hololive, VTuber Office (ホロライブ- VTuber事務所 Hororaibu - VTuber Jimusho) or simply as hololive (ホロライブ), is an agency of Virtual YouTubers created by Cover Corp.
As of April 2019, the total amount of subscribers for the VTubers on YouTube and bilibili are 1 million and 1.5 million respectively with four of the VTubers coming in on the top 10 spot for VTubers on bilili. They are Shirakami Fubuki (2nd), Minato Aqua (5th), Natsuiro Matsuri (7th), and Akai Haato (9th).
On 13 June 2019, they announced the start of the audition for the third batch of hololive VTubers called Hololive Fantasy (ホロライブファンタジー). Application started from 13 June until 23 June with the screening starting and ending a day later and the interviews from 14 June until 28 June. During hololive karaoke party on 7 July, two of the members, Usada Pekora and Uruha Rushia, were announced.
Inonaka Music (イノナカミュージック; also shortened as INNK MUSIC) is a music label under hololive launched on 19 May 2019. Currently, there are two VTubers affiliated with the label; AZKi and Hoshimachi Suisei.
The actual roster of VTubers endorsed by Hololive is the following:
- Akai Haato
- Yozora Mel
- Natsuiro Matsuri
- Aki Rosenthal
- Shirakami Fubuki (also a part of hololive GAMERS)
hololive GAMERS (ホロライブゲーマーズ)
3rd Batch - Hololive Fantasy (ホロライブファンタジー)
- HOLOLIVE x TSUKUMO Virtual Chocolate Meeting for Valentine's day 2019.
- See more at List of minor events.
- Hitomi Chris was sacked from Hololive and removed from its website after an incident where an individual complained of the disappearance of 200000 yen (around $1800 USD) of equipment that individual had bought with Chris' voice actress in order to start her career.
- Hololive's Official Website
- @hololivetv - Hololive's Official Twitter
- Hololive's Official Merchandising Store on Booth.pm
- Hololive's Official Profile on Pixiv.net
- ↑ Cover Corporation. (2019, April 15). ホロライブYouTubeチャンネル登録者数合計100万人突破のお知らせ [Press release]. Retrieved from https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000055.000030268.html
- ↑ Cover Corporation. (2019, June 13). VTuber事務所ホロライブ3期生「ホロライブファンタジー」オーディション実施のお知らせ [Press release]. Retrieved from https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000073.000030268.html
- ↑ [hololive ホロライブ]. (2019, July 7) 【第3部16:10~】ホロライブカラオケ女子会：猫又おかゆ, 戌神ころね, 星街すいせい (, 友人A) 【 #ホロカラ女子会 】 [Video File]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/C9ZZr-pbBMg
- ↑ Cover Corporation. (2019, May 19). VTuber事務所「ホロライブ」にAZKi、星街すいせいが新規加入！！音楽レーベル「イノナカミュージック」が始動！ [Press release]. Retrieved from https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000067.000030268.html