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Scormio



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:08 pm Reply with quote
Copy and paste a picture of the current Miku and somehow get across that she now speaks English instead of Japanese. Voila.
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Sailor S



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:12 pm Reply with quote
What's wrong with the current Miku? And please god, let's not see anything like that abomination that Toyota tried to unveil not too long ago.
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DarkHunter6523



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:24 pm Reply with quote
Clearly we need a manly Miku in order to appeal to our American aesthetics!
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GATSU



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:40 pm Reply with quote
The American version would probably look a lot like Sailor Bubba. Laughing
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Makar



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:42 pm Reply with quote
Why do we need a U.S Version? -_-
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Sailor S



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:45 pm Reply with quote
Makar wrote:
Why do we need a U.S Version? -_-


Because the US couldn't possibly understand or appreciate anything that came out of Japan. She needs to have DDD sized boobs and have the face of such hideous hags as Cameron Diaz or Julia Roberts before we could ever think she's attractive.
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jimmybobjoe



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:51 pm Reply with quote
Thank you america... for penises (to remove of "explicit" language because the american over lords censored it) stuff over. Guess Americans just can't appreciated genuine awesomeness. Leave mah hatsune miku alone!!!!! Mad Mad Mad Mad

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Sakura-Alchemist



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:58 pm Reply with quote
did any of you even look at the entries? >__> it looks like it's just a costume design contest to give her a US look... lol every one in japan thinks Americans where cow boy boots though xD them entries. I don't see anything wrong with that.
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CareyGrant



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:10 pm Reply with quote
American, huh? Well, if this were an anime... She'd be a high school exchange student who transfered to Japan (with or without a rich or Japanese parent who worked in int. business as the CEO of some multinational corp.), spoke, read and wrote perfect Japanese, and understood all the local customs, despite having never lived in Japan before.

She also lives in a re-donk-ulously sized mansion/estate by herself, with only her butler and servants for company. And she rarely sees her parents who work all the time, yet strangely don't work or live in Japan.

As for looks, she'd be your Asian stereotype of the ideal Texan or California Barbie: a Big Busted, Blonde Bombshell with long legs and long blonde hair and blue eyes (did I mention the large boobs?) who's possibly "rude" (by Japanese standards of decorum and polite society), but most definitely brash, brazen and boisterous.

Oh, and she has an English or European first name with a distinctly Japanese last name.
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IvoryMist



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:21 pm Reply with quote
A U.S. Miku? How come we can't have the current Miku? Because her face isn't plastered with make-up and her breasts aren't big enough?
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firedragon54738



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:40 pm Reply with quote
Sigh there is no need for a US version the japanese one is good enough
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Emma Iveli



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 9:45 pm Reply with quote
There's something I'm confused about, not about contest, but about the prize.

It mentions that if they live in San Francisco they get a special prize. But what if they live in another part of the bay area. Do you still get the special prize or do they pay for transportation like gas money and maybe the cost to cross one of the bridges, or if they don't have a car to pay for the bus or train, it just seems odd that they say "San Francisco" and not "The San Francisco Bay Area".
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bahamut623



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:25 pm Reply with quote
I thought they already had a US version (which I like the look of, honestly). There's a billboard with her on it by Citifield (the Mets' stadium), which happens to be near an area with a fairly large Asian population.
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JiseiHakushaku



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:32 pm Reply with quote
Cool contest idea. Some of those entries are really cute. :3
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Shirona



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:37 pm Reply with quote
I wonder what the prize would be if you're from San Francisco? Some Vocaloid merchandise?
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