Hiseki Erio is the most popular virtual idol on Bilibili. Unlike Vocaloids, virtual idols have real people behind the virtual faces – and they are taking over China. Photo: Bilibili Hiseki Erio is the most popular virtual idol on Bilibili. Unlike Vocaloids, virtual idols have real people behind the virtual faces – and they are taking over China. Photo: Bilibili
Hiseki Erio is the most popular virtual idol on Bilibili. Unlike Vocaloids, virtual idols have real people behind the virtual faces – and they are taking over China. Photo: Bilibili
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China’s virtual idols with digital avatars and human voices: meet the live-stream kings and queens of Bilibili

  • China is seeing a rise in popularity of virtual idols – real people who live-stream behind an animated face
  • Bilibili plans to stage a concert of virtual idols in Shanghai on December 19. The event will feature 16 Chinese and 14 Japanese virtual entertainers

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Hiseki Erio is the most popular virtual idol on Bilibili. Unlike Vocaloids, virtual idols have real people behind the virtual faces – and they are taking over China. Photo: Bilibili Hiseki Erio is the most popular virtual idol on Bilibili. Unlike Vocaloids, virtual idols have real people behind the virtual faces – and they are taking over China. Photo: Bilibili
Hiseki Erio is the most popular virtual idol on Bilibili. Unlike Vocaloids, virtual idols have real people behind the virtual faces – and they are taking over China. Photo: Bilibili
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