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Moona Hoshinova (ムーナ・ホシノヴァ) is a female Indonesian Virtual YouTuber associated with hololive, debuting as part of its Indonesian (ID) branch first generation of VTubers alongside Airani Iofifteen and Ayunda Risu.

Introduction Video

Vtuber_holoID_Debut!_WHO_AM_I?

Vtuber holoID Debut! WHO AM I?

Moona's introduction.

Profile

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"Moon Moon~ Moonafic Dayo!"

On some rare occasion, Moona’s stream might be visited by Moona’s “another personality,”Hoshinova. That has deeper big sister-like voices and sadistic tendesion. Pay attention to her streams to meet Hoshinova![sic][4]

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A university student who is also a model and idol.

She became a VTuber as she was attracted by the virtual world.

She seems to be calm and cool-headed, but scary things are not her cup of tea.[5]

Personality

Moona is a shy girl, which is the opposite of her image of a flat faced college girl despite the fact she still speaks in an upbeat tone and a rather unique Indonesia accent. Like Tsunomaki Watame, she loves to bob and weave her head and body around. She worked as a fashion model before showing an interest in joining hololive. She loves to shitpost on Twitter while trying to connect with her fans.

History

Background

Her Twitter account was created on March 2020, while her first tweet was made on 7 April,[6] her YouTube channel was created on 3 March and her debut stream was on 11 April.

2020

On 4 June, she premiered her first cover Again by Beverly.

On 14 August, it was announced on the official hololive Indonesia Twitter account that their 1st Gen members would get a new outfit for each commemorating Indonesia's Independence Day.[7]

On 16 August, she debuted her second 2D costume based on traditional Indonesian clothes, and using a ponytail.[8]

2021

On 6 January, she reached 400,000 YouTube subscribers, the 1st Indonesian hololive member to do so.

On 16 February, she released her original song "Ai no Chiisana Uta", while reaching 500,000 YouTube subscribers, making her the first hololive Indonesian member to reach this milestone and the 33rd overall hololive member.

On 15 April, she and the other holoID gen one members revealed that there are plans for them to get their 3D models at some point in 2021.[9] On the same day, she reached 600,000 YouTube subscribers.[10]

On 6 June, she reached 700,000 YouTube subscribers during a stream.[11]

On 8 August, Moona reached 800,000 YouTube subscribers during a free talk stream discussing PekoMoon's cover of Turing Love.[12]

On August 15, during their AREA 15 segment, Iofi announced that hololive ID 1st Gen member would receive their third 2D costumes soon.[13]

Discography

Main page: Moona Hoshinova/Discography
Ai no Chiisana Uta 16 February 2021    
  1. "Ai no Chiisana Uta"
  2. "Ai no Chiisana Uta" (Instrumental)
Moona Hoshinova Ai no Chiisana Uta Cover.jpeg
External links
Digital Release • Music Video
id:entity voices as hololive Indonesia 6 April 2021    
  1. "id:entity voices"
  2. "id:entity voices" (Japanese ver.)
  3. "id:entity voices" (Instrumental)
Identity voices Cover.jpg
External links
Digital Release • Music Video

Events

  • On 8 July 2021, Comifuro Twitter account announced that every hololive Indonesia member would appear in "Comifuro Virtual," Moona would held a live concert.[14]

Fans

  • Her fanbase is called "Moonafic". "Munafik" means "hypocrite" in Indonesian; according to Moona herself, this was intentional. In reality, the term "Moonafic" stands for "Moona Fanatic".

Quotes

  • "Whatever happens in your life, please stay alive. I believe you can do it. Don't ever give up."

Trivia

  • Moona's last name of "Hoshinova" reflects her overall celestial theme. "Hoshi" (ホシ) is Japanese for "star", while nova, comes from the latin "novus" which means new, nova is also the English word for a star undergoing a massive, transient increase in brightness.
  • In addition to Indonesian, Moona can speak English and a little Japanese.
  • Moona has a small "moe fang", though it is barely visible.
  • She has a notably large appetite; one time remarking on Twitter that she ate 12 large pieces of fried chicken in one sitting. Her Twitter also has food come up as a frequent topic in general.
  • Moona is famous for having great construction abilities and is often praised by fans and fellow hololive members, this is one of the reasons that got her recruited by Usada Pekora for Usada Constructions.
  • Moona had PC problems a few days before her debut which forced her to use a laptop instead.
    • On her debut, she used mobile data to support her stream which caused an unstable connectivity. Amidst the lag, many viewers kept supporting and still enjoyed the stream. Unfortunately, her stream ended abruptly. A few days later she made an amusing apology video while stating some rules along the line.[15] Moona's connectivity problems during her debut stream led some fans to jokingly label her "Watame 2.0" (referencing the significant amount of connectivity issues Watame dealt with in her first month or so of steaming with hololive).
  • At one point, she streamed from her car when she was forced to self-quarantine.
  • She is a big SpongeBob SquarePants enthusiast to the point where she sang Ripped Pants in her debut.[16]
  • She has a younger brother, two younger sisters and three older brothers.[17]
  • The name of her fanbase, "Moonafic", was chosen by Twitter poll on 8 April 2020, and won with 50.5% of the vote. The other options were Moonarian, MoonaSphere, and Moonathic.
  • Moona made a special livestream series called "Mamah Moona" during Ramadhan. The streams contains such as giving advices to her viewers, answering viewers problems based on her experience, and room reviews.

External Links

Media

Twitter hashtags

Further readings

hololive logo
Solo Debutants
(hololive 0th Gen)
Tokino Sora (🐻) A-chan and Ankimo · Roboco-san (🤖) · Sakura Miko (🌸) · Hoshimachi Suisei (☄️) · AZKi (⚒️)
1st Generation Yozora Mel (🌟) · Aki Rosenthal (🍎) · Natsuiro Matsuri (🏮) · Shirakami Fubuki (🌽) · Akai Haato (❣️)
Retired Hitomi Chris (🌰)
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 (👯) · Uruha Rushia (🦋) · Shiranui Flare (🔥) · Shirogane Noel (⚔️) · Houshou Marine (🏴‍☠️)
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 (👅)
INNK logo
Member AZKi (⚒️)
hololive IN logo
1st Generation Airani Iofifteen (🎨) · Moona Hoshinova (🔮) · Ayunda Risu (🐿️)
2nd Generation Kureiji Ollie (🧟‍♀️) · Anya Melfissa (🍂) · Pavolia Reine (🦚)
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1st Generation
-Myth- or holoMyth
Ninomae Ina'nis (🐙) · Takanashi Kiara (🐔) · Watson Amelia (🔎) · Mori Calliope (💀) · Gawr Gura (🔱)
Project: HOPE IRyS (💎)
2nd Generation
-Council-
Tsukumo Sana (🪐) · Ceres Fauna (🌿) · Ouro Kronii (⏳) · Nanashi Mumei (🪶) · Hakos Baelz (🎲)
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 (💅)

References

  1. nyorinyori (2020, April 11) ホロライブインドネシア1期生、ムーナ・ホシノヴァちゃんのデザインをさせて頂きました!ホロライブの先輩方、いつもホロライブを応援しているファンの方々、ムーナちゃんを宜しくお願い申し上げます。[Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/nyorinyori/status/1248982632462864385
  2. MegaJujube (2020, April 11) ホロライブID 1期生ムーナちゃん( @moonahoshinova )のLive2Dを担当させていただきました!皆様ムーナちゃんをどうぞよろしくお願いします デザイン:により先生( @nyorinyori) Congratulations on your debut! Godspeed,Moona ;) #MoonA_Live [Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/MegaJujube/status/1248998996061765632
  3. hatyati (2020, August 16) ホロライブID ムーナ・ホシノヴァ殿の新衣装のお仕立て(衣装差分Live2Dモデルの制作)を担当させていただきました! 装飾品の細部や揺れにまでこだわりました! #Moona_Hoshinova #holoID 🔮 [Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/hatyati/status/1294997503536857088
  4. [Profile on hololive.hololivepro.com] Retrieved from https://hololive.hololivepro.com/en/talents/moona-hoshinova
  5. [Profile on hololive.tv] Retrieved from https://en.hololive.tv/portfolio/items/438286
  6. moonahoshinova (2020, April 7) Hai sayang... [Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/moonahoshinova/status/1247221141019578369
  7. hololive_Id (2020, August 14) 🇮🇩 Pengumuman! 🇮🇩 Dalam rangka menyambut HUT RI, hololive Indonesia akan mengadakan relay stream kostum baru!🥳 16 Agustus, 2020 Risu - 20:00 WIB Moona - 20:30 WIB Iofi - 21:00 WIB Saksikan di channel mereka masing-masing yah! holoID #holoIDNewCostume #holoIDHUTRI #HUTRI75 [Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/hololive_Id/status/1294189516929073153
  8. Hoshinova, M. [Moona Hoshinova hololive-ID] (2020, August 16) 【Special Stream】New Costume - ID | EN【holoID】[Video File] Retrieved from https://youtu.be/arGIFKgdU38?t=694
  9. Hoshinova, M. [Moona Hoshinova hololive-ID] (2021, April 15) 【AREA15】JADI GINI...POKOKNYA PENGUMUMAN PENTING!【holoID】[Video File] Retrieved from https://youtu.be/_ks2L6zgLio?t=1384
  10. moonahoshinova (2021, April 15) Thank you so much everyone for 600ksubs youtube and 100k followers on facebook!🎉🥰🔮 [Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/moonahoshinova/status/1382531047431163904
  11. moonahoshinova. (2021, June 6). Otsukare!! and Thankyou so much everyone for the 700k subs !!! 😭😭😭 [Tweet]. Twitter.
  12. moonahoshinova. (2021, August 8). Got shock because of this… I knew it… But why don’t you guys waiting for me to stream again?? I was literally sleeping last night 😭😭😭😭 But anyway… THANKYOU FOR 800k subs!!!!! [Tweet]. Twitter.
  13. Iofifteen, A. [Airani Iofifteen Channel hololive-ID]. (2021, August 15). 【 AREA 15】Selamat Datang! Seberapa Dekatnya Anda Dengan Iofi?【iofi / イオフィ】 [Video]. YouTube.
  14. comifuro (2021, July 8) Live session always has been part of comifuro, now we will have some virtual twist on it Say Hello to @moonahoshinova Virtual Concert at Comivuro Day2 18/7/2021 16:30 LIVE https://youtube.com/user/ComicFrontier Join Discord https://discord.com/invite/ytg54yR #Moona_Hoshinova #MoonUtau #hololiveID [Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/comifuro/status/1413091027947180033
  15. Hoshinova, M. [Moona Hoshinova hololive-ID] (2020, April 14) I'm so sorry.... [Video File] Retrived from https://youtu.be/4Lc7t47qWq8
  16. Hoshinova, M. [Moona Hoshinova hololive-ID] (2020, April 11) Vtuber holoID Debut! WHO AM I? [Video File] Retrived from https://youtu.be/ZsQ003C-fzE?t=3582
  17. Hoshinova, M. [Moona Hoshinova hololive-ID] (2021, February 8) 【Freetalk】♡ Talkin talkie ♡【Moona】 [Video File] Retrieved from https://youtube.com/watch?v=bRilUUIoHDI
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