Japan's Virtual Pop Star Hatsune Miku Coming to U.S.

Posted on May 16, 2011

Hatsune Miku

Hatsune Miku, a Japanese virtual pop star, is coming to the U.S. Hatsune's computer generated holographic performance will be seen in the U.S. for the first time when she performs live in concert at the Anime Expo in Los Angeles in July. Hatsune Miku will be the Anime Expo's first Virtual Guest of Honor. Hatsune Miku will light up the stage at Nokia Theatre on July 2nd.

Created by Crypton Future Media, Inc. in 2007, Hatsune Miku's voice is synthesized using Yamaha's Vocaloid software application. Hatsune's voice has been featured in more than 100,000 songs and videos created and shared by fans worldwide.

Here is a video of Hatsune in action. Take a looK:

Image: Crypton Future Media, Inc.