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Holographic Anime Pop Star

Hatsune Miku is the latest J-Pop star – with a twist: she’s not real. In fact, she’s an anime “holograph” (Actually, she’s projected onto a mesh screen so it’s technically flat). Finally a use for motion capture I approve of. At least, I think its mo-cap… the company behind this, Crypton Future Media, won’t admit that either. Here’s a sample performance – and the song is catchy too:

(Thanks, Paul Dini)