The popularity of the Vocaloid franchise is certainly not to be underestimated, which is especially true of the most recent figure release featuring the eldest sister of the Vocaloid family, Megurine Luka. The stunning detail and unique design is modeled after the illustrations of famous artist, Tony Taka—whose designs were also employed in the making of the preceding Hatsune Mike figurine.
The new character of Vocaloid 2, Luka Megurine (巡音ルカ, voiced by Yuu Asakawa (浅川悠), will be released on the end of this month. Illustrated by the same artist KEI as before.
Before entering into the main topic, I’d like to quote some introduction of this anime/game in case that you haven’t seen it before. Chaos;Head (カオスヘッド) is a Japanese visual novel developed by 5pb. and Nitroplus with gore, psychology, and science fiction elements that was released on April 25, 2008 for the PC. A port of the game, named Chaos;Head Noah (カオスヘッドノア), for the Xbox 360 console is currently in development and is slated for release on February 26, 2009. The game is described by the development team as a “Delusional Science NVL” (妄想科学NVL). The game’s premise revolves around a high school student named Takumi Nishijō who unknowingly walks into the scene of a gruesome murder on his way home. More mysterious events starts happening afterwards as more gruesome murders occurs in the area. Takumi struggles to cope with reality and the delusions he experiences as he tries to avoid getting caught by the perpetrator behind the chain of murders.