Japan Entertainment

Who is AI-chan?

A new YouTube channelA.I. Channel” is slowly becoming more and more popular among people here on the Internet. The host of A.I. Channel is Kizuna AI. Viewers on YouTube adores her and of course thinks of her as kawaii.

She started on December 1, 2016 where her first video is titled “【自己紹介】はじめまして!キズナアイですლ(´ڡ`ლ” or “【My introduction】, I’m Kizuna AI. Nice to meet you ლ(´ڡ`ლ”.

One of her famous video is

Where she plays “Inside”, which is a puzzle-platformer adventure video game developed and published by Playdead. It’s amazing how she can show reactions, just like real YouTubers do when producing let’s play videos.

Just like an anime girl, she sometimes does “Fan Service” which is common in Asia especially in Japan, done by Idols, famous people, and of course anime personalities.

She also does interviews and other stuff like most YouTubers.

Currently most of her fan-base are in Japan since most of her content is in Japanese; though some videos are already translated by them using annotations.

According to online sources, her height is 156cm, weight 46kg , and her three measurements are 85 59 83.

While many are claiming she’s an A.I., she’s not. They made her using an MMD (MikuMikuDance) model for her body, and a face recognition software for animating her face. No one knows yet who’s currently dubbing her voice.

Her popularity among fans is starting to go viral now. Her YouTube channel has a total of 251,529 subscribers (As of March 2017) UPDATE 546,972 (As of June 2017).

mikuxAI by kaito melt

Is this the start of a new generation of virtual YouTubers?

If you want to know more about AI-chan, her website is http://kizunaai.com/, which links to all social media sites she has. Her website also allows you to download her model which is in the downloads page.

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