Japanese Pop Star is Totally Fake

Aimi Eguchi is the newest addition to Japanese pop group AKB48. She’s also not a real person. The virtual celebrity is a computer-generated composite of other members of the group (of which there are 61). We’re not sure what is weirder, that Japan is creating fictitious pop stars, or that fake people have fans. See Aimi Eguchi in action after the jump …

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