Saya: Big ambitions for Japanese 'digital daughter'

Saya: Big ambitions for Japanese 'digital daughter'
 

Last year a new Japanese celebrity burst onto the scene. But "Saya" was a different kind of star, because she is the product of a Tokyo computer lab. And like all "parents", her creators have big ambitions for her, writes the BBC's Yvette Tan.
"'I think I've seen her somewhere' or 'She looks like someone I know' are what people usually say when they see Saya," says Yuka Ishikawa, one half of the husband and wife graphic artist team behind Saya.
When the couple first posted pictures of the hyper-realistic schoolgirl online last year, it was a revelation about... read more

 
8 October 2016 in World News, Views: 63
Source: BBC
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