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CUL
  • CUL - VOCALOID illustration
  • CUL - VOCAREVO model
Biographical information
Gender

Female

Age

16

Height

157cm

Weight

Secret

Voice

Eri Kitamura

Illustrator

Hiroto (designer)
LAT (modeler)

Product information
Company

Internet Co., Ltd.

Distributor

Internet Co., Ltd.

Language

Japanese Japflag

Affiliation

YAMAHA Corporation
VOCALO Revolution
Bplats, Inc.
VOCALOID VY1

Website

Company homepage Product page
Vocarevo

CUL VOCALOID3

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 voice actress, Eri Kitamura (喜多村 英梨; Kitamura Eri). She is a "Character Voice" type vocal.

ConceptEdit

Originally, CUL was released without background information. However, the 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.

EtymologyEdit

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

VOCALOID ReleasesEdit

Examples of UsageEdit

Music featuring CUL
This VOCALOID is featured in 10 songs and on 16 albums on this wiki.
There are listings for notableoriginal and cover songs.
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Romaji — CUL | Favicon-nico Favicon-youtube Favicon-bilibili
Written — カル | Favicon-nico Favicon-youtube Favicon-bilibili

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

MarketingEdit

She was introduced in "CUL makes Revolution!". CUL was featured in the show's 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 making her official. Stickers featuring herwere also released on sale.[2] The MMD model used in her PVs, such as "CUL makes Revolution!", was later released. She 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".

ConcertsEdit

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

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

BookEdit

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

VocaloTrack Song ContestEdit

On December 2, 2013, a contest was held by VocaloTracks to create an original song using CUL. Her initial deadline was January 1, 2014, but was held back due to system errors, and the deadline was pushed to January 14. Winning songs would be sold under a "professional label".[6]

Additional informationEdit

PopularityEdit

CUL Popularity
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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 which resulted in her overall positive reception. This made her one of the more popular releases for VOCALOID3 at the time.

CUL's popularity kept increasing after her release, according to Google Trends it peaked on August 2012. Afterwards she gradually lost popularity in the closing months of the VOCALOID3 era, she was overall less popular then before her release.


TriviaEdit

  • Like Lily before her, CUL was not part of Internets' "poid" series.

Notable for...Edit

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

GalleryEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. link
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  5. link
  6. http://vocalotracks.ssw.co.jp/contest/cul_2013/

External linksEdit

LanguageDescriptionSite
Japanese SingerSongWriter Jp official homepage Link
Japanese VOCALOID3 CUL SSW product page Link
Japanese CULNOZA official about page Link
Japanese CUL Project The official website for VOCALOID CUL Link
Japanese SingerSongWriter Jp The official YouTube channel Link

English deviantArt , art and media community Link
Japanese Pixiv , art and media community Link
Japanese Piapro , art and media community Link
English MikuMikuDance wiki for models Link
English Fanloid wiki for derivatives Link

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