"As tall as 10 big apples"
"As heavy as 86 apples"
Company AH-Software Co. Ltd.
AH-Software Co. Ltd.
Voice provider Unrevealed
Illustrator Umetani Atarö (Original\2009)
Kaai Yuki (歌愛ユキ) is a Japanese VOCALOID developed and distributed by AH-Software Co. Ltd., and was released in December 2009 for the engine. Yuki's vocals are based on an elementary school student. With her voice provider being a young girl the identity of her provider has never been revealed for legal reasons. She is the first female VOCALOID whose voice samples are not produced from an adult.
Hiyama Kiyoteru were released as "student" and "teacher" VOCALOIDs.
The characters of her name, "歌愛", mean "song" and "love" respectively.
Yuki is meant to be portrayed as a 9 year old elementary school student. She is said to be "As tall as 10 big apples" and "As heavy as 86 apples". Her red
randoseru is a motif of Yamaha's wind controller, WX5.
VOCALOID Releases Edit
Examples of Usage Edit
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Kairaishi-tachi no yoru (Night Of The Puppet Masters)
A song that takes advantage of Yuki's childish voice for create a somewhat dark and eerie mood.
A song that uses Yuki's voice for create sad and melancholic melody.
Disuko ☆ Shokoratekku (Disco☆Chocolatheque)
A funny and catchy song, that contrast with the soft tone of Yuki.
kk2 (music), 107 (guitar), kamin (illust), piro (video)
Burūtawā (Blue Tower)
An energetic song that combines piano, drums and guitar with Yuki's soft voice.
Music featuring Kaai Yuki
Yuki, along with
SF-A2 miki and Hiyama Kiyoteru, was introduced to expand the VOCALOID market and give producers more vocal options to utilize.
Until May 2011, all AH-Software Vocaloids were banned from
They also appears in the app "AR Vocaloid Walk", a Augmented Reality app. Several other Vocaloids,
UTAU and Derivative characters also appear in the app.
Additional information Edit
Kaai Yuki Popularity
The three AH-Software Vocaloids were slow to gain popularity and for a while, were amongst the least popular VOCALOIDs. In 2010, Kaai Yuki was the second most popular of the trio.
An independent search on Nico Nico Douga revealed that most VOCALOIDs, Yuki included, had less than 1,000 videos uploaded to Nico Nico Douga in 2011 between July 1st and December 15th.
Yuki and Kiyoteru were announced in November 2009. Interestingly, at the end of the previous month Crypton Future Media had just made their own announcement of a series called Project if…, which was set in an elementary school setting.
Notable for... Edit
One of the first 3 AH-Software VOCALOIDs
One of the two first female AH-Software VOCALOIDs
First vocal to be provided by a child
First female vocal to be provided by a child
Kaai Yuki's boxart illustration
Kaai Yuki's artwork by KEI (non-official)
External links Edit
VOCALOID by Voicebank gender factor