"SNOW MIKU" is a character who livens up Hokkaido in winter. The design is based on "a pure white snow sculpture of 'Hatsune Miku'". "SNOW MIKU" was created in 2010 when the snow statue was first displayed at "Sapporo Snow Festival". Since 2012, the costume design for "SNOW MIKU" has been chosen at a public competition and in 2014, "Rabbit Yukine" was chosen as her pet from among the public.
As for the costumes for 2015, themed on “SNOW MIKU x Plants”, “SNOW MIKU”’s costume designed by “taran” and “Rabbit Yukine”’s costume designed by “hayuki” were selected. They will decorate the winter in Hokkaido with plants such as lily of the valley and rowanberry.
The history of SNOW MIKU
SNOW MIKU 2012 Original costume designed by Nanaka / SNOW MIKU 2013 Original costume designed by Nijita / SNOW MIKU 2014 Original costume designed by dera_fury / SNOW MIKU 2014 Original Pet designed by nekosumi
Product pictures provided by Good Smile Company
The original design of the costume for 2015
SNOW MIKU 2015 Original costume designed by taran / Rabbit Yukine 2015 Original costume designed by hayuki / Rabbit Yukine Originally designed by nekosumi
Official illustration of “SNOW MIKU 2015”
“Hatsune Miku” is “singing software” and “the character of the package” developed by Crypton Future Media, INC. whose head office is in Sapporo, Hokkaido. “Hatsune Miku” became hugely popular as users have posted their songs and videos on the Internet. “Hatsune Miku” also gathers attention as a virtual singer character and is active in various fields, for example, merchandising development and live performance at home and abroad.
*”Kagamine Rin”, “Kagamine Len”, “Megurine Luka”, “MEIKO” and “KAITO” are also virtual singers developed by Crypton Future Media, INC.
Official Web site http://piapro.net
Illustration by KEI