China’s virtual idols meet their fans at the intersection of entertainment and technology: 
https://www.scmp.com/tech/article/2188238/chinas-virtual-idols-meet-their-fans-intersection-entertainment-and-technology #Technology #Generative  

“A team of about 200 people from China and Japan worked for six months to prepare for the two-hour performance. China’s virtual idol industry, valued at less than 100 million yuan last year, is expected to grow to 1.5 billion yuan by 2023"