MITCHIE M’s 2nd Album “Virtual Popstar” Announced

MITCHIE M’s next album, called “バーチャル・ポップスター / Virtual Popstar,” has been announced for release in November!

The album will be available for pre-order at the TOWER RECORDS booth at Magical Mirai 2019 in Tokyo on August 30 through September 1 in both CD and vinyl record format. Those who pre–order at the booth will receive a free B2 poster bearing the album cover art on a first-come-first-serve basis.

MITCHIE M’s first album, The Greatest Idol, will also be released on vinyl record at the same time as Virtual Popstar’s release.

The announcement for the new album came at the same time that MITCHIE M’s newest song, Seraphim on the Ring, was made available for viewing online.

Also on Niconico and Bilibili

Album Information

Release: November 6, 2019

Cover art: Haruhiko Mikimoto

Limited Edition

Contains CD, DVD, and acrylic strap

Price: ¥3,939 JPY (before tax)

Standard Edition

Contains CD

Price: ¥2,700 JPY (before tax)

Vinyl Edition

Comes on two records, and contains an A4 clear file folder

Price: ¥4,000 JPY (before tax)

Store Bonuses

You can receive the following bonus items when ordering the album at the following stores (all items available while supplies last):

Amazon: Mousepad
Limited Edition
Standard Edition
Vinyl Edition

Tower Record: B2 calendar poster
Limited Edition
Standard Edition
Vinyl Edition

animate: A3 clear poster
Limited Edition
Standard Edition
Vinyl Edition

TSUTAYA: Mini paper pad
Limited Edition
Standard Edition
Vinyl Edition

Other stores: 1 random can badge out of 6, based on artwork for Seraphim on the Ring by Ryugu Tsukasa.

Tracklist

CD version

DISC 1 CD
1. 大江戸ジュリアナイト / Ohedo Julia-Night feat. Hatsune Miku, KAITO
2. 好き!雪!本気マジック / Love! Snow! Really Magic feat. Hatsune Miku (SNOW MIKU 2014 theme song)
3. ぶれないアイで / Burenai ai de feat. Hatsune Miku (collaboration song with Rohto Digieye)
4. リングの熾天使 / Seraphim on the Ring feat. Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, KAITO
5. ニュース39 / News 39 feat. Hatsune Miku
6. アメイジングマジシャン / Amazing Magician feat. Hatsune Miku (collaboration song with Mahoutsukai to Kuroneko no Wiz)
7. 自己愛性カワイズム / Narcissism Kawaism feat. Hatsune Miku (Colopl Rune Story collaboration song)
8. イメトレブギー / Imetore Boogie feat. Hatsune Miku
9. 暗殺プリンセス / Ansatsu Princess feat. Hatsune Miku
10. 歌の棲む家〜メゾン初音〜 / House Of Songs (Maison Hatsune) feat. Hatsune Miku with OSTER project
11. REBEL DIVA feat. Hatsune Miku
12. NOISELESS HEART feat. Hatsune Miku
13. 未来序曲 / Future Overture feat. Hatsune Miku (Hatsune Miku Symphony theme song)
14. ガールズフレンドシップ / Girls Friendship feat. Hatsune Miku & Megurine Luka (written for Hatsune Miku Symphony 2018-2019)
15. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF feat. Hatsune Miku
16. キュート・メドレー〜アイドルサウンズ〜 / Cute Medley! Idol Sounds~ feat. Hatsune Miku (part of Hatsune Miku Project DIVA X album) ☆
17. ガールズフレンドシップ / Girls Friendship [Symphony ver.] feat. Hatsune Miku & Megurine Luka ☆

☆CD version bonus track

DISC 2 DVD
1. 好き!雪!本気マジック / Love! Snow! Really Magic feat. Hatsune Miku
2. ぶれないアイで / Burenai ai de feat. Hatsune Miku
3. ニュース39 / News 39 feat. Hatsune Miku
4. キュート・メドレー〜アイドルサウンズ〜 / Cute Medley! Idol Sounds~ feat. Hatsune Miku
5. 大江戸ジュリアナイト / Ohedo Julia-Night feat. Hatsune Miku, KAITO
6. 歌の棲む家〜メゾン初音〜 / House Of Songs (Maison Hatsune) feat. Hatsune Miku with OSTER project
7. リングの熾天使 / Seraphim on the Ring feat. Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, KAITO
8. 暗殺プリンセス / Ansatsu Princess feat. Hatsune Miku

Vinyl Edition

A1 大江戸ジュリアナイト / Ohedo Julia-Night feat. Hatsune Miku, KAITO
A2 好き!雪!本気マジック / Love! Snow! Really Magic feat. Hatsune Miku
A3 ぶれないアイで / Burenai ai de feat. Hatsune Miku
A4 リングの熾天使 / Seraphim on the Ring feat. Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, KAITO

B1 ニュース39 / News 39 feat. Hatsune Miku
B2 アメイジングマジシャン / Amazing Magician feat. Hatsune Miku (collaboration song with Mahoutsukai to Kuroneko no Wiz)
B3 自己愛性カワイズム / Narcissism Kawaism feat. Hatsune Miku
B4 イメトレブギー / Imetore Boogie feat. Hatsune Miku

C1 暗殺プリンセス / Ansatsu Princess feat. Hatsune Miku
C2 歌の棲む家〜メゾン初音〜 / House Of Songs (Maison Hatsune) feat. Hatsune Miku with OSTER project
C3 REBEL DIVA feat. Hatsune Miku
C4 NOISELESS HEART feat. Hatsune Miku

D1 未来序曲 / Future Overture feat. Hatsune Miku
D2 ガールズフレンドシップ / Girls Friendship feat. Hatsune Miku & Megurine Luka
D3 BELIEVE IN YOURSELF feat. Hatsune Miku
D4 キュート・メドレー〜アイドルサウンズ〜 / Cute Medley! Idol Sounds~ feat. Hatsune Miku ☆

☆Vinyl edition bonus track

Commentary from MITCHIE M

“With this album, I aimed to improve on Hatsune Miku’s singing prowess, and on VOCALOID’s musical potential over my last work. I hope everyone can hear Miku’s evolution over these past six years in this album. Furthermore, I’m greatly honored to have Haruhiko Mikimoto – character designer for the original virtual idol, Lynn Minmay – illustrate the cover art with his take on Miku as a modern virtual idol. Above all, I would like for this album to give audiences the feel for the new generation popstar.”

Commentary from Haruhiko Mikimoto

“In the roughly 40 years that have passed since I designed Eve Tokimatsuri for Megazone 23, I never dreamed that I would eventually create an actual idol in CG form. I’m deeply moved by this development. I was also rather worried about how fans would view my take on Miku as I designed her, but I can find joy in thinking of how this design could help give rise to all sorts of new Miku designs going forward.”

All information from BARKS News and the official Virtual Popstar album site

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