The official YouTube channel for AniCast Lab., the VR anime creation tool by entertainment company Avex and virtual reality development company XVI Inc., began streaming an original anime short titled ‘Kanojo wa Utau, Dakara Boku wa.’
AniCast Lab. uses XVI’s AniCast software to allow users to create VR anime, such as virtual YouTubers, and share it.
AniCast uses the Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch and motion capture technology to allow users to create 3DCG-animated characters using their own movements.
XVI is contributing its VR technology while Avex is contributing its intellectual property and the anime creation expertise of its Avex Pictures and Flagship Line subsidiaries.