Hori’s Hatsune Miku Project Diva Controller In Action

By Spencer . April 15, 2011 . 12:32pm

Arcade joystick manufacturer Hori is making the ultimate Hatsune Miku: Project Diva accessory. They have an arcade style controller for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Dreamy Theater 2nd.

 

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So, to use this you have to plug your PSP with Hatsune Miku: Project Diva 2nd into your PS3 and connect Hori’s controller into the console. When everything is set up you have something like this video.

 


 

At 29,939 yen ($360) its only a little less than the price of a PlayStation 3 in Japan.


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  • karasuKumo

    If you spend that much on a controller you have something wrong with you :P You could probably make one for less XD

    • http://www.nineinchsandwich.com Steven A

      The idea of making a PJD controller sounds like it would be a fun summer project.

    • http://www.starcreator.com/ StarCreator

      Sanwa OBSA-100UMQ = 3,995¥ each * 8 = 31,960¥ total
      Sanwa OBSF-30 = 189¥ each * 1
      Wiring and creating a reasonable wooden facsimile of the casing = PRICELESS

      Also, I couldn’t find an equivalent part to the two L/R buttons at the top corners.

      Prices from Akihabarashop.jp

      • karasuKumo

        Ah maybe not then lol But still it’s frikin expensive :|

      • http://www.nineinchsandwich.com Steven A

        I suppose you could shrink it down and use the OBSF-30s instead. It wouldn’t have the same arcade-y feel with the big, illuminated buttons, but it would definitely be a lot cheaper.

        • http://www.starcreator.com/ StarCreator

          The OBSF-30 is a 30mm button, the standard for most arcade stick buttons. The only OBSF-30 on the Project DIVA controller is for the tiny little Start button in the middle. It’s in no way an acceptable replacement for the main buttons.

          • http://www.nineinchsandwich.com Steven A

            I guess it’s a matter of preference. I never did like the feel of the big bubble buttons.

            While the controller I have in mind would be much smaller, just having arcade-style buttons would make alternating D-Pad and face buttons hits so much easier for me.

  • amagidyne

    29,939 yen?! Yikes.

    Did I miss Dreamy Theater 2nd being released? Nevermind, Summer 2011.

  • Christian Wright

    i’ll buy it depending on how many they make. for that price it better come with a psp. dreamy theater 1 and 2…..and miku pantsu for shits and giggles

  • maxchain

    Oh, for–JUST MAKE A STANDALONE PS3 SEQUEL ALREADY.

    • Belenger

      They are just too busy adding songs, upgrading and adding more content to the arcade version, I mean… have you seen some of the new arcade songs? they put so much to shame the songs on the psp versions.

      Plus not forgetting Diva2nd features only song playback + keys sort of like DDR compared to Diva1st that actual had miku keysampled to each key, lame sega.. lame.

      Edit: Added the reference video.
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Dmrqqps_Vw

      • http://www.starcreator.com/ StarCreator

        The removal of the keysounds was probably due to RAM/UMD storage limitations. Given the tradeoff was almost double the amount of songs and possibly better visuals, I think I can live with it.

  • http://twitter.com/KeionKirby Hoshi星 ♥ Ys Celceta

    I never cleared Gekishou at extreme =(

    • MarkMario

      It’s okay, I haven’t either ^^

      • KotaroInugami

        Ditto. Watching him made me wanna try again so I did. Still no dice…

  • http://twitter.com/#!/kaishou Kaishou

    The game isn’t even that good. I don’t see the reason why anyone would buy a controller for it unless they are a total douchebag or just an incredibly scary miku fanboy. I can probably make my own controller for less £100 by just buying; wood, Sanwa buttons, playstation 3 controller and a couple of wires. Then again not everyone can make their own controller.

  • Aoshi00

    When is the 2nd Dreamy Theater coming out? It’s also 3000 yen right? (the PSN tickets are so expensive..) I got a lot of use out of my arcade stick w/ fighters and shmups.. but just getting it for one game like the Virtual on dual stick is too much..

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Danette-Sheron/100001563158266 Danette Sheron

    29,939 yen ($360)

    Holy crap =/

  • Exciel

    What I’d do for this…

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