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{{Derivative Character
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|image = Image Tako Luka bySangatsuYouka.png
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|Creator = [http://sanpati38.blog4.fc2.com/ Sangatsu Youka] (三月八日) aka. Sanpachi
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|sex = Female
|Release date = January 8, 2009
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|age = Unknown<!-- DO NOT EDIT Age, Height, or Weight -->
|Gender = Female
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|height = Unknown
|Age = Unknown
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|weight = Unknown
|Height = Unknown
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|language = Japanese
|Weight = Unknown
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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
|Character Item = Octupus Jar (Japanese traditional fishing gear to catch an octopus)
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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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'''Tako Luka''' ('''たこルカ''') is the animal derivation of Luka Megurine, as a pink 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.
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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 realising 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 Vocaloids===
 
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]].
 
   
==Voice Configuration==
 
 
Tako Luka shares pretty much the same voice as (or high pitched) Luka herself, regardless of voice bank.
 
Tako Luka shares pretty much the same voice as (or high pitched) Luka herself, regardless of voice bank.
   
The next configuraiton is from "Tako Luka★Maguro Fever" by Samfree and "I Wanna Eat Tuna" by Saitamanist
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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".
   
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===Appearance===
|rowspan="1" colspan="6"|'''VOICE CONFIGURATION'''
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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.
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|align="center"|BREATHINESS (BRE)
 
|align="center"|0
 
|align="center"|BRIGHTNESS (BRI)
 
|align="center"|'''0'''
 
|align="center"|CLEARNESS (CLE)
 
|align="center"|10
 
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|align="center"|GENDER FACTOR (GEN)
 
|align="center"| -50
 
|align="center"|OPENING (OPE)
 
|align="center"|'''0'''
 
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|rowspan="1" colspan="6"|
 
SPECIAL NOTES: None
 
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==Notable Works==
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===Relations===
''The Historical Tako Luka Videos''
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*[[Megurine Luka]]: Source of inspiration
==="Luka-sama kara Goaisatsu desu" (Address from Madam Luka)===
 
The first video that uses Sangatsuyouka's picture
 
<br />Made by Kyokuhoku-P
 
<br />Uploaded at 18:25JST Jan.30.2009
 
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CgQv_dl8a0 YouTube]
 
   
==="Megurine Luka to Eigo de Oshaberi" (Let's Talk in English with Megurine Luka)===
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<gallery position=center spacing=small captionsize=0.9em hideaddbutton=true>
The first Tako Luka video which got more than 100,000 view counts
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9ac26751202e057d88e3c7c99792b630.gif|concept art
<br />Made by [[uniMemo-P]]
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Tako_Luka_merry_go_round.jpg|Tako Luka as she appears in 39's Caravan event
<br />Uploaded at 23:35JST Jan.30.2009
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</gallery>
<br />[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Dx65lqDl78 YouTube]
 
<br />Len and Rin make attempts to speak English to Tako Luka, which fail as they cannot pronounce their words correctly. Miku comes in and asks 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" (With a Tuna)===
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{{Clr}}
The first original Luka song video in which Tako Luka appears
 
<br />Made by Jaanii
 
<br />Uploaded at 01:21JST Jan.31.2009
 
[http://www.nicovideo.jp/watch/sm5994968 NicoNicoDouga]
 
(not imported to YouTube)
 
   
==="I am an octopus"===
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==Music featuring Tako Luka==
The first Tako Luka song
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{{/Examples of usage}}
<br />Made by Piyoyo-P
 
<br />Uploaded at 11:31JST Jan.31.2009
 
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAu8_6oM2vA YouTube]
 
   
==="Tako Luka ga Odoruyo!" (Tako Luka is Dancing!)===
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==Marketing==
The first video of Tako Luka MMD model
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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]].
<br />Made by Ponpoko-P
 
<br />Uploaded at 20:15JST Jan.31.2009
 
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIneRkUSDiM YouTube]
 
   
==="Tako Luka Polka"===
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===Merchandise===
The first hit song of Tako Luka which got more than 50,000 view counts
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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.
<br />Made by Denpa-P
 
<br />Uploaded at 23:31JST Jan.31.2009
 
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqHMbVRXHSo YouTube]
 
   
==="Maguro Tabetai" (Wanna Eat Tuna)===
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===Video Games===
The first big hit song of Tako Luka which got more than 100,000 view counts
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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.
<br />Made by Saitamanisuto
 
<br />Uploaded in Feb.02.2009
 
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02sBLOUNJP8 YouTube]
 
   
==="Tako Luka Po-pi-po"===
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<gallery position=center spacing=small captionsize=0.9em hideaddbutton=true>
The biggest hit video of Tako Luka which got more than 400,000 view counts in NicoNicoDouga and ended "The [[Item War]] of Luka"
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Megurine Luka Nendoroid 093.jpg|A Tako Luka puchi was also bundled with the Luka Megurine Nendoroid
<br />Made by [[FarSeer]] (FakeFar)
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FiguStnd LukaTako Charm.jpg|Tako Luka Charm
<br />Song by [[Lamaze-P]]
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Tako Luka Plush.jpg|One of several Tako Luka plush dolls sold
<br />Uploaded in Feb.04.2009
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DDreamsOctLuka.jpg|[[Dollfie Dream]] prop
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzO3tDU7vBs YouTube]
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</gallery>
==Trivia==
 
*Tako Luka marks the end of the item war proceedure that has presude since Miku Hachune. While it still goes on to a degree, for the large part it is most done as a joke now.
 
*If more then one version of Tako Luka is sold of any given item, a lottery is usually established for the item wherein one of 3 or faces are able to be bought. However the buyer will not be able to determine which of the 3 he or she recieves. So far, this has been carried out with the Tako Luka plush doll and the charm.
 
   
==Gallery==
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{{Vocaloid Derivative Poll|tako luka}}
{{Gallery|width=120|height=160|position=center
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|TatoLukaCharm.jpg|Tako Luka Charm
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==References==
|Takolukaplush.jpg|One of several Tako Luka plush dolls sold
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{{FanmadeArticleCopied}}
|LukaLukaLuka.jpg|A Tako Luka puchi was also bundled with the Luka Megurine Nendoroid
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|9ac26751202e057d88e3c7c99792b630.gif|concept art
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==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]
   
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==Navigation==
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[[Category:Fanmade Vocaloids based from Luka Megurine]]
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[[Category:Vocaloid Derivatives]]
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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?
 
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

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