Liam Nikuro
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Japan gets its first male virtual influencer: Liam Nikuro

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1sec Inc, a company focuses on fabricating projects in virtual and reality space, has developed Japan’s first male virtual influencer, “Liam Nikuro.”

Liam Liam is powered by computer processing, 3D CG technology that are used to project virtual three-dimensional objects onto flat surfaces, creating images with a sense of depth. The use of this technology is becoming increasingly common in media such as live-action and animated films as well as video games.

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Liam is a virtual character who was created by superimposing an all-CG head made with the use of 3D tools on a body filmed in live action. He is set to work in the fields of music, fashion, and entertainment, where he will be involved in the production of a wide range of content as a multimedia producer. He will also be at the center of efforts aimed at producing innovative creative content in combination with AI (artificial intelligence) technology.

"Liam may be virtual, but we are aiming to create content that is just as fascinating and cool as what his real counterparts have to offer, and to entertain people all over the planet.” said Genie, producer of the Liam Nikuro project. “We are working on a variety of projects that we intend to bring to the world in the near future."

For the latest posts from Liam Nikuro, see his official Instagram feed.

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This is literally “unreal.”

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this term influencer means people who post stuff on social media right? yawn

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"this term influencer means people who post stuff on social media right? yawn"

Agree totally my guts are turning, scary stuff really.

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I pronounce it “Lame”.

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I suppose it's the next logical step. Why Photoshop someone's face to look like an ideal when you can just make the ideal from scratch?

producing innovative creative content

Let me guess, shouting a lot while dropping a Mentos into a bottle of Coke?

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“We are working on a variety of projects that we intend to bring to the world in the near future."

Why do we need that when a watch already do that?

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This seems lame just like the Director that the article refers by one name.

Genie, producer of the Liam Nikuro project

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Nice Irish name.

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Feel sorry for the person who plays the from the neck down bits, no fame at all LOL!!!

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This model looks slightly off.

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You can laugh at it as much as you can but do you think it will fail?

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From a distance this 'character' kind of resembles David Byrne of the Talking Heads. Just saying.

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@starpunk

Haha yeah it kinda does.

But I really dont get the point of filming a real body just to put a CG head on it...

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From a distance this 'character' kind of resembles David Byrne of the Talking Heads. Just saying.

lol.... Sheesh I was thinking the same thing.

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ReeseMay 30 02:23 am JSTFrom a distance this 'character' kind of resembles David Byrne of the Talking Heads. Just saying.

lol.... Sheesh I was thinking the same thing.

You gotta 'Stop Making Sense'. Ever see that live 'rockumentary'? It's very innovative, fun and exciting.

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