Agreed, I got used to V3 era when people still thought it should apply and everyone was pushing the new Vocaloids to have items. All the westerners that thought their ideas would impact Japanese vocaloids...
Th cherry though was miki's item
You'll be surprised how often this happens, every 4 years when the next engine is released in fact. Next one is due 2022, though honestly? We've got problems with waiting for new Vocaloids let alone anything else.
Also Kagamines V2 was meant to be V3, I can't edit the post as its too old and the useless discussion system won't let me edit it now.
The songs with actual labels behind them like Karen-T get scheduled by CFM for weekly release if thats what you want to know? Why they do it is normally just scheduling, marketing, etc, concert promotion, games, etc. CFM has to release x amount of songs and market them like any other label or their company profit margain/model doesn't work so... Yeah. Theres that too.
Is also the big event of every x amount of months and a lot of songs come out in relationship to each event.
But still, a lot of it *is* how many producers there are behind Miku. Producers release work every day.
Find a few producers you like, follow them. My advice. Or pick a few Vocaloids and watch for their songs.
Theres thousands of original works so don't even be tempted to just follow Miku and co and don't be afraid not to just stick to the top 50 popular songs. The Daughter of Evil song and its respective series haven't represented the best of Vocaloid song production for a decade so don't approach the classics like their untouchable.
Its literally not up for us to decide and it was the Japanese that can only make this meme work.
Also... They kinda abandoned it.
Because there are some 40,000+ or so Miku producers alone and Miku gets 800 or so songs a month... and theres only 28-31 days in a month. So on average theres about 26 uploads for Miku a day.
And this is based on old information from 2010, who knows if its the right amount or not in 2020, 10 years later but hey, its a number to explain why producers release on the same day. There just a LOT of them.
Erm... What are we looking at, this could be a removed video of anything really?
Most like because Power was originalyl going to be a V2 vocal, this happens a lot but a newer engine is released while voicebanks are still in production all the time.
The ones we know about from V3 that were meant to be V2s are; Luka Append, Kaito V2, Meiko V2, Oliver V2.
In V4 we have; Ruby V3, Luka V2, the Kagamines V2.
@Konami Hanaka so long as his voicebank exists, his not dead.
I don't think any of you know how this works.... You can still use his vocal, you just can't legitly buy more copies of his vocal as their not available. He isn't dead anymore then any V1 or V2 vocal. Thats not how software works. His not a real character and you can't kill him.
His also been dead for a few years now as V2 was retired, there was only x amount of codes left.
And I live with the knowledge Miriam sold out in 11 months and she was mail order only for that period.... Heck, within a few months Leon and Lola were in the same boat... So... Yeah... I'm reading into this as a sign people actually cared for more for the Engloid V1 trio then Piko. Who took a few years to reach the same position. :-D
She was a G.band sample pack, became a UTAU for her 2S release and then a Vocaloid, she is currently regarded as a Vocaloid.
@Yes Yesterday The coco twins never had a proper UTAU release. There were only 3 official releases and they were all for the Nana release; Nana, Petit, Angel Whisper. Angel Whisper was a Petit extra vocal (which is strange as Petit is a Nana extra vocal to begin with).
Flower's V4 release could have been better. Again... It was the they pushed V4 and V3 flower had only been out less then a year beforehand. They could have waited a bit longer and even added an extra vocal to make use of XSY.
There are also more useful Vocaloid and better sounding and Flowers a niche genre vocal... So you either like how it sounds like Prima, Sachiko, etc or you don't.
German, after English its my second best language and I can speak some German.
ITs rusty as hell though... Since I don't use it.
Along with the 8 English Vocaloids...
Also V3 sooner or later must hit unsupported.
Oh boy is that going to hurt.
If we're talking just single vocals and we forget extra vocals... I'm working to "C" being middle or average, meaning their good enough but vocals don't astand out. Anything below that could have definable been better
-Kokone is definitely a S tier along with Ia and Una.
-Meiko is a C-tier as literally everything she does... Another Vocaloid does. Even with extra vocals.
-Ryuto is defiantly D tier as there isn't much you can do with his vocal.
-Big Al and Miku are on the same tierof B/A
-Sweet Ann is B-tier only because for her day she is good but theres been no one to take over her vocal type since making her vocal stand out
-Prima is A tier, Tonio B tier, both good but Tonio is weaker then Prima for sure
-Avanna is A tier, Oliver C tier, Sonika is D tier due to each being overlapping vocal types but Avanna is the best and Oliver is below her.
-Mew is C tier... Not a lot you can do with her plus common vocal type. Same with Kanon and Anon.
-Lily is C tier... Again common vocal type
-Flower is B tier or A. She isn't super fantasic but she is better then C
-miki is B/A tier
-Galaco is C-tier
-Piko is C tier, mostly due to no updates plus he wasn't a fantasic quality
-Iroha is A or S tier
-All 4 VY vocals 1, 2, Diva and Songman are A/S tier
-The Kagamines are B-Tier at best due to their overall releases being a bit underwhelming until V4x
-Kaito is A tier, its always been a good vocal, to me exclude the voicebanks extra CFM like to add and you have their best overall vocal.
-Kiyoteru is B tier
-Lumi is B/A tier
-Dex/Daina are B/A tiers
-Ruby is C tier... Could have been better but Syo disappointed me
-Luka is B tier , her voice is better then average but she lacks something other vocals had
-Yukari is B tier
-Akari is A tier being better
-Nana and Petit are A/S tier due to their vocal capabilities
-Uni is a better vocal then SeeU but lacks some things SeeU had, so is on par with her.
-Sachiko is S tier
-Zunko is C/B tier
-Maika is B tier the voice just doesn't stand out and is one of the most overhyped
-Bruno and Clara are B tier, better vocals but lack a few things Maika had
-Mayu C tier
-Lapis is B tier
-Merli is B tier
-Cul is okay but she doesn't seem to be a good vocal to use so is B tier at best
-Gackpo is B tier
-Gumi has become a common vocal type so is C-tier
-Lola and Leon are B tier, Miriam is A tier, its a shame they've never had a update.
Vocaloids I've left out either because I don't know enough about them to judge or because I don't really invest a lot of time in them. Most of this is based on what they can do if all engines don't matter. If th e vocal has a good vocal and is good and HQ it pushes vocals up. I think its insulting to put a Vocaloid like Meiko above IA, as IA does a LOT more then Meiko and Meiko is the literal definition of your average vocal. It was pretty much confirmed. Its pure bias of you to put her on S or SS rank for that reason as there are so many better vocaloids out there I hate to say it, but literally everything she does another Vocaloid does better. This, however, is not the case for Kaito. Despite him also being the same he never turned out like that.
I think the reason people say she sounds like Gumi is she has the same/similar vocal range and tone. Theres been a common comment about how she sounds like Gumi Adult at times and its even not too far fetched to use her as a 11th extended voicebank.
The main reason she sounds like other Vocaloids tho, is because of the fact she is the first Vocaloid on sale with the V4 recording technique (despite being V3) she doesn't behave the same. So while she sounds like Gumi she doesn't behave like her at all, and she can only sound Gumi-like at best if you flat line her. Normal singing seems to make her drop the Gumi-like act, which is want Internet wanted out of her. Edit: The problem with the method is that at times Vocaloids now can behave like other vocals as a result.
Thats my explanation, I do agree with the Japanese producers that said she sounds like Gumi she can, but there is a lot of Vocaloids in a common vocal type in V3/V4. Chika's more interesting then a lot of the older vocals.
Reminds me of Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas for some reason.
I'd take it as a compliment as I really like the movie and Sally's my Favorited character.
At least Rin has vociebanks...
@Rilena thats actually true. I mean you also can expand this by saying the fans don't help either.
Was just explaining to someone today that in 2010 one of the biggest contributions to misinformation was veteran Vocaloid fans saying stuff with no proof of the pie. I'm not going to repeat the ld "Japanese versus English" stuff, though its obvious... Instead I'll fall back to the time I told someone Leon was a Soul Singer and that person hadn't read Leon's box where it stated he was. It was there for all to read... But no one was bothering. To this day it still in my mind sums up the problems Vocaloid has here in the west and is the root of all things; misinformation and misunderstanding.
@VOCALive I was saying a joke. ;-3
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