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Korean, Convenience Store Vocaloid Characters Unveiled

posted on 2011-08-30 20:45 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
SBS Artech unveils SeeU; LAWSON store mascot to receive "Akikoroid-chan" makeover

The Korean maker SBS Artech revealed the design for the new Korean Vocaloid character "SeeU" on Tuesday (pictured at right). In June, SBS Artech showcased a song by a synthesized Vocaloid voice that is based off the voice of up-and-coming Korean idol singer Kim Tahi.

In a separate development, the LAWSON convenience store chain's new mascot, "Akiko-chan" will receive a synthesized Vocaloid voice makeover to become "Akikoroid-chan," who will act as a navigator for LAWSON's new Nico Nico Douga channel. The channel will officially launch with "Akikoroid-chan's" new look on September 6.

"Akiko-chan" will also act as the company's spokesperson on more than 10 different social media services including Twitter.

[Via Niconico News, Moe Ota-News Sokuhō, (link 2)]

Image © SBS Artech, KKUEM


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