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Tohoku Zunko VOCALOID3 VOICEROID+ VOCALOID4


Tohoku Zunko (東北ずん子) is a Japanese VOCALOID developed and distributed by AH-Software Co. Ltd., and was created in collaboration with SSS Co., Ltd.. She was released in June 2014 for the VOCALOID3 engine. She is also sold as a VOICEROID+. An update to the VOCALOID4 engine was released in October 2016.[1] Her voice is provided by the Japanese voice actress, singer, and narrator, Satomi Satō (佐藤聡美; Satō Satomi), who is known for her role as Ritsu Tainaka from the Japanese music anime "K-ON!".[2]

ConceptEdit

Zunko is high school student in her 2nd year. Her special ability is “Zunda Arrow” which transform any kinds of mochi into zunda-mochi. Her hobbies are archery and making cakes, particularly zunda-mochi. Her dream is to own her own "Zunda Café" in Tokyo, as well as a "Zunda Shop" in Akihabara.

EtymologyEdit

Her family name, "Tohoku", comes from the Tohoku region in which she was made to support after a tsunami struck the area in 2011. Her first name, "Zunko", is derived from "zundo" mochi.

AppearanceEdit

Zunko's clothing is based off of Zunda mochi, a type of mochi (rice cake) with sweetened green soybean paste. It is a local specialty in the Tohoku region.

A short bio that was included in her strap says that Zunko enjoys archery and making cakes and that her dreams for the future are to own her own cafe in Tokyo.

RelationsEdit

There are voicebanks of her sisters available for UTAU.[7]


Music featuring Tohoku ZunkoEdit

  • Tohoku Zunko is featured in 21 songs and 4 albums on this wiki.
    Tohoku Zunko logo
  • There are listings for notable, original, and cover songs.

Examples of usage

オトナ・パーティ
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Romaji/English Otona Party (Adult Party)
Featuring Tohoku Zunko
Producers Satoimo
Category Original song
その唇は媚薬なり
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Romaji/English Sono Kuchibiru wa Biyakunari (Those Lips are Becoming Aphrodisiac)
Featuring Tohoku Zunko
Producers Akibawota-P
Category Original song
松島マンボウ空泳説
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Romaji/English Matsushima Manbou Sora Eisetsu
Featuring Tohoku Zunko
Producers aeru
Category Original song
血煙旅情インモラルテヰスト
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Romaji/English Chikemuri Ryojo Immoral Taste (An Immortalist With a Spurting Blood Traveling Mood)
Featuring Tohoku Zunko
Producers Circus-P
Category Cover song
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Additional informationEdit

MarketingEdit

Zunko has a basic terms of use policy. After registering with the owners, Tōhoku region-based companies can use her for advertisements and doujin works. She was originally created to help promote the recovery of the Tōhoku region, which was the region devastated on March 11, 2011 by a major earthquake and tsunami. Prior to becoming a VOCALOID, she had a campaign to become a VOICEROID where she had to reach 4.5 million yen.[8] Zunko had to gain 5 million yen between June 20 to July 20 and she gained all the funding she needed about week before the deadline on July 12.[9]


See also: Tohoku Zunko/Marketing and VOCALOID in other media

ReputationEdit

Tohoku Zunko's character status
Reaction

Tohoku Zunko's VOCALOID software began development after a successful crowdfunding campaign.


Polls

Do you like Tohoku Zunko?
 
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The poll was created at 00:14 on November 20, 2015, and so far 249 people voted.
What characteristic of Tohoku Zunko do you like?
 
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The poll was created at 00:14 on November 20, 2015, and so far 222 people voted.

GalleryEdit

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The image gallery for Tohoku Zunko may be viewed here.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

LanguageDescriptionSite
Japanese AH-Software official homepage Link
Japanese VOCALOID3 Zunko product page Link
Japanese VOICEROID Zunko product page Link
Japanese 東北ずん子公式Webページ The official website for VOCALOID Tohoku Zunko Link
Japanese 東北ずん子@使いやすいボカロと評判です @t_zunko The official Twitter account for VOCALOID Tohoku Zunko Link
Japanese AHSoftware The official YouTube channel Link
Japanese Tohoku Zunko official blog for Tohoku Zunko Link
English deviantArt , art and media community Link
Japanese Pixiv , art and media community Link

Navigation

Start a Discussion Discussions about Tohoku Zunko

  • Tohoku Sisters, for UTAU?

    5 messages
    • Are they working on one for the older sister, too?
    • 100.4.121.253 wrote:Are they working on one for the older sister, too? i took this from a comment on zunko's page. i know no more.

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