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Questions tagged [vocaloid]

For questions about Vocaloids (the most famous of which is Hatsune Miku). Please keep these questions on-topic. Questions about software don't belong here, though they may be welcome on other Stack Exchange sites like Sound Design.

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Why is Miku shown with a leek?

Many times when I see images of Hatsune Miku, she is shown holding a leek or spring onion. Apart from headphones and microphones, other popular and well known Vocaloids, such as Rin, Len, Kaito and ...
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What is a vocaloid?

I don't really understand what a vocaloid is so, what is a vocaloid? Is it an anime? If not, how is it related to anime? Is it a singer? If so, is it a real person (because someone told me that some ...
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Is Black Rock Shooter the only anime soundtrack that features vocaloid singers?

Black Rock Shooter's opening theme is sung by Miku Hatsune. Are there any other anime soundtracks that incorporate a vocaloid singer (or a similar synthesized voice program) such as Miku?
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What is the background story of Hatsune Miku?

I do understand it is a fictional character, and so I feel there must be a story behind this virtual Diva. I am interested in learning "how" Hatsune Miku became interested in singing.
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How many times did Len Kagamine die?

How many times Len Kagamine die in all of his PV's? I have been searching the answer for this question for a long time.
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How did Miku become so popular?

Miku is a Vocaloid, and Vocaloid is a voice synthesis software program developed by Yamaha. From what I've read, Vocaloid is not an anime nor manga; it's not a game like Kancolle; it's not a visual ...
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Where did it become known that Rin's and Len's names have different first letters?

According to the answers here and this chat post there's one sound in Japanese which is somewhere between L and R, though probably closer to R. Luffy/Ruffy (One Piece) Lio/Rio (Kara no Kyoukai) 2 ...
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Evillious Chronicles: What is the reference / wordplay with the “United States of Maistia”?

In regards to the Evillious Chronicles, what is the reference / wordplay with the "United States of Maistia", the counterpart to the United States of America? The other countries are mainly based on ...
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Do these facial lines have a name?

I've seen these markings in a bunch of art and I'm curious if it has a certain name or if it's just a popular design choice; I've seen it in the "Matryoshka" Vocaloid song, as well as other anime OCs ...
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Movie for the character Hatsune Miku

Is there a movie of Hatsune Miku? Well, there is one for popular characters and I know Miku is a Vocaloid and all but, I wonder if there is one?
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Original song used to make VOICES tilt-six Remix feat. Miku Hatsune?

What was the original song that was remixed to make VOICES tilt-six Remix feat. Miku Hatsune? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbryVBMkCeU
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Trying to find the name of a song/PV from Miku Hatsune

As Miku kind of falls under the purview of the Anime/Manga Realm with her image, and PV's I suppose she belongs here. The PV for the video started out with miku in a lab, she finds a "scouter" like ...