MAGICALMIRAI

HATSUNE MIKU MAGICAL MIRAI 2014

MAGICAL MIRAI

August 30, 2014 Sat at Intex Osaka / September 20, 2014 Sat at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium

Hatsune Miku “Magical Mirai 2015”

What’s Magical Mirai 2014?

It is the event which transmits “the moment” of the creative culture centering on “Hatsune Miku”.

Concert events are being held at both two venues. “Hatsune Miku” sings songs made by various creators and creates the stage show with audience. At the venue which has Exhibition Area, booths will feature “the creative culture of Hatsune Miku” such as an exhibition of creators’ works. In addition, workshop events for visitors will be held. Corporation booths will appear with a number of “Collaboration with Hatsune Miku” in the same area.

The motif for this event is “CUBE”, which expresses the character of “Hatsune Miku”, “Kagamine Rin”, “Kagamine Len”, “Megurine Luka”, “MEIKO” and “KAITO” and the multidimensional expansion of creative culture. Experience “Hatsune Miku” music, vivid creative world and creative culture that leads to the future.

*“Hatsune Miku”, “Kagamine Rin”, “Kagamine Len”, “Megurine Luka”, “MEIKO” and “KAITO” is “software” designed and developed by Crypton Future Media, INC. and “characters” on the software package.

See here for impressions of last year!

What’s “Hatsune Miku”?

Hatsune Miku is “Singing software” and “the character” on the package of the software. It was planned and developed by Crypton Future Media. INC. (CFM) and released on August 31, 2007.

Soon after the release of Hatsune Miku, creators posted their songs made with it on the Internet, which boosted its instant popularity. Not only musicians but also various kinds of creators such as illustrators and video makers have participated in the creation using Hatsune Miku as a motif under the license by CFM (*1), and chain creations have come to grow.

Nowadays, Hatsune Miku is not only software, but plays various roles such as a character of merchandise and a virtual singer at concerts using 3DCG technology, both in Japan and elsewhere.

(*1) Original license for the use of characters: CFM launched a content posting website “Piapro (piapro.jp)”, where creators can post their works and collaborate with others, in December 2007. In addition, CFM established Piapro Character License (PCL) in order to allow users secondary use of its characters for non-commercial purpose legally. CFM also adapted Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC) to its characters in December 2012.

Official Web site http://piapro.net


illustration by KEI

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