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Merli VOCALOID3

Merli (メルリ) is a Japanese VOCALOID developed and is distributed by the YAMAHA Corporation, created in collaboration with i-style Project. She was released in December 2013 for the VOCALOID3 engine. Her voice is provided by a contest winner, Japanese female, Misaki Kamata (鎌田美沙紀; Kamata Misaki), and is a Character Voice type VOCALOID.[1]

ConceptEdit

EtymologyEdit

Merli (Meruri) is named after Merlinite (メルリナイト / Merurinaito), a type of stone known for its dual light and dark appearance.

AppearanceEdit

Much like her sister, Aoki Lapis, Merli is based off a "Magical Girl" and is also a fairy. In contrast to Lapis', her design is darker.

ProfileEdit

Her official profile says, "She is strong-minded and tsundere; a charming mysterious girl, who is innocent and expressive. She's naive, but usually pretends to know everything." If Lapis can be seen as "light", then Merli would be seen as "dark".

Her race's concept, fairies, is that they are special people who can convert “songs” into “power”, and can only be seen by a subset of the human population.[2] Merli's power draws away the energy of living things; the opposite of Lapis' power.

RelationsEdit

Examples of UsageEdit

There are a list of songs featuring the VOCALOID Merli (メルリ). Songs listed here may have Merli singing as the main singer, or as a backup. VOCALOID Merli is featured in 21 Songs and on 6 Albums- on this wiki. For notable songs by statistical views see the Songs featuring Merli page. And for song listings, see these pages for Originals and Covers.

Merli logo


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Romaji/English Yami no Kanata (Beyond the Darkness)
Featuring Merli
Author(s) Satoimo
Category Original song
大きなセカイ
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Romaji/English Oukina Sekai (Big World)
Featuring Merli
Author(s) 雪音あげは
Category Original song
How many tears
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Featuring Merli
Author(s) DanierukunP
Category Original song
Midnight Drive
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Featuring Merli
Author(s) Holic
Category Original song


Additional informationEdit

MarketingEdit

Much like Lapis, a lot of the marketing around Merli has been centered directly on the fans.

For her release, a CD was also produced.[3]


See also: Merli/Marketing and VOCALOID in other media

TriviaEdit

  • Merli and Lapis are the first two VOCALOIDs confirmed to be siblings.

ReputationEdit

Merli's character status
Sales

Merli's iVOCALOID version proceeded to claim the no.1 spot in the music section of the iTunes Japanese App Store soon after release.[4]


Polls

Do you like Merli?
 
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4
 
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The poll was created at 00:14 on November 20, 2015, and so far 79 people voted.
What characteristic of Merli do you like?
 
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5
 
2
 
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The poll was created at 00:14 on November 20, 2015, and so far 74 people voted.

GalleryEdit

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The image gallery for Merli may be viewed here.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

LanguageDescriptionSite
Japanese i-style Project official homepage Link
Japanese キャラクター The official webpage for VOCALOIDs Lapis and Merli Link
Japanese i-style Project @i_style_vc3 The official Twitter account for i-style Project Link
Japanese i-style project official YouTube Channel Link
English deviantArt , art and media community Link
Japanese Pixiv , art and media community Link

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