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Amuro Namie x Hatsune Miku collaboration for Nylon Japan

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For the online version of Nylon Magazine, pop artist Amuro Namie (illustrated) and Vocaloid icon Hatsune Miku are collaborating in a special fashion shoot.  The issue will be released on September 28th and a music video titled “B Who I Want 2 B” will be released in October.

Hatsune Miku performed live on “The Late Show with David Letterman”

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Virtual idol Hatsune Miku performed live on “Late Night with David Letterman”.

Miku performed”Sharing the World”, the theme song for “MIKUEXPO”.

The comments on the performance have been mixed.

After the performance, David Letterman joked, “It’s like being on Willie Nelson’s bus.” (note: Willie Nelson is an activist for the legalization of marijuana).

Hatsune Miku to perform on David Letterman before MIKU EXPO 2014

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International sensation Hatsune Miku, the virtual idol at the forefront of Crypton Future Media’s vocaloid software, will make her American television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman on CBS on October 8.

Hatsune Miku’s appearance on the nationally-televised show will give American audiences a preview of the MIKU EXPO performance awaiting fans at L.A.’s Nokia Theater and New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom later this month. Celebrating the music, imagery, and interactive excitement of Hatsune Miku with back-to-back events in October, MIKU EXPO is a once-in-a-lifetime chance for fans to immerse themselves in the Miku World!

MIKU EXPO tickets and information:
http://mikuexpo.com/
MIKU EXPO recently revealed its Halloween Party Area Map for the L.A. event at Los Angeles Center Studios, including a guide to vendors and limited-edition Halloween-themed merchandise.
http://mikuexpo.com/la_exhibition
http://mikuexpo.com/la_goods
Buzz for the New York and L.A. events has continued to build this month, with several fan-based activities and announcements.

“Sharing The World” by BIGHEAD feat. Hatsune Miku was released this month as the official theme song for the event.
iTunes: http://karent.jp/album/1599
Music Video: http://youtu.be/GRc_Vz6kEjc

Streaming anime website Crunchyroll announced a fan video contest and a 30-minute exclusive concert video from MIKU EXPO in Indonesia.
http://www.crunchyroll.com/forumtopic-864989/hatsune-miku-expo-contest-crunchyroll-exclusive-miku-expo-footage
http://www.crunchyroll.com/hatsune-miku-expo-2014-indonesia
Hatsune Miku fans can keep up with the latest news on Facebook and Twitter using hashtag #MikuExpo.
https://www.facebook.com/HatsuneMikuOfficialPage
https://twitter.com/mikuexpo
ABOUT HATSUNE MIKU EXPO

HATSUNE MIKU EXPO presents multiple activities featuring Hatsune Miku, including an artwork exhibition focused on the virtual singer and the cultural movement she inspired, fan gathering activities, and — the ultimate highlight — the Hatsune Miku concert show using cutting-edge projection technology and a live band.

LOS ANGELES – The HATSUNE MIKU live concert is hosted in Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre, with the collaborative exhibition hosted by Miku and her friends at an early Halloween party at Los Angeles Center Studios. At the exhibition, you can enjoy artwork displays, a special Halloween-themed area, and a shop where you can buy exclusive goods, including special Halloween items!

HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2014 in Los Angeles
Live Concert Dates: October 11th & 12th
Live Concert Venue: NOKIA Theatre
Website: http://mikuexpo.com/la
NEW YORK – The HATSUNE MIKU live concert is held in New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom, and the exhibition is hosted in Lower East Side concept space Wallplay over a period of eleven days. The exhibition shows illustrations, videos, and more, revolving around Hatsune Miku and the theme of Universal Positivity.

HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2014 in New York
Live Concert Dates: October 17th & 18th
Concert Venue: Hammerstein Ballroom
Website: http://mikuexpo.com/ny

HATSUNE MIKU PROFILE

Hatsune Miku is a singing voice synthesizer featured in over 100,000 songs released worldwide. Popular with millions of international fans, Hatsune Miku means “The first Sound from the Future”.

With over 2 million fans on Facebook, over 100,000 released songs, 170,000 uploaded YouTube videos, and 1,000,000 artwork creations, Hatsune Miku has performed sold-out 3D concerts worldwide with performances in L.A., Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo in addition to corporate collaborations with SEGA, Toyota USA, Google and more.

Full English Profile at http://www.crypton.co.jp/miku_eng

Hatsune Miku – Project DIVA – F 2nd for the PS Vita was the #1 selling game in Japan for March 24-30, 2014

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“Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA – F 2nd” from SEGA for the PS VITA takes the #1 position on the m-create.com charts (March 24-30) as the best selling game of the week with 140,327 copies sold.  “Mario Party Island Tour” from Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS takes  #2 with 140,320 copies sold while “Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA – F 2nd” from SEGA for the PS3 takes #3.

The following is the top 25 selling games in Japan:

順位 機種 タイトル ジャンル メーカー 発売日 税込価格 販売本数
1 Vita 初音ミク -Project DIVA- F 2nd ACT セガ 140327 7,350円 98,628
2 3DS マリオパーティ アイランドツアー ETC 任天堂 140320 4,800円 78,098
3 PS3 初音ミク -Project DIVA- F 2nd ACT セガ 140327 7,350円 59,965
4 3DS 妖怪ウォッチ RPG レベルファイブ 130711 4,800円 48,345
5 PS3 戦国無双4(限定版含む) ACT コーエーテクモゲームス 140320 7,560円 46,490
6 PS3 メタルギア ソリッド V グラウンド・ゼロズ ADV KONAMI 140320 2,980円 38,617
7 3DS NEWラブプラス+(同梱版含む) ETC KONAMI 140327 5,985円 31,258
8 PS3 Jスターズ ビクトリーバーサス(限定版含む) FTG バンダイナムコゲームス 140319 7,980円 25,300
9 Vita Jスターズ ビクトリーバーサス(限定版含む) FTG バンダイナムコゲームス 140319 6,980円 24,825
10 Vita 薄桜鬼SSL ~sweet school life~(限定版含む) ADV アイディアファクトリー 140327 6,090円 21,640
11 Vita 戦国無双4 ACT コーエーテクモゲームス 140320 7,140円 19,596
12 PS3 ウイニングポスト8(限定版含む) SLG コーエーテクモゲームス 140327 8,190円 19,156
13 PS3 DARK SOULS II (ダークソウル II)(限定版含む) RPG フロム・ソフトウェア 140313 7,800円 17,771
14 PS3 プロ野球スピリッツ2014 SPT KONAMI 140320 7,980円 16,897
15 PSP プロ野球スピリッツ2014 SPT KONAMI 140320 3,980円 14,877
16 3DS 星のカービィ トリプルデラックス ACT 任天堂 140111 4,800円 14,564
17 3DS カセキホリダー ムゲンギア RPG 任天堂 140227 4,800円 12,966
18 PS4 メタルギア ソリッド V グラウンド・ゼロズ ADV KONAMI 140320 2,980円 12,374
19 Vita ウイニングポスト8(限定版含む) SLG コーエーテクモゲームス 140327 7,140円 12,120
20 Vita アーシャのアトリエ Plus ~黄昏の大地の錬金術士~
(限定版含む)
RPG ガスト 140327 6,090円 11,663
21 3DS ポケットモンスター X/Y(同梱版含む) RPG ポケモン 131012 4,800円
22 3DS ドラゴンクエストモンスターズ2
イルとルカの不思議なふしぎな鍵(同梱版含む)
RPG スクウェア・エニックス 140206 5,490円
23 PSP 金色のコルダ3 AnotherSky feat.至誠館(限定版含む) SLG コーエーテクモゲームス 140327 6,090円
24 3DS パズドラZ RPG ガンホー・オンライン・エンターテイメント 131212 4,400円
25 3DS 牧場物語 つながる新天地 SLG マーベラスAQL 140227 5,040円