WHAT IS HATSUNE MIKU?
Hatsune Miku is music software developed by Crypton Future Media, INC., and it enables anyone to
the computer sing by entering lyrics and melodies. As a massive number of users created music using
software and posted their works on the Internet, Hatsune Miku quickly evolved into a cultural
phenomenon. Moreover, Hatsune Miku has gained much attention as a character, involved in many fields
such as merchandising and live performance as a virtual singer. Now her popularity has spread across
*Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Megurine Luka, MEIKO and KAITO are also virtual singers developed by
Future Media, INC.
illustration by KEI