Hatsune Miku is Back at TinierMe
San Francisco – April 22, 2011 - TinierMe, in partnership with Crypton Future Media and Stephanie Yanez, today announced the release of the Hatsune Miku and Stephanie Yanez Digital Dream Concert. American J-Pop singer Stephanie Yanez wrote the song she sings with Hatsune Miku, and produced it using the Hatsune Miku virtual vocalist software. Fans can visit www.tinierme.com to participate in this Digital Dream Concert, which brings real world virtual pop star Hatsune Miku and human J-Pop singer Stephanie Yanez within the virtual world of TinierMe.
Furthermore, TinierMe has for just one week rereleased the Hatsune Miku gacha from July 2010. TinierMe members purchase virtual costumes, accessories, hairstyles and more based on Hatsune Miku and her friends from this gacha. Part of the proceeds from Hatsune Miku x TinierMe Gacha item sales will be donated to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami fund.
To top it all off, a Hatsune Miku theme area has been added to Selfy Town for the duration of this event. Selfy Town is a flash-based virtual world where TinierMe members can use their Selfy avatars to interact and chat with others. Fans of Hatsune Miku and Stephanie Yanez can gather and chat in Hatsune Miku area of Selfy Town. A PDF Hatsune Miku flyer will also be available for download throughout the event.
The event starts today and runs through May 20, 2011. To learn more about TinierMe, create your own free Selfy avatar, check out the Digital Dream Concert and vintage Hatsune Miku gacha, and visit Stephanie Yanez, go to www.tinierme.com.
• Attributable to Masaru “Nogi” Ohnogi, CEO, GCREST American, Inc. “We hope Hatsune Miku and Stephanie Yanez fans from around the world will visit TinierMe to experience this-one-of-a-kind collaboration between virtual and real pop stars within our virtual world. We are always adding sponsors and partners, and fans can look forward to more creative events like this one in the future.”
About TinierMe: TinierMe is a fun virtual world based on Japanese anime and culture. With users around the world, the site lets you build a tinier version of yourself so you can chat, play and create online. TinierMe includes: Selfy Town, a virtual world; Selfy Shop, where you can get everything you need to create and build your character; and Tinier Games, a place to play card games, interactive challenges and brain teasers with other userTinierMe lets you experience Japanese culture easily and escape from the doldrums of the real world through your imagination and creativity. GCREST America, Inc. is the company behind TinierMe, and is a fully owned subsidiary of GCREST, Inc. in Japan. To create your own Selfy and join the fun, come to www.tinierme.com.
About Stephanie Yanez Stephanie Yanez is an American Jpop singer, sponsor of Japanese anime avatar site TinierMe.com, and Anime Expo's AX Idol. She has toured all over the States and in Japan. She has been seen on T.V. as the Tokyo Reporter for Anime Select's Comcast On Demand documentary “Crazy Sexy Tokyo”. Miss Yanez has released numerous CD'S and singles which are all on iTunes, Amazon,etc. She has worked with Crypton Future Media, Gcrest, Aniplex USA, I'VE Sound, Geneon USA, Victor Entertainment, and Broccoli on numerous projects. She has opened up and shared the same stage with Kotoko, Yousei Teikoku, and Nikka Costa. Official Website Stephanieyanez.com