Crypton Future Media Inc. has released more details about the upcoming online music event HATSUNE MIKU EXPO Rewind, scheduled to take place on June 5, 2022. An online guidebook with a time schedule, musician interviews, and additional information is also available in English and Japanese.
Fans from around the world will be able to tune in to ‘HATSUNE MIKU EXPO Rewind,’ featuring tons of past content from the virtual idol’s trips overseas. This will include foreign language songs unique to the world tour, and admission to the event is free. As the title suggests, the event will compile the best moments from seven years of MIKU EXPO history.
As the event will be available to audiences worldwide, three performances will be held, allowing everyone–regardless of time zone–to enjoy the show.
As with past MIKU EXPO events, fans will be able to participate in workshops, exhibitions, and other unique experiences. One of the sub-events, ‘MIKU EXPO Digital Stars 2022 Online,’ will serve as the opening of each performance.
Be sure to mark your calendars for HATSUNE MIKU EXPO Rewind on June 5!
HATSUNE MIKU EXPO Rewind
Streaming Date (All 3 Performances)
1. June 5, 2022 / 10:30-14:00
MIKU EXPO Digital Stars 2022 Online (11:25-12:25)
Performers: yanagamiyuki, coralmines
2. June 5, 2022 / 17:30-21:00
MIKU EXPO Digital Stars 2022 Online (18:25-19:25)
Performers: FOXSKY, android52
3. June 5, 2022 / 21:30-25:00
MIKU EXPO Digital Stars 2022 Online (22:25-23:25)
Performers: snarewaves, KIRA (MIKU EXPO Digital Stars 2021 Online)
Official Crypton Twitch Channel: https://www.twitch.tv/cfm_official
Crypton on YouTube Live: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJwGWV914kBlV4dKRn7AEFA
Virtual Hanami Event MIKU LAND 2022 YOSAKURA Invites Guests to the Metaverse with Hatsune Miku
19.April.2022 | ANIME&GAME
MIKU LAND is Hatsune Miku’s official VR amusement park. The locale opens sporadically on the Virtual Cast platform, inviting fans of the virtual singer to interact with the star herself and other music lovers from around the world. From April 28 until May 1, the MIKU LAND 2022 YOSAKURA event will invite Vocaloid lovers to the metaverse to enjoy the cherry blossoms and a number of unique experiences.
Guests can visit Senbonzakura World, Miku’s Detective Agency, Rin & Len Kagamine’s Post Office in the Sky, and even a virtual haunted house during the event. VTubers Megu Shinonome, Tokino Sora, and Mirai Akari have been chosen as the official ambassadors of the event.
Hatsune Miku’s iconic track Senbonzakura, written by Kurousa-P, turns 10 this year. What better way to enjoy it than beneath virtual cherry blossom trees? Even if you can’t visit Japan quite yet, enjoy the Japanese shrine atmosphere as you spend time with friends in this gorgeous virtual space.
Miku’s Detective Agency
This puzzle-solving attraction invites guests to become assistant detectives by passing a test handed out by Detective Hatsune Miku! Those able to complete the challenge will also receive a limited-edition item.
Rin & Len Kagamine’s Post Office in the Sky
This post office in the clouds isn’t just a quiet place to relax. Visitors can take on a few different challenges, from mazes to more physical tasks.
Megu Shinonome Comment
“I’ve been chosen as an ambassador for MIKU LAND! My name is Megu Shinonome, and I’m so excited to work with Miku! MIKU LAND keeps getting bigger and bigger, so I’m wondering what it will look like this spring…I’m looking forward to it! I’ll do my best along with my fellow ambassadors Tokino Sora and Mirai Akari to convey the many charms of MIKU LAND to as many people as possible. We can’t wait to see you!”
Tokino Sora Comment
“I’m so excited to visit MIKU LAND again! I’ll do my best to make this another incredible event, and I’ll be sure to enjoy myself as much as possible!”
Mirai Akari Comment
“I’ve been invited to MIKU LAND to act as the MC for this awesome event! During the SUMMER VACATION event, everyone on Virtual Cast was so kind to me. It was a blast, so I’m really looking forward to this too! I’ll be sure to bring some extra excitement, so don’t miss it!”
Dates: April 28, 19:00 – May 1, 21:00
Location: Virtual Cast
Official Site: https://mikuland.com/
Sakura Miku Pop-up Shop Volume 2 in AMNIBUS Store to Open at MAGNET by SHIBUYA109
The second Sakura Miku pop-up shop will be held at AMNIBUS STORE at MAGNET by SHIBUYA109 from April 8, 2022 for a limited time!
The special shop will feature exclusive illustrations of Sakura Miku and her friends by illustrator kuro. The AMNIBUS STORE will also exclusive purchase bonuses as well, so don’t miss these spring-inspired items!
Sakura Miku Pop-up Shop Vol.2 in AMNIBUS Store
Running April 8 – April 24, 2022
Location: MAGNET by SHIBUYA109 4F / AMNIBUS STORE
Given the intense popularity of the Hatsune Miku Symphony 2022, an additional evening performance has been added after the afternoon performance sold out! Tickets are now on sale. Additionally, to celebrate the new event, the performance of Daughter of Evil ~ Servant of Evil from the 2020 Hatsune Miku Symphony has been uploaded to YouTube!
Hatsune Miku Symphony 2020 ~5th Anniversary ~ September 21, 2022 at Suntory Hall / Daughter of Evil ~ Servant of Evil（mothy_Akuno P）
The complete main visual for the event, drawn by illustrator Rella, has been unveiled, showing Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, and Kagamine Len!
Hatsune Miku Symphony 2022 ~Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len 15th Anniversary~
July 2, 2022
Afternoon Performance: Doors Open 13:00 / Curtain Rises 14:00 (SOLD OUT)
Evening Performance: Doors Open 17:30 / Curtain Rises 18:30 (*Additional Performance)
Official Site: https://sp.wmg.jp/mikusymphony/
Hatsune Miku & 39Culture Collaboration Shop Release New Art by Popular Illustrators
The merchandise brand Cocollabo will be opening a special shop featuring Hatsune Miku and other Vocaloid goods, 39Culture 2022, at Shibuya LOFT starting March 4, 2022!
Illustration by Mo
Illustration by Hechima
Illustration by miyoru
Illustration by Mame Shinoda
The theme for this year’s 5th-anniversary event is ‘fashion and music,’ a throwback to the first event. Four illustrators–Mo, Hechima, miyoru, and Mame Shinoda–have contributed illustrations for the shop’s goods, while koya and shu have written a theme song to liven up the venue! Miku fans, don’t miss out!
Art by 藻/へちま/miyoru/篠田まめ （C） Crypton Future Media, INC. www.piapro.net
Hatsune Miku x 39Culture 2022
Address: Shibuya LOFT 6F Art & Culture Floor
Dates: March 4 – March 20, 11:00-21:00 *Closing at 18:00 on March 20
Event Theme Song: Yoru Uneru Koro Ni – koya/shu
Tenjin LOFT 5F General Sales Area: March 25 – April 10
Umeda LOFT 4F Event Space: April 14 – May 8
Sakae LOFT 4F General Sales Area: May 13 – May 25
Sapporo LOFT ESTA 6F Special Event Space: June 1 – June 14
Project Sekai Colorful Stage! feat. Hatsune Miku to Collaborate with Eve
SEGA and Colorful Palette are bringing popular musician Eve to the mobile rhythm game Project Sekai Colorful Stage! feat. Hatsune Miku! Known for performing the opening theme for Jujutsu Kaisen, some of the artist’s tracks will be available to play in-game. In addition, emon (Tex.) will be joining the team to create new music for the title.
Bokura Mada Underground
Eve’s songs Nonsense Bungaku, Kokoroyohou, and Bokura Mada Underground will be available in the game. A Follow and Retweet Campaign is also behind held to commemorate the new collaboration, and five random winners will be selected by lottery to win a postcard signed by Eve!
Also, emon (Tes.) has joined the project to create new music for the game, providing the unit track for MORE MORE JUMP! Be sure to keep an eye on Project Sekai for more tracks coming in the near future!
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Project Sekai Colorful Stage! feat. Hatsune Miku / Eve Collaboration
Official Site: http://sega.jp/
Eve Releases First Vocaloid Album ‘Eve Vocaloid 01’ on Streaming Services
11.February.2022 | MUSIC
On February 9, popular singer Eve released his first Vocaloid album on all popular streaming services! A special website has also been opened to accompany the exciting release.
A music video for ‘Eve Vocaloid 01’ was posted to Niconico and reached a million views in 45 days. Popular tracks included on the album include Gunjo Sanka–featured in Project Sekai Colorful Stage–and Yadorigi. The album has a total of twelve songs, including 8 Vocaloid songs that have never been properly released and 2 tracks that have never been heard before, Bokura Mada Underground and Kokoroyohou.
On the special website, fans can check out some key visuals provided by Kukka, the illustrator of the music video for Gunjo Sanka. To celebrate the album’s release, a LINE MUSIC playback campaign will be held, with 100 winners selected to win a special sticker signed by Eve!
Hatsune Miku Symphony 2022 to Travel to Yokohama and Osaka Following Suntory Hall Performance
The Hatsune Miku Symphony 2022 event will be performed at Pacifico Yokohama and The Symphony Hall Osaka following the Suntory Hall performance later this year. The Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra and Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra will perform alongside visual effects, and Vocaloid fans won’t want to miss this incredible show!
In addition, the Blu-ray and CD of the Hatsune Miku Symphony 2021 Yokohama performance are now on sale. Each contains an advanced ticket application to the Suntory Hall performance. A digest video of KAITO’s 15th Anniversary song, the theme for the event, is also available to watch on YouTube.
Hatsune Miku Symphony 2021 – Yokohama Performance Digest [Orchestra Live Blu-ray & CD]
On February 5 and February 6, a Hatsune Miku Symphony 2022 booth at SNOW MIKU 2022 will be selling the 2021 Blu-ray and CD. Those buying fast enough will get an original pin.
Hatsune Miku Symphony 2022 ~Hatsune Miku,Kagamine Rin,Kagamine Len 15th Anniversary~
September 25, 2022
Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall
Conductor: Hirofumi Kurita
Performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
November 23, 2022
The Symphony Hall
Conductor: Hirofumi Kurita
Performed by the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra
Official Site: https://sp.wmg.jp/mikusymphony/
HATSUNE MIKU EXPO Rewind to Stream Worldwide for Free
Crypton Future Media Inc. will be taking a look back at Hatsune Miku’s world tour series ‘HATSUNE MIKU EXPO’ in a new streaming event on June 5, 2022. Fans from around the world will be able to tune in to ‘HATSUNE MIKU EXPO Rewind,’ featuring tons of past content from the virtual idol’s trips overseas. This will include foreign language songs unique to the world tour.
To date, Hatsune Miku has performed a total of 68 concerts in 30 cities around the world, attracting over 190,000 fans. Immediately after the January 2020 Europe tour, the pandemic began, and the subsequent North American tour was canceled. A crowdfunding campaign was launched in Autumn 2020 to bring the singer back, and, as expected, shattered its goal. Now, fans will be able to see the singer virtually yet again after the ‘HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2021 Online’ event was also broadcast globally.
Don’t miss the event on June 5!
HATSUNE MIKU EXPO Rewind
Streaming Date: June 5, 2022 (3 performances planned)
*Each of the 3 performances will feature the same content.
*The event will not be archived.
Streaming Platforms: Twitch、YouTube Live
Crypton Official Twitch Channel: https://www.twitch.tv/cfm_official
Crypton on YouTube Live：https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJwGWV914kBlV4dKRn7AEFA
HATSUNE MIKU EXPO Rewind Official Site: https://mikuexpo.com/rewind2022/
Hitoshizuku and Yama△’s Latest Vocaloid Music Video Released
The music video for Mr. Schadenfreude, the new song by Hitoshizuku and Yama△, is now available to watch on YouTube! The track was a part of EXIT TUNES PRESENTS Vocalodelight feat. Hatsune Miku which began streaming on December 15, 2021.
This song is the latest in a series of collective Vocaloid tracks and is sung by eight Vocaloids including Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin and Kagamine Len.
Mr. Schadenfreude – Hitoshizuku x Yama△ Music Video
The music video was created by Suzunosuke, a well-known illustrator, with Tosao in charge of direction. The track is also available on streaming services, so be sure to add it to your library!
Comment from Hitoshizuku
This song was based on the motif of a ‘Werewolf Game.’
It’s been a while since I’ve produced a multi-part Vocaloid track, and I’ve scatted a number of hints for solving the song’s riddle in the lyrics, the video, and the CD. Ponder the answer while enjoying the song!
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EXIT TUNES PRESENTS Vocalodelight feat. Hatsune Miku
Release Date: December 15, 2021
Limited First Edition (Full CD+4 Special Features+Special CD): ¥3,300 (Tax Included)
Regular Edition (CD Only): ¥2,750 (Tax Included)
Limited-Edition Miku Miku Version (Limited First Edition+Goods Set): ¥7,700 (Tax Included)
Project Sekai COLORFUL LIVE 1st -Link- to be Streamed in Theaters Nationwide
The final performance of ‘Project Sekai COLORFUL LIVE 1st -Link-’ is being held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba on January 30, 2022. For those not able to attend in person, the performance will be live-streamed in movie theaters all over Japan!
For the uninitiated, ‘Project Sekai Colorful Stage! feat. Hatsune Miku’ is a popular rhythm game for iOS and Android. The concert features characters from the game in 3DCG.
This live show is the first live concert for ‘Project Sekai,’ with all songs being performed by a live band. Groups performing include Virtual Singer, Leo/need, MORE MORE JUMP!, Vivid BAD SQUAD, Wonderlands x Showtime, and 25-ji, Nightcord de.
Project Sekai COLORFUL LIVE 1st -Link- Live Viewing
Date: January 30, 2022 (Daytime Show at 14:30 / Evening Show at 18:30)
Location: Theaters nationwide https://liveviewing.jp/project-sekai/
*Advanced reservations (by lottery) open until December 26 at 23:59
*Advanced tickets limited to two per person.
General Sale Tickets (First-come, first-served)
Available: January 22 at 18:00 until January 28 at 12:00
*Also available at 7-Eleven stores nationwide.
Event Details: https://pjsekai.sega.jp/colorfullive/1st-link/index.html
Official Site: https://liveviewing.jp/project-sekai/
Sanrio Puroland to Hold First Virtual Music Festival
Get ready for your trip to Virtual Sanrio Puroland! For the first time ever, Sanrio is teaming up with U.S. company VRChat for an entirely virtual music festival, SANRIO Virtual Fes in Sanrio Puroland on December 11 and December 12, 2021. Guests will be able to enjoy the event using a VR Headset, a PC, or a smartphone.
The concert space will feature both live and virtual artists (VTubers), as well as popular Sanrio characters in a massive five-story underground space beneath Virtual Sanrio Puroland. Participants will also be able to transform their avatar into the Sanrio character of their choice during the event! High-fiving other concert-goers will result in an explosion of Hello Kitty bows, and there will be plenty of surprises during the music performances, so don’t miss it!
The lineup for the event includes Kizuna AI, Hatsune Miku+PinocchioP, AKB48(Team8), CHiCO with HoneyWorks, Haneru Inaba, Kaede Higuchi, KMNZ, VALSHE, Hakushi Hasegawa, YuNi, Pasocom Music Club, Mom, Megu Shinonome, AMOKA, Yukichi Kasaku/men, LAUSBUB, and Kinu. Plenty of Sanrio characters will also make appearances, including Hello Kitty, Cinnomoroll, Kuromi, Cogimyun, and Hapidanbui.
Who are you looking forward to seeing perform in this adorable virtual space?
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SANRIO Virtual Fes in Sanrio Puroland
Dates: December 11 & 12, 2021
Stream Open at 15:00, Show airs from 17:00-22:00
Location: Virtual Sanrio Puroland
Official Site: https://v-Fes.sanrio.co.jp
Music Festival Celebrating 10 Years of Senbonzakura Announced
Senbonzakura continues to be one of Hatsune Miku’s most popular songs, even ten years after its initial release. To celebrate an entire decade of the song, a special live performance will be held in Chiba featuring a number of popular performers who have performed Senbonzakura sometime over the past ten years.
The first round of acts have just been announced, and the event will take place at the Maihama Amphitheater in Chiba on November 21, 2021.
Performers include Vocaloid producer and bassist of Wagakki Band Asa, talented female vocalist +α/Alfakyun., violinist and cosplayer Ayasa, and massively popular YouTuber UMI☆KUUN. Also appearing is Sachiko Kobayashi, an enka singer who performed Senbonzakura at the 66th Kouhaku Uta Gassen New Year special in 2015, and Marasy, a pianist who performed the song in a 2013 Toyota Prius commercial. The MCs for the show include streamer-turned-pro host Hyakka Ryoran and voice actress Saki Fujita, who performs the character voice for Hatsune Miku.
Those who purchase a ¥30,000 (Tax Included) ticket will receive a commemorative golden happi coat and will guarantee a seat in the first five rows of the venue. The ¥15,000 (Tax Included) ticket will include a pink happi coat. General admission will cost ¥8,500 (Tax Included).
More information regarding the second round of performers will be released soon, along with more details on exclusive merchandise to be sold at the venue.
Senbonzakura 10th Anniversary Festival ~The Fearlessly Fashionable Revolution!~
Date: November 21, 2021
Address: Maihama Amphitheater (Chiba)
Doors open at 14:00, show begins at 15:00
Asa/+α/Alfakyun./Ayasa/UMI☆KUUN/Sachiko Kobayashi/Marasy, and more!
Hyakka Ryouran/Saki Fujita
Senbonzakura Festival Site: http://senbonzakurafes.com/
Senbonzakura 10th Anniversary Site: https://whiteflame.jp/10th-senbonzakura/