Kyoko Date


Kyoko Date

In 1996, HoriPro Inc. launched the career of the female virtual idol, Kyoko Date. The project was code named DK-96. Kyoko's first CD single, "Love Communication" was released in Japan on November 21, 1996. The CD featured the title song, "Love Communication," plus a data track for Macintosh and Windows computers. The CD met some radio success in Japan, and soon the teenage girl was featured on a weekly Japanese Radio Talk show. Hori Pro began making plans to feature their new idol on television talk shows, and even were talking about a concert tour. But by the fall of 1997, interest in the new teenage idol began to fade, her 15 minutes of fame had come and gone.

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