Hatsune Miku: KEI GarouEdit
He was born in Chitose, Hokkaido in April 1981, and started drawing fan works when he was a student. His watercolor-like moe style caught the notice of the publisher Dengeki Bunko, and he made his debut as an illustrator for the novel Kiseki no Hyougen. In 2007, Crypton requested him to draw an illustration for their first Character Vocal Series product Hatsune Miku. Crypton also provided KEI with detailed concepts. However, Crypton said it was not easy to explain what a "VOCALOID" was like to him, and KEI said he could not create an image of "singing computer" at first, as he did not even know what a "synthesizer" was. It took him more than a month to finish. His illustration supported the sale of this software and sparked the VOCALOID trend. His fame led to the following works for the Kagamines, Luka and Lily. He also designed galaco.
- KEI also participated in Sanrio's "With Kitty" project, featuring an original character, Kiyoha Rio.
- And has did a promotional illustration for YAMAHA's ZOLA PROJECT.
- Because of his illustrations for VOCALOID, his style is often emulated in the western fandom, notably on deviantART.
Hatsune Miku Append: Masaki AsaiEdit
Masaki Asai (浅井真紀) was the illustrator for VOCALOID2 Hatsune Miku Append. His art-style is somewhat realistic-looking.
Kagamine Rin/Len Append: OsamuEdit
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Ivan Grlic aka. bg_knight was the photographer of a female model, which became the boxart for VOCALOID2 Prima. Grlic is not a direct contributor to VOCALOID due to the photographer submitting works to various stock photo websites.
An example of the original is titled "beauty profile" File#: 1709473.
- Official website
- Notice: This domain name expired on 10/19/12 and is pending renewal or deletion
Camui Gackpo: Kentaro MiuraEdit
Kentaro Miura (三浦 健太郎) was the illustrator for VOCALOID2 Camui Gackpo, including the illustrations for engine 3 and 4.
A Japanese professional cartoonist, he was born in Chiba Prefecture in July 1966. One of his most famous works is "Berserk", which won Tezuka Osamu Culture Prize and became a TV anime and computer game. He is a heavy viewer of Nico Nico Douga, something Internet Co. learned of and consequently requested him to draw an illustration for their product through the ad in the Nico Nico Douga time signal.
Masami Yuuki (ゆうきまさみ) was the illustrator for VOCALOID2 GUMI, including the illustrations for engine 3 and 4.
Yuuki's birth name is Shuji Sato (佐藤 修治), he is a professional cartoonist and illustrator born in Sapporo, Hokkaido in December 19, 1957. He made his debut at the age of 22, but he didn't aim to be a professional cartoonist at first and was working as a businessman while drawing cartoons as a subsidiary job. After he retired from his company, he made his career in the anime trend and the work Mobile Police Patlabor, released in April 1988, establishing his fame.
Mario Wibisono (aka. Raynkazuya) was the illustrator for the second illustration of VOCALOID2 SONiKA.
Wibisono was commissioned for SONiKA's boxart in November 2009. He is an artist whose subject largely involves females, as he's dedicated himself to drawing them both in a hyper-realistic and fantasy style.
SF-A2 miki: Yusuke KozakiEdit
Kozaki was born on May 12, 1978, and is also a cartoonist. He has worked in the design and illustration of the characters for the NO MORE HEROES video games.
- Also did a promotional illustration for YAMAHA's ZOLA PROJECT.
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Ash was the illustrator for the second illustration of VOCALOID2 BIG AL. She's also contributed to Zero-G's SONiKA by creating mini comics for the character's website. They are done in English and Japanese.
Alija was the photographer of a male model, which became the boxart for VOCALOID2 Tonio. Alija is not a direct contributor to VOCALOID due to the photographer submitting works to various stock photo websites.
An example of the original is titled Portrait of young man wearing tuxedo - black and white.
- There are other images based on the model known as Stanislav Jakuschevskij.
Nekomura Iroha: OkamaEdit
Okama was the illustrator for VOCALOID2 Nekomura Iroha, including the kittyler version and engine 4.
A manga artist famous for illustrating Cloth Road, NO MORE HEROES video game (costume design), and various doujinshi works. He also designed the VocaloIdols by DearStage.
Utatane Piko: YukitAEdit
YukitA (ユキタ) was the illustrator for VOCALOID2 Utatane Piko.
Nagimiso.SYS was the illustrator for VOCALOID2 VY2's wakizashi. This illustrator has actively participated in the VOCALOID fandom, creating works including some doujins and illustrations for numerous PVs.
- This illustrator has done a promotional illustration for YAMAHA's ZOLA PROJECT.
- Main article: Nagimiso.SYS
- He is also the designer for the character of Taiwan Microsoft's Silverlight.
Akru is said to have won many animation awards in Taiwan.
Kazeno (风 乃) was the illustrator for VOCALOID2 VY2's box sleeve.
Masaoka Azuki and Kobayashi Matcha: Hiro KanzakiEdit
Kanzaki is a professional illustrator and cartoonist for Project 575's mascots. Hiro Kanzaki is known for illustrating Oreimo, a popular light novel series written by Tsukasa Fushimi. He is also a recognized trance composer and VOCALOID Producer under the pseudonyms of Hiroyuki ODA and Hanasoumen-P (often abbreviated as HSP).
- Main article: Hanasoumen-P