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Kaai Yuki (歌愛ユキ) is a Japanese VOCALOID developed and distributed by AH-Software Co. Ltd., and was initially released in December 2009 for the VOCALOID2 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 was the first female VOCALOID whose voice samples were not produced from an adult.

She was updated to the VOCALOID4 engine in October 2015 and used a new voice provider for the growl components. This was due to her initial provider maturing, making re-sampling problematic.[2]

ConceptEdit

She and Hiyama Kiyoteru were released as "student" and "teacher" VOCALOIDs.

EtymologyEdit

The characters of her surname, "歌愛", mean "song" and "love" respectively.

AppearanceEdit

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.

RelationsEdit

Music featuring Kaai YukiEdit

  • Kaai Yuki is featured in 37 songs and 31 albums on this wiki.
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  • There are listings for notable, original, and cover songs.

Examples of usage

風のただいま
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Romaji/English Kaze no Tadaima (Coming Back of the Wind)
Featuring Kaai Yuki
Producers Tsuyatsuya-P
Category Original song
昭和専★ガール
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Romaji/English Showasen★Girl
Featuring Kaai Yuki
Producers Kagome-P
Category Original song
Kaai Yuki!
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秘密の放課後
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Romaji/English Himitsu no Houkago (Secret Afterschool)
Featuring Kaai Yuki
Producers natsu-P
Category Original song
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Additional informationEdit

MarketingEdit

Yuki, along with SF-A2 miki and Hiyama Kiyoteru, were introduced to expand the VOCALOID market and give producers more vocal options to utilize.[3]

Until May 2011, all AH-Software VOCALOIDs were banned from KARENT.


See also: Kaai Yuki/Marketing and VOCALOID in other media

ReputationEdit

Kaai Yuki's character status
Reaction

The first three AH-Software VOCALOIDs were slow to gain popularity and were amongst the least popular VOCALOIDs for a while. In 2010, Yuki was the second most popular of the trio.[4]

Miscellaneous

An independent search on Nico Nico Douga revealed that most VOCALOIDs, Yuki included, had less than 1,000 videos uploaded in 2011 between July 1 and December 15.[5]

Achievements
  • 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


Polls

Do you like Kaai Yuki?
 
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The poll was created at 00:14 on November 20, 2015, and so far 712 people voted.
What characteristic of Kaai Yuki do you like?
 
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The poll was created at 00:14 on November 20, 2015, and so far 673 people voted.

GalleryEdit

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The image gallery for Kaai Yuki may be viewed here.

ReferencesEdit

  1. [1] Vocaloid Answer Wiki - Why are some voice providers not revealed?
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  3. VOCALOID Enjoy
  4. [2] VCC - How big is the Japanese Vocaloid community?
  5. http://www.vocaloidism.com/2012/01/04/the-harsh-realities-of-vocaloid-on-nico/

External linksEdit

LanguageDescriptionSite
Japanese AH-Soft official homepage Link
Japanese VOCALOID2 Yuki product page Link
Japanese AHSoftware The official YouTube channel Link
English deviantArt , art and media community Link
Japanese Pixiv , art and media community Link

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