>>Vocaloids are all, as established in this story, currently knocking
>>around as gynoids,
>Well, we know two of them are at the date of the story; it's likely
>that the rest of the originals are gynoids as well, but it hasn't been
At the time Gumi and Rin left for their trip, the gynoid bodies they were inhabiting were the only prototypes. We don't have any information right now as to whether the home office carried on the project afterward (although we'll see in the next episode at least one reason why it's unlikely they did).
Anyway, I can say with some confidence that whatever the current status of the "walkaround" project at the home office, Len and Kaito are not gynoids. :)
>> Miku was the first, made sentient by
>>growth and chance, this establishes anyone of them can do it,
>In my opinion, that was established in the first Vocaloid story.
Indeed, we see Luka pulling off the same trick; Gumi even make mention of it in this story.
>>basically they're not a 'conflict' cast as far as UF goes
They aren't, in that getting involved in conflicts isn't their job, like it is for a lot of other people in the UF cast. That doesn't necessarily mean it can never find them, or that they'd be helpless if it did, but they are essentially noncombatants.
>>and they're all still alive in the modern era.
They were as of the writing of their Galactipedia entry, and Miku and Luka appeared in the most recent The Federation Lives Forever! (for values of "appearing" that include Luka only being a voice on the telephone), so it's a reasonably safe bet that this is correct.
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