Hatsune Miku

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Japanese Pop Fans Duped by Computerized Star

AKB 48's new star isn't actually human

(Newser) - Japanese all-girl pop group AKB48 caused quite a stir among fans when it featured a mysterious seventh member named Aimi Eguchi in a candy commercial. For good reason: It turns out she's not actually human, reports Singularity Hub . Though Eguchi has a profile page on the band website like... More »

Hologram Selling Out Concerts in Japan

Music meets science fiction in the form of Hatsune Miku

(Newser) - We have met the future and it is a tinny-voiced giant green hologram performing at sold-out concerts in Japan. Crypton Future Media has launched a pop tour of holographic singing sensation Hatsune Miku, backed by a band of real human beings, notes the Los Angeles Times. The pig-tailed child-vamp is... More »

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