Sony Announces New System to Automatically Create Manga from Blog Entries

Tech On! reports that Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. (Sony CSL) has announced a new system that can automatically create manga from blog entries and other texts based on symbols and registered keywords:

The system estimates the writer's emotions and makes up several pages of multiple-frame manga based on facial expressions written with symbols, the frequency of "!" and "?" appearances and pre-registered keywords.

Here are some examples of the manga made by the system.