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Weekly Vocaloid Music – 31

May 2, 2010

Simply can't resist the cuteness of Rin and Len wearing cat ears! >w< (Image source: 紅雪)

Welcome to this week’s Vocaloid music introduction segment, DT here as always. With the official release of the Miku Append earlier on Friday producers have been uploading new Miku songs using the Append and a few of them sound very promising to be up on the next Weekly Vocaloid Ranking.

Truth be told the new Append makes Miku sound much more realistic and natural than before, and we can expect many more Vocaloid songs to be created that way (when would news of Len’s new Append arrive?) and for me to introduce in this weekly segment as well.

Without further ado, let’s move on with the song introductions~ (more…)

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Weekly Vocaloid Music – 29

April 4, 2010

Image source: toyu

Welcome to Week 29 of the Weekly Vocaloid Music segment, DT here as always. As promised earlier I will be mentioning about a 3-part series from the Kagamines made by Shuujin-P so for the videos as well the rest of the music introduction do continue reading after the break~ (more…)

Happy 2nd Birthday To Kasane Teto!

April 2, 2010

Image source: カンロ

Yeah, it’s one day late but it’s still worth wishing Teto a Happy 2nd Birthday on her special day. Originally born as a April Fool’s joke, Teto has since become a real character loved and appreciated by people who know about her. As always, just read on for more songs and images created specially for Teto’s birthday~ (more…)

Kokoro Hits One Million Views!

March 3, 2010

Image source: あるや

Yes, following Roshin Yukai (Meltdown) and Aku no Musume (Daughter of Evil) we finally have another Rin song which hit one million views as well on Nico Nico Douga. And it’s none other than ToraborutaP’s Kokoro, which achieved the feat on March 2nd 2010 at 18:10 hours Japan Time.

For more videos on the song, information on the story behind the song and images do continue reading after the break. (more…)

New Miku Append Songs, Append Demo Version To Be Released Soon

December 10, 2009
Image source: NEGI

Image source: NEGI

Information from Hatsune Miku Miku blog has revealed that songs made using Miku’s new Append have been uploaded onto Nico Nico Douga as Crypton recently released more information regarding the new Miku Append. For more information just continue reading after the break~ (more…)

The Disappearance Of Hatsune Miku Reaches Two Million Views

August 16, 2009
Image source: 猫生いづる

Image source: 猫生いづる

Yes, following Megurine Luka’s “Double Lariat” last month we now have another Vocaloid song which has hit two million views on Nico Nico Douga as well. And this time round it’s none other than Hatsune Miku’s well-known song “The Disappearance of Hatsune Miku” (Hatsune Miku no Shoushitsu or Shoushitsu in short) which achieved the feat on Aug 14th 2009 at 22.10 hours Japan Time.

More information about the story of the song as well as videos will be posted so do continue reading after the break~ (more…)

Black★Rock Shooter Reaches Two Million Views~

June 14, 2009
Image source: 環

Image source: 環

Following the reaching of one million views back in October 08, the song “Black★Rock Shooter” has finally hit two million views on Nico Nico Douga on the date of June 13th 2009 at 23:53 hours Japan Time, making it the 6th Miku only song to achieve that feat on the Nico Nico Douga Two Million Views Videos list.

More information behind the story of the song as well as B★RS videos and images will be posted so do continue reading after the break! (more…)

Prism Song Samples Now Up

June 1, 2009
Click on the image to listen to the song samples at the Prism homepage

Click here to listen to the song samples at the Prism homepage

For those of you still wondering about getting the Kagamine Rin/Len cover album by Asami Shimoda (Asapon), you can now go over to the Prism homepage to listen to short versions of the songs in the album by clicking on the image above.

From the song samples provided I would be looking forward to more of Kokoro, Meltdown (Roshin Yukai) and Rin Rin Signal, which are some of my favorite Kagamine Rin and Len songs. Too bad Proof Of Life didn’t make it into the album since it’s actually part of a two episode series by Kagamine Rin and Len, with Proof Of Life by Kagamine Rin and Soundless Voice by Kagamine Len, for more info about these two songs you can view one of my Vocaloid music posts explaining about these two songs.

It seems to me that quite a number of nice Rin/Len songs are also sad songs as well, which I will be introducing a couple more later this weekend.

And if you can understand Japanese then you can visit Asapon’s Nico Nico Douga channel to view all the videos about Prism which includes the making of the album and interviews with the song creators and Asami Shimoda herself. This album will be released on the 10th of this month and retails at 3,000 yen, which you can still pre-order at Amazon Japan (ships internationally).

“Packaged” Reached One Million Views~

May 1, 2009

Image source: 月菜

Yes, another song by Hatsune Miku has managed to hit one million views on Nico Nico Douga recently and this time round it’s the song “Packaged”. Originally uploaded onto Nico Nico Douga back in September 2007, this song has finally achieved the one million views feat on April 21st at 23:41 hours Japan Time. To listen to the song and know more information about it do continue reading after the jump. (more…)

Vocaloid Ranking SP3 – Cherry Blossom Vocaloid Ranking Special

April 10, 2009

Source: 月菜

As the graduation season ends in Japan, a new Vocaloid Ranking Special have been uploaded. As opposed to the two before, this Top 100 countdown with a Cherry Blossom theme focused on the best songs from the 8-month span since the 2nd Special. To do so, any video that appeared before SP2 had their score from that special deducted from their total to make up their final point total. This allowed newer songs to earn airtime during the special, especially in the top 3. In addition to maintaining the Kiriban Channel and Otona no Vocoran, a new feature was the “…ga sugoi” lists, in which various contributors to the Vocaloid community are asked to give their Best 3 (ranking is optional). This time round with Megurine Luka entering the competition how will each of the Vocaloid’s songs fare in the ranking? Read on to find out! (more…)