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132 hours of a fixed camera on creepy dolls to be broadcast live on Japanese video site

Ring in the new year by getting into a staring contest with a pair of dark, soulless eyes for five-and-a-half days.

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Live streamer Miu-san gets super popular overnight for reason we can’t quite put our finger on…

Oh the internet. With the sum of all human knowledge available at our fingertips, and people all over the world connected together instantaneously, we have truly produced some incredible creations like… pictures of funny animals, cute girls, and lots and lots of trolling.

And nowhere is our refined internet taste more evident than the latest internet craze in Japan: a girl kind of just doing whatever in front of a camera. In just four days she’s amassed a following of over 100,000 viewers on video and streaming site Niconico, and it doesn’t look to be slowing down from there.

What makes her videos so popular? I think we might have an idea… or two.

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Press conference about Miyazaki’s retirement streaming live on Niconico

For those who haven’t heard the news, Hayao Miyazaki, often referred to as “the Walt Disney of Japan,” is formally retiring from the feature film industry. To address the countless questions and concerns of disappointed fans, Miyazaki will be attending a press conference on Friday, September 6, to discuss the details of his retirement. This meeting will be streamed live on website, Niconico, for the whole world to watch.

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