“So after some years as an IDOL Girlie, I was getting tired and, well, mature for that line of work, so I wanted to change my image.
CRYPTON approached me about this “VOCALOID” thing that was going on, brand new at the time. I wasn’t super sure at the time but I was under a pretty strict contract at the time and hey, it sounded interesting.
“When I got to the first recording session, I found out I wasn’t the only one doing the same thing.” She laughs softly in memory for a moment, “ KAITO back then, they had gotten this color coded Idol guy, you know the kind who sell magazine posters and keychains to teenyboppers.
They got our samples and we were put into the program entirely, We were sheltered so much by the company back then so I have no idea if there was any controversy over it or if it was just passed off as some really far-out gimmick to have the cybernetic singers. Our voice banks were released for sale to the public as you know. “
[Here’s PART THREE of my MEIKO muse’s backstory! I’m posting all of them today bc I am Weak and also it makes it easier to link ‘em all together. pls read the annotation since i do add a lil bit to make it make more sense lol. Enjoy. ]