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Fukase VOCALOID4


Fukase (ふかせ) is a Japanese VOCALOID that was developed and distributed by the YAMAHA Corporation, and was created in collaboration with Lastrum Music Entertainment inc. and TOKYO FANTASY Inc. He was released for the VOCALOID4 engine in January 2016.

He is voiced by Satoshi Fukase (深瀬慧, Fukase Satoshi), the lead singer of the Japanese band SEKAI NO OWARI.

ConceptEdit

EtymologyEdit

His name is taken directly from his voice provider.

AppearanceEdit

Fukase's design was picked through a contest with the winner being mikuma. The winning design received minor changes in the finished product.

His face was originally symmetrical, but in the final design, the left half of his face was more deformed and his eye became completely red. The skin of his neck and left arm also received the deformed appearance.

RelationsEdit

  • Point - A companion of Fukase.

Music featuring FukaseEdit

  • Fukase is featured in 41 songs and 3 albums on this wiki.
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  • There are listings for notable, original, and cover songs.

Examples of usage

エイリアンガールフレンド
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Romaji/English Eirian Gārufurendo (Alien Girlfriend)
Featuring Fukase
Producers 40meterP (music, lyrics), [TEST] (guitar)
Category Original song
Spectrum
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Featuring Fukase
Producers cillia
Category Cover song
Last of Me
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Featuring Fukase
Producers Tsuyomi-P (cover, mixing), fuckinyandereloid (art), Circus-P (VSQx)
Category Cover song
デッドエンドストリート
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Romaji/English Dead End Street
Featuring Fukase
Producers Mah (music, lyrics, movie)
Category Original song
Search for music featuring Fukase [show/hide]

Additional InformationEdit

MarketingEdit

Fukase's design was chosen via a contest on Pixiv.[1]

Fukase has a strict special license condition. Producers who want to use the voice for commercial reasons need to ask permission. He cannot be used without permission for profit. The implications also mean that doujin works cannot be sold for profit.[2]

ReputationEdit

Fukase's character status
Sales

In June 2016, it was reported that Fukase was still not necessarily selling well as a voicebank. One Japanese outlet reported that though a lot of interest was in the software, few people were buying it. The overall success of Fukase is unknown.[3]

Reaction

Prior to release, there was much interest in the vocal package. After launch, it was reported as a favourite for a number of VOCALOID fans. This lead to VOCALOID NET running several articles on him.[4]

Achievements
  • First newly introduced VOCALOID4 to be bilingual
  • First bilingual YAMAHA VOCALOID


Polls

Do you like Fukase?
 
3508
 
66
 
82
 

The poll was created at 21:09 on February 3, 2016, and so far 3656 people voted.
What characteristic of Fukase do you like?
 
152
 
431
 
34
 
2880
 

The poll was created at 21:09 on February 3, 2016, and so far 3497 people voted.

GalleryEdit

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The image gallery for Fukase may be viewed here.

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.pixiv.net/info.php?id=3388
  2. http://vocaloidfukase.jp/mob/index.php?site=VF&ima=5357#main_license
  3. http://www.dtmstation.com/archives/51979460.html
  4. https://net.vocaloid.com/articles/vocaloid4_fukase

External linksEdit

LanguageDescriptionSite
English SEKAI NO OWARI official site Link
Japanese SEKAI NO OWARI official Youtube page Link
Japanese Pixiv , art and media community Link
English deviantArt , art and media community Link

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Start a Discussion Discussions about Fukase

  • Who wants to know how tall he is?

    2 messages
    • Well he seems to cute and v e r y SMOL for me that’s very cute ajdkahk <3
    • Who are you talking about? Is this even VOCALOID related?Nevermind. Didn't notice the topics OTL Personally, I'd think he's ab...
  • How old is Fukase?

    35 messages
    • 2600:387:8:4:0:0:0:83 wrote: My roleplay friends use him as a 15 y/o. I play as Mayu and her age is 15. They look around the same age so...
    • most of vocaloids don’t have official ages I guess.But I give him an age of 13-15 because he sounds young and high pitched but his low t...