An animator works on designs for virtual idol Amy at the Beijing Mizhi Technology offices. Photo: AFP An animator works on designs for virtual idol Amy at the Beijing Mizhi Technology offices. Photo: AFP
An animator works on designs for virtual idol Amy at the Beijing Mizhi Technology offices. Photo: AFP
China Society

Is this the real life or is it just fantasy for China’s virtual idols?

  • Devoted fan cries when digital-only pop singer Amy wins real-life judges’ hearts in talent show
  • The virtual stars are becoming part of mainstream Chinese life, appearing on billboards and even in news programmes

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An animator works on designs for virtual idol Amy at the Beijing Mizhi Technology offices. Photo: AFP An animator works on designs for virtual idol Amy at the Beijing Mizhi Technology offices. Photo: AFP
An animator works on designs for virtual idol Amy at the Beijing Mizhi Technology offices. Photo: AFP
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