Local events organizer Cosplay.ph has announced on Wednesday that they will have a special screening of HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2016 Japan Tour on Cosplay Mania ’17.
The event will screen the Tokyo concert, which was the last of the five-city concert series of the popular virtual idol.
The screening will be held on the first day of the event, Saturday, September 30, and will be available to ticket holders in the Silver tier, which will cost PHP399 (about USD8.00), and above.
In a related story, Hatsune Miku Expo organizers also announced on Wednesday that the popular Vocaloid idol will perform for the first time in Malaysia on Saturday, December 16, at Axiata Arena in Bukit Jalil, which is a suburb of Kuala Lumpur.
Tickets sales for the concert will start on Sunday, October 8, at 10:00am Malaysia standard time.
Hatsune Miku is a humanoid persona voiced by a singing synthesizer software, which was developed by Crypton Future Media. The character was the first line of Vocaloid characters launched in August 2007, which was followed by Kagamine Rin/Len, Megurine Luka.
Since then, Vocaloid had generated multiple music and videos uploaded on video-streaming sites like Nico Nico Douga and YouTube, and because a cultural phenomenon. The character even performed outside Japan, including Anime Festival Asia Singapore in 2009 and The Late Show with David Letterman in 2014.
HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2016 Japan Tour is a five-day full-concert event by the popular Vocaloid character, performing in Fukuoka, Namba, Nagoya, Sapporo, and Tokyo.
Outside of Japan, the character also performed in North America, China, Taiwan, and Indonesia.