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After release, CUL has suffered a slow rise in popularity; Earning 2,644 hits on Nico Nico Douga, over 1,845 hits on deviantART, 616 hits on Pixiv and over 215 hits on Piapro when researched on 12/12/2013. However, this made her one of the more popular releases for ''VOCALOID3'' at the time.
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Revision as of 06:06, December 12, 2013

CUL VOCALOID3
CUL
  • CUL's VOCALOID illustration
  • CUL's VOCAREVO design
Biographical information
Gender Female
Age 16
Height 157cm
Weight Secret
Product information
Company Internet Co., Ltd.
Initial release
Stable release
Status
Operating system
Type
Language
Distributor INTERNET Co.,Ltd
Voice provider Eri Kitamura
Illustrator Hiroto (designer)
LAT (modeler)
Reduced no.
Affiliation YAMAHA
VOCALO Revolution
Bplats, Inc.
VY1
License
Website


CUL (カル) is a Japanese VOCALOID developed and distributed by Internet Co., Ltd., and was created in collaboration with VOCALO Revolution. CUL is their mascot character and she was released as a VOCALOID in December 2011 for the VOCALOID3 engine. Her voice is provided by Japanese female voice actress, Eri Kitamura (喜多村 英梨; Kitamura Eri).

Concept

Originally, CUL was released without background information. However, background information was posted for her in 2013 when she was featured in a special event.[1]

CUL was first introduced as the mascot for the show VOCALO Revolution.

Etymology

The name "CUL" has double meanings, short for "culture" and "Culnoza", a collaborative group organized by Hiroto-P.

VOCALOID Releases

Examples of Usage

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お掃除してあげる♪
お掃除してあげる♪
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Author(s) れるりり Romaji/English O sōji shite ageru ♪ (I'll Clean)
Category Original song Featuring CUL
Niconico YouTube
愛錠ジュリエット
愛錠ジュリエット
smile?i=16627946&dummy.jpg
Author(s) TaKa Romaji/English Aijō Jurietto (Love-Locked Juliet)
Category Original song Featuring CUL
Niconico
ミラクル★チョコレート2013
ミラクル★チョコレート2013
smile?i=19887702&dummy.jpg
Author(s) Kasane☂Kasane Romaji/English Miracle★Chocolate
Category Original song Featuring CUL
Niconico
彗星
彗星
smile?i=16490475&dummy.jpg
Author(s) monaca:factory Romaji/English Comet
Category Cover song Featuring CUL
Niconico

  Music featuring CUL
Simple Music.svg
Featured in ( 9 ) songs and on ( 14 ) albums. 
Listings for Featured songs and Originals / Covers
External search - Romaji: NicoNico  YouTube  BiliBili | Kanji: NicoNico  YouTube  BiliBili
 

Marketing

She was introduced in "CUL makes Revolution!". CUL was featured in the shows introduction, the PV "白の季節" and the closing credits of the show. CUL was also the mascot of "CUL project; offical", a website designed to promote CUL to make her official. Stickers were also released on sale featuring her.[2] The MMD model used in her PVs, such as "CUL makes Revolution!", was later released. CUL also appeared alongside 秋元結衣 in a music video that later made it to DVD.

As part of promotion, CUL has had several drinks named after her, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, as well as a chocolate dish.[3] These include the "Bloody CUL", "CUL and Milk" and "CUL Chocolate".

Concerts

CUL has been performing on stage in a Nico Nico Douga broadcast, which ended on the 25/11/2012.[4] CUL also performed at Nekocon 15 in 2012.

CUL was featured in a special event alongside other singers.[5]

Book

A book for CUL was released as part of her background story.

Additional information

Popularity

CUL Popularity
Sales
Reaction
Since CUL's existence as a VOCALOID is owed to her fans, CUL already had an established fandom prior to becoming a VOCALOID. She has had much support and publicity within the Japanese fandom and this has resulted in her overall reception being positive.

After release, CUL has suffered a slow rise in popularity; Earning 2,644 hits on Nico Nico Douga, over 9,905 hits on deviantART, 616 hits on Pixiv and over 215 hits on Piapro when researched on 12/12/2013. However, this made her one of the more popular releases for VOCALOID3 at the time.

Impact
Misc.

Trivia

  • Some Japanese fans have noticed how similar her VOCALOID design is to English VOCALOID2 BIG AL, leading to a few jokes relating the pair. Incidentally, both were released on Dec 22nd.
  • Was also released on the same day as Yuzuki Yukari.
  • Like Lily and galaco, CUL is not part of Internets' "poid" series.

Notable for...

  • Hosted VOCALO Revolution
  • Performing with a live singer in a music video

Gallery


References

External links

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