Sunday, May 11
Gackpoid? You bet!
The musician and occasional anime voice actor Gackt has lent his voice to Gackpoid, the latest spinoff from the Vocaloid vocal music synthesizer that was popularized by virtual idol Miku Hatsune. As with Miku Hatsune, Gackpoid uses Yamaha Corporation's Vocaloid engine and voice samples from Gackt to create entirely new songs when ordinary computer users type lyrics and musical notes. Gackpoid's official webpage is streaming a sample song. Up to 16 voices can be added for the background chorus. The software company Internet will ship Gackpoid in the middle of June.
First Hatsune Miku, now this. Capitalism with otaku tinge. Rocking on!