We have seen the future of pop stars, and it’s holographic. That’s right, “Japan’s Crypton Future Media has unleashed upon the world what may be the future of pop music in the amazingly realistic, holographic singing idol Hatsune Miku.” Video after the break.

The twist here is that Crypton took things to the next level by making the character into a hologram and actually putting their avatar on tour, playing to huge enthusiastic audiences.

[via BuzzfeedDvice]