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VOCALOID

VOCALOID(ボーカロイド)is a series of software, a Voice Synthesizer application developed by Yamaha Corporation. Illustrations related to the characters of this franchise will be tagged as "VOCALOID"

Overview

ボカロ全員集合リベンジ(日本+海外)



VOCALOID had a very long history where its origin traces itself way back where it was first a joint research project between the Pompeu Fabra University in Spain and Yamaha Corporation back during 2000. The first 3 softwares released for the VOCALOIDS during March 2004 were LEON, LOLA, and MIRIAM, which they all have no representative characters of their own.

Aside from illustrations posted that are highly related to the products, there are also illustrations posted with the tag UTAU or VOCALOID Subspecies, which includes custom vocaloids that are not in anyway related to the official products, and also considered as fan creations.

Since VOCALOID is highly famous, sometimes there are people who draw VOCALOID illustrations to gain fame or to raise viewpage counts.

Since the creation of pixiv, VOCALOID has been continuously famous throughout the years even today. While the popularity is gradually fading out, it is still one of the most used tags in pixiv, along with Touhou Project.

As of May 25 2011, 216408 illustrations related to this tag have been posted on pixiv.

One interesting thing to note is that PIAPRO, a site similar to pixiv, where most self-created Vocaloid songs are posted, do contain VOCALOID illustrations as well.

For the Japanese, it is also easily prone to many orthographical variations (intentional or unintentional) like : VOC@LOID, VOCAROID, VOCALOIDO and so on.

VOCALOID was originally famous only for DTM field and maniacs, which is why the popularity for this software was very low until Nico Nico Douga came in. For those who are unfamilar with VOCALOID would have mistaken Hatsune Miku for being the first ever born VOCALOID software/character. Indeed, if one actually catch on the meaning of her name, it wouldn't be surprising if it caused misunderstandings for most of the people who are casuals to the franchise.

VOCALOID Chronology

ボカロの歴史




VOCALOID List

VOCALOID(First Generation)

Character/Product NameLanguageGenderCompanyOthers
LEONEnglishMaleZERO-GVOCALOID Foreign Group
LOLAEnglishFemaleZERO-GVOCALOID Foreign Group
MIRIAMEnglishFemaleZERO-GVOCALOID Foreign Group
MEIKOJapaneseFemaleCrypton
KAITOJapaneseMaleCrypton

VOCALOID2
Character NameProduct NameLangaugeGenderCompanyOthers
SweetAnnSweetAnnEnglishFemalePowerFXVOCALOID Foreign Group
Hatsune MikuHatsune Miku(Append version・AppendJapaneseFemaleCryptonCV Series
Kagamine RinKagamine Rin/Len(act1・act2・AppendJapaneseFemaleCryptonCV Series
Kagamine LenKagamine Rin/Len(act1・act2・AppendJapaneseMaleCryptonCV Series
PRIMAPRIMAEnglishFemaleZERO-GVOCALOID Foreign Group
Kamui GakupoGACKTPOIDJapaneseMaleInternet
Megurine LukaMegurine LukaJapanese/EnglishFemaleCryptonCV Series
GUMIMegpoidJapaneseFemaleInternet
SONIKASONIKAEnglishFemaleZERO-GVOCALOID Foreign Group
Kaai YukiVocaloid Grade School Student Kaai YukiJapaneseFemaleAHS
Hiyama KiyoteruVocalosensei Hiyama KiyoteruJapaneseMaleAHS
mikiSF-A2 Development Code mikiJapaneseFemaleAHS
BIG-ALBIG-ALEnglishMalePowerFXVOCALOID Foreign Group
TONIOTONIOEnglishMaleZERO-GVOCALOID Foreign Group
LilyLilyJapaneseFemaleInternetExisting Character
(MIZKI?)VY1JapaneseFemaleBplats,Inc.No Official Character
RyutoGachapoidJapaneseMaleInternet
Nekomura IrohaNekomura IrohaJapaneseFemaleAHSExisting Character
Utatane PikoUtatane PikoJapaneseMaleKi/oon Records
Yuuma?)VY2JapaneseMaleBplats,Inc.No Official Character

Related Tags

General
Music 
Tune 
DTM 
DAW
PIAPRO 
ProjectDIVA 
MikuMikuDance
YAMAHA
Crypton 
Internet 
AHS
VocaloP 
Producer 
Master
Vocaloid Songs
Hatsune Miku Original Songs 
Image Illustrations

Voc@loidM@ster 
Uttatemita
Vocaman 
Kidou Utahime Vocalion 
Vocaloid Mecha
Gunfireroids 
Farmeroids 
LOCALOID 
Yanderoid
VIPPALOID 
VOYAKILOID 
Boukaroid 
Oimoroid
Bandroid 
Basaroid 
El Sharoid
Item War

Deriviation Characters of VOCALOIDs
→ See VOCALOID Subspecies

Other Creations
→ See Custom VOCALOIDS

Other Vocal Mixers
UTAU VOICEROID SofTalk


Groupings・Unit・Couple Links
※This list is sorted through release dates.
KaiMeiEldest GroupMeiKai MikuMeiMeiMiku RinMei LenMeiMeiLen GakuMei 
LukaMeiMeiLuka KyoMei
KaiMikuMikuKai HakuNeruNeruHaku KaiRinRinKai KaiLenLenKai 
GakuKaiKaiGakuNaisu KaiLukaLukaito KaiGumi KaiMiki KyoKaiKaiKyo 
KaiLily KaiNekoKairoha 
MikuRinRinMiku LenMikuMikuLen MikupoGakuMiku Onion TunaLukaMikuMikuLuka 
GumikuMikuGumi KyoMiku YukiMiku PikoMiku 
LenRinRinLen GakuRinPorinRinpoRinGaku LukaRinTunaRollerRinLuka 
GumiRinGumiRin RinYuki IrohaSumikan 
BananasGakuLenLenGaku LukaLenLenLuka GumiLenLenGumi LenMiki LenPiko 
GakuLuka Poid SiblingsGakuGumi Poid Siblings GakuPiko
GumiLukaLukaGumi TeLuka ChrysoberylLilyGumi MikiPikoPikoMiki GachaYukiYoungest Group IroYuki

・Three and above
Crypton 6 SiblingsCryptons Crypton CV GroupNegitorooraa Crypton's Youngest Group Vocalo5 Siblings
Internet HouseInterneHouse Crypton 6 Siblings+Poid Siblings AHSVocaloids
Banana Ice Nice Mountain Banana Ice Mountain Fantasy Airy
Unit RGBMiimi Gakumine Pokarin Mirror Mountain Flat3 Adult Group

Deriviation (Non VOCALOID Characters included)
MikuHaku LenNeru HakuLuka HakuNeruNeruHaku
MeiMei KaiKai KuoMiku KuoRin RukiLuka MyaGumi
Onion Drill Ice Drill Banana Drill Drill Roller Triple Idiots Onion Apple
MasMei MasKai MasMiku MasRin MasLen MasLuka

・Other Language
VOCALOID

External Links

Official Page
VOCALOID - Wikipedia
VOCALOID in Niconico Encyclopedia

PIAPRO, a computer generated music community website

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