to be chosen for a special secret event!
Crypton Future Media is excited to announce the “Hatsune Miku Expo Song Contest,” an opportunity for musicians around the world to have their music performed for an international audience! For the first time ever, Crypton is taking submissions for a song to be directly incorporated into Miku’s setlist; not only will the winners receive prizes for their songs, the entry that wins the Grand Prize of the Hatsune Miku Expo Song Contest will be part of a future Hatsune Miku Expo concert.
In conjunction with the song contest, Crypton is releasing the free trial version of Hatsune Miku V3 English. If you have never tried your hand at making a song with Miku’s vocals, now is your chance!
Hatsune Miku’s concerts have consistently sold out immediately upon their announcements in Japan, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore; she has performed in front of an estimated total of 85,000 people during her previous tour. Thanks to her success, she has realized many different collaborations: music festival performances, an Isao Tomita-composed symphony with a full orchestra, a futuristic opera that traveled to Paris, and opening for Lady Gaga’s North American ARTPOP tour. Miku’s Internet buzz peaked in 2014 when she made her American network TV debut with a performance on the Late Show with David Letterman.
For contest rules and details please see the official contest page: http://mikuexpo.com/contest
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I had the pleasure of going to the first concert in NYC for Hatsune Miku at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The place was jammed pack with screaming Otakus waiting for the arrival for their favorite Vocaloid. If you never been to a Vocaloid concert it truly is an experience. The show has amazing production with the live band really tearing the house down.Read More
I took a visit to Wallplay art gallery today for the Hatsune Miku Art Exhibition, which running is from October 9th to the 18th. The art gallery showcases various art, illustrations and figurines of Hatsune Miku. We were also treated to a guest appearance by Tetsuya Nomura, the director of Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy XV. Tetsuya revealed the new design for Hatsune Miku and I will tell you that it looks realistic.Read More
The Hatsune Miku 3D Live Show is a new form of entertainment with no limits to the viewer's imagination. The 3D live show is where the most popular songs issued from the community are performed by a live band along with the projected virtual singer Hatsune Miku, who thanks to cutting-edge technology is made to appear as if she was actually on stage. These shows are a unique event where creators can go and celebrate their own art among the other fans.
Character designer KEI will appear in-person in the Kinokuniya booth beginning at 1:00pm on both Saturday, July 19th and Sunday, July 20th to have special autograph session for the fans who purchase his illustrated art books, Hatsune Miku Project DIVA F or Hatsune Miku Project DIVA F 2ndOn both days, the first 100 people to purchase either title also will have the opportunity to autograph by KEI. Fans will also receive a free Hatsune Miku poster as a special gift with purchase.