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Super Sonico (すーぱーそに子 suupaa soniko) is a female Japanese Virtual YouTuber and a character created by Tsuji Santa for the Japanese visual novel video game developer Nitroplus.

Sonico's channel is managed by a partnership between Nitroplus and Virtual YouTuber's studio Wright Flyer Live Entertainment. [1]

Introduction Video

【自己紹介】_00_お知らせでうsよ〜♪【すーぱーそに子】

【自己紹介】 00 お知らせでうsよ〜♪【すーぱーそに子】

Super Sonico's introduction.

History

Background

Initially, Super Sonico was the mascot for Nitroplus' annual live music festival event "Nitro Super Sonico" in 2006, but since then she appeared on across multiple Nitroplus media, including visual novels, video games, music CDs, manga, anime, toys, merchandising and her own VTuber channel.

2010

Super Sonico made her first debut as a virtual YouTuber on 12 February on the NITRO PLUS YouTube channel.[2]

2017

On 3 March Sonico made her last YouTuber video appearance on NITRO PLUS.[3]

2018

On 7 June the Super Sonico Channel (すーぱーそに子ちゃんねる) channel was made.

On 18 June Super Sonico made her second debut on her own channel.

2020

On 17 January 2020. Super Sonico announced on her Twitter account the conclusion of her activities as a VTuber.[4] The farewell stream was broadcast on YouTube and REALITY the same day. [5]

Appearance

Super Sonico is depicted in several media (including her vtuber channel) as an 18-years-old attractive college student. She's well known for her busty and voluptuous young adult woman body with large red eyes and straight long and light pink hair. Sonico's signature feature is her always wearing a pair of headphones on her head.

In her vtuber appearances, she wears a pink with white varsity jacket with green aquamarine letters, a white t-shirt with a tiger design, a black miniskirt, black stockings and leather boots. She also wears a golden necklace with a green electric guitar pendant and two stars at each side of the guitar pendant.

Personality

  • Super Sonico is always known for her politeness and her sweet and bubbly attitude. She also is willing to work hard at her projects, passions and goals. She is as well an energetic person and tries to convey that energy to her performances.
  • When Sonico was younger, she was very shy, and she still shows some of that shyness on her streams and particularly with her outfits and her interactions with the audience or other vtubers.
  • Her hobbies are bathing, playing with cats and gaming.

Trivia

  • Sonico describes herself as a musician (a guitarist and a singer) and also as a Gravure Idol.
  • She plays on the fictional band First Astronomical Velocity (第一宇宙速度 Daiichi Uchuu Sokudo)
  • Sonico's signature instrument is a heritage cherry red Gibson SG electric guitar with a batwing pickguard and black pickup covers named "Daydream."
  • Sonico is prone to sleep in a lot, often requiring help to wake up.
  • Her favorite foods are Ramen noodles with pork, and macarons (a French confection), hence her username on twitter "sonico_macaron"
  • Sonico's Favorite Artists are Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Sonic Youth, Iggy and The Stooges, The Clash, Patti Smith and Avril Lavigne.
  • Sonico made a special appearance on Tsukino Mito's livestream show on the platform REALITY called Mito Radio (みとらじ / mitoraji) on 9 September 2018. [1] During the stream, Mito's model suffered a wardrobe malfunction and Sonico tried to hide Mito from the camera with her body, which ended with hilarious results, double-entendre jokes, a meme related with the movie Titanic and the source of lots of fanart.
  • The overzealous manager of Sonico, Manager Kitamura (北村マネージャー/Kitamura Manējā) finally did a speaking cameo on her last stream.

External Links

References

  1. Super Sonico Enters the Virtual YouTuber Scene! [Article]. (2018, July 2). Tokyo Otaku Mode News.
  2. NITRO PLUS Channel [@NitroplusChannel]. (2010, February 12). すーぱーそに子 ワンダーフェスティバル2010[冬] [Video]. YouTube.
  3. NITRO PLUS Channel [@NitroplusChannel]. (2017, March 3). “すーぱーそに子”「ワンダーフェスティバル2017[冬]」のご挨拶 [Video]. YouTube.
  4. すーぱーそに子 [@sonico_macaron]. (2020, January 17). 本日の生配信ご覧いただきありがとうございました♪ [Tweet]. Twitter.
  5. すーぱーそに子ちゃんねる [@user-uw2zo2cl6s]. (2020, January 17). 【最終回】【歌ライブ】そにちゃLive 2020/01/17【すーぱーそに子】【REALITY】 [Video]. YouTube.
WFLE (V T E)
Active

LITA (KMNZ) Nemui Fuwari Lime Hazuki Natsu (no longer affiliated?)

Retired/Inactive

Super Sonico Isora Manami Ouga Saki Dante's Peak LIZ Nachoco

Misc.

REALITY (app) WFLE (VTuber division) GREE (company)

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