SBS Artech has unveiled the final design for their Vocaloid! Read on to see what she looks like.
UPDATE: A translation of the two events has been added.
UPDATE 2: One more image has been added.
Name: SV01 SeeU （シユ）
Genre: Korean Pop, Pop Ballad
– Translated outfit design image.
– Her catears/nekomimi are speakers.
– Her neckband is a CD player.
– The blue buttons on her jacket are electrical switches.
– The button in the middle is the “pause” button.
– The ornamental panels on her shoes can light up and display soundwaves.
SeeU’s voice provider will be Kim Tahi, a 17 year old female from the the K-Pop girl band “Glam.” The illustration is by KKUEM. She is set to have both a Japanese and a Korean voicebank, with English pronunciation being possible by using the Korean one. Her release is currently schedule for sometime fall of this year for the VOCALOID3 engine.
A demo of her voice was released a short while back, and can be listened to below.
Two events have already been scheduled for SeeU, announced via a Tweeted image. The first is for fans to submit comments celebrating her and the second is the same, expect using illustrations.
Unfortunately, we do not have a Korean translator, so if anyone could possibly translate the submission rules, please contact us! A huge thanks to reader beanstalk for translating the event information for us! You can read all about it below.
EVENT 1 – Write for us! Leave a congratulating comment!
Leave a congratulating comment on SeeU’s design post in the Daum Cafe Vocaloid Republic site. We’ll pick 30 people who will receive the prize of a bromide poster of SeeU with KKUEM’s signature on it.
EVENT 2 – Draw for us! Making a music video together!
Upload your illustration of SeeU on the Daum Cafe Vocaloid Republic site to be included in Seeu’s sample music video with you credited on it.
Topic: Anything related to SeeU.
Date: Open until September 14th, 2011 at 10am (Korean time).
Size:Any (It is recommended to be at least 1920 pixel to work correctly on a HDPV).
File Type: Upload as jpeg. If your work is picked you will be asked to send a psd file as well.
How We Will Pick: 50% from us + 50% from people’s votes.
Will be Announced on: September 16th, 2011 on the SBS Artech Vocaloid official site, and Daum Cafe.
1st Place(x1): WACOM Intuos PTK-640 and limited SeeU voicebank
2nd Place(x1): Limited VOCALOID3 starter pack (Vocaloid editor and SeeU voicebank)
3rd Place(x2): Limited SeeU voicebank
Honorees(x10): Illustration book with many famous artists’ works.
– For winners of the events, we will contact them separately for personnel information (shipping address, etc).
– After winner is announced and we don’t get their info in one week, they may lose their position.
– The prizes may change.
– If someone used another person’s illustration, we will not be held liable.
– The illustrations will be copyrighted to SBS Artech.
Her official site is open, as well as the official Korean Vocaloid café, “Daum Café, Republic of Vocaloid” (currently only Korean residents can register on this site). SBS Artech has also set up a Twitter account for their Vocaloid. Please note that all these sites are in Korean.