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The development of the Kagamines began when Crypton formulated the concept of making a pair of female and male voicebanks. The first idea was for two voices of a girl and her mirror image of the opposite gender, just like twins, though this was not the case. The creator decided their relationship was neither that of siblings nor lovers, instead enforcing the idea that they had one soul between the two of them and were connected by such.
Their voices are provided by the Japanese voice actress, Asami Shimoda.
Their names were created using Right and Left, while their surname was derived from the developing code combining Kagami (鏡, mirror) and Ne (音, sound).
While there is a ship between the two of them (Rin X Len), they are primarily shipped with others. Some include:
Due to the lack of any official source text for Vocaloid fandom, all of the media in it are fan works. Popular songs featuring both Kagamine characters include the following:
- Butterfly on your Right Shoulder by Nori-P and Yura Mizuno
- Suki Kirai (Like, Dislike) by HoneyWorks (title also translated as Love and Hate)
- BRING IT ON by Giga-P, lyrics by REOL (song created for Rin and Len's tenth anniversary)
Popular songs featuring Kagamine Rin include:
Popular songs featuring Kagamine Len include: