“Yomiuri Giants” × “Kizuna AI” Collaboration Items released!

From October 3rd, Don Quijote started selling a limited number of goods in collaboration with the Yomiuri Giants and Kizuna AI, the world’s first virtual YouTuber.

* Other than the company’s stores, it is sold at Tokyo Dome’s directly managed stores and the official online store of the team, “Giants Online Store”.

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The next generation entertainment – Virtual idols

Idols are referring to the talents who are trained to a wide range of roles such as singing, acting, modeling, etc. The fans and followers admire those idols and willing to support them in the way of going to concerts and buying the official goods. This entertainment industry can said to be mature but in recent years, there is a new kind of ‘idol market’ coming up which has successfully attracted many young generations.

‘Virtual idols’ were first developed from the 90s. The whole concept is to create an idol for the fans which is not a real human being. The first generation which has recorded a great success is the characters from the simulation game ‘THE IDOLM@STER’. The idols in the game have become the characters which get the support from the players, just like the real idols do. The second one comes to the famous Hatsune Miku. Hatsune Miku is a Vocaloid system with artificial sound and anime outlook. The character is so famous that she can have her own concerts in Japan, China, USA, Indonesia, Mexico, etc.

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The first collaboration between ‘Kizuna AI’ and Japanese audio brand ‘AVIOT’

The first wireless earphone adopting the voice of ‘Kizuna AI’

Japanese audio brand ‘AVIOT’ (under Value Trade Co., Ltd.) released the new model of wireless earphone ‘WE-D01c-kcn’ by collaborating with the virtual YouTuber ‘Kizuna AI’. Reservation started from 15th Dec, 2018 with the price 5,980 yen (including tax).
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