Zero-G Interview: Dom Keefe (Vocaloid Production)

(Picture done by Crossfrown)

I’m happy to announce that I was lucky enough to get an interview with Zero-G. Under the cut the company talks about the development of Sonika, plans for their older Vocaloids, as well as talk at bit about Tonio.

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Happy 5th Birthday Lola and Leon


(Picture taken from Pixiv.net)

While 5 years don’t seem that much to most people, it kind of hard to believe that Vocaloid began 5 years ago. Yup, that right everyone. Lola and Leon, aka the first Vocaloids, turn 5 today, and while most people in the Vocaloid fandom don’t celebrate this day or are even aware who Lola or Leon are. I am very happy that they were created.

Vocaloid music to be featured in RPG


(Screenshot of AD Lucem)

Kodakami ,or Koda-P as he would like to be known in the world of Vocaloids, has recently shared that the developers of an freeware RPG has agreed to using Vocaloids Big Al, Lola, and Miriam for the music in their upcoming game AD Lucem.

Here is a example of one of the Vocaloid songs featured in the game:

AD Lucem

The lyrics are written in a made up language so don’t bother trying to understand it.

To hear more of Koda-P work, please click here.

To hear more of AD Lucem soundtrack, please click here.

Don’t forget to blow out the candles!

(Picture done by Sinine-Taevas)

Hey, guys. I just wanted to post a little reminder that in a few more days, 3 English Vocaloids will be celebrating their birthdays.

The youngest celebrating will be our favorite little opera singer, Vocaloid Prima, who will be turning 2 on January 14th.

The next two birthdays is of course, Leon’s and Lola’s, who will be turning the big 5 on January the 15th.

So, if your a huge Engloid fan try to do something special on those days to show that your happy that these three softwares were created.

Join Engloids on DA and win a chance for a 1 month Sub

Engloids, a club I have created on DeviantArt, is now having 2 contests in celebration of Leon, Lola, and Prima’s upcoming birthdays.

Please click here for more info on the contests.

Get Your Cosplay On

ACParadise is holding a Vocaloid contest.

Rules:
1. This contest is open to both MALES and FEMALES, and you must be a registered member of ACP or ACE.
2. Entries must be from the series listed above
3. Entries will be accepted through our contest form only.
4. Entries will be accepted until the deadline listed above.
5. Group entries and pictures are allowed, but one person must be in charge of the group for contact information and prizes.
6. If you are a winner and are not in the US, you must have a US resident receive the prize.
7. Only one contest entry per user member account

Note: Because 99% of Vocaloid stuff is fanmade, The site is allowing all images of Vocaloid. Gender-bents, Spin-offs, clothes from PVs. But any entry must include a reference picture and/or the name of the song that the outfit is based from, along with a website link.

Prizes
1st Place – Sega’s Hatsune Miku: Project Diva PSP Game Limited Edition (Plus Nendoroid Figure)

For more info please go here.

Get your christmas list ready!

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Leon, Lola, and Miriam are now at the discount price of $80 each(originally 199.95). I’m not sure why the sudden price change, but I think it has something to do with Sonika selling so well.

To buy Vocaloids please go to Zero-G’s download site here.

Sega accepting fan entries for Project Diva

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(Picture taken from Piapro.jp)

Sega announced today that they will soon be bringing the Vocaloid-themed PSP rhythm game Project Diva to arcades. Not only that, but between October 15th and Halloween, they’ll be accepting fan-contributed songs for inclusion in its soundtrack.

Songs can be entered for consideration via the game’s new channel on Nico Nico Douga, and both pro and amatuer Vocaloid Masters are welcome to try out. The tracks must be all-original material, obviously, and should run between 2:30 and 3:30 in length. Winning songs will be announced on the Nico Nico page November 16th, and their creators will be showered with Hatsune Miku swag as a reward. They’ll also get to hear their track included in the game’s location in January, and probably in the final game as well.

Little is known about the arcade version at this point, partiularly about its control scheme and interface. If you’ve got a Nico Nico account, you can check out a teaser clip of the game. It doesn’t show much aside from the new character models, but they themselves look great, and the clip is set to Ryo/Supercell’s Meruto, which is always nice to hear. Equally as nice is hearing the classic “Sayyy-Guh” Sega intro as spoken by Miku herself. We’ll bring you more info on this title as it becomes available.

(Copy pasta from Destructoid)

What is most interesting about this news is that it doesn’t specify if you have to use Crypton Vocaloids only. Which make me think that it is possible that Vocaloids from all companies (Internet Co.,Zero-G, and PowerFX) can be used.

Have a Vocaloid or Utau?

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(Picture taken for Piapro.jp)

Recently Vocaloid Otaku added a thread where English speaking lyricists, artists,fandubbers and producers can get together and collaborate and critique each other.

The forum has only been up for one day and already there are also some Vocaloid Challenges and Projects in the process.

If you are any of the things listed above this would be a great place for you to show off your work.

Daily Ranking #577

Len/Rin Kagamine and Lola’s song Aerus was ranked #8 with 2,818 views, 167 comments, and 251 added to mylist. (Though Lola only sings like one lyric in the song)

Sonika’s song Unifikation was ranked #F with 933 views, 35 comments, and 87 added to mylist.

To see whole ranking please go here.

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