Fanfest for All Vocaloid Creators & Listeners

Fanfest for All Vocaloid Creators & Listeners
The VOCALOID Collection ~Winter 2020~
to Be Held on December 11th~13th
~Live Music Concert, Ranking Contests, Online Convention~


Tokyo, JP (December 4th, 2020) - Dwango Co., Ltd. (https://dwango.co.jp/english/index.html), the operator for Japan's largest social video website Niconico, has announced details for The VOCALOID Collection ~Winter 2020~ which will be held on December 11th (Fri.)~ 13th (Sun.), 2020.


The VOCALOID Collection is an online/offline festival which commemorates Vocaloid culture and amasses a plethora of content enjoyable for all those involved - Vocaloid creators and listeners alike. The event will be showcasing live music concerts, DJ shows and talk shows by popular Vocaloid P, online convention dedicated to Vocaloid merchandise as well as user competitions for Vocaloid original music, remixes and derivative works. Popular Vocaloid P such as ryo (supercell), kz (livetune) and Kairiki bear will also be distributing their music's stem file enabling users to create remixes. The event and its activities welcome all voice synthesizer software which includes VOCALOID, UTAU, CeVIO, VOICEROID, NEUTRINO, SynthesizerV and HATSUNE MIKU NT.

Details announced are as follows.

┃The VOCALOID Collection LIVE

The VOCALOID Collection Live is a music concert comprising of DJ shows, band programs and other activities performed by popular artists such as Hachioji P and Pinocchio P. The concert, which will be held on December 12th (Sat.), will be divided into 2 sections – the first half will feature memorable Vocaloid classics from 2009~2014 and the second half will be covering trending music from 2015-2020. Tickets for online viewing and onsite viewing (at the actual venue) will be sold at Dwango Ticket.



DATES
■December 12th (Sat.), 2020
Part 1 : OPEN 12:00, START 13:00 (JST)
Part 2 : OPEN 17:30、START 18:30 (JST)

VENUE
Toyosu PIT (6-1-23, Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan)

PRICE
■Onsite Tickets
Part 1 : 5,500 Yen (Tax Incl.)
Part 2 : 5,500 Yen (Tax Incl.)
Part 1 & Part 2 : 9,800 Yen (Tax Incl.)

■Online Tickets
Part 1 : 4,500 (Tax Incl.)
Part 2 : 4,500 (Tax Incl.)
Part 1 & Part 2 : 8,500 Yen (Tax Incl.)

Performers
■Part 1
Kozue Aikawa, +α Alphakyun., 164, Iripon Sensei, Kamen Liar 217, koma'n, SHARE LOCK HOMES, Tsubasa Harihara (HarryP), PinocchioP, Heavenz, Miume, melochin, Sachiko Kobayashi, Kettaro, Tsukasashi, nero, NORISTRY, Rio


■Part 2
ARIKU, Iripon Sensei, Will, Kamen Liar 217, Kanzawa Arisa, SHARE LOCK HOMES, john/TOOBOE, TUYU, DJ'TEKINA//SOMETHING a.k.a Yuyoyuppe, Hachioji P, Porushi, metre, melochin


▼Buy Tickets
https://dwango-ticket.jp/

┃Live Streaming Programs

Niconico will be live streaming talk shows and outdoor DJ performances by popular Vocaloid P, as well as a rebroadcast of Vocaloid music concerts held at Niconico Cho Party. Additionally, with the cooperation from Crypton Future Media, INC and The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan Net Creators Association will be live streaming introductory classes for Vocaloid music production.

┃Vocaloid Video Ranking Contest

During the event period, Niconico will be hosting a ranking contest for Vocaloid videos posted by users. The ranking consists of 4 categories – Vocaloid Collection TOP 30 Ranking, Vocaloid Collection REMIX Ranking, Vocaloid Collection Rookie Ranking and Derivative Works Ranking. Ranking criteria include views, comments, My Lists and likes. Top ranking videos will be featured in the official live streaming show and its creators will also receive cash prizes from Vocaloid Collection sponsors (details to be released at a later date). The ranking contest is open to all voice synthesizer software, which includes VOCALOID, UTAU, CeVIO, VOICEROID, NEUTRINO, SynthesizerV and HATSUNE MIKU NT.

▼Official Website : https://vocaloid-collection.jp/
▼Niconico : https://www.nicovideo.jp/


Vocaloid Collection TOP 30 Ranking
■Submission Period
Dec. 11th (Fri) 00:00 JST – Dec.13th (sun.) 19:59 JST

■How to Participate
Upload your original Vocaloid music (or music created by other voice synthesizer software) to Niconico's Music/Sound category. When uploading, be sure to tag “ボカコレ2020冬” and lock it.

*New videos only – reuploads will be excluded from the ranking.



Vocaloid Collection REMIX Ranking
■Submission Period
Dec. 11th (Fri) 00:00 JST – Dec.13th (sun.) 19:59 JST

■How to Participate
Upload your remix video based on an original Vocaloid music (or music created by other voice synthesizer software) to Niconico's Music/Sound category. When uploading, be sure to tag “ボカコレ2020冬REMIX” and lock it.

*New videos only – reuploads will be excluded from the ranking.



Vocaloid Collection Rookie Ranking

■Submission Period
Dec. 11th (Fri) 00:00 JST – Dec.13th (sun.) 19:59 JST

■How to Participate
The Rookie Ranking is for new Vocaloid P – specifically those who uploaded their first work not more than 2 years ago. To apply, upload your original Vocaloid music (or music created by other voice synthesizer software) to Niconico's Music/Sound category. When uploading, be sure to tag “ボカコレ2020冬ルーキー” and lock it.

*New videos only – reuploads will be excluded from the ranking.

Derivative Works Ranking

■Submission Period
Dec. 11th (Fri) 00:00 JST – Dec.13th (sun.) 19:59 JST

■How to Participate
The Derivative Works Ranking consists of 3 genre - Me Singing, Me Dancing and Me Playing. To apply, upload your video based on an original Vocaloid music (or music created by other voice synthesizer software) to Niconico's Music/Sound or Dance category. When uploading, be sure to add the designated tag for each category.

-Vocaloid Collection Me Singing Ranking : tag “歌ってみた”
-Vocaloid Collection Me Dancing Ranking : tag “踊ってみた”
-Vocaloid Collection Me Playing Ranking : tag “演奏してみた”

* New videos only – reuploads will be excluded from the ranking.

┃Popular Vocaloid P Shares Stem Files for Remix

Famous Vocaloid P such as ryo (supercell) and kz (livetune) will be sharing stem files for their original Vocaloid music to enable users to create remixes. Stem files are available for download at Vocaloid Collection's official website. Additionally, during the event period, top-ranking remixes made from these stem files will be featured in the event's official live streaming show.

*Stems are stereo recordings sourced from mixes of multiple individual tracks which gives creators more options when making remixes.

Lists of Artists Sharing Stem Files
ryo (supercell), kz (livetune), PinocchioP, ika, Omoi, Kairiki bear, Carlos Hakamada (SizeP), KurousaP, Surii, DECO*27, NayutalieN, Harumaki Gohan, buzzG, Hiiragi Kirai and more!

How to Participate
Upload your remix to Niconico and tag “ボカコレ2020冬REMIX”

┃40 Hrs Nonstop Vocaloid Music Stream

Beginning on December 11th (Fri.) 23:00 JST, Niconico will be streaming a 40 hours long Vocaloid music show which consists of 3 sections - Vocaloid Collection TOP 30 Cruise, which gives spotlight to top ranking music in the Vocaloid Collection TOP 30 Ranking, Vocaloid All Time Best Cruise, which features iconic Vocaloid music, and User Request Cruise, which is a collection of music requested by users. Through commenting, viewers can converse with other like-minded fans regarding their favorite music.

┃User Playlist – Recommend and Share Your Fave

During the event period, Niconico will be calling out to users to submit their Vocaloid playlist. Selected playlists will be featured in the Vocaloid Collection's official website.

How to Participate
Create a playlist consisting of 10 Vocaloid songs (or songs created by other voice synthesizer software) using Niconico's My List function and post its URL on Twitter with the hashtag #私のプレイリスト and #ボカコレ.

▼Niconico : https://www.nicovideo.jp/


┃Online Convention - BOOTH FESTIVAL Vocaloid Collection

The international indie art marketplace BOOTH will be holding BOOTH FESTIVAL Vocaloid Collection, an online convention dedicated to Vocaloid merchandise. During the event period, passionate creators will be selling their indie music CDs, comics, photo books and other original merchandise at a dedicated page inside BOOTH. Creators can apply for participation beforehand or during the event. Check out the official website for more details.

▼BOOTH FESTIVAL - Vocaloid Collection Teaser Page: https://booth.pm/ja/exhibitions/bf-vocacolle



┃EVENT OUTLINE

Event Name: The VOCALOID Collection ~2020 Winter~

Dates: December 11th (Fri.) – 13th (Sun.), 2020

Venue: Online Venue : Niconico, BOOTH / Physical Venue : Toyosu PIT

Host: Dwango Co., Ltd.

Sponsor: TOBU TOP TOURS CO., LTD.

Creator Support Sponsor: pixiv Inc., NexTone Inc.

Cooperation: INCS toenter Co.,ltd., INTERNET Co., Ltd., NHN JAPAN Corp., XING INC., Gynoid, CRYPTON FUTURE MEDIA, INC, Japan Net Creators Association, pixiv Inc., NexTone Inc., VOCALOMAKETS, AHS Co. Ltd.,Yamaha Corporation

Media Partners: JFN, InterFM897

Official Website: https://vocaloid-collection.jp/

Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_voca_colle

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