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American Kids Totally Baffled by Japanese Virtual Creation

Hatsune Miku is a virtual idol. She exists in the virtual space. In the latest Kids React, a group of kids react to the singer.

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Footage is shown of the Sega-produced Miku concert, and the kids, while initially WTF-ing, do offer up some insightful and open responses about the virtual popstar, as well as some kids who couldn't quite get their head around the notion.

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Toyota adopted the virtual singer for an awkwardly Westernized ad campaign.

Kids React to Hatsune Miku [DannyChoo.com]


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koda89
Koda Kazar

And these kids pretty much summed up my reaction to the obsession to Hatsune Miku.

I mean I would kind of get the following she has if she was from say an anime or video game series, but she comes from a freaking singing synthesizer application. So her following just....baffles me.....