Meet Ami Yamato, A Tongue-in-Cheek Virtual YouTube Personality With Some Impressive Technical Tricks
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Meet Ami Yamato, a Japanese girl living and working in England... Sort of. You might notice something different about Ami, something not quite right. Although she's always shown in the real world in her YouTube videos, she is entirely computer generated and almost never acknowledges her digital nature. More importantly, she's incredibly congenial and fun to watch.
There's a lot of painstaking detail in her videos: shaky cameras, out-of-focus shots, poor lighting conditions and more are all taken into account to put this rather unrealistic character in an ultra-realistic frame.
Have I piqued your curiosity? Lucky for you, Ami recent posted a complete look at how exactly she produces her videos: