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Here’s your chance to understand what the craze is about. She’s a huge star without taking a breath of air. The virtual star will come to life in concert. Hatsune Miku will show in Nine cities. The exact venue will be released soon.     Baltimore, MD; Boston (Manchester), MA; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA Orange, CA; New York, NY – Two locations; San Francisco/Bay Area, CA, Seattle, WA   Here’s a sample below! [youtube]DTXO7KGHtjI[/youtube]
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It’s something new that Toyota is teaming up with Hatsune Miku, the huge pop idol that’s actually a virtual star. It’s straight up on their Toyota Corolla site. Does this mean you can buy a show room ready car wrapped Toyota? Probably not, but you will see ads and more. Take a look at the video commercial.What’s with the voice over, it’s a non match. But the concept and ideas of integrating the “Vocaloid” star of Japan into something here is something cutting edge – especially since Miku is still relatively unknown here.


There’s been previous virtual stars. This isn’t new. Click forward to see a couple more from the past.

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