One media in the UK named BBC News predicts Hatsune Miku is a new idol in the future loh. Why is that so?
In the modern era with sophisticated technology here and there, who does not know the virtual star nan sophisticated and certainly not real named Hatsune Miku?
Miku which is one of the characters from a popular voice processing application that is Vocaloid is no doubt the level of its popularity. Starting from a small community in Nico Nico Douga in Japan the popularity of Miku continues to climb from year to year and gives its influence to the world of pop culture around the world.
The popularity of Hatsune Miku itself is seen from her worldwide appearance that is able to attract many audiences around the world to see the appearance of unreal singers. The vision that we can only see in the movie science fiction virtual singer or idol is getting more and more visible in today's world.
The popularity makes one of BBC Music's BBC Music writers Paul Glynn proclaim that Hatsune Miku could become a new idol worldwide in 2018 even though he is not real.
He expressed his opinion in an article titled Five visions for the future of music (the five visions for the future of music) which are his predictions for what happened in the music world in 2018.
According to him, in the era of versatile virtual as now there are many singers who can appear in the form of holograms. Miku's worldwide popularity as well as his ability to bring audiences in large numbers makes Paul believe that Miku and his concert hologram are the future of the music world.
In addition to Hatsune Miku he also exemplifies one of the legendary singers named Roy Orbinson. The singer, often dubbed as The Big O, died in 1988 but was reintroduced in a concert tour titled Roy Orbison In Dreams featuring Roy in hologram form and accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
With increasingly rapid technological advances and new technologies are constantly emerging every day especially in terms of virtual experience . It is not impossible that the prophecy of Paul becomes real in two or three years into the future.
Hayo, do you still have a likes with virtual idol like Hatsune Miku?
Edited by Fachrul Razi