Piko was released on December 8, 2010, at a price of 15,750 yen (around $173.08). A free trial version was released on December 1. The same day his trial was released, Sony demanded that all content made with it be taken down. Piko's artwork was designed by YukitA.
At the end of 2015, it was announced that from March 31, 2016, VOCALOID2 was being retired and no new serial codes were be issued by Yamaha.
In 2017, Yamaha noted that anyone who sent the proof of ownership could get a code to import Piko into V4.
Details are listed at Vocaloid Otaku forums.
|トキ☆メキ桃色ハート (Toki ☆ Meki Momoiro Heart)||Niconico Ki/oon|
- 2000 + more than Pentium4 2 GHz/Athlon XP
- recommended Pentium4 2.8 GHz/Athlon 64 2800 + or more
- (Recommended in the case of stand-alone 7/Vista) OS Windows 7/Vista/XP
- Available only 32bit version OS
- 2GB free hard disk space than is needed
- (Recommended 1GB or more) RAM memory 512MB or more
- VOCALOID2 VST instrument when using Real-time recommended 2GB or more
- internet connection for activation.
| Optimum Tempo: 70 ~ 150BPM Optimum Range: C3 ~ B4|
Total Tempo (min-max): 80BPM No. of Keys: W=14, B=10, Total=24
|Trial/Demo Vers?: Yes|
|He is a CV VOCALOID based on the voice of the Japanese male singer Piko, who is able to sing in very high notes, making him the second youngest known male voice within the VOCALOID2 era, being VY2 the first one.|
|Vocal traits as noted:|
|Software issues as noted:|
Utatane Piko VOCALOID2
A trial version has been released of this product.
- ↑  Twitpic - Sony request Piko trial video be removed
- ↑ http://www.vocaloidotaku.net/index.php?/topic/64163-vocaloid2-support-import-tool-terminating-march-2016/
- ↑ link
- ↑ link
- ↑  IT Media News - コードネームは「勇馬」 ヤマハ純正のイケメンボカロ「VY2」の話を聞いてきた