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Mel


Yozora Mel (夜空メル) is a female Japanese Virtual YouTuber associated with hololive, as part of its first generation of VTubers alongside Aki Rosenthal, Natsuiro Matsuri, Shirakami Fubuki, and Akai Haato.

Introduction Video

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バーチャルYoutuberの『夜空メル』と申します【-0】

  Mel's introduction.

Personality

History

Background

Yozora Mel opened her Twitter account on 16 April 2018 while her YouTube channel was started on 25 April although her introduction video was not uploaded until 13 May.

2019

On 27 March 2019, she announced in a live-stream that she would be getting a 3D model.[3]

On 29 March, a sneak peek of her new 3D model was shown and the debut date was revealed to be on 2 April.[4] Shirakami Fubuki noted on her stream later that night that the 3D model outfit will be different compared to the original 2D illustration.[5][6] was revealed in a stream on 2 April.[7]

On 23 August, she debuted her swimsuit 3D costume, during a stream.[8]

On 6 November, she published in Twitter that her channel was demonetized, explaining that a song she performed was the cause,[9] however like the rest of hololive girls aflicted by this issue, she erased or made private most of her ASMR videos.

On 29 December, she announced on her Twitter account, that she would get a new year 2D costume.[10]

2020

On 1 January, she debuted her new year costume during a stream, being her second 2D costume overall.[11]

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.[12]

On 31 January, she announced on her Twitter account the remonetization of her channel.[13]

On 16 May, she revealed that she has been victim of harrasment in a public statement on her Twitter account, explaining why she had been on semihiatus since October 2019, as she felt unsafe because the perpetrator was someone she knew in real life.

She stated that after taking things to the authorities and court the harrasment has stopped since March. In the statement she thanked her fans and hoped to be able to continue her activities at some point. She also stated that she decided to made this issue public wishing that this doesn't happen to other people including other hololive members.[14][15]

On 24 May Cover Corp, hololive's parent company also released an statement about the issue. They apologized for their mistakes into handling the situation, announcing changes within the company to prevent this for ever happening again and paying for any fees Mel went throught into handling with this issue.[16]

After been on full hiatus since early April, Mel announced on 23 June that she would continue with her activities.[17]

On 24 June, after two attempts being prematurely ended by YouTube's algorithm, she returned to her activities with a stream, where she was warmly received by fellow VTubers and fans.[18]

On 31 July, she announced on her Twitter account that her original 2D model would be get an update.[19] She debuted her updated model the next day on 1 August during a stream, featuring more facial expressions, her hair and bat ornament have much better movement, she received improved jiggle physics, she can turn freely in more directions in line with the model capabilities of hololive members from the GAMERS unit onwards.[20]

On 27 August she announced on her Twitter account that she would get her third 2D costume.[21] She debuted this costume next day on 28 August during a stream, just like her new year costume Mel has long hair but in this costume she uses twintails, with bat wings accesories on both sites, her previous hair ornament that used to be shapped like a bat is now an inverted heart, probably in response to Mel's constant struggle with YouTube's algorithm bot taking down her streams in the past, this costume doesn't show any cleavage, instead using a white blouse with a black corset, she wears a black and white miniskirt mantained in place with orange suspenders also decorated with inverted hearts, finally she uses asymmetrical tights with shoes decorated with hearts.[22]

Fans

  • Her fanbase is officially called "Kapu-min" (かぷ民).

Trivia

  • She is the first hololive member to be part of a generation to debut, debuting half a month earlier than the other members, she is also the third hololive member to debut ever, after Tokino Sora and Roboco.
  • She was the first hololive member to debut her 3D model with a different design from her original 2D appearance.

External Links

Hololive Logo
Talents
3D talents Tokino Sora (🐻) (A-chan and Ankimo)Roboco (🤖)・Sakura Miko (🌸)
2D talent Hoshimachi Suisei (☄️)
1st generation Yozora Mel (🌟)・Aki Rosenthal (🍎)・Natsuiro Matsuri (🏮)・
Shirakami Fubuki (🌽)・Akai Haato (❣️)
2nd generation Minato Aqua (⚓️)・Murasaki Shion (🌙)・Nakiri Ayame (👿)・
Yuzuki Choco (🍫💋)・Oozora Subaru (🚑)
hololive GAMERS Shirakami Fubuki (🌽)・Ookami Mio (🌲)・
Nekomata Okayu (🍙)・Inugami Korone (🥐)
INoNaKa MUSIC AZKi (⚒)
3rd generation
(hololive Fantasy)
Usada Pekora (👯)・Uruha Rushia (🦋)・Shiranui Flare (🔥)・
Shirogane Noel (⚔️)・Houshou Marine (🏴‍☠️)
4th generation Tsunomaki Watame (🐏)・Tokoyami Towa (👾)・Kiryu Coco (🐉)・
Amane Kanata (💫)・Himemori Luna (🍬)
5th generation Yukihana Lamy (☃️)・Momosuzu Nene (🥟)・Shishiro Botan (♌)・
Omaru Polka (🎪)
hololive China Yogiri (🍼🎸)・Civia (🌙🦄)・Spade Echo (🍑)
Artia (❄️)・Rosalyn (📖)・Doris (🐟)
hololive Indonesia Airani Iofifteen (🎨)・Moona Hoshinova (🔮)・Ayunda Risu (🐿)
hololive English Ninomae Ina'nis (🐙)・Takanashi Kiara (🐔)・Watson Amelia (🔎)・
Mori Calliope (💀)・Gawr Gura (🔱)
Retired Hitomi Chris (🌰)・Mano Aloe (👅)
Holostars Logo
Talents
1st generation Hanasaki Miyabi (🌺)・Kagami Kira (💙)・Kanade Izuru (🎸)・Arurandeisu (🍕)・Rikka (⚙️)
2nd generation
(Sun Tempo)
Astel Leda (🎭)・Kishido Temma (🦔💨)・Yukoku Roberu (🍷)
3rd generation Kageyama Shien (🟣)・Aragami Oga (🐃)
Retired Yakushiji Suzaku (💊)・Tsukishita Kaoru (💅)

References

  1. MegaJujube (2020, August 1) ホロライブ1期生夜空メルちゃんの新しいLive2D担当させていただきました! 新Live2Dおめでとう!今までのメルちゃんもとても可愛かったので、魅力はそのままに、かぷかぷ感を上げられるよう頑張りました🌟 https://twitter.com/yozoramel/status/1289582938233831425 [Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/MegaJujube/status/1289584086239985665
  2. Height chart (as of 31 May 2019)
  3. Yozora, M. [Mel Channel 夜空メルチャンネル]. (2019, March 27) 【重大発表】みんなに大切なお知らせがあります・・! [Video File]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/T0Oto5qjxho/ at 19:00
  4. hololivetv. (2019, March 29). お待たせいたしました!
    4月2日(火)21時より、夜空メルちゃん(@yozoramel)の公式3Dモデル完成記念のお披露目放送を行います。みなさん、お楽しみに!
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD8HOxPs4Xvsm8H0ZxXGiBw [Tweet]. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/statuses/1111545374580203520
  5. Shirakami, F. [フブキCh。白上フブキ]. (2019, March 29) 【#フブキch】サムネは3Dだが2Dな雑談放送 [Video File]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/l1LOVKxmHVY/ at 1:16:37
  6. ayamy_garubinu. (2019, April 2). 夜空メルの3D化デザイン担当させていただきました!よろしくお願いします🌟 [Tweet]. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/statuses/1113063491097653249
  7. Yozora, M. [Mel Channel 夜空メルチャンネル]. (2019, April 2) 【#夜空メル3D】お披露目配信です!! [Video File]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/xsCHm6cQ5kQ/
  8. Yozora, M. [Mel Channel 夜空メルチャンネル] (2019, August 26) 【3D放送】メルの水着見てほしいな♡【#ホロライブサマー / 夜空メル】[Video File] Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUdd4EbphI8
  9. yozoramel (2019, November 6) 【悲報】 youtubeの収益化が止まりました。 原因は昨日投稿した曲が引っかかった可能性が高いという😂(音源は作成したものなので本来なら引っかからない) メンバーシップの絵文字もやっと追加できてきたところなのに... ごめんなさい。 解決策を考えて出来るだけ早く戻るようにしてみます🙇 [Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/yozoramel/status/1192178160944570368
  10. yozoramel (2019, December 29) お正月衣装お披露目リレー配信🎍🌅🎍 メルは1月1日15時30分から〜!!! 2dでは初新衣装になるよ🌟 たのしみにしててねー!!![Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/yozoramel/status/1211198548911374336
  11. Yozora, M [Mel Channel 夜空メルチャンネル] (2020, January 1) 【#ホロライブ正月衣装】あけおめ!初の新衣装お披露目!【ホロライブ/夜空メル】[Video File] Retrieved from https://youtu.be/MmDcSOL84WA?t=726
  12. hololive_En (2020, January 24) [Songs Performed!] 🎵 Dream☆Story (Sora, Roboco, Miko, AZKi, Suisei) 🎵 Yumemiru Sora e (1st Gen) 🎵 Go-toubun no Kimochi (2nd Gen) #とまらないホロライブ Photo By Ayo Kajino [Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/hololive_En/status/1220676990061010946/photo/3
  13. yozoramel (2020, January 31) 収益化!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!戻ったああああああああああああああああああア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"ア"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!😭🎉[Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/yozoramel/status/1223460863568310272
  14. yozoramel (2020, May 16) この度、皆様にお伝えしたいことがあります。 2019年10月頃から私の周りに起きたことについて、以下にまとめました。 とても長くなってしまいますが、ご一読頂けますと幸いです。[Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/yozoramel/status/1261618870453846019
  15. LygetT (2020, May 16) A rough summary of the contents of this letter. Parts that I was not confident on have been omitted (with explanation): http://tl.gd/n_1sr88th [Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/LygerT/status/1261638945693003779
  16. Cover Corp statement on Mel's situation
  17. yozoramel (2020, June 23) 【告知】 🌟明日6月24日(金)24時〜🌟 夜空メル活動復帰配信をします!!!!!! 久しぶりにみんなと会えるの楽しみだよ! みんなただいま(⃔ *`꒳´*  )⃔↝!!!!!!![Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/yozoramel/status/1275411421988130816
  18. Yozora, M. [Mel Channel 夜空メルチャンネル] (2020, June 24) 【復活祭】ただいま!BANと戦う!夜空メル復活!【ホロライブ/夜空メル】[Video File] Retrieved from https://youtu.be/C0KQZUyfZ3Q
  19. yozoramel (2020, July 31) 🌟8月1日23時🌟 なんと新LIVE2Dお披露目決定〜〜〜!!!!!!!!!!!! メルの新しい姿、見に来てねー!!!!!!! #夜空メル新2D [Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/yozoramel/status/1289209026580852736
  20. Yozora, M. [Mel Channel 夜空メルチャンネル] (2020, August 1) 【#夜空メル新2D】メルの新しい姿を見て!!!!?【ホロライブ/夜空メル】[Video File] Retrieved from https://youtu.be/ZPd3pXIo-xc?t=640
  21. yozoramel (2020, August 27) 【🔴重大告知】 日時:8月28日22時〜 夜空メル新衣装お披露目✨ とうとう明日!!! ぜひ見に来てね!!!!✊ #夜空メル新衣装 [Tweet] Retrieved from https://twitter.com/yozoramel/status/1298989224012558337
  22. Yozora, M. [Mel Channel 夜空メルチャンネル] (2020, August 28) 【#夜空メル新衣装】新衣装お披露目しちゃうよ!♡【ホロライブ】[Video File] Retrieved from https://youtu.be/YZvaq2evbK8?t=948
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