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Hiyama Kiyoteru (VOCALOID2)

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This is an article about the Hiyama Kiyoteru software for the VOCALOID2 engine.


Kiyoteru's voice was offered by a Japanese singer, Kiyoshi Hiyama. His name had been secret for a long time, however, Kiyoshi himself announced it on Nico Nico Live on August 12, 2010.[1][2]

Final RetirementEdit

At the end of 2015, it was announced that from March 31, 2016, VOCALOID2 was being retired and no new serial codes were be issued by Yamaha.[3]

AH-Software is planning how to deal with this.[4]

Product InformationEdit



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  • Computer;2000 + more than Pentium4 2 GHz/Athlon XP
    • recommended Pentium4 2.8 GHz/Athlon 64 2800 + or more
  • OS(Recommended in the case of stand-alone Vista / 7) Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Available only 32Bit OS version
  • required hard disk space
    • Hiyama Kiyoteru: 1GB or more
  • RAM memory;(The 1GB recommended) 512MB or more
    • VOCALOID2 VST instrument when using Real-time recommended 2GB or more
  • Other;DVD-ROM drive / sound card / Internet connection environment (activation time)
  • Interface; VST, ReWire, stand-alone

Voicebank LibrariesEdit

Product Information
  Tempo: 60 - 160 BPM  Range: C2 - G
  Trial/Demo Vers?: Yes  Starter Available?: Yes
Package details
Kaai Yuki and Kiyoteru were designed to be VOCALOIDs that had human-esque traits about them. He is a CV of provider Kiyoshi Hiyama and represents a degree of faithfulness in his vocal recreation of the provider's vocal.
Vocal traits as noted:
  • His treble range is supposedly smooth, which allows for an easier usage of the higher octaves.[5] He can maintain stablity quite well in comparison to other VOCALOID2 vocals.
  • The softness of treble is on par with KAITO's, but he lacks the power of KAITO's treble range.
  • Due to the softness of his vocals, he cannot produce a satisfactory low masculine vocal tone and has a weak bass.[6]
  • His vocal has a smooth glide across notes and offers a valuable male vocal.[7]
Phonetic notes as noted:
  • He has clear Japanese consonant sounds.
  • His beginning consonant sounds get shorter as well as with other AH-S vocaloids. Because of this he is often said upon his inital release that he was not easy for beginners to use.[8]
Voicebank sample

Hiyama Kiyoteru VOCALOID2

Hiyama Kiyoteru MusicPride

Kiyoteru singing in his raw state


A trial version has been released of this product.

References Edit

  1. [1] VOCALOID Blog - 出た!比山貴咏史氏が「氷山キヨテルの中の人」であることをカミングアウト (Coming out Ice Mountain Teru)
  2. [2] Himi Izutsu Official Web - 比山貴咏史(比山清) Kiyoshi Hiyama
  3. link
  4. link
  5. [3] VOCALOIDism - New VOCALOID “Kaai Yuki” And “Hiyama Kiyoteru” By AH-Software, New Demo Song for “Project if…
  6. [4] IT Media News - コードネームは「勇馬」 ヤマハ純正のイケメンボカロ「VY2」の話を聞いてきた
  7. link
  8. [5] Amazon/jp - AHS-VOCALOID2-氷山キヨテル


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