French TV Pans Miku: “She’s Atrocious!”


Hatsune Miku’s world conquest seems to have stalled in France, where commoner celebrities had the temerity to call her live performance “atrocious” and “horrific.”

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    Comment by Etheral
    15:32 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    lol France.

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    Comment by Renzo
    03:57 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Look here, not all of people's taste is the same. Some of us love it, some of us hate it, some of us is indifferent or don't care.

    So, because of only small portion of French doesn't like it, doesn't mean all French doesn't love Miku.

    I love Miku just like she is.
    With her 'scratchy and high-pitched voice' and her voice is unique like 'machinated' period

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:30 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol @ otaku fags , you are getting your arse handed to you by french pussies

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:31 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    You have to admit, they chose a bad song to show a clip from.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:02 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)


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    Comment by Hyra911
    22:46 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    May be Miku's producer should start they campaign at America.

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    Comment by BlaqCat
    23:01 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Meh, I don't think too much of the opinions of the french. They point their noses up at everything.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:14 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Are these those same French guys who gave full marks to their own skating team when they wiped out in the Olympics? Those guys?

    By the way France, how are your riots going?

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:32 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    We are doing fine, thank you for your concern

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:32 31/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    if you google 'French military victories', it will say :

    "Also try : miserable failure"

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:34 31/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    ^ joke site addon

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:46 19/07/2011 # ! Neutral (0)

    Another reason why peole hate France.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:31 02/11/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'M FRENCH, and I SPIT on every french journalists !!!!!

    Hatsune Miku dominates the World !!!!!

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    Comment by Saber
    16:33 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Exactly who cares what they think. They are to busy being douche bags.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:49 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Friends, I think it's time to drop a Utsuho on France.

    There country is not worth saving.

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    Comment by Azure Xuchilbara
    17:35 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Nah...Just drop an Utsuhokkuri (controlled nuclear blast) on the show that dared to commit this heresy upon our beloved Miku...

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:49 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Fuck Miku

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:24 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm French and I can say that nobody cares The Big Journal... It's a show for people who want to relieve their frustration by insulting people...

    Hatsune Miku IS known in France (in certain circles)... If you want a french show that talks about Japan without being prejudiced, forget Canal+ (the channel which is airing The Big Journal) and try "Nolife".

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    Comment by Megidola
    22:12 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    There's a channel called Nolife? That's one hell of an insulting name...

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    Comment by Kamur0
    01:32 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Saying nobody cares about "le grand journal" isn't true, some people enjoy the show. You don't, and as a remainder, Canal+ war the first channel to air Evangelion, Escaflowne, Cowboy Bebop and some anime movies... they contributed in more way than TF1 or TMC in implanting anime in France.

    Nolife on the other has great shows, but I find its definition of "otaku" pretty vulgar most of the time. I won't say the whole channel is bad though.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:47 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    You're obviously too young to remember who implanted anime in France first... and you don't seem to get Nolife's self-deprecating humor...

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    Comment by Bigall
    18:18 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    No Nolife is a channel of it's own. At a time, they had financial problems and they were actually supported by Ankama...

    And you're right, Ankama stuff is pretty cool... ^_^

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:57 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Nolife is that show made by Ankama? I dont understand french too well so I dont watch it, but I like Ankama stuff.

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    Comment by Lurieh
    20:22 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yup, French otaku have their own TV channel named "nolife", it's only distributed via cable and dsl lines but still, it's an awesome channel.

    Also we're not as self centered and nationalists as you people think :

    We're always ranting about things that's a fact. But that doesn't mean we're only ranting about things not French !

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:09 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    France bankrupt

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    Comment by Anonymous
    16:08 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Did they purposefully choose the worst part of that particular song and video to validate there arguments and not give a fair chance with a good song like World Is Mine or Love Is War?

    These scum do not deserve any attention to there opinions or bias.

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    Comment by moqadmodar
    07:18 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    like nails or blood inside "fanletters"?

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    Comment by Schrobby
    21:29 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Of course they did just that. This farce is not a report but a bash fest.

    Attention they deserve and will receive, just not in a form they'll appreciate.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:55 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    You guys seem to have a very bad memory: Do you remember the CNN reporter who exposed the Bad Apple!! video (with the shadows) and said it was done by stopmotion and some reporter said it was "creepy"? SO by YOUR standards, should I call every American a "frightned pussy"? What's wrong with this place? Can you guys think just one second without all your peasant prejudices (which are wrong by default) and use some scientific sense!
    Here are some principles:
    1- TV is not a trustworthy source, any channel can create the biggest bullshit ever: look at the Chinese Tv, do you believe everything you see there? Of course not. The same goes everywhere.

    2-Never generalise the citizens of a country if you only have one point of view! The "Hampel's ravel " axiom and the Probatio Diabolica are the same things used during the Inquisition! And you say you are more advanced than some peasant of the Middle Age?

    3- If you want to bash something/someone, do it neatly, with facts,arguments and a coherent speech! This way a discussion is possible with counter-arguments (as a Court).

    These are the principles of every scientist, and it should be yours as well!!

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:29 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Except CNN didn't expose shit and the whole coverage was entirely wrong considering it was made using some 3D program, the only thing CNN proved was that once again they can't be bothered to do research.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:28 17/11/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    America's a melting pot, so we blame specific subcommunities and minorities (especially blacks, Mexicans, and Fox News). France is composed of French and Albanians, so we blame the French as it is the only group to blame. As for the countless times people on SC bash Americans, I am mature enough to not get offended and instead laugh it off. French should do the same.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:43 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    @Anon 07:29:30 30/10/2010
    The exact same thing happened HERE! They didn't do any research, and everyone blamed CNN, not the American citizens (!).A TV program made a huge mistake in France, and the French citizens are insulted by sankaku people! Double standards I think?

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    Comment by moqadmodar
    07:09 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    genius! for people who ate snails and God knows whatelse.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:55 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I always feel a lot of shame about French media outlets. There is a very present otaku subculture and sadly, a bunch of old retrograd people who also watch tv, so...

    Please don't lose hope in france, its the country of the japan expo and the very otaku and geek oriented tv channel "Nolife"

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    Comment by King Tiger
    23:53 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    invasion update: as the vocaloid imperial forces stationed in the U.K. moved eastward they were met with fierce resistance from french forces upon entry. at last the vocaloid empire lead by General Hatsune Miku has finally met their match will this spell the end of the nation's expansion on the nations of earth or will the french forces crumble under the general's military might?....

    who will survive?...

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:58 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol its the asian invasion!!!(like the british invasion) :D *im asian so no offence to who is'

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:04 01/11/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    There would be no epic battle the French are pussy bitchs.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:05 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)


    Why should anyone care what some foreign person said about a FAKE DRAWING?

    Answer me that. Why. Should. Anyone. Care.

    Answer: they shouldn't, the same reason no one should fight to consider naked imaginary girls "child porn"

    Y'all are pathetic.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:30 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    they should just stick to retreating like in Dunkirk, douches....

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    Comment by kumesana
    11:35 31/10/2010 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    So? That's hardly a lack of taste for Japanese things.

    Miku is only cool for an otaku, that's a worldwide reality. The reason why I hate our journalists is they never do their job right, and here they chose to make people think Miku can only sing "Popipo" and Japanese people'd go for that.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:22 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    They BUY them, they don't make them.

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    Comment by Wisteria Berlitz
    00:05 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0) way it's atrocious!(but the song popipo probably is)
    but Japan is way better in anime!

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:39 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    The British retreated at Dunkirk and saved their army thanks to the French, douchebag ...

    Anyway I agree when they say it's atrocious, France are first after Japan when it comes to good anime or manga ...

    They just don't lack of taste, don't be mad.

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    Comment by Azure Xuchilbara
    17:24 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    How DARE they blaspheme against Goddess Hatsune and call her performance atrocious!?!

    Let's see them do better and get as much fan following, (hentai) merchandise, and recognition like she can..!

    Jealous pathetic fools...

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:26 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    The same could be said for every single article on this site, especially the ones about Japan and their supposed xenophobia, and if one country gets it then they all should get it equally, I'd prefer more of these French articles then yet another about the USA is better then Japan.

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:34 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)


    wut ?

    you people are quite crazy, stupid or just big trolls, I'm just quite not sure yet.. :X

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    Comment by Megidola
    22:04 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    French people seem to have an inferiority complex about not speaking English, so they probably relish the chance to hate on music in another language.
    In fairness though, shows like this are terrible regardless of what country they're from.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:02 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    The same thing can be said about how English people seem to resent French people. How many time do I see the English population insult the French for some crap that happened oh so many years ago. And frankly, I don't like Miku either. Her voice simply isn't natural enough.

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    Comment by Kamur0
    01:20 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    While the colonialist thing might have been right for a certain time, French people resent learning English because a large part of English teacher are f*king bad. I'm French and during my whole scholarship, only 2/3 out of all the English teacher I had (+/-10) could be considered good, they were interested in teaching and by English culture, where most of teacher only learn how to teach and do nothing more.

    Anyway, the whole bunch of people commenting about French ranting non stop and claiming we are all xenophobic... you're no different, there are French like that, but not all, it's like us saying all American came from Texas or being all Redneck.

    The commentary from the show on a Chinese singer with a very high pitched voice would have been the same, we just (for a major part) can't stand this type of voice, popipo not being a clever choice too. Some people hate Miku, they have the right to do so, deal with it.

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    Comment by Megidola
    00:07 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I admit I was grossly exaggerating there, but it is true that there is a lot of nationalistic pride attached to the French language, combined with a certain bitterness that 19th century colonial attempts to establish French as the global lingua franca failed, and it was the English language that filled this role instead. Hence, some French people seem to resent speaking English and avoid doing so wherever possible (obviously this is a broad generalisation).

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    Comment by Wisteria Berlitz
    00:08 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I kinda agree with megidola

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    Comment by kumesana
    11:44 31/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    There's nothing supposed about Japanese xenophobia. Some Japanese people are not xenophobics or work really hard not looking like it to anyone from inside to outside. That's the only limit to it.

    Other than that, yeah, pretty much.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:37 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    @ Anon 7:26,thank you. Your last sentce pretty well summarizes my thoughts entirely about this website.

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    Comment by Schrobby
    21:33 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Frenching good - French bad

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    Comment by Eredale
    20:37 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    In fact no, I am from Ukraine, but you can say I'm Russian
    Not that I'm a xenophobe - I actually like meeting people from other countries, since it's very educational and interesting.
    It's just how the language sounds... my own native language sounds like weird country speech, German sounds pretty organized and serious, but French is just "Larf blarf harf" to me

    No offence towards French people - only their language

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    Comment by Eredale
    18:40 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Besides, their language sounds like pure gibberish

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:56 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's actually nice to see someone against Miku. I'm so use to all her ignorant followers, who are basically the same as the K-On creeps, that I almost forgot you can actually hate her.

    Also, to Eredale, to say one's language is gibberish is very ethnocentric and kinda makes you like a xenophobe. Is it safe to assume you are of the melting pot country USA?

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    Comment by Risui
    15:49 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm so full of hate, FB might not be enough...

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    Comment by moqadmodar
    07:16 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    okay, lads... where should we send the death threats next?

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    Comment by Gitami
    13:33 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    They'll just spin it, rather than death threats, send brain wash propaganda.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:06 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    LOL they fucking judged miku using po pi poXD probably one of the worst songs to judge when you arent into vocaloids! Personally... Po pi po is pure win.

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    Comment by Nin
    16:50 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Don't worry so much guys. They're not talking about the Miku we all know and love. The girl they find so atrocious is Miku 'Atsunée.

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    Comment by Artwork
    19:57 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    That does me good!
    Thanks Nin, Miku Hatsune deserves nothing but love, love and love!

    You should actually forward all this to 4Chan/2Chan if it didn't already happened. They would most certainly spam her, if not worse XD.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:01 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol it's closed. aware enough, huh.

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    Comment by Schrobby
    21:21 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Great job, Eredale. Yeah, someone should forward this. That Tania bitch seems like an attention whore - and attention she will get.

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    Comment by Eredale
    18:46 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    So... who wanted to spam her FB and blog? (=D

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:42 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Whats this bitch's info? Time to go spam her FB with hate mail.

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    Comment by kumesana
    11:24 31/10/2010 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    > As a French Otaku, I understand what they mean.

    Please. That show decided to broadcast that song. They don't mean anything but bashing "crazy Japanese culture" as they want us to think this is about.

    Yet another case of awful journalism, reminding me of MEUPORGs.

    I accept than most of my fellow citizens would still think it sad to pay money for that kind of concerts if they had a clue what it is actually. They'd think the same about idols (and I do too.) But what was shown here is way beyond that. No excuses for this fail of a show, no excuses for our failed journalists.

    (Now technically that same show also chose to bash a ridiculous virtual singer, a 100% French product. Of course, *that* one does not have any good song, and isn't meant to be made sing by any fan with some software. Frenches do not hate non-French sings. Frenches hate *everything*, *everyone*)

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    Comment by Yuuasa
    19:06 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    @HouseLife's statement: That's most likely the case. For me, although I'm highly into the otaku culture, listening to Hatsune Miku is like listening to someone scratching a chalkboard. I have no problem with the other Vocaloids, though, & rather enjoy them. So maybe her crazy pitch and the terrible choice of such an overwhelming song as "PoPiPo" to present to foreigners right off the bat is what broke the deal for them.

    But I wont deny the high possibility of it just being a case of the French being French.

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    Comment by SA
    08:33 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Ah! but you see, they did the show exactly like this so THEY could bash it. Because, of all the awesome songs of the concert, they choose to show the most (In my opinion) annoying and retarder song of the list. So of course "normal" people are gonna make fun of it and like always, diss everything that involves vocaloid because of ONE song. This is what you call a "plan con maña" or a cunning plan

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:23 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    ...? since when does a single (or three) person's opinion represents a whole country?

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:47 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Atrocious?? They must be talking about their own faces!!!! That I completely agree...sure pick only the repeating part of the song and label it weird. How convenient!!

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    Comment by Spitfire
    18:16 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Well yeah France is indeed the 2nd anime consumer after Japan but i now i feel kinda ashamed to live there for the time of my studies... But thank god i'm not French ! :D

    From time to time you hear some really retarded shows about anime on TV just like this one, it's about time they'd do some research on the subject before spouting nonsense like that... -_-'

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:58 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    French: Japan is ATROCIOUS!
    Japan comes up with Atrocious-tan.

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    Comment by Timmy
    02:33 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Anyone thats been to france will know that there just rude, arrogant etc. and that if it's not french they dont like it

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:08 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    >if it's not french they dont like it

    if you're thinking that you sure doesn't know a single frikkin thing about france

    read what all the french lurking on sankaku have been writing in this thread, it will be very informative for you

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:12 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    it doesn't represent a whole country, but at least prove that there is a single (or three) person who isn't "just rude, arrogant etc. and that if it's not french they dont like it"

    I'm just surprised that even in these days and ages on the internet, which is supposed to be our safe place for we people with a bit of common sense and rationality, to see this kind of french bashing which doesn't really make you different of that stupid chick with her japan bashing

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:13 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Ah, everything I've been said already... oh well

    >>They have nothing but hate or indifference for things not of there culture.

    As a french, even I can't help but agree. For some very obscure reason, french media has been doing japan-bashing for decades, while even the deepest shit coming from deh USA is considered as gold (we hate your politicians and your tv shows tho, we're tsundere for you). But as a fellow french said earlier, 'we' do hate even our own culture (which is indeed I must say been shit for many years now) and country, so how can 'we' even love another culture ?

    Despite that, don't blame ALL the french, cause we are cool, hence our high presence on the english internet (sankaku is full of us~)

    >> I say better off start invading france and change the snobbish attitude of those Mo Fo's they don't know the meaning of entertainment if it slapped them in there huge @$$ noses.

    oh please you're higly welcome (especially if you're german...?)

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:46 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    @zapa Thanks for the inside info about the show, I thought it was national tv show, although, I have this massive hate for that woman Tania Bruna-Rosso.

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    Comment by Hellmen
    00:10 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    The French at their unfortunate best: arrogance.

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    Comment by Heigen
    21:37 01/11/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    But seriously guys, that song is one of the most annoying ones with Miku. It's that area like with many touhou songs that it's so annoying that you start to like it.

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    Comment by moqadmodar
    07:54 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    ah yes. the french and their wigs.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:06 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    This show is pretty popular and serious in France and even though is broadcast in a pay channel, free streaming is available.

    A lot of French people like japanese culture.

    As a French Otaku, I understand what they mean. Miku Hatsune is cool but paying for listening those song is a little sick. It has to be say and no harm was done by saying it in this show, it just mean it's true, you have to face it.

    But the idea is cool, I'm talking about the hologram and I like Miku too not cause of her singing. Sometimes I use her as my wallpaper.


    Comment by Anonymous
    16:45 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    The french only like french things. They discounted the japanese 'porno' statues even though they were the ones to invite those statues over.

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    Comment by FlareStormX
    16:30 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Apparently, the French's appreciation for Japanese culture is pretty lacking.

    I wonder what's going to happen next?

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    Comment by Crim
    16:38 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Of course its atrocious to them

    She isnt wearing all black and smoking a cigar

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    Comment by HouseLife
    17:36 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Am I mistaken in that Miku isn't really liked much outside of Otaku culture? I mean aren't more of her work Denpa songs anyway? Japan is a technological hub of course, so Hatsune Miku is a revolution in more ways than one, especially that concert, but I figured it wasn't uncommon that this music grated on the nerves of those not embedded in the otaku culture?

    ...of course that's not an excuse to not consider France a waste of time and space. Please continue either way :D

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:13 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is why the french are not to be taken seriously. They have nothing but hate or indifference for things not of there culture.

    I say better off start invading france and change the snobbish attitude of those Mo Fo's they don't know the meaning of entertainment if it slapped them in there huge @$$ noses.

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    Comment by Shippoyasha
    15:46 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I really don't want to hate on the French. I really don't. But then I see them coming close to competing with Japan in the xenophobia category and I don't know...

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    Comment by Tex_Arcana
    16:08 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    FWIW, they said the same thing about Serge Gainsbourg.

    Never doubt the Jealousy of the French.

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    Comment by Ghost Dog
    19:33 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Of all the songs they could have shown, it had to be that one.(Facepalm)

    I like Hatsune Miku but Even I can't stand the intro to that song.

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    Comment by Lurieh
    19:39 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Don't underestimate French snobism ! We're not just snob about things coming from other countries, we're snob about things coming from our own country first.
    Actually, ranting could be considered a national sport for us.

    As a result, we're probably one of the less patriotic country on the planet.
    Here's a survey that kinda demonstrate it :

    Also the guys on TV are living in their own little world. They're not as popular (quite the oposite) in the french crowd as japanese celebrities are in their own country.

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    Comment by Schrobby
    21:39 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well, yeah. Damn, first the idiots showed Luka instead of Miku. What a high quality report.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:39 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I agree with Zampa, cause im french too and im fond of animes, Jmusic and Miku ....
    It's sad that everyone say "the french", where it is only the old people doing tv shows that are ignorant idiots ...

    Comment by John Hayabusa
    20:37 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Lol at all these France-bashing comments, and all of you are right about French TV. These Frenchies really have the guts to say something disrespectful to our goddess Miku. They are simply jealous because Miku is bigger than the entire country itself. This site bashes China and now it bashes France because of this.

    Edit: I don't condone racial discrimination and it's not the country's fault.

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    Comment by Schrobby
    20:55 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Those "celebrities" just fear for their jobs. Pathetic.

    Comment by John Hayabusa
    21:01 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Anon 20:39, you are right as well, and we're sorry for the racial comments. It's just that your "commoner celebrities" have disrespected our goddess Miku and they all deserve to have green onions shoved up their asses.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:23 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    /Strongly agree

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:16 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yeah! You ignorant french morons are pathetic! Youre right anon!

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:00 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    France is the second japanese consumer after Japan, and fucking consume american culture like it's bread ..

    You ignorant morons are pathetic...

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    Comment by ZaMpa
    19:23 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Hello, I AM FRENCH !!! YEA !!

    Just to tell you guys some things...

    1. I didn't even know this program even exists.
    2. Actually our "representatives" are just retards, it's not all french's fault.
    3. We're fkin late about all anime related stuffs, it's seen as kid's stuffs, heavily censored (when it come to be broadcasted)...etc

    If this continue (remember the canceled expo earlier ?) i think french on the net will hide the fact they are french... Just because of a bunch of useless geezers :|

    Don't judge all frenchs on unknown crap TV show.

    [info] this has been displayed on "Canal+" TV which is private encoded (pay to watch) TV channel.

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    Comment by Marik
    18:49 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol indeed

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:45 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I think I'm going to go to France and ask for my complementary white flag just to be a cunt to them.

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    Comment by Schrobby
    20:54 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    What do you expect from the frogs?

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    Comment by Schrobby
    22:01 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    BTW, nothing against french otaku. They are a cool bunch and should not be associated with the retards in that TV show.

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    Comment by kumesana
    11:46 31/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    No French person should ever be associated with persons on the French shows.

    We hate everything, including in fair amount our own TV.

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    Comment by Bigall
    18:16 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    What!? I'm French and I didn't know about this!!!
    First thing, she doesn't speak for al the French...
    Second, I will apologise for her insult to the japanese culture. I am really sorry!

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    Comment by Kamur0
    01:25 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Pourquoi t'excuser à la place de quelqu'un qui n'a apparemment pas les mêmes gouts que les tiens ? C'est pas nouveau que Tania à des gouts douteux, comparer Miku à Gorillaz... juste ça suffit à discréditer sa rubrique, et c'est pas une question de jugement d'un tel ou de l'autre, mais ce sont deux type de musique différente.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:44 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    To Kamuro, She wasn't really comparing the style of music, she was comparing the way they do live performances. When I saw Metalocalypse live they did they same thing, ish.

    I do agree that one shouldn't apologise for someone else, but for different reasons. Simply put we all have our own opinions, so we need only excuse ourselves. The girl above has poor cultural relatism, and that affects her opinion, but that doesn't warrant an apology for it is just that, an opinion.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:57 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well, if all they had seen was that clip they showed in the show, I could sort of understand, wasn't exactly the best ever.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:56 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    You don't have to apologize for the ignorance of others. Some of the people here apparently can't difference between "a few idiots on TV" from "the French people", but that's their problem. I'm willing to bet that every country in the world has a few brain-dead monkeys that would be willing to mock a foreign culture they don't understand on TV.

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    Comment by starsplash
    16:16 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    HEHE France thinks they are top of the world in everything and because of that, everything not French sux. Typical French BS.

    Thx for the amuzing story. Im not a vocloid fan either (The only thing Vocloid has on me is the hot girls. The rest is pretty dumb). However the charm is with the girls I think. The songs all sux, almost reminds me of euro pop. Ya... that bad. But shit.. this is France. Its to be expected and ignored LOL

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    Comment by Marine-RX179
    16:09 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol...they don't have a clue what they are talking about. Miku's singing might not sound natural, but it is that unique style of singing that make she who she is.

    If people want to compare Vocaloid's singing with real people, they should compare it to Vocaloid like GUMI instead.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:46 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)


    That dumbass presenting the subject barely researched it and has a very serious bias against it... Damit, talking about Miku and showing Luka ? Calling this a musical apocalypse just after introducing ? And there are so many better songs than this one.

    Being french and a vocaloid fan, that bullshit made my eyes roll around so hard I'm still dizzy 10 mins after. Please don't go thinking that bitch is representative of France -_-

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:05 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Makes she who she is? WTF are you talking about? She isn't real! "She" is not a she. Jesus Christ on a double-sided dildo, get a grip on reality.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:55 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    The human brain is quite adept at recognizing humans. Basically if we see something like Miku, we will naturally say, "she," even if we should be saying, "it." So there isn't anything wrong with this person's statement:)

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:51 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)


    "Makes she who she is"

    If there's anything wrong with that sentence, it's the grammar. When referring to a ship, we can say 'her', but when referring to a virtual GIRL, we can't? You've got to be kidding me.

    Some people talk about their plants, furniture, cars, penises etc. as if they were people. That's somewhat natural if they feel the object is precious - it doesn't necessarily mean they're complete schizophrenics. So talking about a virtual PERSON as if they were real is somehow wrong? Give me a break.

    Get a grip on... reality? You mean, get a grip on YOUR reality, the one where logic doesn't exist? No thanks...

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    Comment by Marine-RX179
    18:11 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Shut your hole ignorant fag. The "she" I was referring to is not just about the character design that represent her, but the software/application people use for assisting song and music composition.

    "She" is "real" and people can buy "her" for around 15,000 yen.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:00 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    ...Jesus Christ on a double-sided dildo...

    That is... the most disturbing...
    *fap* *fap* *fap*

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    Comment by Bigall
    19:24 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is the actually the program's Facebook page: []

    Trash it if you want to... Couldn't find hers...

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    Comment by Schrobby
    21:47 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Even more fun for 2ch and 4chan. Forward it. ^_^

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    Comment by Fenounet
    21:03 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    They're french btw… (Daft Punk)

    I'm french and not a Miku's fan but saying she's like « René la Taupe » is really insulting !
    This fuckin' mole is the worst thing France has never made.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:36 17/11/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    These people like Daft Punk but hate Miku. What a shitty country.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:12 29/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    shut up french oh and sirens shounds like gay couples having a threesome

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:02 30/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol. because they suck with digital scene

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