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Japan Pop Star is Not Human

Written on June 24, 2011 by Aiken Lewis

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Aimi Eguchi, the latest member of the pop group AKB48, is a product of the imagination.

Fans of Japan’s girl group AKB48 became suspicious when Aimi Eguchi joined the popular members of the girl group in a candy commercial; she was after all the least known member of the group.

And the doubts were confirmed, Eguchi is not really a human but a virtual member of the group. She is a digital composite of the physical attributes of the six popular members of AKB48.

Some fans were shocked about the revelation of Eguchi’s true identity since the virtual member has detailed information on the band’s website and has also appeared in a photo shoot for a magazine.

Watch the video after the break and see how Eguchi’s face came about.

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