Now you can be Big-Al!

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If you’re a fellow con-goer like me, no doubt you see Vocaloid cosplayers taking up most of your average convention. Well adding to the Vocaloid cosplaying craze QQCosplay has now made a custom Big Al costume ready for order at the price of 129 USD.

The costume design is the same as on his box-art and includes his jacket, belt, pants, and arm band(no awesome headphones unfortunately). As of now QQcosplay is the only cosplay site I have seen to sell a Engloid outfit. Hopefully they will sell more in the future.

Weekly Vocaloid Ranking #126

In this weeks Vocaloid Ranking Big Al’s The Geisha Girl, which was produced by kihirohito-P, was ranked #79. Here’s hoping that this weird song makes it to the top 30s next week.

To see full ranking please go here.

Spotlight: Youtube Edition

Do you know that there are a lot of good Engloid producers…who are not on Nico Nico. I know as impossible as it seem they are actually some good Vocaloid producer right on youtube. Here I’ll give you some examples:
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Daily Vocaloid Ranking #707

In the latest Vocaloid Ranking Big Al’s version of Toeto was ranked #7 with 3,218 views, 254 comments, and 230 added to Mylists. Giving the video a total of 7,428 points.

The original song was done by Luka Megurine and produced by Toraboruta-P. This Big Al cover was produced by Sasasa-P.

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.

Interview: Bil Bryant (Production and CEO of PowerFX)

(Picture done by Art-chan )

Recently, I was able to get an interview with the CEO of PowerFX. In the interview he explains the development of Big Al, how PowerFX got invlove making Vocaloids, talk of Vocaloid boy band…and wait! A Sweet Ann competition.
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Vocaloid Daily Ranking #692

Hello, Engloid fans. We start the new year off with Prima and Big Al getting on the latest Daily Ranking.

The song AIMS is of course made by the popular producer Shu-t. It features Kagmine Rin and Meiko singing the main vocals, while Big Al and Prima are the chorus. The video was ranked #C with 722 views, 68 comments, and 115 added to mylist giving it a total of 2,651 points.

To see full ranking please go here.

Vocaloid Big Al face downloading issues *Updated*

I’ve been searching the web and noticed that a lot of people seem to be having download issue with Vocaloid Big Al. Fortunately, PowerFX has caught on to this as well, and is trying to fix the problem as we speak. But because of this issue I would like to ask every one to hold off buying Big Al until the problem is fixed. I will update later once the problem has been solved.

Edit: So according to PowerFX, there wasn’t a problem with the download, it was just that Big Al was just too Big… 2.7 GB in fact. But don’t worry PowerFX has added another download which is only 1.7 GB. Also if your connection failed before they will send you a custom burnt cd/provide alternate download link free of charge.

BIG AL IS HERE(And this time I mean it)

(Picture taken from Pixiv )

Yes, that right everyone. Big Al is now available for the download price of $149. You can purchase him here.

I can’t wait to see all the lovely songs you guys make with him.

(Also I recommend you guys listen to his demos on the site. They are really impressive)

EDIT: Once again thanks to the awesome people at VO, I was able to obtain the demos from Big Al site.

The Voice of Vocaloid Big Al

(Picture of Frank Sanderson)

This might seem like a pointless blog entry but a lot of people seem to be interested in the people who gives the Vocaloids their voices. Especially the case with Engloids since we rarely get information on the VAs.

Well, thanks to Kimicatdemon, I now know that the VA for Big Al is a man called Frank Sanderson.

Frank is now an ex-employee of PowerFX. He helped created a lot of things for the company such as their Sound library, Apple loops, and other products.

Frank now works as a voice professionalist. Here is a example of him voicing a Vocaloid Tutorial.

You can find more of his voice over work here.

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