NIJISANJI Debuts New 4-Member VTuber Group VOLTACTION
15.July.2022 | ANIME&GAME
VTuber Group NIJISANJI has debuted four members as part of the new group VOLTACTION. Twitter accounts for each new VTuber were launched on July 13, and the member’s first broadcasts will take place in a relay format on July 16, 2022 on each VTubers channel. On the official NIJISANJI YouTube channel, the members will take part in a special broadcast on July 16 at 21:00 with Green Rouge, comprised of Joe Rikiichi and Hanabatake Chaika.
VOLTACTION’s debut song, Inlaid, premiered on July 13.
To celebrate the new group, station advertisements will appear in two locations at Shibuya Station from July 11 until July 17, 2022.
Be sure to keep an eye on VOLTACTION!
The four new members–who all attended boarding school together–are Fura Kanato, Watarai Hibari, Shikinagi Akira, and Seraph Dazzlegarden. While working undercover to hone their special abilities, they spend each day trying to make people happy.
The son of a Mafia family.
He has a gentle disposition and doubts about the family business, but they say his talents as a leader is unmatched.
He currently operates as a young businessman, operating cafes and restaurants.
Birthday: March 25
First Stream: July 16, 19:00~
Last member of a family of phantom thieves.
He longs to be a Robin Hood kind of character, a thief of justice that charisma that captivates others.
Since he doesn’t actually steal for money, he works part-time at a cafe.
Birthday: September 23
First Stream: July 16, 19:30~
A young man born into a long line of intelligence officers, following in their footsteps as the latest in the generation.
He decides to leave his organization, and move into a small office taking odd jobs from exterminating beehives, to taking care of thugs.
Birthday: December 12
First Stream: July 16, 20:00~
The youngest in a long line of assassins, having been refined in the craft at a young age.
Little is known about Seraph if that’s even his real name among his many aliases.
He quit being an assassin and now takes on jobs as a freelance agent.
Birthday: May 12
First Stream: July 16, 20:30~
The First Trial of your Debut?! #VOLTACTION vs. Green Rouge
Display Period: July 11 – July 17, 2022
Shibuya Station, Dogenzaka Happy Board B
Tokyu Denentoshi Line, Shibuya Station (Near Exit A0 and A1 on Floor B1)
Official Site: https://www.anycolor.co.jp
VTuber Group NIJISANJI EN Inspires Collaboration Cafes in Ikebukuro and Nagoya
From August 3 until August 30, VTuber group NIJISANJI EN fans won’t want to miss two unique collaboration cafes coming to Ikebukuro and Nagoya! The cafes are being held at Animate Cafe and a number of themed dishes and goods will be available for purchase.
Pomu, Selen, and Reimu’s Favorite Things Plate
Ike, Shu, and Luca’s Favorite Things Plate
Pomu, Selen, and Reimu’s Favorite Sweets Set
HOW CAN I WORK PLEASE! Cake Set by seisoxiem
Big Powerful Pomu Energy Drink
Mango Cider That Won’t Make You Blackout
Miso Soup & Toast
Super Popular Taiyaki Drink
C&C (Cookies & Cream) Frozen Drink with Cheddar Cheese Flavored Thing
At the collaboration cafe, limited-edition goods featuring entirely new illustrations of the members will be on sale. Pomu Rainpuff, Selen Tatsuki, Reimu Endou, Ike Eveland, Shu Yamino, and Luca Kaneshiro are waiting for you!
NIJISANJI EN x Animate Cafe
Running: August 3 – August 30, 2022
Venue: Animate Cafe Ikebukuro #3 / Nagoya #2
How to Visit:
Animate Cafe Ikebukuro #3
Reservations by lottery for all dates (Online)
Animate Cafe Nagoya #2
August 3 – August 5, Weekends & Holidays: Reservations by lottery (Online)
*All other dates feature first-come-first-served seating. If the shop becomes too crowded, numbered tickets may be handed out.
Hololive VTubers Announce Hololive Summer Event and Comiket Appearance
21.July.2022 | ANIME&GAME
The Hololive Summer event, first held in the summer of 2019, will return this year!
A ton of new content and special panels will be shown at the 2022 event, so check the official Hololive Production Twitter account often for more information!
Hololive will also have a booth at this year’s Comiket on August 13 and 14! A number of exclusive commemorative Hololive Summer 2022 goods will be on sale.
The back cover of the Comiket 100 catalog, on sale July 16, shows the official Hololive Summer 2022 key visual. Be sure to keep an eye out for more details!
Popular VTuber Leona Shishigami Performs Reborn Anime Opening for CrosSing Cover Project
01.July.2022 | MUSIC
In March 2022, the cover song project CrosSing was launched. Amassing instant popularity, tracks featured as part of the project have pulled in millions of views. The project has featured popular voice actors Maaya Uchida, Kana Hanazawa, and Akari Kito.
On June 29, the second song of the second season was released. Popular VTuber Leona Shishigami took to the booth to sing last cross, the opening theme from the anime series Reborn! Shishigami has over 280,000 YouTube subscribers and has earned high praise for her excellent singing skills. The VTuber chose the song as one of her most memorable, noting that Reborn was one of the first anime series she ever watched in the human world. Her powerful voice and impressive singing ability are on full display, and a lyric video has also been released!
last cross – Leona Shishigami Cover
The illustrations used for the jacket and in the lyric video were drawn exclusively for this release. On mora, viewers can enjoy interviews as well.
A special chat with Leona Shishigami will be released on July 1 at 20:00.
CrosSing has also announced two new campaigns. The first is a follow and retweet campaign, and two lucky winners will receive autographs by performers on CrosSing. To enter, just follow CrosSing on Twitter and TikTok and retweet the selected tweets.
A LINE MUSIC Playback campaign is also underway, and those playing the song over 300 times in the first two weeks will receive a special autographed image. More details will be posted to Twitter, so keep an eye out!
CrosSing – Leona Shishigami / Reborn!
Streaming Date: June 29, 2022
last cross – Leona Shishigami Streaming Links: https://crossing.lnk.to/ShishigamiLeona_lastcross
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/CrosSing_info
Three Popular NIJISANJI VTubers Inspire New Apparel Collection
Fashion brand RAGEBLUE has opened orders for a new collaboration collection with three popular VTubers from NIJISANJI! These items will be available at the .st web store and ZOZOTOWN until July 15, 2022.
The lineup includes 11 items inspired by three NIJISANJI talents: Kaede Higuchi, Gaku Fushimi, and Akina Saegusa. Customers will receive an original sticker as a gift for buying something from the collection!
Which of these talents is your favorite?
RAGEBLUE × NIJISANJI
Order Period: June 28 – July 15 at 11:59
*Products will be delivered in late October.
Where to Buy:
*These items cannot be purchased in stores.
VTuber Group NIJISANJI Releases 10th Round of Themed T-Shirts
Popular VTuber group NIJISANJI has started selling some new T-shirts as part of the NIJI-Tee project. These shirts were designed by three of the members and are available to order from the NIJISANJI official store.
Three members–Kokoro Amamiya, SisterClaire, and Kizuku Yashiro–designed these shirts themselves. Which one will you be ordering?
NIJI-Tee (10th Round)
Sales begin June 24, 18:00~
Where to Buy: NIJISANJI Official Store
*These products will also be available at Kotobukiya.
Expected Delivery: Late July 2022
NIJISANJI Fes 2022 Full Stage Schedule Revealed, Participating VTubers Announced
VTuber group NIJISANJI has revealed complete information on each stage event to take place at NIJISANJI Fes 2022, the largest festival for the collective to date. More information about participating talents and presale merchandise has also been released. The event is scheduled to take place on September 30, October 1, and October 2, 2022.
Most talents from the popular VTuber collective will appear on stage. A total of six stage performances will take place over the course of the event, ranging from concerts and chats to gaming and skits.
This year’s event theme is “Cultural Festival,” and fans won’t want to miss out on the talent’s live performances and talks. Most of these events can only be experienced at the venue, including a mystery-solving event involving guests, a haunted house, a planetarium, and plenty more!
*The number of performers for each project will vary from day to day. Advanced lottery entry is required for some events. Details about the lottery will be revealed at a later date.
The Open Stage will continuously stream a variety of content to those watching from home.
The first NIJISANJI Fes 2022 goods are now on sale at the official NIJISANJI store! Be sure to get your hands on some before they’re gone.
NIJISANJI Fes 2022
Dates: September 30, October 1, October 2 / 9:00-18:00
Venue: Makuhari Messe 1-6 Halls
Access: 5-minute walk from Kaihimmakuhari Station on JR Keiyo Line
Official Site: https://fes.nijisanji.jp/
VTuber Group NIJISANJI Announces Tower Records Collaboration, Special Visuals Inspired by Music Genres
From June 9 until July 18, fans of the VTuber group NIJISANJI will want to head to Tower Records locations or the online store! A number of one-of-a-kind collaboration goods will be on sale, and Tower Records Cafe will also be holding a special cafe with dishes inspired by the NIJISANJI members.
NIJISANJI is one of the most prolific Vtuber projects to date, with over 150 members pulling in millions of views on YouTube. The company has held a number of large-scale events and sells unique merchandise for every talent on the roster. Many of these talents also have music careers.
For this musical collaboration, six of the most popular NIJISANJI talents are representing six popular genres of music. Participating VTubers include ROF-MAO’s Kagami Hayato, Touya Kenmochi, Minato Fuwa, Haru Kaida, Kanae, and Kuzuha.
The visuals made for the collaboration include those inspired by K-Pop, hardcore, rock, enka, hip-hop, and Visual kei. Fans can grab tons of new merchandise including pins and acrylic stands at 69 Tower Records and Towermini stores. The items will also be available at all Tower Records Cafe locations and Tower Records online.
Part 1 Food / Part 1 Sweets
Kanae Birthday Dessert
A collaboration cafe will also take place during the event period, serving up dishes inspired by the six NIJISANJI ambassadors. Fans shouldn’t miss Kanae’s birthday dessert, only available for a limited time! (His birthday is July 7, if you were wondering.)
Certain stores will also have life-size panels and other displays, so come take a snapshot with your favorite character!
NIJISANJI EN VTuber Unit LazuLight Celebrates 1st Anniversary with New Merchandise, Available Worldwide
The popular three-member unit LazuLight from NIJISANJI EN celebrated its first anniversary on May 12, 2022, and both fans in Japan and abroad can order some new celebratory merchandise through May 31, 2022!
The adorable items feature newly-drawn illustrations of Elira Pendora, Pomu Rainpuff, and Finana Ryugu. They are now available at the NIJISANJI Official Store in Japan and the NIJISANJI EN Official Store for international customers.
Clear Folders (Set of 3)
Streamer Design T-shirt
Snapshot Card (Random)
Goods available include acrylic stands, clear folders, pins, T-shirts, snapshot cards, and finger puppets.
Be sure to celebrate the girls’ first anniversary with an adorable addition to your shelf!
NIJISANJI EN – LazuLight 1st Anniversary Goods
Order Period: May 17, 11:00 – May 31, 2022
Where to Buy (Japan):
Official Site: https://www.anycolor.co.jp
NIJISANJI Fes 2022 Reveals Main Stage Schedule, More Details
NIJISANJI Fes 2022, the largest NIJISANJI event to date, will be held on October 1 and October 2 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba! More details about the event have emerged, including information about the rescheduled 4th Anniversary concerts, ‘FANTASIA.’ These will now be held on September 30 and October 1.
Lize Helesta / Angie Katrina / Inui Toko
Alice in Wonderland featuring Monobeno Alice and more… (To be announced!)
NIJISANJI B Grade Variety Stage
Hayase Sou, Debidebi Debiru, Mysterious Lady (voiced by Suo Sango), Ibrahim
Tsukino Mito, Hoshikawa Sara, Fuwa Minato & ChroNoir Stage
Tsukino Mito, Hoshikawa Sara, Fuwa Minato, ChroNoir (Kanae, Kuzuha)
More than 100 NIJISANJI VTubers will participate in the festival, including both domestic and overseas members. This year’s event theme is “Cultural Festival,” and fans won’t want to miss out on the live performances and talks, themed food and drinks, and exclusive merchandise!
NIJISANJI Fes 2022
Dates: October 1 – October 2, 2022
*Night Stage on September 30 and October 1, 2022
Venue: Makuhari Messe 1-5 Hall (2-1 Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba)
Tickets: General & Fan Club Lottery: July 1 – July 13, 2022
General Ticket Sales / 1st Lottery: July 26 – August 1, 2022
Official Site: https://fes.nijisanji.jp/
4th Anniversary LIVE ‘FANTASIA – NIJISANJI Fes 2022 Night Stage’ (Rescheduled Date)
Day 1: September 30
Inui Toko, Yorumi Rena, Higuchi Kaede, Yukia Shiina, Tsukino Mito, Aiba Uiha, Sasaki Saku, Shirayuki Tomoe
Day 2: October 1
Kenmochi Touya, Kanae, Kagami Hayato, Yumeoi Kakeru, Saegusa Akina, Uzuki Kou, Shellin Burgundy, Yashiro
VTuber Group Hololive Reveals New Unit ‘ORIO,’ Group Releases First Single
The Hololive VTuber collective has revealed a new unit! Kanata Amane and Toyokami Towahave formed the unit ORIO, releasing their first single Over Time on May 2, 2022.
Some of Hololive’s female VTubers are a part of the Hololive IDOL PROJECT, singing and posting videos on YouTube and even holding live concerts. On February 17, 2021, Hololive IDOL PROJECT held its first concert ‘Bloom’ in which the talents performed only original songs. On April 21, 2021, the talents released their first full-length album Bouquet.
Over Time, the first single by ORIO, is now available on streaming services. The pair’s unit name was announced during the recorded session of Hololive Idol Road Radio earlier this month.
The new song was written by Kana Yaginuma and composed and arranged by Kazuki Satou.
Over Time will be used as the ending theme to the May episode of ‘Hololive IDOL PROJECT presents Hololive Idol Project Radio ~Listen to Our Songs!’
An angel from the Celestial Academy. She is now studying how to heal people.
To hide her shyness, she pretends to be cool.
Character Design: Oshioshio (@oshioshio_info)
A young devil who is visiting human society to gain experience and develop her skills. But instead of studying, she became addicted to video games!
After learning about a tool for communicating with humans called “streaming,” she’s trying it out to help with her studies.
Character Design: rurudo (@rurudo_)
Over Time – ORIO
Streaming Links: https://cover.lnk.to/OverTime
VTuber Group NIJISANJI Teams up with Anideal Fragrance for Second Perfume Collaboration
05.May.2022 | FASHION
VΔLZ, an all-male three-member group from the VTuber collective NIJISANJI, is getting collaborative perfume! Fans of Haru Kaita, Genzuki Tojiro, and Nagao Kei will want to order these special items while supplies last. Each perfume is available to order until May 18, and every package will also include a postcard featuring a new illustration made for the collab.
Haru Kaida Eau de Toilette
This fruity and floral fragrance features fresh scents of lemon and apricot at the top, with peonies and roses filling out the middle.
Genzuki Tojiro Eau de Toilette
With top notes of rose and middle notes of jasmine and lily, this elegant scent will make anyone smell like royalty.
Nagao Kei Eau de Toilette
Cassis and pear come through in this perfume, and middle and bottom notes of honeysuckle and sandalwood make this a calming and gentle scent.
The three members decided that these perfumes are scents most people wouldn’t mind smelling each and every day. Each product also comes in a stylish bottle, with oversized packaging and a classy logo.
The front of each package features new illustrations by popular illustrator Essual.
Haru Kaida/Genzuki Tojiro/Nagao Kei Eau de Toilette
Price: ¥5,500 each (Tax Included)
Order Period: April 26 – May 18, 15:00
Estimated Shipping Date: Mid-September 2022
*This applies to first-run orders. Additional orders in excess of the expected quantity will be shipped after November 2022.
Where to Buy: Ueni Trading Official Online Shop
VTuber Shibuya HAL to Perform Ending Theme for The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting Anime Series
VTuber Shibuya HAL has been announced as the ending theme artist for the upcoming The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting anime series.
Shibuya HAL is known for streaming first-person shooters, but he’s also popular for his singing streams and videos, often performing popular tracks and participating in cover song projects.
The opening song for the series, Mirai no Hero Tachi e, will be performed by YouTuber Sho Takeyaki.
Up-and-coming creator ANCHOR produced both the opening and ending themes. The artist has produced music for numerous anime series, video games, and more.
Shibuya HAL’s sweet and gentle voice matches perfectly with the new song, which is sure to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside!
Comment from Shibuya HAL
I’m Shibuya HAL, and I’ve been put in charge of the ending theme for The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting!
When I received the offer, I freaked out. “The ending theme for an anime? I’m super excited, but I’m way too nervous for such a big role!” But ANCHOR did a wonderful job on the song, and when I heard the finished soundtrack, I thought to myself, “I’m looking forward to this being played!”
I’m much looking forward to the start of the broadcast when we can finally see the characters moving around!
Kaerimichi no Iro
The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting Ending Theme
Lyrics, Composition, Arrangement: ANCHOR
Official Site: https://kumichomusume.com