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{{Derivative Character
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|theme = tako luka
|image = [[File:Image Tako Luka bySangatsuYouka.png|200px]]
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|image = Image Tako Luka bySangatsuYouka.png
|initial_release = January 8, 2009
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|caption =
|gender = Female
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|age = Unknown
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|sex = Female
|height = Unknown
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|age = Unknown<!-- DO NOT EDIT Age, Height, or Weight -->
|weight = Unknown
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|height = Unknown
|series_type = [[Derivative]]
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|weight = Unknown
|creator = Sangatsu Youka (三月八日) aka. Sanpachi)
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|language = Japanese
|illustrator = Sangatsu Youka
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|illustrator = Sangatsu Youka
|affiliation = [[Crypton Future Media, Inc.]]<br>[[Wikipedia:Sega|SEGA]]
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|website = http://sanpati38.blog4.fc2.com/}}
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|creator = Sangatsu Youka (三月八日) aka. Sanpachi
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|release = January 8, 2009
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|status = Active
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|type = [[Derivative]]
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|code =
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|affiliation = *[[Crypton Future Media, Inc.]]
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*[[SEGA]]
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|website = http://sanpati38.blog4.fc2.com/
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}}
   
'''{{PAGENAME}}''' (''たこルカ'') is an officially recognized derivative of [[Megurine Luka]], and the result of creativity of imagining Luka's hair in the form of an octopus, in the same manner as [[Hachune Miku]]. This octopus had a very important involvement in Vocaloid fandom, most notably in the Japanese community. Both Tako Luka and Hachune Miku are seen as mascots side by side with their source characters. The word "Tako" means Octopus, meaning that her English name is rendered as "Octopus Luka".
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'''Tako Luka''' (たこルカ) is an officially recognized derivative, she had a very important involvement in the Vocaloid fandom, most notably in the Japanese community. The term "[[Derivative]]" is used here to describe a fanmade Vocaloid character that is based on an already existing character.
   
The term "[[Derivative]]" is used here to describe a fanmade Vocaloid character that is based on an already existing character.
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==Concept==
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Tako Luka is the indirect result of the Character [[Item War]] that was made to determine Luka's character item. Tako Luka was created by Sangatsu Youka (三月八日), aka. Sanpachi, after realizing Luka's hair reminded him of an octopus. Her creation marked the end of the cyber-skirmish that ensued in the wake of Luka's announcement and launch.
   
==History==
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Tako Luka shares pretty much the same voice as (or high pitched) Luka herself, regardless of voice bank.
Tako Luka is the indirect result of the Character [[Item War]] that was made to determine Luka's character item. Tako Luka was created by [http://sanpati38.blog4.fc2.com/ Sangatsu Youka (三月八日), aka. Sanpachi], after realizing Luka's hair reminded him of an octopus. Her creation marked the end of the cyberskirmish that ensued in the wake of Luka's announcement and launch.
 
   
==Marketing==
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===Etymology===
Tako Luka is one of the Vocaloid derivatives that became officially recognized by Crypton Future Media, the publisher of the Character Vocal Series for ''Vocaloid 2''. The other derivatives bearing this distinction are [[Meiko Sakine]], [[Neru Akita]], [[Haku Yowane]], and [[Miku Hachune]].
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The word "Tako" (たこ) means Octopus, meaning that her English name is rendered as "Octopus Luka".
   
===Appearances===
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===Appearance===
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She is the result of creativity of imagining Luka's hair in the form of an octopus, in the same manner as Hachune Miku.
   
In [[Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA- (series)|Project DIVA]], Tako Luka makes random cameos in the PSP game, Hatsune Miku ~Project Diva~ and again in all of its sequels. Usually she is spotted scampering around the scene or waving her tentacles at the viewer, a few of her appearances are in the PV for Double Lariat and Luka Luka Night Fever.
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===Relations===
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*[[Megurine Luka]]: Source of inspiration
   
===Figurines===
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<gallery position=center spacing=small captionsize=0.9em hideaddbutton=true>
Official licensed Tako Luka have been produced, such as phone charms and plush toys. She is also bundled with a Megurine Luka Nendoroid. If more than one version of Tako Luka is sold of any given item, a lottery is usually established for the item wherein one of 3 faces are able to be bought. However, the buyer will not be able to determine which of the 3 he or she receives. So far, this has been carried out with the Tako Luka plush doll and the charm.
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9ac26751202e057d88e3c7c99792b630.gif|concept art
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Tako_Luka_merry_go_round.jpg|Tako Luka as she appears in 39's Caravan event
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</gallery>
   
==Voice Portrayals==
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{{Clr}}
*[http://fanloid.wikia.com/wiki/Tako_Luka Examples of Configurations at the Fanloid wikia]
 
   
Tako Luka shares pretty much the same voice as (or high pitched) Luka herself, regardless of voice bank.
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==Music featuring Tako Luka==
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{{/Examples of usage}}
   
==Famous Songs==
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==Marketing==
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Tako Luka is one of the Vocaloid derivatives that became officially recognized by Crypton Future Media, the publisher of the Character Vocal Series for ''VOCALOID2''. The other derivatives bearing this distinction are [[Sakine Meiko]], [[Akita Neru]], [[Yowane Haku]], and [[Hachune Miku]].
   
{{Song Derivative
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===Merchandise===
|tittle = ルカ様からご挨拶です (Luka-sama kara Goaisatsu desu)
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Officially has been products such as phone charms and plush toys. She is also bundled with a Megurine Luka Nendoroid. If more than one version of Tako Luka is sold of any given item, a lottery is usually established for the item wherein one of 3 faces are able to be bought. However, the buyer will not be able to determine which of the 3 he or she receives. So far, this has been carried out with the Tako Luka plush doll and the charm.
|image =
 
|color = #FFAABB; color:#555555
 
|nnd_id = sm5990735
 
|yt_id = 4CgQv_dl8a0
 
|author = [[Kyokuhoku-P]]
 
|category = Unknown
 
|singer = Megurine Luka
 
|description = The first video that uses Sangatsuyouka's picture}}
 
{{Song Derivative
 
|tittle = 巡音ルカ と 英語でおしゃべり (Megurine Luka to Eigo de Oshaberi)
 
|image =
 
|color = #FFAABB; color:#555555
 
|nnd_id = sm5994039
 
|yt_id = -Dx65lqDl78
 
|author = [[uniMemo-P]]
 
|category = Unknown
 
|singer = Megurine Luka
 
|description = The first Tako Luka video which got more than 100,000 view counts.Kagamine Rin and Len make attempts to speak English to Tako Luka, which fail as they cannot pronounce their words correctly. Hatsune Miku comes in and asks Megurine Luka what to eat. As Luka deliberates what to eat in Japanese, Rin and Len realize that this whole time Luka could actually speak Japanese.}}
 
{{Song Derivative
 
|tittle = まぐろといっしょ (Maguro to Issho)
 
|image =
 
|color = #FFAABB; color:#555555
 
|nnd = 6028189
 
|nnd_id = sm6028189
 
|author = [[Saitamanisuto]]
 
|category = Original song
 
|singer = Megurine Luka
 
|description = The first big hit song of Tako Luka which got more than 100,000 view counts}}
 
   
==Trivia==
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===Video Games===
*An octopus jar is the preferred Japanese traditional fishing gear to catch an octopus.
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In the rhythm game, [[Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA- (series)]], Tako Luka has made many a cameo and is available as an accessory. In the game's PVs she is usually spotted scampering around the scene or waving her tentacles at the viewer.
*Tako Luka marks the end of the item war procedure that has presumed since Hachune Miku. While it still goes on to a certain degree, for the large part it is mostly done as a joke now.
 
*Tako Luka shares some things with Megurine Luka , whose item is also a Tuna for example.
 
   
==Gallery==
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<gallery position=center spacing=small captionsize=0.9em hideaddbutton=true>
{{Gallery|width=120|height=160|position=center
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Megurine Luka Nendoroid 093.jpg|A Tako Luka puchi was also bundled with the Luka Megurine Nendoroid
|FiguStnd LukaTako Charm.jpg|Tako Luka Charm
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FiguStnd LukaTako Charm.jpg|Tako Luka Charm
|Takolukaplush.jpg|One of several Tako Luka plush dolls sold
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Tako Luka Plush.jpg|One of several Tako Luka plush dolls sold
|LukaLukaLuka.jpg|A Tako Luka puchi was also bundled with the Luka Megurine Nendoroid
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DDreamsOctLuka.jpg|[[Dollfie Dream]] prop
|9ac26751202e057d88e3c7c99792b630.gif|concept art
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</gallery>
|Tako_Luka_merry_go_round.jpg|Tako Luka as she appears in 39's Caravan event}}
 
   
==External links==
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{{Vocaloid Derivative Poll|tako luka}}
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==References==
 
{{FanmadeArticleCopied}}
 
{{FanmadeArticleCopied}}
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==External links==
 
*[http://sanpati38.blog4.fc2.com/ SANPATI家:] Sangatsu Youka
 
*[http://sanpati38.blog4.fc2.com/ SANPATI家:] Sangatsu Youka
*[http://dic.nicovideo.jp/a/たこルカ NicoPedia:] たこルカとは (タコルカとは) [単語記事] - ニコニコ大百科
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*[http://dic.nicovideo.jp/a/たこルカ Nico Nico Pedia]
   
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Revision as of 21:25, August 8, 2019

Tako Luka (たこルカ) is an officially recognized derivative, she had a very important involvement in the Vocaloid fandom, most notably in the Japanese community. The term "Derivative" is used here to describe a fanmade Vocaloid character that is based on an already existing character.

Concept

Tako Luka is the indirect result of the Character Item War that was made to determine Luka's character item. Tako Luka was created by Sangatsu Youka (三月八日), aka. Sanpachi, after realizing Luka's hair reminded him of an octopus. Her creation marked the end of the cyber-skirmish that ensued in the wake of Luka's announcement and launch.

Tako Luka shares pretty much the same voice as (or high pitched) Luka herself, regardless of voice bank.

Etymology

The word "Tako" (たこ) means Octopus, meaning that her English name is rendered as "Octopus Luka".

Appearance

She is the result of creativity of imagining Luka's hair in the form of an octopus, in the same manner as Hachune Miku.

Relations

Music featuring Tako Luka

ルカ様からご挨拶です
Niconico logo
[nn][yt]
Translation Luka-sama kara Goaisatsu desu
Featuring
Megurine Luka
Producers
Kyokuhoku-P
Categories Unknown
Description
The first video that uses Sangatsuyouka's picture
巡音ルカ と 英語でおしゃべり
default.jpg
[nn][yt]
Translation Megurine Luka to Eigo de Oshaberi
Featuring
Megurine Luka
Producers
Categories Unknown
Description
The first Tako Luka video which got more than 100,000 view counts. Kagamine Rin and Len make attempts to speak English to Tako Luka, which fail as they cannot pronounce their words correctly. Hatsune Miku comes in and asks Megurine Luka what to eat. As Luka deliberates what to eat in Japanese, Rin and Len realize that this whole time Luka could actually speak Japanese.
まぐろといっしょ
Niconico logo
[nn]
Translation Maguro to Issho
Featuring
Megurine Luka
Producers
Saitamanisuto
Categories Original song
Description
The first big hit song of Tako Luka which got more than 100,000 view counts.

Marketing

Tako Luka is one of the Vocaloid derivatives that became officially recognized by Crypton Future Media, the publisher of the Character Vocal Series for VOCALOID2. The other derivatives bearing this distinction are Sakine Meiko, Akita Neru, Yowane Haku, and Hachune Miku.

Merchandise

Officially has been products such as phone charms and plush toys. She is also bundled with a Megurine Luka Nendoroid. If more than one version of Tako Luka is sold of any given item, a lottery is usually established for the item wherein one of 3 faces are able to be bought. However, the buyer will not be able to determine which of the 3 he or she receives. So far, this has been carried out with the Tako Luka plush doll and the charm.

Video Games

In the rhythm game, Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA- (series), Tako Luka has made many a cameo and is available as an accessory. In the game's PVs she is usually spotted scampering around the scene or waving her tentacles at the viewer.

Community polls

Do you like Tako Luka?
 
174
 
2
 
4
 

The poll was created at 23:17 on February 1, 2019, and so far 180 people voted.
What characteristic of Tako Luka do you like?
 
39
 
2
 
2
 
112
 

The poll was created at 23:17 on February 1, 2019, and so far 155 people voted.

References

The contents of this page have been duplicated and expanded on the Fanloid Wiki (link).

External links

Navigation

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