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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!

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Akikoloid-chan, Anon and Kanon, Aoki Lapis

Gackpo, Clara and Bruno, Daina

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Dex, Flower, Galaco

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Gumi, Hatsune Miku, IA

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Kagamine Rin and Len, KAITO, Kano Akira

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Kobayashi Matcha, Kokone, Lily

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Luo Tianyi, Macne Nana, Maika

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MAYU, Megurine Luka, MEIKO

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Merli, Mew, Nekomura Iroha

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Otori Kohaku, Rana, Ring Suzune

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Sachiko, SeeU, SF-A2 Miki

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SONiKA, Tohoku Zunko, Tone Rion

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UNI, Xin Hua, YANHE

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YOHIOloid, Yuezheng Longya, Yuezheng Ling

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Yuzuki Yukari, Zhanyin Lorra

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