HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2023 VR Illustration Contest

Please submit your original illustrations to match the theme of “Toy box”!

The chosen illustrations will be displayed in the MIKU EXPO 2023 VR sub event, “#MikuWorldGallery” and the illustrations selected for the Grand Prize and Runner-ups will also be used in the endroll of MIKU EXPO 2023 VR.


"Toy box"

Application period

May 1st, 2023, 11 AM JST ~ June 7th, 2023, 11 AM JST

Contest Prize

Grand Prize × 1

  • Your illustration will be used in the endroll of MIKU EXPO 2023 VR.

  • Your illustration will be included in the official digital guide book.

  • An assortment of Hatsune Miku and Piapro Characters goods.

Runner-up × 2

  • Your illustration will be used in the endroll of MIKU EXPO 2023 VR.

  • Your illustration will be included in the official digital guide book.

  • An assortment of Hatsune Miku and Piapro Characters goods.

Winners Announced

Thank you to everybody who participated in the HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2023 VR Illustration Contest! We received so many amazing illustrations from across the world based on the “Toy Box” theme.
Below are the Grand Prize winner, and the two runner-ups.

 Grand Prize: satukiusagi
 Runner-ups: KouzouKazaru
 Runner-ups: Silver

Submission Guidelines

  • Character: “Hatsune Miku”, “Kagamine Rin”, “Kagamine Len”, “Megurine Luka”, “MEIKO”, “KAITO”

  • File format: .jpeg or .png

  • Color mode: RGB

  • Size: 1024px × 1024px (or A3 at 72dpi resolution) or higher

  • Please post your submission to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag “#MikuWorldGallery” and submit the post’s URL via the Google Form link at the bottom of this page. There are no limits to the number of submissions per person.

Contest Rules

  • Those submitting to the contest (contestants) must read and agree to the contest rules in full. By making a submission to the contest, you are agreeing to abide by all of the rules presented below.

  • The contestant may be of any age, professional or amateur.

  • Contestants under the age of 20 require consent of a parent or legal guardian to participate. Please be sure to read all of the contest rules with your guardian. Please note that the agreement to the rules and liability will apply to the guardian.

  • Submission of commercial works by corporate entities is not allowed.

  • Submissions can be collaborative works made by a team of people, but a single representative must be chosen as a contact point and recipient of any prizes.

  • Please be sure that the email address which you submit does not change during the contest period.

  • Please do not submit works featuring any of the following:

    • Infringement of copyrights or intellectual property rights of any third parties, or invasions of privacy.

    • Any material which is harmful against any third parties, or any promotion of discrimination, harassment, or hate speech.

    • Depictions of excessive violence or sexually explicit content.

    • Anything in violation of these contest rules or any other laws and regulations.

  • If a copyright infringement claim is filed on any contest submission, Crypton Future Media will not be held liable and all responsibilities to resolve the issue will rest on the contestant.

  • Any changes and alterations made to the submission after the submission period will not be reflected in the final product.

  • Any submissions found to have been available for public consumption before the contest will be disqualified. Any works submitted to other contests held during the same time period, whether by Crypton Future Media or any other third party, are not eligible.

  • If for whatever reason any designs are submitted past the contest deadline, they will not be considered for the prize.

  • Any submitted entries may be used by the contest host without prior notice or compensation for promotional purposes. For the purposes written in these contest rules, the contestant will not exercise author moral rights against the contest host or any third parties designated by the contest host.

  • The submitted work may be cropped after submission.

  • The contest winner will be contacted by the email address submitted.

  • The chosen illustrations will be credited as the name submitted via the Google Form.

  • Contest entrants agree to forfeit the exercise of any rights with regards to the submitted work. The submitted work will not be returned for any reason whatsoever.

  • This contest and its rules/conditions may undergo changes or be canceled without prior notice to its participants.

  • All personal information submitted will be obtained and held by Crypton Future Media, INC., for the purposes of this contest only. Personal information will not be shared with any third parties with the exception of legal decrees.

  • If any information submitted to the contest is found to have been falsified, that submission will be disqualified.

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