Read the results of the survey and check out Miku’s videos and pictures 🙂
What about you? Do you know who she is?
Do you know Hatsune Miku? (Sample size=540)
Yes 60.6% 73.8% 57.3% No 39.4% 26.2% 42.7%
Men were more than 10 percentage points more aware of her.
Do you use Nico-Nico Douga (Japan’s YouTube)? (Sample size=540)
Frequently 12.4% 27.1% 8.8% Sometimes 23.7% 24.3% 23.6% Not much 7.8% 11.2% 6.9% Almost never 14.3% 7.5% 15.9% Never 41.9% 29.9% 44.8%
There was very little variation in usage between males and females, however.
Have you heard any of Hatsune Miku’s songs? (Sample size=327)
Yes 64.5% 79.7% 59.7% No 35.5% 20.3% 40.3%
Warning: Some of the videos contain flashes that may or may not cause seizures.
Which of the following Hatsune Miku’s songs have you heard? (Sample size=211, multiple answer)
Miku-Miku Ni Shite Ageru (69.2%)
Koi Suru VOC@LOID (28.9%)
Hajimete no Oto (20.9%)
Taimu Rimitto (10.0%)
Anata no Uta-Hime (9.5%)
Erekutorikku Enjeu (9.5%)
Oshiete!! Mahou no Lyric (6.2%)
Kono Omoi Tsutaetakute (6.2%)
Cross-referencing by Nico-Nico Douga usage, almost all frequent users knew her, dropping to a third of those who had never used the video sharing site. Similarly, two-thirds of the frequent Nico-Nico Douga users first learnt about her there, whereas just 4.5% who almost never used it learnt about her there.
Source: What Japan Thinks
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