Kabuki Superstar and Virtual Diva Bring Traditional Art to a New Stage in Tokyo
Kabuki actor Shido Nakamura (L) performs with virtual idol Hatsune Miku in the kabuki theatre show 'Hanakurabe Senbonzakura' on April 29, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. The latest digital technology kabuki theatre piece 'Hanakurabe Senbonzakura' is part of the Niconico Chokaigi festival in Tokyo. The festival was organized by video website Niconico, combining Kabuki, a traditional Japanese theater art and cutting edge animation technology, co-starring kabuki superstar Shidou Nakamura and the popular virtual idol Hatsune Miku.
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