Written by: Adrian Andulan
Published on: August 25, 2021 at 14:00 PHT (GMT+8)
In an official announcement by Virtual Cast, Inc. and Gugenka Inc., Vocaloid fans can join their favorite singers in a special "virtual amusement park" as part of a VR event to be held on August 27-31.
Miku Land 2021 Summer Vacation will be held through the augmented reality applications HoloModels and Virtual Cast. Attendees will get to experience the virtual venues of the amusement park, which include meet-ups with their favorite idols, various online activities, and shopping. Event-exclusive merchandise will be available during the event. Those unable to attend the concert can watch the live streaming event on Niconico and YouTube.
The event will feature many different performers. These include the titular virtual idol, Hatsune Miku. She will be joined by virtual idols Rin & Len Kagamine, Luka Megurine, Mikudayo, and even a special performance by VR artist Megu Shininome.
The event schedules are as follows:
August 27: 20:30 - 21:00 JST
August 28: 21:00 - 21:30 JST
August 29: 21:00 - 21:30 JST
Hatsune Miku is a virtual idol created by Crypton Future Media. The character was initially part of the Vocaloid software, a voice synthesizer software. The character was one of the voices used on the software, with the design of the character as part of the marketing for the software. Hatsune Miku exploded into popularity and is now a cultural icon in the virtual voice synthesizer community.