Our avatars, let us show you them! Not quite Ed Sullivan introducing America to the Beatles. Hatsune Miku:
The name of the character comes from merging the Japanese words for first (初 hatsu?), sound (音 ne?) and future (Miku (ミク?) sounds like a nanori reading of future, 未来, normally read as “mirai”), referring to her position as the first of Crypton’s “Character Vocal Series”. According to Crypton, her name is meant to signify the “first sound from the future”.