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{{Derivative Character
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|image = Image Tako Luka bySangatsuYouka.png
|Creator = [http://sanpati38.blog4.fc2.com/ Sangatsu Youka] <br />(三月八日) aka. Sanpachi
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|Release date = January 8, 2009
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|Gender = Female
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|sex = Female
|Age = Unknown
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|language = Japanese
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|illustrator = Sangatsu Youka
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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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|affiliation = *[[Crypton Future Media, Inc.]]
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*[[SEGA]]
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|website = http://sanpati38.blog4.fc2.com/
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'''Tako Luka''' ('''たこルカ''') is an officially recognized [[Derivative|derivative]], and the result of creativity of imagining Luka's hair in the form of an octopus, in the same manner as [[Miku Hachune]]. This octopus had a very important involvement in Vocaloid fandom, most notably in the Japanese community. Both Tako Luka and Miku Hachune are seen as mascots side by side with their source characters.The word " Tako " means octopus , so in english, her name is changed to 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.
   
==History==
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==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 [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.
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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.
   
===Acceptance into Vocaloid===
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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 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]].
 
   
==Appearances==
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===Etymology===
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The word "Tako" (たこ) means Octopus, meaning that her English name is rendered as "Octopus Luka".
   
;[[w:c:mikumikudance:MikuMikuDance|MikuMikuDance]] (MMD), 3D software
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===Appearance===
:An MMD model of Tako Luka was created in January 2009 by modeler Masisi. See the [[w:c:mikumikudance:Tako_Luka_(Masisi)|Tako Luka (Masisi)]] page for details, and also see other Tako Luka models.
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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.
   
;[[w:c:vocaloid:Project Diva|Project Diva]] (PD), game
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===Relations===
:Tako Luka makes random cameos in the PSP game, Hatsune Miku ~Project Diva~ and again in its sequel. Usually she is spotted scampering around the scene or waving her tentacles at the viewer.
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*[[Megurine Luka]]: Source of inspiration
   
;Fanmade Promotional Videos (PV)
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<gallery position=center spacing=small captionsize=0.9em hideaddbutton=true>
:Tako Luka has a history of fanmade videos. She is usually dancing, hiding in her jar, or hanging around a setting with other Vocaloids. Most of the time she is seen resting on Megurine Luka's head.
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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>
   
;Merchandise
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{{Clr}}
: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.
 
   
;Artwork
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==Music featuring Tako Luka==
:Search Tako Luka on [http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=&section=&q=Tako+Luka deviantArt] [http://www.pixiv.net/tags.php?tag=たこルカ Pixiv] [http://piapro.jp/content_list/?view=image&tag=%82%BD%82%B1%83%8B%83J Piapro]
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{{/Examples of usage}}
   
;Media
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==Marketing==
:Search Tako Luka on [http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Tako+Luka YouTube] [http://www.nicovideo.jp/search/たこルカ NicoVideo]
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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]].
   
==Voice Configuration==
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===Merchandise===
===Configuration: Megurine Luka===
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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.
{{Infobox VoiceConfig
 
|explained = Tako Luka shares pretty much the same voice as (or high pitched) Luka herself, regardless of voice bank. The next configuration is from "Tako Luka★Tuna Fever" by Samfree and "I Wanna Eat Tuna" by Saitamanist.
 
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|bri = 0
 
|cle = 10
 
|gen = -50
 
|ope = 0
 
|specialnotes = }}
 
   
==Notable Works==
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===Video Games===
''The Historical Tako Luka Videos''
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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.
===Luka-sama kara Goaisatsu desu / ルカ様からご挨拶です ===
 
   
{| border="0" style="width: 100%;"
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<gallery position=center spacing=small captionsize=0.9em hideaddbutton=true>
| style="width: 50px;"|http://i.ytimg.com/vi/4CgQv_dl8a0/default.jpg
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Megurine Luka Nendoroid 093.jpg|A Tako Luka puchi was also bundled with the Luka Megurine Nendoroid
|(Address from Madam Luka)
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FiguStnd LukaTako Charm.jpg|Tako Luka Charm
<br />Made by Kyokuhoku-P
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Tako Luka Plush.jpg|One of several Tako Luka plush dolls sold
<br />Uploaded at 18:25JST Jan.30.2009
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DDreamsOctLuka.jpg|[[Dollfie Dream]] prop
*[http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm5990735 Nicovideo broadcast]
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</gallery>
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CgQv_dl8a0 Youtube broadcast]
 
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The first video that uses Sangatsuyouka's picture
 
   
===Megurine Luka to Eigo de Oshaberi / 巡音ルカ と 英語でおしゃべり ===
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{{Vocaloid Derivative Poll|tako luka}}
   
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==References==
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{{FanmadeArticleCopied}}
|(Let's Talk in English with Megurine Luka)
 
<br />Made by uniMemo-P
 
<br />Uploaded at 23:35JST Jan.30.2009
 
*[http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm5994039 Nicovideo broadcast]
 
*[http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm6527756 Nicovideo broadcast]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Dx65lqDl78 Youtube broadcast]
 
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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.
 
 
===Maguro to Issho / まぐろといっしょ ===
 
{| border="0" style="width: 100%;"
 
| style="width: 120px;"|<font size=8>♫</font>
 
|(With a Tuna)
 
<br />Made by Jaanii
 
<br />Uploaded at 01:21JST Jan.31.2009
 
*[http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm5994968 Nicovideo broadcast]
 
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The first original Luka song video in which Tako Luka appears
 
 
===I am an octopus===
 
{| border="0" style="width: 100%;"
 
| style="width: 120px;"|<font size=8>♫</font>
 
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Made by Piyoyo-P
 
Uploaded at 11:31JST Jan.31.2009
 
* [http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm5998382 Nicovideo broadcast]
 
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The first Tako Luka song
 
 
===Tako Luka Polka / たこルカポルカ ===
 
{| border="0" style="width: 100%;"
 
| style="width: 120px;"|<font size=8>♫</font>
 
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Made by Denpa-P
 
Uploaded at 23:31JST Jan.31.2009
 
* [http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm6005699 Nicovideo broadcast]
 
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The first hit song of Tako Luka which got more than 50,000 view counts.
 
 
===Maguro Tabetai / まぐろたべたい ===
 
{| border="0" style="width: 100%;"
 
| style="width: 120px;"|http://i.ytimg.com/vi/02sBLOUNJP8/default.jpg
 
|(Wanna Eat Tuna)
 
<br />Made by Saitamanisuto
 
<br />Uploaded in Feb.02.2009
 
*[http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm6028189 Nicovideo broadcast]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02sBLOUNJP8 Youtube broadcast]
 
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The first big hit song of Tako Luka which got more than 100,000 view counts
 
 
===Tako Luka Po-pi-po / たこルカぽっぴっぽー ===
 
{| border="0" style="width: 100%;"
 
| style="width: 120px;"|http://i.ytimg.com/vi/l3Ve-_4Xz5M/default.jpg
 
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<br />Made by FarSeer (FakeFar)
 
<br />Song by Lamaze-P
 
<br />Uploaded in Feb.04.2009
 
*[http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm6040129 Nicovideo broadcast]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vx2_8Gq0RBE Youtube broadcast]
 
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Luka's vision of [[PoPiPo]]. The biggest hit video of Tako Luka which got more than 900,000 view counts in NicoNicoDouga and ended "The Item War of Luka"
 
 
==Trivia==
 
*An octopus jar is Japanese traditional fishing gear to catch an octopus.
 
*Tako Luka marks the end of the item war procedure that has presumed since Miku Hachune. While it still goes on to a degree, for the large part it is mostly done as a joke now.
 
*Tako Luka is the mascot of Megurine Luka , she just like a smaller version of her
 
*Tako Luka shares the same things with Megurine Luka , her name is Tako and Luka's personal item is a Can of Sardine.
 
 
==Gallery==
 
{{Gallery|width=120|height=160|position=center
 
|FiguStnd LukaTako Charm.jpg|Tako Luka Charm
 
|Takolukaplush.jpg|One of several Tako Luka plush dolls sold
 
|LukaLukaLuka.jpg|A Tako Luka puchi was also bundled with the Luka Megurine Nendoroid
 
|9ac26751202e057d88e3c7c99792b630.gif|concept art
 
}}
 
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://sanpati38.blog4.fc2.com/ SANPATI家:] Sangatsu Youka
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*[http://dic.nicovideo.jp/a/たこルカ Nico Nico Pedia]
   
{{FanmadeArticleCopied}}
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==Navigation==
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[[Category:Crypton Future Media, Inc.]]
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[[Category:SEGA]]

Revision as of 21:12, January 30, 2020

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?
 
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3
 
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The poll was created at 23:17 on February 1, 2019, and so far 190 people voted.
What characteristic of Tako Luka do you like?
 
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2
 
2
 
117
 

The poll was created at 23:17 on February 1, 2019, and so far 162 people voted.

References

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

External links

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