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Honma Himawari (本間ひまわり) is a female Japanese Virtual YouTuber and a member of NIJISANJI. She debuted as a second batch member of now-dissolved group, NIJISANJI Gamers, along with Sasaki Saku and Yamiyono Moruru.

Introduction Video

🌻祝【初配信】雑談とマシュマロ返し【自己紹介】

🌻祝【初配信】雑談とマシュマロ返し【自己紹介】

Himawari's introduction.

Profile

A high school sophomore who loves games and cats.

Personality

Himawari is bright, cheerful, and full of energy. She loves to have fun and always has a bright outlook and loves being a VTuber. Before becoming a VTuber however, she seemed to have serious self-esteem issues and trouble at school, leading to her missing a semester. Himawari admitted that becoming a VTuber turned her life around and that meeting everyone in NIJISANJI was one of the best things that ever happened to her and encourages people not to give up.[1]

Himawari is part of the group known as the どくずほんしゃ(Dokuzuhonsha) with Kuzuha, Dola and Yashiro Kizuku, which roleplays as a family during collab streams with her being the elder sister. However, even outside the Dokuzuhonsha collab streams, Himawari is very close to Dola, often staying at her house and doing streams of just the two of them talking or playing games. Dola even lent her some of her pajamas when Himawari stayed overnight. She's also very close to Yashiro as well, who she refers to as 'Papa' and who helps her study.

Honma Himawari is famously air-headed and 'lacking in certain academic fields' (to put it kindly). In her earlier streams she would point at the screen, forgetting her audience couldn't actually see her, answered the door in nothing but a towel once, and thought the sun and the moon were the same thing (something that one of the COO's of the company that manages the NIJISANJI project, Iwanaga, commented on).

History

Background

Her Twitter account was opened on 25 June 2018 while her YouTube channel was created on 2 July although she did not start her activities on YouTube until her first stream which was live on 11 July 2018.[2]

2019

On 4 April, she announced that she would get her 3D model.[3]

On 25 April, Himawari debuted her 3D model during a stream.[4]

2021

On 28 August, Himawari was tested positive for COVID-19. This was followed up by a video upload the following day where she announced that she had to recuperate at home.[5]

On 9 September, Himawari returned to streaming after recovering from COVID-19.[6]

Events

  • On 5 March 2020, she made an appearance in NIJISANJI's collaboration with Dawn of the Breakers as one of the characters along with Kuzuha, Dola and Yashiro Kizuku the members of Dokuzuhonsha.[7]

Relationships

  • "JuvveL" (read: Jewel)

    JuvveL logo design (by Micke)

    Himawari's Citrine

    - Himawari (Citrine[8]), Tsukino Mito (Pink Diamond[9]), Yuuhi Riri (Aquamarine[10]), Rindou Mikoto (Amethyst[11]), and Naraka (Garnet[12]).
    • The five of them started the plan for the unit since 2020 but it was on hold until 14 July 2021 when they held their first stream together.[13] They are the second NIJISANJI unit that has its own YouTube channel after ChroNoiR.
    • Tagline: "To become sparkling Idols like Jewel" (宝石のように輝くアイドルに)
    • Media: YouTube
    • Hashtags:
      #JuvveL - General tag
    • Discography:

Trivia

  • Color: #FBE340 [14]
  • She has a pet cat that she as referenced a few times on stream.
  • Her weight has slowly increased throughout the years, first starting at 48 kg and is now currently at 55.1 kg. A joke popped up on 23 August 2019 suggesting that she was the Pokémon Ludicolo due to her similar weight and height. Upon discovering this theory, she was confused, but four days later ended a stream of Pokémon Platinum by putting a picture of Ludicolo where she would normally stand.[15]
  • Himawari was the one that made the NIJISANJI ARK Server.

External Links

Media

Twitter hashtags

Further readings

Nijisanji logo (V T E)
First wave

Tsukino Mito (🐰) ·  Yuki Chihiro (🎀💙) ·  Elu (🗼) ·  Higuchi Kaede (🍁) ·  Shizuka Rin (💜) ·  Shibuya Hajime (🌱) ·  Suzuya Aki (🐈) ·  Moira (😇)

Second wave

Mononobe Alice (♥️♠️♦️♣️) ·  Fushimi Gaku (✌) ·  Ienaga Mugi (🌷) ·  Morinaka Kazaki (🐻) ·  Suzuka Utako (🎶) ·  Ushimi Ichigo (🍓) ·  Yuhi Riri (🌇) ·  Kenmochi Toya (⚔️) ·  Gilzaren III (🏰🌕) ·  Fumino Tamaki (🐟)

Gamers(1)

Kanae (🔫) ·  Akabane Youko (💀) ·  Sasaki Saku (🎋) ·  Honma Himawari (🌻) ·  Makaino Ririmu (🍼) ·  Kuzuha (🎲) ·  Shiina Yuika (👻)

Retired

Yamiyono Moruru (🍜) ·  Setsuna (❄️)

SEEDs(1)

Dola (🔥) ·  Hanabatake Chaika (🌵) ·  Azuchi Momo (🍑) ·  Ryushen (🐼) ·  Sister Cleaire (🔔) ·  Suzuki Masaru (☪) ·  Todoroki Kyoko (🐐) ·  Uzuki Kou (🌙) ·  Yashiro Kizuku (🖥) ·  Kanda Shoichi (🔪) ·  Amemori Sayo (☔️) ·  Takamiya Rion (🦅) ·  Asuka Hina (🐤) ·  Maimoto Keisuke (👨‍🌾) ·  Debidebi Debiru (🚪👿) ·  Rindou Mikoto (🍶⚜️) ·  Joe Rikiichi (🤡🎈) ·  Machita Chima (🐹) ·  Sakura Ritsuki (🌸🌙) ·  Belmond Banderas (🥃) ·  Yaguruma Rine (🌽) ·  Yumeoi Kakeru (🎤) ·  Kuroi Shiba (🐕🐾)

Retired

Hassaku Yuzu (🍊) ·  Nakao Azuma (☀️) ·  Naruto Kogane ·  Umiyashano Kami (⛩) ·  Tsukimi Shizuku (🎑💊) ·  Achikita Chinami (🍬) ·  Izumo Kasumi (🦑)

VOIZ

Harusaki Air (🍭) ·  Naruse Naru (🎙) ·  Kaminari Poaro (retired) ·  Kurohane Kuroto (retired)

2019 wave

Warabeda Meiji (🐺🍎) ·  Gundo Mirei (🐽) ·  Yuzuki Roa (🌖) ·  Onomachi Haruka (♨️) ·  Kataribe Tsumugu (📘🧂) ·  Seto Miyako (📷💚) ·  Inui Toko (🍹) ·  Ange Katrina (⚖) ·  Lize Helesta (👑) ·  Saegusa Akina (🌶) ·  Aizono Manami (🦀💕) ·  Yukishiro Mahiro (🌐✨) ·  Ex Albio (🛡) ·  Levi Elipha (🔲) ·  Hayama Marin (🍃🗻) ·  Nui Sociere (🎃) ·  Hakase Fuyuki (⚗) ·  Kagami Hayato (🏢) ·  Yorumi Rena (🎩🐤) ·  Mayuzumi Kai (💻💙) ·  Ars Almal (📕) ·  Aiba Uiha (🍮💎) ·  Amamiya Kokoro (🎐) ·  Eli Conifer (🌲) ·  Ratna Petit (🐻💎) ·  Hayase Sou (🏃‍♀️💨) ·  Sukoya Kana (💉💘) ·  Shellin Burgundy (🧐) ·  Fumi (🔖) ·  Hoshikawa Sara (🌟) ·  Yamagami Karuta (🎴) ·  Matsukai Mao (💥) ·  Emma★August (★) ·  Luis Cammy (❤️🦋) ·  Fuwa Minato (🥂✨) ·  Shirayuki Tomoe (👠⛓️) ·  Gwelu Os Gar (😎) ·  Mashiro (🧷) ·  Naraka (✖🍳) ·  Kurusu Natsume (🐏🎵)

Retired

Kudou Chitose (🧠) ·  Shindo Raito (terminated) ·  Otogibara Era (🏰🕛) ·  Suzuhara Lulu (🎨)

2020 wave

Furen E Lustario (🎠) ·  Melissa Kinrenka (🐝) ·  Ibrahim (💧) ·  Nagao Kei (☯️) ·  Genzuki Tojiro (🎻🛵) ·  Kaida Haru (🌞) ·  Sorahoshi Kirame (🌌) ·  Asahina Akane (🦖🎖) ·  Suo Sango (💞🦩) ·  Todo Kohaku (🍯) ·  Kitakoji Hisui (✳) ·  Nishizono Chigusa (🐬🌱)

Retired Kingyozaka Meiro (🩰)
2021 wave

Axia Krone (🐈‍⬛) ·  Lauren Iroas (🗝💸) ·  Leos Vincent (🥼🌱🐱) ·  Oliver Evans (🍵) ·  Lain Paterson (❤️‍🔥)

NETWORK(2)

Tenkai Tukasa (🎲) ·  Fairys-chan (🐦)

Intl. branches

VirtuaReal ·  Nijisanji ID ·  Nijisanji IN (dissolved branch) ·  Nijisanji KR ·  Nijisanji EN

(1) Programs merged with main Nijisanji group.

(2) Program terminated; members are active but are no longer affiliated with Nijisanji.

References

  1. Translated clip from a Honme Himawari stream
  2. Honma, H. [本間ひまわり - Himawari Honma-] (2018, July 2) 🌻祝【初配信】雑談とマシュマロ返し【自己紹介】[Video File] Retrieved from https://youtu.be/YtqZQSJBByI
  3. Honma, H. [本間ひまわり - Himawari Honma-] (2019, April 4) 【重大発表4連打】本間ひまわりが活動して約9か月らしぃ!【本間ひまわり/にじさんじ】[Video File] Retrieved from https://youtu.be/eziFkv3Vy6E?t=665
  4. Honma, H. [本間ひまわり - Himawari Honma-] (2019, April 25) 【3D初お披露目】夢が叶った配信。【本間ひまわり/にじさんじ】[Video File] Retrieved from https://youtu.be/6wX7lnO5heI
  5. Honma, H. [本間ひまわり - Himawari Honma -] (2021, August, 29) 【ご報告】コロナで自宅療養してました😢 [Video File] Retrieved https://youtu.be/5MMxWICK9HY
  6. Honma, H. [本間ひまわり - Himawari Honma -] (2021, September 9) 【生存報告】待 た せ た な ✋【本間ひまわり/にじさんじ】 [Video File] Retrieved https://youtu.be/gPJ_bBAmDEg
  7. Official Dawn of the Breakers Website | NIJISANJI x Dawn of the Breakers
  8. Honma, H. [@honmahimawari]. (2021, June 26). Honma Himawari as Jevvel's Citrine [Tweet]. Twitter.
  9. Tsukino, M. [@MitoTsukino]. (2021, June 25). Tsukino Mito as Jevvel's Pink Diamond [Tweet]. Twitter.
  10. Yuuhi, R. [@Yuuhi_Riri]. (2021, June 28). Yuuhi Riri as Jevvel's Aquamarine [Tweet]. Twitter.
  11. Rindou, M. [@RindouMikoto]. (2021, June 29). Rindou Mikoto as Jevvel's Amethyst [Tweet]. Twitter.
  12. Naraka [@Naraka_2434]. (2021, June 27). Naraka as Jevvel's Garnet [Tweet]. Twitter.
  13. JuvveL [JuvveL]. (2021, July 14). \ #JuvveL ってなあに? / [Video]. YouTube.
  14. Based on Ichikara's .link page
  15. Honma, H. [本間ひまわり - Himawari Honma-] (2019, August 27) #6【ポケモンプラチナ】VSメリッサ。まさか過ぎて草www【本間ひまわり/にじさんじ】[Video File] Retrieved from https://youtu.be/hCWopvVN288?t=3h8m7s
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