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.
Below is a collection of the best-looking character designs among the dozens of Vocaloids out there. Enjoy!
Akikoloid-chan, Anon and Kanon, Aoki Lapis
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Gackpo, Clara and Bruno, Daina
Dex, Flower, Galaco
Gumi, Hatsune Miku, IA
Kagamine Rin and Len, KAITO, Kano Akira
Kobayashi Matcha, Kokone, Lily
Luo Tianyi, Macne Nana, Maika
MAYU, Megurine Luka, MEIKO
Merli, Mew, Nekomura Iroha
Otori Kohaku, Rana, Ring Suzune
Sachiko, SeeU, SF-A2 Miki
SONiKA, Tohoku Zunko, Tone Rion
UNI, Xin Hua, YANHE
YOHIOloid, Yuezheng Longya, Yuezheng Ling
Yuzuki Yukari, Zhanyin Lorra
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