Aimi Eguchi seemed to come out of nowhere. The 16-year-old went from “trainee” in the Japanese idol group AKB48 to spokesmodel for Glico candy.

Too good to be true.

Aimi is actually a computer-generated composite of 6 of the group’s most attractive members. Glico released a video showing the face tracking software used to create Aimi, along with an online idol maker but the results are on par with that of a face flip book from your childhood, more kawai than kawaii.

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