Hatsune Miku, the Computer-generated Pop Star, Sales Out Farewell Concerts

Hatsune Miku is a Japanese pop star who draws thousands of fans from across the world. She is tiny, has green hair and sings whatever fans want her to. Hatsune Miku is also a hologram.

Miku is a Vocaloid, or singing synthesizer, created by Crypton Future Media, whose voice was created by sampling the sound of Japanese voice actress Saki Fujita.

Reuters reported that Miku’s farewell concerts on Thursday and Friday sold out within hours of the tickets going on sale, at $76 per ticket. Her final performances were projected onto 24 packed cinemas in Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

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