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Tako Luka is the indirect result of the Character [[Item War]] that was made to determine Luka's character item. Her creation marked the end of the cyberskirmish that ensued in the wake of Luka's announcement and launch.
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{{Derivative Character
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|theme = tako luka
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|image = Image Tako Luka bySangatsuYouka.png
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|caption =
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|sex = Female
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|age = Unknown<!-- DO NOT EDIT Age, Height, or Weight -->
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|height = Unknown
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|weight = 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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|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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}}
   
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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.
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==Concept==
|[[Image:Takoluka-icon.png]]
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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.
|style="padding-left: 20px"|<span style="font-size: 39px; font-weight: bold;">TAKO LUKA</span><br /><br />(Japanese: '''たこルカ''')
 
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|rowspan="1" colspan="6;"|NAME INTERPRETATION:<br />A portmanteau of the word Tako (Octopus) with Luka. This came from Luka's hair, which, with a rich imagination, can be visioned as tentacles of an octopus.
 
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|rowspan="1" colspan="6;"|TYPE: '''NONE'''<br />MODEL: '''NONE'''
 
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|align="center"|GENDER
 
|'''Female'''
 
|align="center"|VOICE RANGE
 
|'''Unknown'''
 
|align="center"|RELATED CHARACTERS
 
|'''[[Miku Hachune]]''' (fellow mascot)<br />'''[[Luka Megurine]]''' (origin)
 
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|align="center"|AGE
 
|'''ERROR'''
 
|align="center"|GENRE
 
|'''Unknown'''
 
|align="center"|HOMEPAGE
 
|'''None'''
 
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|align="center"|WEIGHT
 
|'''ERROR'''
 
|align="center"|CHARACTER ITEM
 
|'''Octopus basket or octopus jar''' (used by Japanese fishermen to harvest octopus from the sea)
 
|align="center"|CREATOR
 
|'''Sangatsu Youka (三月八日), aka. Sanpatti '''
 
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|align="center"|HEIGHT / MEASUREMENTS
 
|'''ERROR'''
 
|align="center"|VOICE SOURCE
 
|'''[[Luka Megurine]]'''
 
|align="center"|PICTURE LINK LIST
 
|'''CONCEPT ART, PIAPRO, PIXIV, GELBOORU, GOOGLE IMAGE'''
 
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|align="center"|BIRTHDAY
 
|'''ERROR'''
 
|align="center"|LIKES
 
|'''ERROR'''
 
|align="center"|MEDIA LIST
 
|'''NICO-NICO DOUGA, YOUTUBE'''
 
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|align="center"|RELEASE DATE
 
|'''January 8, 2009'''
 
|align="center"|DISLIKES
 
|'''ERROR'''
 
|align="center"|SIGNATURE SONG
 
|'''Follows'''
 
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|rowspan="1" colspan="6;"|PERSONALITY: '''Not much is known about this creature, other than it creeps out some of the Vocaloid members.'''
 
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==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.
   
==Popular Appearances==
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===Etymology===
Tako Luka is one of the Vocaloid derivatives officially recognized by Crypton Future Media, the publisher of the Character Vocal Series for VOCALOID2. The other derivatives bearing this distinction is [[Miku Hachune]], [[Haku Yowane]], [[Neru Akita]], and [[Meiko Sakine]].
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The word "Tako" (たこ) means Octopus, meaning that her English name is rendered as "Octopus Luka".
<br />(Reference)
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<br />[http://sanpati38.blog4.fc2.com/blog-entry-311.html Sangatsuyouka's blog](Japanese)
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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.
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===Relations===
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*[[Megurine Luka]]: Source of inspiration
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<gallery position=center spacing=small captionsize=0.9em hideaddbutton=true>
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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>
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{{Clr}}
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==Music featuring Tako Luka==
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{{/Examples of usage}}
   
==Notable Works==
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==Marketing==
''The Historical Tako Luka Videos''
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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]].
==="Luka-sama kara Goaisatsu desu"===
 
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"===
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===Merchandise===
The first Tako Luka video which got more than 100,000 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 [[uniMemo-P]]
 
<br />Uploaded at 23:35JST Jan.30.2009
 
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcNCa62_7-c YouTube]
 
   
==="Maguro to Issho"===
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===Video Games===
The first original Luka song video in which Tako Luka appears
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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 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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<gallery position=center spacing=small captionsize=0.9em hideaddbutton=true>
The first Tako Luka song
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Megurine Luka Nendoroid 093.jpg|A Tako Luka puchi was also bundled with the Luka Megurine Nendoroid
<br />Made by Piyoyo-P
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FiguStnd LukaTako Charm.jpg|Tako Luka Charm
<br />Uploaded at 11:31JST Jan.31.2009
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Tako Luka Plush.jpg|One of several Tako Luka plush dolls sold
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAu8_6oM2vA YouTube]
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DDreamsOctLuka.jpg|[[Dollfie Dream]] prop
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</gallery>
   
==="Tako Luka ga Odoruyo!"===
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{{Vocaloid Derivative Poll|tako luka}}
The first video of Tako Luka MMD model
 
<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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==References==
The first hit song of Tako Luka which got more than 50,000 view counts
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{{FanmadeArticleCopied}}
<br />Made by Denpa-P
 
<br />Uploaded at 23:31JST Jan.31.2009
 
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqHMbVRXHSo YouTube]
 
   
==="Maguro Tabetai"===
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==External links==
The first big hit song of Tako Luka which got more than 100,000 view counts
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*[http://sanpati38.blog4.fc2.com/ SANPATI家:] Sangatsu Youka
<br />Made by Saitamanisuto
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*[http://dic.nicovideo.jp/a/たこルカ Nico Nico Pedia]
<br />Uploaded in Feb.02.2009
 
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02sBLOUNJP8 YouTube]
 
   
==="Tako Luka Poppippoo"===
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==Navigation==
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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{{Crypton Future Media, Inc. navbox}}
<br />Made by [[FarSeer]] (FakeFar)
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{{Interlang|de=Tako_Luka|pl=Tako_Luka}}
<br />Song by [[Lamaze-P]]
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[[Category:Vocaloid Derivatives]]
<br />Uploaded in Feb.04.2009
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[[Category:Crypton Future Media, Inc.]]
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3Ve-_4Xz5M YouTube]
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[[Category:SEGA]]
[[Category:Fanmade Vocaloids]]
 
[[Category:Fanmade Vocaloids based from Luka Megurine]]
 

Latest 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.

ConceptEdit

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.

EtymologyEdit

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

AppearanceEdit

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

RelationsEdit

Music featuring Tako LukaEdit

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.

MarketingEdit

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.

MerchandiseEdit

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 GamesEdit

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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2
 
4
 

The poll was created at 23:17 on February 1, 2019, and so far 123 people voted.
What characteristic of Tako Luka do you like?
 
26
 
1
 
2
 
79
 

The poll was created at 23:17 on February 1, 2019, and so far 108 people voted.

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

NavigationEdit

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