I’ve seen a massive crowd line up around the block to watch an internet-fueled hologram of an anime girl sing. I’ve seen a packed auditorium erupt into a wild cheer for a text-to-speech voice that said: “Hello Seattle.” I’ve seen our present day, in all its bracing cyberpunk wonder, at Hatsune Miku’s live concert at…
Well, ask yourself: Are you willing to pay for a billboard in a subway station to show off your Hatsune Miku love? That’s exactly what a group of South Korean fans apparently did.
To be honest that last bit is just a guess, but I’m 90 percent sure.
Sega released a trailer yesterday for the new Hatsune Miku game, Project Diva X, but if you live in the United States, it’s blocked on YouTube. This isn’t new. Rather, it’s part of an unfortunate but increasingly predictable pattern of Japanese companies butting heads with the world’s largest video service.
Hardcore fans of Japanese virtual idol Hatsune Miku have already picked up a copy of Project Mirai DX for the 3DS—many even picked up a 3DS just to play it. What they probably don’t have is the Hatsune Miku Project Mirai Complete box set, packed with music, movies and toys.
It’s quite likely your reaction to this image will dictate whether or not Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX is the sort of game you’d like to play.
Announced on August 31st to celebrate the 8th birthday of Japan’s iconic virtual idol, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X is the latest addition to the Project Diva series. This time, it’s not about high scores, it’s about audience response.
To make a successful virtual idol like Hatsune Miku, you need two things: a good-sounding virtual voice and awesome visuals of your singer to capture people’s imaginations—which is why Vocaloid character designs tend to be so darn cool looking.
For years now, virtual idol Hatsune Miku’s greatest hits have been showcased in the Project Diva music game series. Now however, fellow Vocaloid and rival “IA” has her own game IA/VT -Colorful-. And its music is pretty good in its own right.
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX for 3DS gets a special launch edition—and a four month delay. Originally due out next f***ing week, the game will now arrive on September 8 in North America and three days later in Europe, packed in a retail box full of stupid crap to try and make fans feel better. It’s not working.
Drunk on the success of its virtual idol rhythm games on North American and European PlayStation 3 and Vita, Sega prepares to conquer Western 3DS owners in May with Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX.
Grand Theft Auto V, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Far Cry 4 — they're all very nice, but have you considered not killing people with virtual Japanese pop idols?
Last month, Kotaku brought word that famed Square Enix game creator and character designer Tetsuya Nomura had done a version of Hatsune Miku. Now, we can see his take move about.
Tonight, virtual idol Hatsune Miku appeared on the Late Show with The David Letterman and blew the roof off the dump.
While Hatsune Miku has been used in awkward American Toyota ads, the virtual idol is getting her own Daihatsu car in Japan. Like, an official car.
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd will arrive in North America on November 18, with the rest of the world joining the party November 21. Preordering from GameStop will score players an Americana Module for Miku, as well as an extra character pack featuring Akita Neru, Yowane Haku, and Kasane Teto. Owners of the…
The popularity of Japanese virtual idol Hatsune Miku continues to rise in the West, giving Sega the encouragement it needed to bring Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai Remix to North America and Europe in 2015.
NASA dubbed this futuristic aircraft concept the "Supersonic Green Machine." Online in Japan, it's being compared to a vegetable. A flying vegetable.