Edoito Ayatsuri Ningyo/Edo Marionette is one of the Japanese traditional marionette which has a history of 375 years since the Edo period in the 17th century. Mitsuru Kamijo, one of the representative puppeteer of Edo Marionette in Japan, recently created a promotional video featuring a puppet modeled after the most popular vocaloid character Hatsune Miku. The producer of the project Kotaro Fujiyama posted the 4 minutes 14 seconds video under the theme of summer in Japan on Nico Nico Douga and YouTube. Check the amazing collaboration between the Japanese traditional art and Hatsune Miku!
Edo Marionette: Mitsuru Kamijou www.geocities.jp/edoitoayaturi_temp
Shamisen: Nami Kineie http://www.kineienami.jp/
Shinobue (flute)： Makoto Takei
A kid： Kou-chan
Arrange: Yorihide Fukushima
Title: Jiro Shirasuzu
Produce: Kotaro Fujiyama
Camera/Editing: Masaru Tamura
Cooperation: Circle Wazuma Shikkaiya, Rakuda Studio
Music: "Boku to Watashi to Nicnico Douga" Bonodori Remix inst ver.
Source: Yajiuma Watch