- "HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2021 Online"
- Description: The thirteenth installment in Crypton Future Media's annual HATSUNE MIKU EXPO concert series (originally fourteenth, had it not been for HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2020 USA & CANADA's eventual cancelation), this third-dimensional online concert event is set to be held and broadcast live from Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan on June 6, 2021. The event aims to bring together fans from around the world, and with the use of cutting-edge AR technology, the show itself - a brand-new concert experience never seen before - will be provided and streamed for free. Just like past HATSUNE MIKU EXPO concerts, sub-events, exhibitions, and workshops will also be held online. The event's main visual is illustrated by ryota, with the official theme song being entitled "Highlight", written, composed and arranged by KIRA, a VOCALOID producer from Germany.
- Concert date(s): June 6, 2021
- Time(s): 10:00, 15:00, 21:00 (JST)
- Location: TBA, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan (streamed online)
- Entry fee(s): Free
- Playlist №: 16 songs
- Companies: Crypton Future Media, SEGA
- Associations: piapro, Kickstarter
- Musicians and Producers
- Guitar: Masaru Angelo Teramae
- Drums: Junya Yamamoto
- Bass: Rock Sakurai
- Keyboard: Nao Nishimura
- Sound Producer: TBA
In October 2020, Crypton Future Media opened a song contest for Hatsune Miku fans around the world, instructing them to create and submit an original song featuring Hatsune Miku to the third annual MIKU EXPO Song Contest. The winner of the Grand Prix, the top prize in the contest, would have their song performed during the concert and included in the exclusive HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2021 Online Crowdfunding SONOCA Music Download Card, and receive a ¥100,000 voucher for SONICWIRE and an assortment of Hatsune Miku and piapro goods. Two runners-up would have their song included in the HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2021 Online Crowdfunding Exclusive SONOCA Music Download Card, and receive a ¥30,000 voucher for SONICWIRE and an assortment of Hatsune Miku and piapro goods, alongside two others getting honorable mentions.
Following the contest's closing date of November 30, 2020, the Grand Prize-winning song was "Thousand Little Voices" by Vault Kid and Flanger Moose, and the runners-up being "Cyber Sweet Bakery" by SCONE and "With This Love" by nostraightanswer, with honorable mentions going to "Bitter to Bitter" by Signal From Afar and "Flying Solo" by Gianloop.
Costume Design Contest
In December 2020, Crypton Future Media opened a costume-designing contest for Hatsune Miku fans around the world, instructing them to, using a pre-drawn template, create an original costume design for Hatsune Miku to wear that matches the theme of and during the performance of the Song Contest's Grand Prize-winning song, "Thousand Little Voices" by Vault Kid and Flanger Moose, with the creator of the winning design receiving an assortment of Hatsune Miku and piapro goods.
Following the contest's closing date of January 4, 2021, a total of 512 designs were submitted. On January 27, Crypton Future Media announced the winning design, which was created by aizumarill from Malaysia.
As part of the concert, three sub-events will be held:
- MIKU EXPO Digital Stars 2021 Online (Date: June 6) - MIKU EXPO Digital Stars 2021 Online is a club event where fans come together to party online. With global acts and special guests, come through for a unique lineup unlike any other!
- #MikuWorldGallery (Date: May 31) - An interactive online gallery collecting works submitted to the “#MikuWorldGallery” hashtag by fans from across the globe.
- MIKU EXPO Let's Paint 3.0 (Date: June 6) - The latest MIKU EXPO workshop will be available online! Paint your own MYMIKU model and create your very own Miku scenes!
|01||ワールドイズマイン (World is Mine)||World is Mine||Miku||ryo|
|02||エイリアンエイリアン (Alien Alien)||Alien Alien||Miku||NayutalieN|
|03||Drag the ground||Drag the ground||Miku||Camellia|
|04||無頼ック自己ライザー (Buraikku Jikorizer)||Buraikku Jikorizer||Len||Jesus-P|
|05||アングレイデイズ (Ungray Days)||ungray days||Rin||Tsumiki|
|06||幽霊東京 (Yuurei Tokyo)||Ghost City Tokyo||Miku||Ayase|
|07||Thousand Little Voices||Thousand Little Voices||Miku||Vault Kid, Flanger Moose|
|08||Highway Lover||Highway Lover||Luka||Mikito-P|
|09||からくりピエロ (Karakuri Pierrot)||Karakuri Pierrot||Miku||40mP|
|10||ロミオとシンデレラ (Romeo to Cinderella)||Romio & Cinderella||Miku||doriko|
|11||不適切淑女 (Futekisetsu Shukujo)||Inappropriate Lady||MEIKO||OSTER project|
|12||Reload Words||Reload Words||KAITO||Sat|
|Band Member Introduction|
|14||すきなことだけでいいです (Sukina Koto Dake de ii Desu)||All I Need Are Things I Like||Miku||Pinocchio-P|
- There was an error that used Miku's version, and it was fixed after Crypton receive some multiple inquries.