Megpoid Officially Released! (Updated)

A Warm Welcome To Our New Vocaloid2 Character, GUMI!

A Warm Welcome To Our New Vocaloid2 Character, GUMI!

Well, now that GUMI has been officially released as of June 26th 2009 in Japan, here’s a warm welcome to the latest addition to the Vocaloid2 family by Internet software company, along with Gakupo which was released about one year ago. Welcome, GUMI~ :D

A brief introduction about Megpoid’s voice actress Nakajima Megumi will be given as well as new Megpoid songs will be stated in this post so just continue reading if you want to hear the new songs by GUMI or know more about her voice actress.

A Warm Welcome To Our New Vocaloid2 Character, GUMI!

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Nakajima Megumi, best known for her role as Ranka Lee from Macross Frontier, originally started out with participating and passing in the “Self Stardust Promotion” contest held by Stardust Promotion talent agency back in 2003. Subsequently she went to audition in the Victor Entertainment sanctioned “Victor Vocal & Voice Audition” and won the role as Ranka Lee’s voice actress in 2007.

She won the Best Musical Performance award in the 3rd Seiyu Awards held earlier this year for her performance as Ranka Lee in the song Seikan Hikou of Macross F, in which the song has also been performed extensively by other Vocaloid as well. And now with the release of the Megpoid software here’s wishing her further success in the future ahead.

Here are some of the new songs by Megpoid posted earlier yesterday and today on Nico Nico Douga, and now that they have been uploaded to youTube you can listen to them below.

Hello! Hello! (Original by KatahotoriP)

One Wish (Original by SHUN [STYLE.S])

Breath (Original by HidarichikubiP)

Yoiyami no Augustyn (Original by Nem)

Watashino Kare wa Sengoku Bushou (Original by BuriruP)

DRIVE TO THE MOON (Original by U-ji/U-SUKE)

Kimochi (Original by MigimachiP )

Slanting World (Original by turuturuP)

Secret Ambition (Cover, Original by Nana Mizuki, OP for Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS)

Keep on shining (Original by ROY)

Update: Added more Megpoid videos into the post, enjoy! :)

Anyway we can expect to see an influx of Megpoid songs in the coming days and whether that will reflect in next week’s Weekly Vocaloid Ranking chart, we shall see.

That’s all the news for now, look forward to the weekend for the Weekly Vocaloid Music segment together with the summary post for all the Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA- updates known currently. :)

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