Hatsune Miku Virtual Amusement Park Miku Land 2021 Summer Vacation- Details Announced
~to Be Opened in Virtual Cast During August 27th - 31st~
Tokyo, JP (August 16th, 2021) - Virtual Cast, Inc. (https://corp.virtualcast.jp/) and Gugenka Inc. (https://gugenka.jp/) have announced details for MIKU LAND 2021 SUMMER VACATION, a virtual amusement park dedicated to the virtual singer Hatsune Miku. The world is slated to open from August 27th (Fri.) – 31st (Tues.), and users worldwide can visit via the VR live communication service Virtual Cast or the AR app HoloModels.
┃Visit the new MIKU LAND to enjoy a virtual summer vacation with VTubers and idols
MIKU LAND is a Hatsune Miku themed amusement park in virtual reality which opens for a limited time in Virtual Cast (https://store.steampowered.com/app/947890/VirtualCast/), a live VR communication service operated by Virtual Cast, Inc. During the event period, visitors can explore the vast venue in their own custom avatar, take part in immersive VR attractions/activities, meet up with popular idols in VR face-to-face and purchase Hatsune Miku inspired VR items all from the comfort of their homes.
Following the spring edition held last April, the latest installment “MIKU LAND 2021 SUMMER VACATION” will introduce new summer-themed areas such as an underwater concert stage, a tropical beach and a chilling haunted house. Additionally, the central plaza will transform into a Japanese summer festival venue where visitors can experience virtual Bon Odori (a traditional Japanese festival dance) with Hatsune Miku.
■New areas/attractions at MIKU LAND 2021 SUMMER VACATION
┃New Characters at Meet & Greet - Tokino Sora, GEMS COMPANY and more!
At MIKU LAND, visitors can meet up and take pictures with their favorite Piapro characters such as Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin & Len, Megurine Luka and also popular idols. Special guests include, Tokino Sora (https://en.hololive.tv/portfolio/items/tokino-sora) from the VTuber talent agency Hololive, the idol group GEMS COMPANY (https://gemscompany.jp/) produced by Square Enix, VTuber Shinonome Megu (https://www.youtube.com/c/MeguRoom/), Mikudayo and Snow Miku's pet character Rabbit-Yukine.
┃VOCA COLLE VR Night in MIKU LAND ~Hatsune Miku 14th Anniversary~
VOCA COLLE VR Night is a VR clubhouse event that features Vocaloid songs ranging from popular classics to new trending songs from The VOCALOID Collection (https://vocaloid-collection.jp/). In celebration of Hatsune Miku's 14th Anniversary, the latest installment will take place on August 31st, 19:00-21:00 JST and will be streamed live on Niconico. Performers include Tokino Sora, GEMS COMPANY, Shinonome Megu, Mikudayo and also Rabbit-Yukine.
■Niconico Live-Streaming : https://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv333042154
┃Hatsune Miku & Shinonome Megu Acoustic LIVE
Hatsune Miku and MIKU LAND's official ambassador Shinonome Megu will be performing a virtual concert at the new Mermaid Stage. With Hatsune Miku on vocals and Shinonome Megu on chorus and guitar, they will be covering songs such as MIKU LAND's theme-song Happy Coaster [music/lyrics: emon(Tes.)] and also Shinonome Megu's original song Happy Free! For those who cannot attend the concert in VR, live streaming will be available on Niconico and Youtube.
■Tickets : 1,650 Yen (tax incl.)
■Submission Form (lottery) : https://forms.gle/XegyDTGgBP6kuLHo7
■Submission Deadline : August 23rd (Mon.) 23:59 JST
■Concert Schedule :
・August 27th (Fri) 20:30 - 21:00 JST
・August 28th (Sat.) 19:30 - 20:00 / 21:00 - 21:30 JST
・August 29th (Sun.) 19:30 - 20:00 / 21:00 - 21:30 JST
┃Vocaloid VR Merchandise
MIKU LAND offers a wide variety of event-exclusive virtual merchandise inspired by popular Vocaloid songs. New items will include the paper mask featured in ROKI (Music: Mikito P / Art : Rocoru) and the school backpack from Shoujo Rei (Music: Mikito P / Art : Katou Rei). Both items can be worn by avatars in Virtual Cast. Visitors can also pick up seasonal items such as parasols, fireworks and even a Suikawari (watermelon splitting game) set to fully enjoy a virtual summer vacation.
【MIKU LAND 2021 SUMMER VACATION - DETAILS】
■Dates : August 27th (Fri.) - 31st (Tues.), 2021
■Venue : Main Venue > Virtual Cast (PC)
Sub Venue > HoloModels (iOS/Android)
■Host : Virtual Cast, Inc., Gugenka Inc
■Cooperation : Crypton Future Media, INC.
■Twitter : https://twitter.com/Mikuland_info
・Introduction to MIKU LAND
Dates：August 23rd (Mon.) 2021 19:00 - 20:30 JST
Niconico - https://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv333159160
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_912ezWi2g
・DAY 1 Live Streaming (Fixed Camera View)
Dates : August 27th (Fri.) 19:00 - 23:00 (Opening Ceremony : 18:30 - 19:00)
Niconico - https://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv333159442
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPPm82jjOo4
・DAY 2 Live Streaming (Fixed Camera View)
Dates : August 28th (Sat.) 19:00 - 23:00
Niconico - https://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv333159522
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObeE4NSps40
・DAY 3 Live Streaming (Fixed Camera View)
Dates : August 29th (Sun.) 19:00 - 23:00
Niconico - https://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv333159606
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_PFzrLZW4w
[What is “Hatsune Miku”?]
Hatsune Miku is music software developed by Crypton Future Media, INC., which enables anyone to make their computer sing by entering lyrics and melodies. As a massive number of users created music using the software and posted their works on the Internet, Hatsune Miku quickly evolved into a cultural phenomenon. Moreover, Hatsune Miku has gained much attention as a character, involved in many fields such as merchandising and live performance as a virtual singer. Her popularity continues to spread across the globe. https://piapro.net
※Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Megurine Luka, MEIKO and KAITO are also virtual singers developed by Crypton Future Media, INC.
HoloModels is a cross-device digital figure app (AR/VR compatible) which enables users to decorate their spaces with poseable anime AR figures made with 3DCG. Users can also attend exhibitions and events held in augmented reality from
their smartphones. HoloModels is operated by Gugenka Inc.
-Download (App Store) - https://apps.apple.com/us/app/digital-figure-holomodels/id1327786451
(Google Play) - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.csreporters.HoloModels
[About Virtual Cast]
Virtual Cast is a VR live communication service that enables users to become avatars of their choosing and engage in a plethora of virtual activities. Users can live-stream from their virtual studio/room via live-streaming services such as Niconico Live-streaming (https://live.nicovideo.jp/) and Youtube. Furthermore, multiple users from around the globe can also gather in the same virtual studio/room to enjoy communication and share experiences. Virtual Cast is operated by Virtual Cast, Inc. – jointly developed by Dwango Co., Ltd. (https://Dwango.co.jp/english/index.html) and infinite loop Co., Ltd. (https://www.infiniteloop.co.jp/).
-Download (Steam): https://store.steampowered.com/app/947890/VirtualCast/
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