A contest titled "VOCALOID CHINA" was held to determine the design of the first Chinese VOCALOID, which ended on January 3, 2012. On January 17, the winner, Yayin Gongyu, was revealed in Shanghai. She was the top ranked design of 5 winning entries for the contest.
Her finalized design and name, Luo Tianyi, was revealed on March 22.
June 12 was the estimated release date given in the early VOCALOID3 era, but this was eventually pushed back to July 12.
On April 2, the voice provider, Shan Xin, mentioned that she finished her second day of recording the voicebank. On April 5, she finished recording Tianyi's vocals completely.
On June 6, the full song that appeared in the promotional video was released.
On December 22, the full version of her first demo, Step On Your Heart, was released on the second album of Luna Miles: Smile.
Sometime after Luo Tianyi V4 was announced, her original VOCALOID3 version was taken off of Shanghai HENIAN's official taobao shop and could no longer be purchased.
|Tempo: 80 ~ 170BPM Range: A2 ~ D4|
|Trial/Demo Vers?: No Starter Available?: No|
|A young sounding female vocal. Tianyi's voice is cute and well-suited for upbeat songs.|
|Vocal traits as noted:|
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Luo Tianyi VOCALOID3