Anime NYC Powered By Crunchyroll today announced that NewYork’s biggest Japanese pop culture festival and COVER Corporation, the operator of Japanese VTuber agency hololive production, will together host a historic first for hololive production fans this November.
- “Anime NYC & hololive Meet presents: Hoshimachi Suisei @ NYC” the first performance in the United States by hololive Generation 0 superstar Hoshimachi Suisei with special guest appearance by Mori Calliope from hololive English -Myth-, on Friday, November 17.
- “hololive English -Advent- NYC Invasion” the first panel appearance of hololive English’s-Advent- on Saturday, November 18.
Founded in 2017, hololive production is a groundbreaking virtual talent agency that represents a group of virtual YouTubers (VTubers) who captivate audiences worldwide through live-streaming performances. With the rise of VTuber content in the anime community, hololive production has become the premier VTuber agency representing 50+ of the world’s top VTuber talent.
These virtual idols are designed with unique appearances, personalities, and backstories; their performances range from gaming streams to interactive live chats and music showcases. In the context of hololive production, “idols” refer to virtual characters brought to life by real-life performers, similar to animated avatars. Fans engage with their favorite hololive production idols as they would with traditional celebrities, supporting them with virtual gifts and interacting with them through comments during their live streams. hololive production’s innovative approach has transformed the concept of idols, creating an immersive and captivating entertainment experience that has garnered a massive global following among anime and gaming enthusiasts totaling 50+ million fans worldwide.
hololive production’s Guests at Anime NYC:
● Hoshimachi Suisei (with special guest Mori Calliope)
hololive Generation 0 superstar Hoshimachi Suisei began streaming on March 22, 2018, and has since become one of hololive production’s premier talents. Her fanbase totals 3.2M across all social media platforms. Joining the songstress on stage as a guest performer will be the popular, Mori Calliope from hololive English -Myth-. Fans can look forward to an exclusive performance by the powerful duo.
● hololive English -Advent-
hololive English -Advent- will be making their first full team panel appearance at Anime NYC:
The presence of the hololive production talents above, marks their first ever appearance in a US convention; fans can expect a powerful performance by Hoshimachi Suisei and an engaging panel debut by the full members of hololive English -Advent- over the weekend. In addition to the appearances above, hololive production will be exhibiting this year together with VRChat. Fans can expect to see their favorite talents streaming live to their booth on the expo floor only at Anime NYC. This hololive programming is a part of the larger hololive Meet Presented by VRChat. More information about the tour can be found here: https://hololivemeet.
“We are grateful to be able to partner with Anime NYC to bring the performances of our talents of hololive production to the VTuber fans on the East Coast of the United States. We are planning a variety of events for everyone to enjoy, and we hope that everyone who comes to visit will have fun,” commented Motoaki Tanigo, CEO of COVER Corporation.
“We’re extremely excited to partner with hololive production for these exciting offerings for fans at Anime NYC,” said Anime NYC Show Director MK Goodwin. “We are looking forward to making history at Anime NYC, and bringing these exclusive experiences for hololive production and VTuber fans to enjoy right here in New York City. ”
Guest panels and expo floor activities are accessible to Anime NYC badge holders, and limited badges arestill available at animenyc.com. Anime NYC will be announcing more guests and special events across the fall, and for more information, follow Anime NYC on X (Twitter), Instagram, and Facebook.
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