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Proseka NEXT

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Proseka NEXT (プロセカNEXT) is a recurring song contest where the winner of each contest gets their song added to Project SEKAI COLORFUL STAGE!, a ¥50,000 Amazon gift certificate code, and a certificate.

Contests[edit | edit source]

Contest Theme Application period Implementation date Winning song
1st Song Contest A song that makes you excited October 1, 2020 17:00 - November 30, 2020 17:00 February 2021 Brand New Day
2nd Song Contest A song that you want to listen to in Spring December 1, 2020 17:00 - January 31, 2020 17:00 April 2021 Hana o Utau
3rd Song Contest Free / no theme February 1, 2021 17:00 - March 31, 2021 17:00 June 2021 Utakata Mirai
4th Song Contest Pop song April 1, 2021 17:00 - May 31, 2021 17:00 August 2021 Sou Datta!!
5th Song Contest A song with a sense of speed June 1, 2021 17:00 - July 31, 2021 17:00 October 2021 Sick of House
6th Song Contest Free / no theme August, 1 2021 - September 30, 2021 17:00 December 2021 Last Score
7th Song Contest Downer / depressing song October 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021 17:00 February 2022 Judas
8th Song Contest EDM December 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022 17:00 April 2022 ONESELF
9th Song Contest Free / no theme February 1, 2022 - March 31, 2022 17:00 June 2022 Mikansei Sanka
10th Song Contest Cheer-up song April 1, 2022 - May 31, 2022 17:00 August 2022 TBA
11th Song Contest A song that makes you cry June 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022 17:00 October 2022
12th Song Contest Free / no theme August 1, 2022 - September 30, 2022 17:00 December 2022

All times are in JST unless otherwise specified.

1st Song Contest[edit | edit source]

The first song contest was announced on October 2, 2020 and had the theme of "a song that makes you excited." Applications began on October 1, 2020 17:00 JST and ended on November 30, 2020 17:00 JST.[1]

Brand New Day, the winner of the 1st song contest

The winning song was Brand New Day by irucaice and was added to the game on February 22, 2021.[2] The judging comments were:

最初から最後まで元気でアップテンポな曲で、サビにかけての盛り上がりや、明るい音色と未来へ頑張ろうと思わせてくれるポジティブな歌詞がテーマの「テンションが上がる曲」にぴったりだったため選ばせていただきました!
I chose this song because it was energetic and up-tempo from start to finish, and the excitement of the chorus, the bright tone, and the positive lyrics that made me want to work hard for the future were perfect for the theme of "songs that raise tension.

2nd Song Contest[edit | edit source]

The second song contest was announced on October 2, 2020 and had the theme of "a song that you want to listen to in Spring."[1][3] The application period was changed to December 1, 2020 17:00 JST - January 31, 2020 17:00 JST from December 1, 2020 17:00 JST - December 31, 2020 17:00 JST. In addition, the implementation date was moved from March 2021 to April 2021.[4]

Hana o Utau, the winner of the 2nd song contest

The winning song was Hana o Utau by shino and was added to the game on April 26, 2021.[5] The judging comments were:

イントロから明るくテンポ感のある曲調で始まりますが、一方で情緒溢れる季節感のある歌詞が、テーマである「春に聞きたい曲」にぴったりでした。また、歌詞の韻の踏み方や、サビの入りのオシャレさなど何度も聞きたくなるような要素も多分に含まれており、とても素敵な曲だったため選ばせていただきました!
The song starts off with a bright, fast-paced intro, but the lyrics, full of emotion and a sense of seasonality, were perfect for our theme of "songs to listen to in spring." Also, the rhyming style of the lyrics and the stylishness of the chorus made me want to listen to it over and over again, and I chose this song because it was so wonderful!

3rd Song Contest[edit | edit source]

The third song contest was announced on October 2, 2020 and had no theme.[1][6] The application period was changed to February 1, 2021 17:00 JST - March 31, 2021 17:00 JST from January 1, 2021 17:00 JST - January 31, 2021 17:00 JST. In addition, the implementation date was moved from April 2021 to June 2021.[4]

Utakata Mirai, the winner of the 3rd song contest

The winning song was Utakata Mirai by Kaga.[7] The judging comments were:

曲の構成や一音一音の作り込みのクオリティが高く、歌の後ろに流れている楽器の音にも引き込まれるような音楽です。また、ボーカロイドの調教が上手で歌がとても聞き取りやすく体が自然に横揺れしたくなるような素敵な曲だったため選ばせていただきました!
The composition of the song and the quality of each note is high, and the sound of the instruments playing behind the song draws you in. I also chose this song because the Vocaloid is well tuned and the song is very easy to understand, making your body want to naturally sway sideways!

4th Song Contest[edit | edit source]

The fourth song contest was announced on October 2, 2020 and had the theme of "pop song."[1][8] The application period was changed to April 1 2021, 17:00 JST - May 31 2021, 17:00 JST from February 1, 2021 17:00 JST - February 28, 2021 17:00 JST. In addition, the implementation date was moved from May 2021 to August 2021.[4]

Sou Datta!!, the winner of the 4th song contest

The winning song was Sou Datta!! by Takenoko Shounen and was added to the game on August 6, 2021.[9] The judging comments where:

冒頭からピコピコ音でポップさを全開に出した曲で、歌詞も一つ一つ面白く聞くだけで明るい気分になれる素敵な音楽です!さらに曲の途中でインド風の音楽を取り入れるアイデアもおもしろく、テーマにぴったりの曲だったため選ばせていただきました!
From the beginning of the song, it is a pop song with a lot of bleeps, and each lyric is interesting and makes you feel cheerful just by listening to it! In addition, the idea of introducing Indian style music in the middle of the song was also interesting, and we chose this song because it was perfect for our theme!

5th Song Contest[edit | edit source]

The fifth song contest was announced on October 2, 2020 and had the theme of "a song with a sense of speed."[1][10] The application period was changed to June 1, 2021 17:00 JST - July 31, 2021 17:00 JST from March 1, 2021 17:00 JST - March 31, 2021 17:00 JST. In addition, the implementation date was moved from August 2021 to December 2021.[4]

Sick of House, the winner of the 5th song contest

The winning song was Sick of House by Ozon and was added to the game on October 22, 2021.[11] The judging comments were:

思わず口ずさみたくなるようなサビの歌詞がリズム感と合っていとてもよく、最後のサビではさらに1トーン高くなっていて1曲としての盛り上げ方が素晴らしいです!スピード感もありずっと縦ノリしたくなるような曲だったため選ばせていただきました!
The lyrics in the chorus make you want to sing along, and the rhythm of the song is very good, and the final chorus is a tone higher, so the way the song builds up is great! I chose this song because it had a sense of speed and made me want to groove all the way to the end!

6th Song Contest[edit | edit source]

The sixth song contest was announced on October 2, 2020 and had no theme.[1][12] The application period was changed to August, 1 2021 17:00 JST - September 30, 2021 17:00 JST from April 1, 2021 17:00 JST - April 30, 2021 17:00 JST. In addition, the implementation date was moved from July 2021 to October 2021.[4]

Last Score, the winner of the 6th song contest

The winning song was Last Score by Sekikomi Gohan and was added to the game on December 20, 2021.[13] The judging comments were:

サビでカタルシスがすごくて思わず手が止まりました…。サビの直前で音数を絞って「愛されたい」とミクのメッセージをしっかり聞かせてから、一気にサビへと音を増やして駆け抜けていくメロディは何回聞いても感動します。歌詞も作曲者の集大成のような想いが詰め込まれているのを感じて採用とさせていただきました!
The catharsis in the chorus was so great that I couldn't help but stop.... Just before the chorus, the number of notes is reduced to let the audience hear Miku's message of "I want to be loved", and then the melody increases in volume to the chorus. The lyrics are also a culmination of the composer's thoughts and feelings, which is why I decided to adopt it!

7th Song Contest[edit | edit source]

The seventh song contest was announced on September 3, 2021 and had the theme of "downer / depressing song." Applications began on October 1, 2021 and ended on November 30, 2021 17:00 JST.[14][15]

Judas, the winner of the 7th song contest

The winning song was Judas by SukoyaCathedral and was added to the game on February 21, 2022.[16] The judging comments were:

低音のベースとKAITOの歌声が完璧にマッチしていて、「かっこいい」と感じること間違いなし。舌が噛みそうなほど早口の歌詞も上手に歌い上げ、2番は1番と違って高音から入る歌も魅力的で採用とさせていただきました!
The low-pitched bass and KAITO's singing voice perfectly match each other, and you will definitely feel "cool". He sings the lyrics so fast that you feel like biting your tongue, and the second song, unlike the first, starts from the high notes, which is also very attractive, and we decided to adopt it!

8th Song Contest[edit | edit source]

The eighth song contest was announced on September 3, 2021 and had the theme of "EDM." Applications began on December 1, 2021 and ended on January 31, 2022 17:00 JST.[14][17]

ONESELF, the winner of the 8th song contest

The winning song was ONESELF by Twinfield and was added to the game on April 15, 2022.[18] The judging comments were:

future coreのような展開やサビのノリでEDMを感じさせる音楽に対して、初音ミクがお互いを邪魔しないようにうまくマッチしています!パートパートでまるで違う顔を魅せる音楽をゴリッとつなげて一曲にまとめていて、まるで音楽イベントに遊びに来たような満足感を感じることができ、採用とさせていただきました!
The future core-like development and the groove of the chorus give the music an EDM feel, and Hatsune Miku fits in well without interfering with each other. The music, which has a different look depending on the part, is tightly integrated into a single song, giving a sense of satisfaction as if you were at a music event.

9th Song Contest[edit | edit source]

The ninth song contest was announced on April 21, 2022 and had no theme. Applications began on February 1, 2022 and ended on March 31, 2022 17:00 JST.[14][19]

The winning song was Mikansei Sanka by Shinsa and will be added sometime in June 2022.[20] The judging comments were:

「僕らは未完成でこんなに不完全でだからこそ何回も何回も高みを目指していく」といった歌詞が何年もボカロPとして活動してきたしゃいとさんの心情も乗っているように感じて心に響きました!繊細なピアノのリズムから盛り上がっていくサビまでノリが良く、リズムゲームにしたときも楽しく遊べそうと思い、採用とさせていただきました!
The lyrics, "We are incomplete and imperfect, that's why we aim high again and again," seems to reflect the feelings of Shaito, who has been active as a VOCALOID producer for many years, and it touched our heart! The delicate piano rhythm and the uplifting chorus are very groovy, and we thought it would be fun to play it as a rhythm game, so we decided to adopt it!

10th Song Contest[edit | edit source]

The tenth song contest was announced on September 3, 2021 and has the theme of "cheer-up song." Applications began on April 1, 2022 and will end on May 31, 2022 17:00 JST.[14][21]

The winning song will be added sometime in August 2022.

11th Song Contest[edit | edit source]

The eleventh song contest was announced on September 3, 2021 and has the theme of "a song that makes you cry ." Applications will begin on June 1, 2022 and will end on July 31, 2022 17:00 JST.[14]

The winning song will be added sometime in October 2022.

12th Song Contest[edit | edit source]

The twelfth song contest was announced on September 3, 2021 and has no theme. Applications will begin on August 1, 2022 and will end on September 30, 2022 17:00 JST.[14]

The winning song will be added sometime in December 2022.

Submission guidelines[edit | edit source]

YouTube[edit | edit source]

  • Please write "第<number>回プロセカNEXT応募楽曲" in the video summary field.[submission 1]
  • After agreeing to the following terms and conditions, post your video during the period with the tag "#プロセカNEXT" in the description of the video's detail page.
  • Link your Twitter or e-mail in the video's description.
  • If you use a Twitter account, please make sure to follow the official Twitter account (@pj_sekai).

Nico Nico Douga[edit | edit source]

  • Please write "第<number>回プロセカNEXT応募楽曲" in the video summary field.[submission 1]
  • After agreeing to the following terms and conditions, post your video with the tag "#プロセカNEXT" on the video information entry page during the period.
  • Link your Twitter or e-mail in the video's description.
  • If you use a Twitter account, please make sure to follow the official Twitter account (@pj_sekai).
  1. 1.0 1.1 This number depends on the contest.

Application rules[edit | edit source]

About submission[edit | edit source]

  • Please agree to the following and follow the rules before submitting your entry.
  • Please submit the full-size version of your song.
    • The submitted song will be recorded as a game size of around 2 minutes in one chorus including the outro.
  • The submitted song must be an original work that has not been submitted to any contest other than Proseka NEXT, and that is not under contract with a specific music publisher or trust agreement with a management organization. Any genre of music and any language can be used.
  • Music that has been previously published can be submitted as long as it meets the other conditions stipulated in these entry rules and was first published on or after <date>.[about submission 1]
  • We are looking for songs sung by Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin, Kagamine Len, Megurine Luka, MEIKO, and KAITO. (Singing by multiple characters is acceptable.)
  • Songs that use sampled voices (including human voices) of characters other than those listed above, including chorus and shouting voices, will not be eligible for submission.
  • You can submit as many songs as you like.
  1. This date depends on the contest; see each contest page for more details.

Other entry conditions[edit | edit source]

  • This campaign is sponsored by Sega Games Inc. and Colorful Palette Inc. (If you are under 18 years old, please have your guardian check your entry before submitting it.)
  • In the event that a third party claims infringement of rights or raises an objection to a submitted work, the entrant will be responsible for resolving the issue at his/her own risk and expense. The organizer assumes no responsibility whatsoever.
  • Any edits to the video or changes to the information (such as changes to the title) after the application period has ended will not be reflected in the work.
  • The entrant agrees not to assert or exercise any rights with respect to the Sponsor's use of the submitted work. The submitted work will not be returned for any reason whatsoever.
  • The submitted work may be published in the sponsor's announcement, promotional materials, or website without prior consent of the entrant.
  • The copyright of the work will be held by the entrant, but the work will be managed by the organizer. The organizer will take care of the work. The rights to commercialize the work and the rights of the contact point belong to the organizer.
  • After the work has been selected, it will be used in "Project Sekai Colorful Stage! feat. Hatsune Miku" (in-game recording, live performance, PR activities, etc.).
  • If your work is selected, you will be asked to provide all the necessary data for in-game recording (lyric text, midi data, game-size sound data[entry conditions 1], thumbnails, BPM information).
  • The organizer will set the music score data, jacket image, etc. for the adopted work at its own discretion when it is recorded in the game.
  • The organizer will set up the music score data, jacket image, etc. at its own discretion when the selected work is recorded in the game. The selected work will be required to provide various data necessary for publicity activities, such as audio data of the music.
  • For the purpose of publication and use by the organizer, the selected work may be deleted, modified, or otherwise altered without the applicant's consent.
  • The contents of the campaign are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Please note that we may change or cancel the campaign without prior notice.
  1. One chorus including the outro.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 「一緒に作ろう!第1回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」開催! ["Let's make it together! 1st Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Held!] (in Japanese). October 2, 2020. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  2. 「一緒に作ろう!第1回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」採用作品発表! ["Let's make it together! The 1st Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Selected works announcement!] (in Japanese). December 15, 2020. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  3. 「一緒に作ろう!第2回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」開催! ["Let's make it together! 2nd Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Held!] (in Japanese). November 25, 2021. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 「第2回~第6回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」応募期間と実装時期変更のお知らせ ["2nd to 6th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Submission Period and Implementation Date Changes] (in Japanese). November 4, 2020. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  5. 「一緒に作ろう!第2回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」採用作品発表! ["Let's make it together! The 2nd Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Selected works announcement!] (in Japanese). February 12, 2021. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  6. 「一緒に作ろう!第3回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」開催! ["Let's make it together! 3rd Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Held!] (in Japanese). February 1, 2021. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  7. 「一緒に作ろう!第3回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」採用作品発表! ["Let's make it together! The 3rd Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Selected works announcement!] (in Japanese). April 19, 2021. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  8. 「一緒に作ろう!第4回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」開催! ["Let's make it together! The 4th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Held!] (in Japanese). March 31, 2021. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  9. 「一緒に作ろう!第4回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」採用作品発表! ["Let's make it together! The 4th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Selected works announcement!] (in Japanese). June 25, 2021. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  10. 「一緒に作ろう!第5回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」開催! ["Let's make it together! The 5th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Held!] (in Japanese). June 1, 2021. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  11. 「一緒に作ろう!第5回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」採用作品発表! ["Let's make it together! The 5th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Selected works announcement!] (in Japanese). August 23, 2021. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  12. 「一緒に作ろう!第6回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」開催! ["Let's make it together! The 6th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Held!] (in Japanese). August 1, 2021. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  13. 「一緒に作ろう!第6回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」採用作品発表! ["Let's make it together! The 6th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Selected works announcement!] (in Japanese). October 28, 2021. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 「楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」第7回~第12回テーマ発表! [Announcement of the 7th to 12th themes of "Song Contest Proseka NEXT!"] (in Japanese). September 3, 2021. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  15. 「一緒に作ろう!第7回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」開催! ["Let's make it together! The 7th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Held!] (in Japanese). October 1, 2021. Retreived November 18, 2021.
  16. 「一緒に作ろう!第7回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」採用作品発表! ["Let's make it together! The 7th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Selected works announcement!] (in Japanese). December 13, 2021. Retreived December 17, 2021.
  17. 「一緒に作ろう!第8回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」開催! ["Let's make it together! The 8th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Held!] (in Japanese). December 1, 2021. Retreived December 1, 2021.
  18. 「一緒に作ろう!第8回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」採用作品発表! ["Let's make it together! The 8th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Selected works announcement!] (in Japanese). February 16, 2022. Retreived March 1, 2022.
  19. 「一緒に作ろう!第9回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」開催! ["Let's make it together! The 9th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Held!] (in Japanese). February 1, 2022. Retreived February 1, 2022.
  20. 「一緒に作ろう!第9回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」採用作品発表! ["Let's make it together! The 9th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Selected works announcement!] (in Japanese). April 21, 2022. Retreived April 23, 2022.
  21. 「一緒に作ろう!第10回楽曲コンテストプロセカNEXT」開催! ["Let's make it together! The 10th Song Contest Proseka NEXT" Held!] (in Japanese). April 1, 2022. Retreived April 11, 2022.
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