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Minato Aqua (湊あくあ) is a female Japanese Virtual YouTuber associated with hololive, debuting as part of its second generation of VTubers alongside Murasaki Shion, Nakiri Ayame, Yuzuki Choco and Oozora Subaru.

Introduction Video[]

🍣【自己紹介】はじめまして、湊あくあです!

🍣【自己紹介】はじめまして、湊あくあです!

Aqua's introduction.

Profile[]

"A-quality day to one and all! I'm Minato Aqua!"

A marine maid-styled virtual maid. She is trying her very best, yet is still sometimes awkward and clumsy.[7]

Personality[]

Aqua is a bumbling airhead who somehow manages to become the victim of every joke in which she gets involved. She is also childish and prone to throwing tantrums, smashing her keyboard, and hyperventilating when things don't go as planned (which is most of the time).

She enjoys playing pranks and causing mischief, but it almost always backfires because of a combination of poor planning and bad luck. To make matters worse, Aqua makes no attempt to avoid embarrassing situations to the point at which many wonder if she might actually be masochistic. She has asked other hololive members, including Uruha Rushia, to bully her on several occasions.

However, while Aqua appears to be an incompetent crybaby, she is deceptively skilled at highly technical video games like Sekiro, Dark Souls, Apex Legends (Master rank),and League of Legends (Diamond rank). She is also a prolific streamer, with a record of five streams in a single day.

According to other hololive members, Aqua is kind and responsible but extremely introverted while off-camera, only opening up while streaming.

Appearance[]

She is a virtual maid who wears a marine-themed maid uniform and a white mob cap decorated with an anchor though it has also been described as a "tissue box."

Despite her name and appearance, she has nothing to do with water. She has purple hair (resembling a red onion), with twin spiral ponytails decorated with navy-blue ribbons. She also has a few streaks of light-blue hair in her bangs and the inner edge of her ponytails and a light blue ahoge.

On 26 September, Aqua debuted with a new 2D Live costume. She now wears two large braids, with the two small braids on each side of her bangs from her original design, decorated with a light navy blue headband. Her white top resembles a sailor fuku, with a pastel navy blue ribbon bow, and a row of little buttons going down the center.

She wears a high-waisted corset pleat skirt that extends to directly beneath her bust, styled with two thinner ribbon bows. She now wears plain white leggings and black loafers instead of leaving her legs bare and wearing kitten heels. Aqua‘s new costume comes with a removable white coat, a gray stuffed cat which she can carry or attach to her headband, detachable cat ears and a tail, and pink-tinted heart sunglasses. She also has the option to wear this outfit with her old head model.

History[]

Background[]

Her Twitter account and YouTube channel were created on 1 August 2018 although she did not start her activities on YouTube until her self-introduction, which was uploaded on 8 August.[8]

2018[]

On 4 October, Aqua reached 10,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel.[9]

2019[]

On 22 March, she announced that she would receive her 3D model in April.[10] It, alongside a sneak peek of her model, was later announced that she would debut her 3D model on 8 April,[11] with it being slightly delayed from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM.[12][13] More sneak peeks were posted on 7 April[13][14] before the debut was finally live on the next day.[15]

On 30 April, she starred in the music video and the album cover for AZKi's 7th original song, Fake.Fake.Fake.

On 2 June, she reached 100,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel.[16]

On 17 August, during the "hololive Summer 2019" festival, Aqua debuted her 3D swimsuit.[17]

On 14 September, Aqua released a 2.0 update for her main 2D model, improving some of her movements.[18]

On 25 December, she reached 200,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel.[19]

2020[]

On 2 January, she debuted her 2D new year kimono costume during a stream, being her second 2D costume overall.[20]

On 24 January, along with the other hololive girls up to the third generation, she debuted her 3D idol outfit at hololive's 1st fes. Nonstop Story.[21]

On 6 February, she reached 300,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel.[22]

On 8 April, she reached 400,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel.[23]

On 30 April, Aqua released a 2.1 update for her main 2D model, improving some of her movements, the quality of the model, she also can take off her maid headdress.[24]

On 30 May, she reached the milestone of 500,000 YouTube subscribers, the 2nd hololive member to do so after Shirakami Fubuki.[25]

On 7 July, hololive's Twitter account announced that Aqua would have her own solo concert to commemorate the second anniversary since her debut.[26][27]

On 5 August, she reached 600,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel during an endurance karaoke stream.[28]

On 21 August, she held her solo concert "Minato Aqua Anniversary Live 2020 AQUA IRO SUPER☆DREAM" on Niconico and bilibili streams during said event she debuted a new 3D costume matching the promotional artwork. she also debuted her first original song, "#Aqua Color Palette."[29][30]

On 24 September, hololive's Twitter account announced that Aqua would get her third 2D costume.[31]

On 26 September, Aqua reached 700,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel during an endurance karaoke stream.[32][33] On the same day, she debuted her third 2D costume using casual clothes while still inspired in a marine motif with a white and blue color palette.[34]

On 26 October, she released her second original song "For the Win."

On 6 November, she reached 800,000 YouTube subscribers during a singing stream.[35]

On 10 December, she reached 900,000 YouTube subscribers during a singing stream.[36]

2021[]

On 13 January, Aqua reached 1,000,000 YouTube subscribers during a singing stream. Aqua is the 5th hololive member to reach 1 mil subscribers on YouTube and the 4th member of the Japanese branch to do so. She is also the first member of hololive JP's 2nd Gen to reach it.[37]

On 20 May, Aqua announced during a short stream that she would go on a hiatus from streaming due to the worsening of her throat's condition.[38]

On 7 June, Aqua returned to her activities with a singing stream.[39]

On 15 July, Aqua released her third original song "Youkoso! Sweet Carnival!"

On 9 August, Aqua had a belated 3rd Anniversary Live 3D concert, and during that stream, she released her fourth original song "Kaisou Ressha."[40] However, it is evidenced that she claims the song to be her 3rd original song, dismissing "Youkoso! Sweet Carnival!" she debuted it beforehand on 15 July, as can be seen in the description of later streams.[41]

On 14 September, during a Super Mario Party collab stream hosted by Gawr Gura, it was announced that Aqua, Houshou Marine, Gura and Ninomae Ina'nis would form a new unit "UMISEA," in which all four members sharing the theme of ocean. Several videos and streams featuring the unit is set to release throughout mid-September.[42][43]

On 26 September, Aqua released a full English version of "aqua iro palette."

On 8 November, she announced her second solo live, "Aqua iro in Wonder Land," which would be held on 28 January 2022. And during that same stream, she also debuted her fifth original song, "Kira Kira."[44]

On 1 December, during her birthday celebration Aqua debuted new accessories for her third 2D costume, these accessories include a new white and blue hoodie, a blue hat and a new hairstyle consisting of braided twintails.[45]

2022[]

On 28 January, Aqua held her second solo live "Aqua iro in Wonder Land," part of the concert was streamed for free on YouTube, while the full concert was available on the SPWN website.

During the live, Aqua debuted a new original song "I wanna," as well as the commemorative EP "♡aquatime select♡" featuring four songs. She also debuted a new 3D costume. As the name of her concert suggests, Aqua wears a dress inspired by "Alice in Wonderland". It is mainly white with two shades of blue, with white frills at the ends, a white lolita-style apron over it, and black and silver ribbons to the sides of the apron and above her chest. The dress also partially covers her arms with white shoulder pads and blue puffy cloth extended from the chest area, and has a diamond-shaped hole above her chest. She wears a blue hairband with a large blue ribbon attached to the top, reminding of rabbit ears, and has additional smaller hair decorations at each end of the hairband. Aqua also wears golden heart-shaped earrings, brown shows adorned with black ribbons, and long white stockings: the right one has a line of black diamonds to the side and a lone black spade above her knee. Aqua also carries a giant spoon, and her fingernails are painted in the same shade of blue as her hair.[46]

On 2 February, Aqua reached 1,500,000 YouTube subscribers, making her the 9th hololive member to reach this milestone, as well as the 6th member of hololive JP. She is also the first member of hololive JP's 2nd generation to achieve it.

On 28 May, Aqua's white and blue hoodie and blue hat accessories got updated with the ability to only wear the blue hat without the hoodie's hat.[47]

On 27 July, Aqua was diagnosed and tested positive for COVID-19. She recovered on 2 August.

On 8 August, during her fourth anniversary free talk stream, Aqua debuted a new hairstyle for her third 2D costume. She uses small low twintails with a blue headband.[48]

On 31 August, as part of the "hololive Summer 2022" event during the "Climax Story Live," Aqua debuted her second 3D swimsuit. Unlike the original swimsuits from 2019 that had individual designs, these swimsuits are meant to be matching outfits similar to the 3D idol costumes. The swimsuits come in two types one with thin straps for the top and a diagonal cut mini skirt and the other one has ruffled straps in the top and an even mini skirt. Both version are white with various patterns including hololive's and Holoearth's logos, hearts and sparks. The swimsuits are personalized by including different colors to match each talent. Additionally they have the option to wear a hoodie.[49]

On 26 September, Aqua debuted a new hairstyles for her third 2D costume, a bob style cut.[50][51]

On 24 November, hololive's Japanese Twitter account announced that Aqua would get her fourth 2D costume.[52]

On 26 November, Aqua debuted her fourth 2D costume. In this costume Aqua has long loose hair with two small twintails at the sides decorated with small black bows. Aqua uses a choker with a necklace with a small anchor. She wears a school girl uniform, using a white blouse with purple and light pink plaid pattern bow, sleeves edges and skirt. Aqua uses a black leg belt on her left thigh, long cat shaped white socks and black shoes. Additionally Aqua can use a black blazer with pink assets, a long pink sweater with a diagonal belt with its buckle shaped like a cat's head and a pink scarf that tucks her hair inside of it.[53]

2023[]

On 19 March, Aqua debuted her new 3D idol costume during hololive 4th fes. "Our Bright Parade" DAY2.[54]

On 1 August, as part of the "hololive Summer 2023" event, during Sakura Miko's 5th Anniversary Live, Aqua debuted her third 3D swimsuit. The 2023 swimsuits are inspired in a sailor uniform. Members wear a two layered swimsuit, the first layer is blue from the straps going down diagonally to the center where each member has a mostly blue bow but one of the sides and the brooch are in one color representative of each member. The rest of the top is white. The edge has a semi circular cut. The lower piece of the first layer has two variants, one is a two layered blue skirt decorated with a white belt, a golden chain with some decorations hanging from it and a bow to the left and planks to the right. The second version is mostly the same but they wear blue shorts instead of a mini skirt. Aqua uses the mini skirt. The second layer of the outfit is a matching striped bikini in white and another color depending on the member.[55]

On 20 August, Aqua's main 2D model was updated to the 3.0 version. Her eyes can be sparky and teary. Her pupils can become heart shaped and she can stick out her tongue.[56][57]

2024[]

On 7 March, Aqua's main 2D model was updated.[58][59]

On 9 May, Aqua reached 2,000,000 YouTube subscribers during a karaoke endurance stream, making her the 10th hololive member to achieve the milestone.[60]

On 16 June, Aqua debuted her fifth 2D costume. She uses short, high twintails with messy locks. Aqua uses a bigger white mob cap with cat ears. Aqua wears a new marine maid outfit. She uses a white dress with frilled collar and sleeves with a black line. Her skirt has a black anchor. On top of her dress Aqua wears a light pink apron with a white ribbon and crossed laces to the sides, she has wristbands in the same color. Aqua uses frilled white socks and black shoes. She also released her 13th original song "Princess Carry."[61]

Discography[]

Main page: Minato Aqua/Discography
♡aquatime select♡ 1st EP 29 January 2022    
  1. "KAISOU RESSHA" (海想列車)
  2. "I wanna" (あいわな)
  3. "uni-birth"
  4. "Kira Kira" (きらきら)
Minato Aqua - aquatime select
External links
Digital Release • YouTube
#AquaIroPalette 1st single 22 August 2020    
  1. "#AquaIroPalette" (#あくあ色ぱれっと)
  2. "#AquaIroPalette" (instrumental)
Minato Aqua Aqua Color Palette Cover
External links
Digital Release • Music Video • YouTube

Events[]

  • On 4 April 2019, she made an appearance in hololive's collaboration with Dawn of the Breakers as one of the characters alongside Roboco, Aki Rosenthal, Natsuiro Matsuri, Shirakami Fubuki, Yuzuki Choco, Oozora Subaru and Ookami Mio.[62]
  • On 8 April 2019, it was announced that she would collaborate with Square Enix's new mobile game, titled LAST IDEA (ラストイデア), which was broadcasted live on the next day at 9:00 PM.[63] The collaboration event began in the game on 23 July 2019.[64]
    • In response to this collab, she expressed that she was nervous as this was her first time.[65]
  • On 27 November 2019, she made an appearance in hololive's collaboration with Azur Lane as one of the characters alongside Shirakami Fubuki, Nakiri Ayame, Ookami Mio, Natsuiro Matsuri, Murasaki Shion and Tokino Sora; she was available from 27 November to 10 December.[66]
  • On 28 January 2020, it was announced on Dengekionline that she would make an appearance in the game Neptunia Virtual Stars as one of the VTuber guest characters alongside Tokino Sora, Roboco, Sakura Miko, Shirakami Fubuki, Yuzuki Choco, Inugami Korone, Shirogane Noel and Houshou Marine.[67]
  • On 10 October 2020, Nissin's character Curry Meshi-kun's Twitter account announced a collaboration between hololive and the Curry Meshi brand named "Curry Meshi WEEK" where she, Oozora Subaru and Usada Pekora would appear as the central characters of the collaboration (with other members also appearing) forming the unit name "Spice Love."[68][69] debuting an original song on hololive's YouTube channel called "カレーメシ・イン・ミラクル" translated as Curry Meshi in Miracle and a special stream held on 11 October.[70][71]
  • On 7 June 2021, hololive's Japanese Twitter account announced that Aqua and Shishiro Botan would appear as virtual ambassadors in a collaborative campaign with Red Bull. By buying a limited edition package of the brand on Amazon, participants could get promotional stickers featuring original artwork of either member. Stock of the product ran out the same day as the collaboration was announced.[72][73]
  • On 13 June 2021, hololive's Japanese Twitter account announced that Aqua, Momosuzu Nene and Oozora Subaru would sing the The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated! ending theme, forming the unit name "NEGI☆U."[74] The unit name is an abbreviation for "never give up", which is associated with "Kujikenai" in a part of the anime title, and the reading is "Negiyu."
  • On 23 June 2021, hololive's Japanese Twitter account announced that Aqua would appear as official ambassador in "Yokosuka Umi Anime Carnival."[75] Apart from being an official ambassador, Aqua would also held a concert entitled Minato Aqua SEASIDE FES.
  • On 2 July 2021, hololive's Twitter account announced that Aqua would appear in a collaborative promotion campaign for the movie Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time, along with Houshou Marine, Uruha Rushia, Shirogane Noel, Sakura Miko, A-chan and a secret person as guests.[76] Initially, the project was scheduled to released on 3 July, however, it has since been postponed indefinitely.[77]
  • On 14 October 2021, she made an appearance in hololive's collaboration with Bang Dream! alongside Tokino Sora and Shirakami Fubuki.[78]
  • On 25 November 2022, hololive's Twitter account announced the second collaboration with TOKYO SKYTREE Town (R) featuring Minato Aqua, Yukihana Lamy, Shirakami Fubuki, Houshou Marine, Tsunomaki Watame, and Shirogane Noel in limited edition merchandise, cafe, games, and other activities. The event would be held from 16 December 2022 to 9 January 2023.[79][80]
  • On 14 October 2023, hololive's Twitter account announced a collaboration with animate cafe Bangkok in Thailand, featuring Shirakami Fubuki, Minato Aqua, Tsunomaki Watame, Omaru Polka, Moona Hoshinova, Kobo Kanaeru, Nanashi Mumei, and Hakos Baelz in limited drinks and goods, which would be available from 21 October to 21 November 2023.[81]
  • On 26 February 2024, Bandai Namco announced that Minato Aqua will be added into the videogame SWORD ART ONLINE: Last Recollection as a playable character with full voice acting. Her character was finally added with a free game update on 7 March 2024.

Fans[]

  • Her fanbase is officially called Aqua Crew「あくあクルー」.

Relationships[]

  • "Meaqua" (稱めあくあ), alongside Kagura Mea.
  • "Spice Love," alongside Oozora Subaru and Usada Pekora.
  • "NEGI☆U," alongside Momosuzu Nene and Oozora Subaru.
  • "Manji-Gumi" (卍組), alongside Murashaki Shion and Nakiri Ayame.
  • "AquShio," alongside Murasaki Shion.
  • "Startend," alongside Tokoyami Towa and Hoshimachi Suisei.

Trivia[]

  • Whenever she puts all focus on gameplay, she often makes unintelligible battle cries such as "nya," "rua," and "wryy."
  • She spent half a month grinding PvP in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate after it was released on 7 December 2018, hoping to get to VIP ranking. She mainly played as Cloud, Joker and Lucina. She got it on 14 November 2020 after 6 hours of fighting using the character Cloud.[82]
  • Her favorite animes are Yosuga no Sora and Lovelive!, but she doesn't know the song 届かない恋 from White Album 2.
  • The nickname "Sololive" comes from the fact that she tends to play games alone.
  • She is a fan of the comic artist Tsukudani Norio as well as Inuyama Tamaki, who was designed (and voiced) by her.
  • She likes reading light novels, but can barely read them because of most of the texts being not annotated with furigana, and instead spends most of her time reading manga (with annotated furigana).
  • She uses a lot of exclamation marks in her tweets (!!!). This behavior has spread to other virtual YouTubers.
  • Aqua is known for faking retirements on multiple occasions, singing sad songs and ending her streams with a black screen. During a Minecraft stream on 2 February 2019, she performed another retirement speech during a stream on hololive's Minecraft server, on which she created a model of herself and blew it up with TNTs, which were supposed to be the fireworks celebrating her retirement.[83]
  • Aqua has been noted by other members of hololive as being particularly slight, short, and petite in terms of stature. During Aqua's Wii Fit stream, in addition to revealing her height to be 4 feet and 10 inches (148 cm), she accidentally revealed her weight to be a mere 95 pounds (43 kg).[84]
    • When Aqua first met Murasaki Shion in-person, Shion (who is already comparatively short) apparently remarked at how "small" Aqua was and condescendingly patted her on the head, much to Aqua's dismay.[85]
    • Aqua's short and light build is something other hololive members frequently lightly tease her over but simultaneously something they cite as a part of what makes her cute.
    • Aqua's height of 4' 10" is coincidentally the typical length of a mop-handle, which has resulted in an ongoing meme in which fan-art depicts her as a mop among her fans, sometimes as a red onion and a tissue box on top of the handle.
  • She is really close to Kagura Mea, having done a lot of collaborations with Aqua, with their pairing being known as "Meaqua" (稱めあくあ). She has also gone to Mea's house on multiple occasions to do streams, with her going as far as to call her girlfriend on a tweet from 8 March 2019.
  • She made a group called the "hololive Resistance" army Iron Aqua Group. She is the leader and creator of the group in Minecraft, with a large underground base full of TNT. According to her, she is ready to rebel at any moment. She showed the place to Matsuri, and Matsuri became a member of hololive Resistence too. Unfortunately for her, Matsuri betrayed her during Tokino Sora's visit. Aqua's morale remained high while Aqua facing Sora until she called her an enemy, which caused her to stop speaking properly.[86][87]
    • Her "group" was latter referenced when she appeared on Dawn of the Breakers, on which her unit name is called hololive Resistance.[62]
  • Aqua established her own company, "Akukin Kensetsu," on the new hololive Minecraft JP server and recruited Houshou Marine as her first employee (eventually 2nd-in-command), before expanding to recruit Ookami Mio (3rd-in-command) to compete with Usada Kensetsu. Akukin Kensetsu later conducted a series of interviews to recruit more employees.[88] From it, 8 employees were added: Yuzuki Choco, Yukihana Lamy, Momosuzu Nene, Aki Rosenthal, Amane Kanata, Airani Iofifteen, Shiranui Flare and Yozora Mel. The company now counts 11 employees.
    • Later Akukin Kensetsu went bankrupt and its CEO pretended it never existed. Aqua revealed that the company had many problems such as forcing employees to work 24/7 without being paid, scattering a lot of cod everywhere, even the CEO ran away.[89][90]
  • She likes to say "You are weak; I am strong" (お前、弱い、あてぃし、強い) whenever she faces a boss when playing games like Dark Souls 3 and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. She often gets fixed up even before she can finish the whole sentence. This famous line is also included in her Azur Lane character voice pack, used whenever her character get MVP.
  • In 2021, Aqua was chosen, along with Sephiroth from Final Fantasy VII from as a character to be crafted into a bust and placed at the examination site of Kyoto University and have various offerings placed in front of her, as per school tradition. The offerings Aqua received included 1,000 Yen, a bottled water, rice balls and a discounted purple onion.[91]
  • Aqua revealed that she only have 47 friends on LINE, with half of them being "official" accounts (accounts used by brands and companies to send general information, sales and marketing activities, and special promotions to their customers).[92]

External Links[]

Media[]

Twitter hashtags[]

Further readings[]

hololive logo
Solo Debutants
(hololive 0th Gen)
Tokino Sora (🐻)Roboco-san (🤖)Sakura Miko (🌸)Hoshimachi Suisei (☄️)AZKi (⚒️)
1st Generation Aki Rosenthal (🍎)Natsuiro Matsuri (🏮)Shirakami Fubuki (🌽)Akai Haato (❤️‍🔥)
Retired Hitomi Chris (🌰)Yozora Mel (🌟)
2nd Generation Minato Aqua (⚓️)Murasaki Shion (🌙)Nakiri Ayame (👿)Yuzuki Choco (💋)Oozora Subaru (🚑)
hololive GAMERS Shirakami Fubuki (🌽)Ookami Mio (🌲)Nekomata Okayu (🍙)Inugami Korone (🥐)
3rd Generation
(hololive Fantasy)
Usada Pekora (👯)Shiranui Flare (🔥)Shirogane Noel (⚔️)Houshou Marine (🏴‍☠️)
Retired Uruha Rushia (🦋)
4th Generation Tsunomaki Watame (🐏)Tokoyami Towa (👾)Amane Kanata (💫)Himemori Luna (🍬)
Retired Kiryu Coco (🐉)
5th Generation
(NePoLaBo)
Yukihana Lamy (☃️)Momosuzu Nene (🥟)Shishiro Botan (♌)Omaru Polka (🎪)
Retired Mano Aloe (👅)
Secret Society holoX La+ Darknesss (🛸💜)Takane Lui (🥀)Hakui Koyori (🧪)Sakamata Chloe (🎣)Kazama Iroha (🍃)
Office Staff Harusaki Nodoka (📝)
Retired Yuujin A (👓)
hololive IN logo
1st Generation Airani Iofifteen (🎨)Moona Hoshinova (🔮)Ayunda Risu (🐿️)
2nd Generation Kureiji Ollie (🧟‍♀️)Anya Melfissa (🍂)Pavolia Reine (🦚)
3rd Generation Vestia Zeta (📜)Kaela Kovalskia (🔨)Kobo Kanaeru (☔)
hololive EN logo
-Myth- Ninomae Ina'nis (🐙)Takanashi Kiara (🐔)Watson Amelia (🔎)Mori Calliope (💀)Gawr Gura (🔱)
-Promise-
Project: HOPE IRyS (💎)
-Council- Ceres Fauna (🌿)Ouro Kronii (⏳)Nanashi Mumei (🪶)Hakos Baelz (🎲)
Retired Tsukumo Sana (🪐)
-Advent- Shiori Novella (👁‍🗨)Koseki Bijou (🗿)Nerissa Ravencroft (🎼)Fuwawa Abyssgard (🐾🩵)Mococo Abyssgard (🐾🩷)
-Justice- Elizabeth Rose Bloodflame (💄)Gigi Murin (👧)Cecilia Immergreen (🍵)Raora Panthera (🐱)
hololive DEV_IS logo
ReGLOSS Hiodoshi Ao (🖋️)Otonose Kanade (🎹✨)Ichijou Ririka (🌃)Juufuutei Raden (🐚)Todoroki Hajime (🐧⚡)
hololive CN logo
(Dissolved Branch)
1st Generation Yogiri (🍼🎸)Civia (🌙🦄)Spade Echo (🍑) Everyone retired
2nd Generation Rosalyn (📖)Doris (🐟)Artia (❄️) Everyone retired
Holostars logo
1st Generation Hanasaki Miyabi (🌺)Kanade Izuru (🎸)Arurandeisu (🍕)Rikka (⚙️)
Retired Yakushiji Suzaku (💊)Kagami Kira (💙)
2nd Generation
Sun Tempo
Astel Leda (🎭)Kishido Temma (🦔💨)Yukoku Roberu (🍷)
3rd Generation
MaFia
Kageyama Shien (🟣)Aragami Oga (🐃)
Retired Tsukishita Kaoru (💅)
UPROAR!! Yatogami Fuma (🦝)Utsugi Uyu (🃏)Minase Rio (🕯️)
Retired Hizaki Gamma (🖌️)
Holostars EN logo
-TEMPUS- Regis Altare (🎇)Axel Syrios (⛓️)Gavis Bettel (🎩)Machina X Flayon (🪫)Banzoin Hakka (🔅)Josuiji Shinri (🏹)
Retired Magni Dezmond (🧤)Noir Vesper (📗)
-ARMIS- Jurard T Rexford (🦖)Goldbullet (🦅)Octavio (ထ)Crimzon Ruze (💢)

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