STAR48 and Tencent to launch first Virtual Idol group!

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In a surprise announcement during the SNH48 Best50 Request Time concert on February 3rd, STAR48 (producer of SNH48 Group) and Tencent displayed a promo for what will be the very first Virtual A.I. idol group in the world!

“May Wei VIV”, as it is currently being referred to, will be co-managed by STAR48 and Tencent and featured in a wide variety of projects ranging from anime to movies passing by original songs of its very own.

The group is expected to be marketed as either a team or subunit within the SNH48 Family Group.

You can read (in Chinese) the STAR48 press release here.

Stay tuned for more news on this exciting new project as it becomes available!