Hatsune Miku & Masahiko Satoh to Hold Real Time Session in Akihabara

25.November.2017 | MUSIC

The creator festival Yahoo! JAPAN Hack Day 10th Anniv. will take place on Saturday December 9th and Sunday December 9th in Akihabara.

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“Hack Day” started back in 2007 and celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. To celebrate, a special session will take place featuring internationally beloved virtual singer Hatsune Miku, who is also celebrating 10 years since her creation, and Japanese jazz pianist and composer Masahiko Satoh. Both creators will put on an experimental performance on December 9th which has been dubbed Yahoo! JAPAN Hack Day & Hatsune Miku 10th Anniv. Real Time Session with Masahiko Satoh.”

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The performance will feature Hatsune Miku alongside a real-life band and will be both musically and artistically experimental.

This will be the first display of the real-time session which uses a real-time CG animation system and sound capture system.

The performance will include a jazz arrangement of “Hatsune Miku Sings Osamu Tezuka and Isao Tomita Live Music” which won the top prize for its high audio resolution, an award that is chosen every Monday by prominent figures in music, as well as musical performances of Christmas songs, a session using “Mikutap,” commentaries using music and technology and, in addition to Masahiko Satoh, an eminent musician in the jazz world, Yoichi Okabe and Rena Maeda will also be collaborating with Miku.

Hatsune Miku and the musicians will dress in special outfits for this special occasion.

 

◼︎Information

“Yahoo! JAPAN Hack Day & Hatsune Miku 10th Anniv. Real Time Session with Masahiko Satoh”

Address: Akihabara UDX 2F (Akiba Square), 4-14-1 Sotokanda, Chiyoda, Tokyo

Time: Saturday December 12th – 14:00 / 16:00 / 18:00 (each session will last 40-60mins

Entry: Free

Application: Attendees will be randomly selected from applications sent before the day of the performance and numbered tickets handed out on the day of the performance

Website: https://hackday.jp/

“Yahoo! JAPAN Hack Day 10th Anniv. Hackathon”

Address: Akihabara UDX 2F (Akiba Square), 4-14-1 Sotokanda, Chiyoda, Tokyo

Time: Sunday December 10th – 12:30-18:00 (exhibition is on the 4th floor “UDX GALLERY / GALLERY NEXT”)

Opening Presentation – 12:30-16:15

Exhibition – 13:00-17:00

Awards – 17:15-18:00

Free to watch.

CD Information

“Hatsune Miku Sings Osamu Tezuka and Isao Tomita Live Music” (Masahiko Satoh meets Hatsune Miku to Utau Nakama Tachi (w/ Kasane Teto)

Released: September 6, 2017

Price:

First Press Limited Edition (w/ Special CD Cover) – ¥4,800 + tax

Regular Edition – ¥3,000 + tax

*Both editions feature “Ultimate High Quality CD” format

 

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