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Manga Generator

Project lets participants create their own starring Manga, with the aid of a Kinect sensor. Finished piece can be printed as a souvenir – videos embedded below:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXR163IjGM0] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKKJ6fTsCRk]

“Manga Generator” is an automatic cartoon generation VR entertainment which is a interactive creation to create user own cartoon creation by player’s physical role playing as a hero in a story.

This video reports a methodology of automatically generating an immersive posing role playing game that reflects the personality of the player who acts out the part of the hero, using pre-installed speech bubbles, backgrounds, effects, and all the other elements that comprise manga.

More can be found here and here [Japanese]