Miku’s a star! Hatsune Miku performed live on Letterman last night!

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Congratulations to Hatsune Miku for her excellent performance on David Letterman last night! Dave seemed pretty chuffed about the whole thing, and the responses across the internet seem to be really positive as well!

Of course we’re thrilled about that, as UDON is one of Miku’s biggest North American supporters! We’ve now published six volumes of material featuring Hatsune Miku and the Vocaloids (seven, if you count PIXIV Alamanac!). We hope that Miku’s fandom continues to grow throughout North America, and we thank all of the Miku fans around the world for their support of our art books!

If you haven’t seen it yet, you can check out the performance embedded below, and keep scrolling to see all of UDON’s Hatsune Miku book releases!

Mikucolor coverMikucolor:
Kei’s Hatsune Miku Illustration Works

Collecting the artwork of official Vocaloid character illustrator, KEI! Mikucolor collects KEI’s dazzling illustrations of your favorite Vocaloids like Luka, Rin & Len, and of course the supreme musical idol herself – Hatsune Miku! Included are magazine & book illustrations, DVD covers, rare pinups, and exclusive new artwork.

Includes a an amazing flecked sparkle-enhanced cover!

VOTED THE CHAMPION OF THE 2014 ANIME MADNESS TOURNAMENT!

Check out a 14 page preview!

Mikucolor: Kei’s Hatsune Miku Illustration Works
$39.99, 978-1-927925-08-9, Softcover, 128 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″

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Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 1

Superstar Japanese idol Hatsune Miku and her fellow Vocaloids return in an all-new artwork & story collection! Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Vol.1 collects oodles of wonderful tribute artwork devoted to these virtual idols, including exclusive new pieces from some of the hottest names in manga. All this, plus three exciting manga short stories featuring Miku and friends!

Includes a special metallic cover treatment!

Check out a preview!

Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 1
$34.99, 978-1-926778-82-2, Softcover, 128 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″

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Hatsune Miku Graphics:
Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2

In this latest collection, explore the world and phenomenon of Miku and the Vocaloids through illustration, short articles, and comics. Containing official Miku artwork from Kei, tribute artwork from well-known artists and illustrators, as well as album covers, short comic strips, and three exciting manga short stores featuring Miku and friends!

Includes a special metallic cover treatment!

Check out a preview!

Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2
$39.99, 978-1-926778-83-9, Softcover, 128 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″

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Hatsune Miku Graphics:
Character Collection CV01 Hatsune Miku Edition

Superstar Japanese idol Hatsune Miku stars in her own character artwork showcase!

CV01 collects more than 40 artists’ spectacular takes on the Vocaloid diva. Over 150 illustrations feature themes from high-fashion to everyday activities, pin-up style pieces to musical performance, and more!

Includes a special metallic cover treatment!

Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV01 – Hatsune Miku Edition
$29.99, 978-1-926778-74-7, Softcover, 96 pages, 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

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Character Collection CV02 Kagamine Rin & Len Edition

Kagamine Rin & Len take center stage in this new Vocaloid character artwork showcase!

CV02 collects more than 35 artists’ unique takes on the singing twins. Over 150 illustrations feature themes from hip fashions to everyday activities, fun beach scenes to musical performance, and more!

Includes a special metallic cover treatment!

Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV02: Kagamine Rin & Len Edition
$34.99, 978-1-926778-76-1, Softcover, 96 pages, 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

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Character Collection CV03 Megurine Luka Edition

The world’s first bilingual Vocaloid, Megurine Luka, stars in her own character artwork showcase!

CV03 collects more than 35 artists’ wonderful takes on this pink-haired beauty. Over 150 illustrations feature themes from high-fashion to leisurely fun, spicy pin-ups to musical performance, and more!

Includes a special metallic cover treatment!

Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV03 Megurine Luka Edition
$34.99, 978-1-926778-76-1, Softcover, 96 pages, 8.25″ X 11.75″

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Bonus! In 2012, UDON Published one of the first officially licensed North American projects featuring Hatsune Miku, PIXIV ALMANAC!

Featuring over 2 million members, PIXIV is Japan’s ultimate online art community. The web site allows creators to show off their work, share feedback, and grow into even better artists. The PIXIV ALMANAC collects artwork from some of the community’s most talented members, showcasing a variety of colourful anime, manga and cg art styles. Plus, the book also includes many works featuring Japan’s most popular synthetic singing sensation – Hatsune Miku!

Pixiv Almanac
$39.99, 978-1-926778-35-8, Softcover, 258 pages, 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

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Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV03: Megurine Luka – 12 Page Preview

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Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV03 – Megurine Luka Edition

In 2013, UDON Entertainment proudly presented the first ever, official English-language edition artbooks featuring international singing sensation, the Virtual Idol Hatsune Miku!

Now, the world’s first bilingual Vocaloid, Megurine Luka, stars in her own character artwork showcase! Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV03: Megurine Luka collects more than 35 artists’ wonderful takes on this pink-haired beauty. Over 150 illustrations feature themes from high-fashion to leisurely fun, spicy pin-ups to (of course!) musical performances, and so much more!

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UDON has lavished care and attention on this edition, as well as the other Hatsune Miku Graphics Character Collections! First and foremost, we’ve increased the size by 38%, to bring it up to UDON’s standard art book size! We were able to do this with no loss of quality, meaning all of these Luka illustrations are bigger and better than they’ve ever been seen before!

We also gave this edition a very special cover treatment, a metallic foil cover that gives amazing cover artist KEI’s piece a little extra bit of awesome!

We’re thrilled with how amazing this book turned out, and we think that YOU WILL BE TOO, VOCALOID FANS! Check out this 12 page preview and rush out and get a copy right away!

Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV03 - Megurine Luka Edition cover Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV03 – Megurine Luka EditionAvailable now!Price (U.S.): $34.99ISBN: 1-926778-76-6
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-76-1Format: Softcover
Page Count: 96, Color
Size: 8.25? wide X 11.75? long

Buy it now at AMAZON.COM

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P4A_coverPERSONA 4 ARENA: OFFICIAL DESIGN WORKS SC
(W) Atlus (A/CA) Shigenori Soejima
Fight and survive towards the one throne waiting at the end in Persona 4 Arena! The fighting game spinoff to the legendary Persona 4 RPG has already itself become an instant classic. Now this spectacular art book collects the artwork behind the landmark title, including character designs, rough sketches, storyboards and pinups. All this plus character profiles, story summaries, creator interviews and more!
SC, 8×12, 176pgs, FC $39.99
Projected release date: August 2013


Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV03 - Megurine Luka Edition coverHATSUNE MIKU GRAPHICS: CHARACTER COLLECTION CV03
(W) Comptiq (A) Various (CA) KEI
The world’s first bilingual Vocaloid, Megurine Luka, stars in her own character artwork showcase! CV03 collects more than 35 artists’ wonderful takes on this pink-haired beauty. Over 150 illustrations feature themes from high-fashion to leisurely fun, spicy pin-ups to musical performance, and more!
SC, 8×12, 96pgs, FC $34.99
Projected release date: July 2013


SuperSonico_CVRSONICOMI ARTBOOK: SUPER SONICO PICTURE ALBUM
(W/A/CA) Nitroplus
Fashion model, musician, and video game star – Sonico can do it all! Whether she’s doing a bikini photo shoot on the beach, or rocking out on stage, Sonico is always ready to leap for that distant star. The Super Sonico Picture Album collects all the best images from the Sonicomi visual novel, plus merchandise artwork, pin-ups, crossover costumes, and more!
SC, 8×12, 160pgs, FC $39.99
Projected release date: July 2013


Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Spring & SummerHARUHI SUZUMIYA ILLUSTRATIONS: SPRING & SUMMER
(W) Kadokawa Shoten
(A) Shoko Ideka, Futoshi Nishiya, Yukiko Horiguchi, Tomoe Aratani, Various
Can’t get enough of Haruhi and the SOS Brigade? Then Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: SPRING & SUMMER is the art book for you! Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations collects the fantastic key visuals and promotional artwork from the hit Haruhi Suzumiya anime series. Spring & Summer features Haruhi and the whole gang in beachwear, sports outfits, summer dresses, evening gowns, and more as they adventure through all sorts of fun and farcical situations. No Haruhi fan would dare miss out on this stellar artwork collection!
SC, 8×12, 176pgs, FC $39.99
Projected release date: Late July 2013


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Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV03 – Megurine Luka Edition

Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV03 - Megurine Luka Edition cover Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV03 – Megurine Luka Edition

The world’s first bilingual Vocaloid, Megurine Luka, stars in her own character artwork showcase! CV03 collects more than 35 artists’ wonderful takes on this pink-haired beauty. Over 150 illustrations feature themes from high-fashion to leisurely fun, spicy pin-ups to musical performance, and more!

Release date: October 2013
Price (U.S.): $34.99

ISBN: 1-926778-76-6
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-76-1

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 96, Color
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

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