Article submitted by Tony Mullen. If you’re a fan of Japanese anime culture or just want to practice your character animation skills on a top-notch, professional quality rigged model, this news will definitely be of interest to you.
For those who don’t know, Hatsune Miku is a dancing, singing virtual superstar in Japan. She’s the signature character for the song creation software Vocaloid 2 which enables users to create their own songs for her to sing. Needless to say, her videos are all over YouTube:
The model is posted on Kio’s 3D model blog. It’s all in Japanese, of course, but if you can’t figure out where to click to download the file this direct link should work. The file is for non-commercial use.
Thanks to Daywalker for posting this on his blog, which you can check out for more Hatsune Miku pictures.