Birthday: 31st August
Zodiac: Virgo
Height: 158 cm (5'2")
Weight: 42 kg (92.4 lbs)

Hatsune Miku (初音ミク, Hatsune Miku) is the first instalment in the Vocaloid Character Vocal Series released on August 31, 2007. The name of the judul and the character of the software was chosen oleh combining Hatsu (初, First), Ne (音, Sound), and Miku (未来, Future). The data for the voice was created oleh actually sampling the voice of Saki Fujita, a Japanese voice actress. Unlike general purpose speech synthesizers, the software is tuned to create J-pop songs commonly heard in anime, but it is possible to create songs from other genres.

Nico Nico Douga played a fundamental role in the recognition and popularity of the software. Soon after the release of the software, users of Nico Nico Douga started posting video with songs created oleh the software. According to Crypton, a populer video with a comically altered software mascot holding a leek, bernyanyi Ievan Polkka, presented multifarious possibilities of applying the software in multimedia content creation. As the recognition and popularity of the software grew, Nico Nico Douga became a place for collaborate content creation. populer original songs written oleh a user would generate illustrations, animasi in 2D and 3D, and remixes oleh other users. Other creators would tampil their unfinished work and ask for ideas.

On October 18, 2007, an Internet BBS website reported Hatsune Miku was suspected to be victim of censorship oleh google and Yahoo!, since gambar of Miku did not tampil up on the image searches. google and Yahoo denied any censorship on their part, blaming the missing gambar on a bug that does not only affect "Hatsune Miku" but other cari kata kunci as well. Both companies expressed a willingness to fix the problem as soon as possible. gambar of Miku were re listed on Yahoo on October 19.

A Hatsune Miku komik jepang called Maker Hikōshiki Hatsune Mix began serialization in the Japanese komik jepang magazine Comic Rush on November 26, 2007, published oleh Jive. The komik jepang is drawn oleh Kei, the original character designer for Hatsune Miku. A detik komik jepang called Hachune Miku no Nichijō Roipara! drawn oleh Ontama began serialization in the komik jepang magazine Comp Ace on December 26, 2007, published oleh Kadokawa Shoten.

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