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Japan’s synthesized singing sensation Hatsune Miku turns 16

Hatsune Miku has all the time been 16 years previous and worn lengthy aqua ponytails.

She is Japan’s most well-known Vocaloid – a computer-synthesized singing voice software program that, in her case, comes with a digital avatar.

Legions of followers are celebrating the sixteenth anniversary of Miku’s Aug. 31, 2007, launch with occasions together with a digital exhibition and songwriting to showcase her commonplace high-pitched, cutesy voice. For sale are a particular Seiko watch and a sequence of dolls within the character’s likeness.

The Vocaloid’s hits have been extensively shared on-line, together with on Miku’s personal official YouTube channel, which has drawn 2.5 million subscribers. She has CDs and DVDs out and video video games targeted on enjoyable rhythms co-produced with Sega, in addition to beauty merchandise plastered together with her title and well-known manga artists drawing portraits of her for T-shirts.

On Friday, hundreds of individuals packed a live performance corridor in a Tokyo suburb to observe their digital idol dance and sing whereas accompanied by human musicians.
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