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Hololive is an idol group. And while the members' various antics may suggest otherwise, this page reaffirms this fact.


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Original Songs

    Group singles 
  • Hololive's first official song, "Shiny Smily Story" can be summed up as the hololive anime theme, with vibrant lyrics rejecting the words "give up" and striving towards one's brightest dreams, with a hint of Reality Subtext for the first holomembers' perseverance in reaching out to the world. It even got featured as the title screen the during the Azur Lane x Hololive collab, and it's the only song that's reprised for all official live concerts.
  • "Yumemiru Sora e" is the second official song, performed by all five members of the first generation, who are empowered by everyone's support and promising to be there for you.
  • The third official song, "Kirameki Rider☆" , incorporates lyrics that reflect back on hololive's humble beginnings, the path they've carved since then and the promise to keep striving forward. Originally released as a single sung by Sora, Roboco, Fubuki, Aqua and Noel, the song has since then been reprised by different group compositions during the live concerts.
  • "Curry Meshi Is a Miracle", a collaborative effort between hololive talents Subaru, Pekora and Aqua (under the group name "Spice Love"), instant noodle/curry manufacturer Nissin, and composer Ayato Shinozaki (same man behind "Onegai Muscle") is an incredibly upbeat song with the sole purpose being the promotion of Curry Meshi, which actually worked to generate sales of the product shortly after the song's release party and live performance by Spice Love. The song was then repurposed into "Hacha-Mecha Miracle" outside of Nissin's commercial campaign, with different, but no less energetic lyrics and a faster tempo; Haato also replaces Subaru for the live performance.
  • "Peko Miko's Great War". A song by the eternal rivals of Pekora and Miko. They're verbally sparring through the whole song (with a catchy PEKOPEKOPEKOPEKO-MIKOMIKOMIKOMIKO chorus), before briefly reassuring each other that their friendship is even stronger than their rivalry...Before they go back to insulting each other.
  • "Can You Do the hololive?" introduces every girl in hololive with their own unique greetings. Originally a song by Watame, she wanted a version with everyone singing it, and it happened for hololive's Beyond the Stage concert. Fans have likened it to Pokémon's Pokerap.
  • For Hololive ID's first anniversary, we get the song "id:entity voices" sung by both the first and second generation members of HoloID. It is an uplifting and hopeful song about how HoloID never gave up on reaching their dreams and how they are one identity despite their differences. As proof of their status as one of hololive's branches, they also performed the song in perfectly fluent Japanese.
  • The official lofi & chill mix puts a different spin on hololive's usual fare with "Midnight" versions of many of the aforementioned songs and Floral Circlet songs below. The tonal shift from the high energy source material to lo-fi is surprisingly well done, standing out as great songs in their own right.
  • In celebration of Gen. 1's third anniversary on May 14, 2021, its members (Mel, Fubuki, Matsuri, Aki and Haato) released an original song on the main hololive channel; the insanely chipper "Plasmagic Seasons!", whose lyrics are an appreciation of the continued support for the first generation, while also containing puns on the talents' names.
    Shine! Bright! Bright! Light up, future!
    We're the brightest stars there are!
    That's right! Keep that light shining!
    The spotlight will never go out.
  • When Kanata said she would make a Gen. 4 original song before Coco graduates, she meant it; behold, "Kiseki knot", a powerful song about the miracle that brought the five quirky members of Generation 4 together and will make you remember their brilliance long after they're gone, with the heartfelt promise that they'll meet you again. Extra credit goes to Kanata's ingenuous composition for including puns on each member's name à la "Plasmagic Seasons!", as well as the thanks to all five fandoms for making this song a reality.
    Can you hear my voice? It's from me to you
    Go beyond the scribbles on the blackboard and the falling curtain of sakura
    And hear our voices always
    On happy days, on fun days
    On sad days, and on days of parting
    Our five colors come together to draw a miracle star
    And on this sparkling stage, let's make a promise that someday, in this place
    We will meet again.
  • Holostars celebrated its 2nd anniversary with their first original song, "Just Follow Stars". Sung by all of the current members of Holostars, the song is about their continued determination to pursue not only their dreams together as a group, but to also bring happiness and hope to their fans.

"Floral Circlet" series

  • "Halloween Night, Tonight! is the first song in a series called "Floral Circlet" and already shows a lot of promise. It features four of the girls who would be most likely associated with the holiday (Rushia, Choco, Mel and Shion) as well as fantastic instrumentation to give the song a very cute but still thematic feeling of a Halloween party.
  • The second song in the series, "BLUE CLAPPER", is a groovy EDM performance by the four members of the 5th Generation (Botan, Lamy, Polka and Nene). After such a banger of a song, the series would end up releasing eight more songs each week.
  • The third song, "Blooming Blossoms Fill the Air", breaks out several traditional Japanese instruments while delivering a frantic beat. Fubuki, Ayame and Mio provide the vocals for this smooth J-rock song. Later in 2021 as a preview to the Blu-Ray release of Bloom, the main channel also released a fully animated version.
  • The fourth song, "Ad Truck of Supremacy" , features Matsuri, Mio and Flare as they praise the usefulness of an ad truck in spite of all the criticism towards it.
  • The fifth song, "Candy-Go-Round", is a cute and chipper piece featuring a quintet comprising of Roboco, Mel, AkiRose, Aqua and Flare.
  • The sixth song, "DAILY DIARY", brings out the liveliness of the idols in full force, with upbeat lyrics reflecting a Vtuber's love for exploring new content. If the song strikes you as similar to The Idolmaster's "GO MY WAY!!", this is no coincidence, as it's composed and arranged by Arte Refact, the group behind several iDOLM@STER songs. It is performed by the unlikely quintet of Matsuri, Subaru, Miko, Marine and Noel.
    Playing my life through, streaming all things new!
    DAILY DIARY, from me to you!
  • The seventh song, "Suspect", is a seductive electro swing piece putting in the spotlight Roboco, AkiRose and Ayame.
  • If "DAILY DIARY" was the light side of the Vtuber industry, then the eight song, "STARDUST SONG", is its dark side, with lyrics poking at the Vtubers' insecurities and desire to be their own true selves expressing their real emotions, free from peer pressure. It's aptly performed by Flare, Towa and Kanata; three of the idols with the deepest and most powerful vocal range in the main roster.
    I won't be just another cute face
    I'll raise my voice and sing this stardust song!
  • The ninth song, "Dreaming Days", reasserts the holomembers' determination to become the idols that put a smile on everyone's faces, all while acknowledging rivalries and relishing at the resulting competition. It is performed by Fubuki, Matsuri, Shion, Ayame, Choco, Subaru, Pekora, Marine and Kanata.
    When we sprint toward our goal, it'll be fantastic
    We'll make our hopes bloom into our future
    Take it one step at a time and aim for the top
  • The tenth and final entry, "AsuiroClearSky", is a pledge to work together towards a brighter future, bringing along all emotions, good and bad. It's sung by Roboco, Mel, AkiRose, Matsuri, Aqua, Mio, Miko, Flare and Towa.

"Bouquet" album

  • While the album reprises all the songs from the "Floral Circlet" series plus the three classics ("Shiny Smily Story", "Yumemiru Sora e" and "Kirameki Rider☆ "), a new song added itself at the very end of the list: "Precious Photographs" , performed by Fubuki, Aqua, Marine, Kanata and Nene. It's a bittersweet melody about wanting to create as many happy memories as possible before the inevitable departures happen. This hit so much harder once Coco's graduation came to pass, as the song perfectly describes the emotions felt when remembering her.
    I wish for lives filled with smiles and happiness
    For all the people I love, as cliched as it may sound
    Thank you for always being there
    We'll be together forevermore
    Holding hands, saying cheese, and singing our hearts out
    In this moment that will live forever in our hearts.

    Original Generation 

Miko Sakura

  • Miko's fourth original single, "Kagetsu no Yume", is an uplifting, high-intensity J-trance song mixed by none other than Hiro Kanzaki (Luna's illustrator and a well-known trance composer, on top of being Eromanga Sensei's illustrator). Originally unveiled during Miko's third anniversary 3D concert, the official MV adds gorgeous manga-like images of cherry blossoms fluttering under the full moon. The full song adds trance beats before and after the MV version in true Kanzaki mixing fashion.

Suisei Hoshimachi

  • As one of hololive's longest-running vocalists, Suisei's original music is unsurprisingly really good.
    • "comet" is an upbeat J-pop piece that knows exactly when to tone itself down and let Suisei's singing voice carry the song.
    • "天球、彗星は夜を跨いで"note  is a somber alternative rock song by Tatsuya Kitani that blends Suisei's vocals, guitar, piano and synth all in one compelling package.
    • "NEXT COLOR PLANET" is a catchy jazz dance tune by Arte Refactnote  with Suisei topping off the song with deep, powerful vocals.
    • "GHOST" is characterized by its power metal feel and deep lyrics acknowledging the transient feeling most VTubers have, as well as yearning to become mainstream and dismissing people who hate VTubers. Jerod from The 8-Bit Drummer also praised the drumwork that went into this composition, with the insane variation of beats catching him off guard; considering he's extremely keen when it comes to rhythm patterns, that's saying something.
    • In preparation for the Bushiroad-sponsored "STELLAR into the GALAXY" live concert on October 21, 2021 (a first for Suisei), the Comet has been working on a new wave of original songs to complement her established ones.
      • "Bluerose" is the first of three successive singles released mid-2021, and it's a joyful and relaxing pop number. The song's title is also carefully chosen note  given Suisei is approaching the long-awaited 1 million subscribers milestone.
      • "Kakero"note , the second of the 2021 midsummer originals, rocks out even harder than "GHOST", praising humanity's ability to adapt even in an increasingly drab world and hoping to meet them again when the rain ends. Not only does the song start out very strong thanks to its guitar riffs and drum beats, but it retains its power throughout, with Suisei's passionate vocals carrying perfectly.
      • "Selfish Dazzling" is another majestic jazz song composed by Arte Refact, with Suisei joining in on the fun with a highly choregraphed dance MV.
  • Suisei would go on to collaborate with Taku Inoue in singing for the latter's debut composition on YouTube, a groovy electronic pop song in the form of "3:12". The relaxing beats and the music video's incredible cinematography easily take the cake, and the song's lyrics reflect the faraway dream of returning to normalcy in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic. According to an interview with Inoue, Suisei sent the recording back just a day after the composition was finished, and he was so impressed by it that he thought it was basically the final version.

AZKi

  • AZKi's 8th song "Inochi" is a catchy yet somber, deep, and emotional tune about life and how fleeting it is.
  • In early September 2021, AZKi released an animated MV of フェリシア in anticipation of her 8th Live, "Rewind and Reunion."

    Generation 1 

Aki Rosenthal

  • Aki's original song, "Shallys", is a fantasy-styled ballad with lyrics written using her own original Conlang depicting the native language of her half-elf backstory.

Haato Akai (Haachama)

  • 【 REDHEART 】 is her first single original, being a peppy, energetic love song showcasing Haachama's vocal prowess in singing English.
  • Infinity is her 2st single original, a somber, reflective piece that focuses on the then-current Haachama-Akai Haato conflict/reunion, taking on themes of identity and selfhood.
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    Generation 2 

Aqua Minato

  • Aqua's second original song, "#Aquairo Palette", is a catchy love song about her gratefulness to her fans and the need to support each other even through rough times. For her birthday on December 1st 2020, Aqua also released the full music video.

    GAMERS 

Mio Ookami

  • At the very end of her 2021 birthday 3D concert, Mio introduced her first original song, "Howling". It's an epic ballad showcasing Mio's more passionate side composed by ZAQ (who worked on several well known anime theme songs of The New '10s), accompanied by a gorgeous MV.
  • "Howling" is not the only original song Mio released during her 2021 birthday, as she also included the overly chaotic and cute "Wanwan Wow", where she mostly repeats the Japanese sound for barking; the latter segment of the original adds Subaru and Okayu to the vocals for added chaos.

Okayu Nekomata

  • In contrast to the often dark tone of her covers, Okayu's first original song Mogu Mogu Yummy is a cheerful and relaxed song in which she celebrates her love of food accompanied with an absurdly cute video of various pixeled versions of Okayu delightedly chowing down on every piece of food in sight.

Korone Inugami

  • In celebration of her debut anniversary on April 13, 2021, Korone released her first original song, "Saikyo Tensai ★ Wonderful ♥ World of Korone" . True to the chaotic and flimsy nature of her streams, the 8-bit inspired song chronicles Korone's journey from her timid beginnings to the Fountain of Memes she has become, acknowledging her Gratuitous English and her love for retro games in the passing.

    Generation 3/Fantasy 

Rushia Uruha

  • Rushia's first original song, "Iris", is a sweet and serene lullaby where Rushia voices her desire to dispel her loneliness as well as the listener's.

Pekora Usada

  • "Peko Random Brain!", a peppy song about how you should always stay optimistic and laugh with all your might, even if you're scatterbrained. Thanks to the animation accompanying it, it's easy to mistake the song for the opening credits of an actual comedy anime.

Flare Shiranui

  • On April 2, 2021, Flare celebrated her birthday with not just a 3D concert, but the release of her first original song, "Smile & Go!!". Fun and uplifting, the song's melodies are full of energy just like Flare's happy-go-lucky personality.

Marine Houshou

  • Ahoy! We Are The Houshou Pirates! is Marine's first original song, and manages to portray her energetic attitude perfectly. The song has enough slower light moments to help emphasize the impact of the more bombastic sections, making the song give off the air of an opening to a shonen anime about pirates. This also is a triumph for Marine herself as a Touhou Project fan, as she worked with IOSYS to create it.
  • Unison's almost-percussion-only instrumentation and Marine's poem-like singing make for a highly unusual yet nonetheless compelling song, with some fans regarding it as something truly unique amongst hololive's usual fare.

    Generation 4 

Watame Tsunomaki

  • Watame quickly establishes herself as one of the more musically inclined members since her debut, with her surprisingly strong voice for such a soft, feminine speaking tone.
    • Her musical ability was shown during her 3D debut which included multiple songs, and the entire second half of the debut took the form of a live concert in front of her headbanging "Member Sheep".
    • While her untitled Rap is sadly short, it's amazingly well done with creative lyrics that incorporate all the names of the 4th generation, herself included. Now with Watame's extended Loud version.
    • Her first original single is "Ai-mai Chocolate", a fast-paced romantic pop song that she also performed live during her 3D debut live stream. Lyrics aside, you'll probably be addicted to the recurring "Wow oh! Wow oh! oh!" throughout the song.
    • As part of her one-year anniversary, she released her second original single, "Cloudy Sheep"; a collab with Calliope that brings reality to an April Fool's joke eight months prior.
  • With the graduation of her genmate Coco and an offer by Bushiroad to perform live at Zepp Tokyo on October 12, 2021, Watame has been on a roll when it comes to pushing out an even bigger repertoire of original songs, determined to make her dream of performing live a reality.
    • The day before Coco's graduation, Watame released her third original single, "Melody For You". It's a rocky love song that packs a punch, and the inclusion of her gen-mates' names in the lyrics shows just how precious and instrumental they have become to her and her musical composition.
      Should the path that lies ahead be a thorny and stormy one
      I'll still be with you, singing this melody
      Echoing far and wide, from the heart
      Toward eternity, resonating forevermore this melody.
    • Her fourth single, "sweet night, sweet time…", is a fluffy lullaby for those looking for a comfy song to sleep to. Bonus points for having Anya's illustrator join in the making of the MV's art!
    • The fifth single, "Ode to an Eternal Future", is an emotional rock ballad wherein Watame finds the drive to make a path forward in the vast universe and reach out for the future she always wanted.
    • The seventh original, "mayday,mayday", is a frantic hard rock roller coaster of emotions that reasserts Watame's incredible versatility.
    • With the help of the Mirai Kodai Orchestra (best known for their composition of Grimms Notes's soundtrack), Watame released her eighth original, "Zero no Ashiato". It's a soothing fantasy ballad in a similar vein to AkiRose's "Shallys", telling us of the dearness of the memories of each other's company in a transient world.
    • "Everlasting Soul" is a powerful pop song worthy of an action anime series, composed by hotaru and Tom-H@ck of MYTH & ROID fame. Considering Watame is a big fan of the group, this is yet another triumph for her since she gets to work with them on an awesome song.

Towa Tokoyami

  • Towa's first original song, "Palette", is an emotionally moving power ballad that showcases her deep and powerful vocals, accompanied by a music video portraying her character before and after joining hololive. Not only are the song's lyrics written by Towa herself, but the music was composed by niki, the same person responsible for the original renditions of "brilliant" and "ERROR", both songs previously covered marvelously by Towa.

Coco Kiryu

Kanata Amane

  • Kanata's first original song,"Tokusha-Seizon Wonder-la-der!!", is a catchy upbeat song that introduces Kanata to the audience. The song showcases the fun and joy she's experienced in her hololive journey, and the associated MV is vivid and chock-full of Easter Eggs.

    Generation 5 

Nene Momosuzu

Botan Shishiro

  • In conjunction with her first anniversary since her debut, Botan released her first original song, "Lioness' Pride". It's a sensational dubstep track by Camellia (well known for his works on rhythm games and remixes and responsible for holoEN's image soundtracks) with hard drops meshing well with Botan's soft voice.

Polka Omaru

  • Polka's debut stream featured an absolute show-stopper with "HOLOGRAM CIRCUS", a Big Band style song welcoming her new audience to her circus of wonders that serves as a perfect introduction for her ringleader type character.
  • Following her ringleader typing in a distinctly different manner is , which is more experienced than listened to.
  • EverBlue combines striking visuals of Polka's virtual avatar against a real Tokyo night backdrop with a somber tone and melancholic lyrics to depict a very real feeling of depression and anxiety. Since many people were unaware of her Hidden Depths, this was an incredibly powerful display of her talent as well as her insecurities, and sheds a light on why she tries so hard to perform to the best of her ability.
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    holostars 

Rikka

  • His first original, "Re:Hello, world" documents Rikka's journey as a Vtuber and as a part of Holostars. Despite the difficulties and challenges he has faced, the song cements his gratefulness towards his fans and how he's able to keep moving forward because of them.
  • "Spiral Tones" is an upbeat song collaborated with HoloEn's Mori Calliope. Together, they prove that by breaking free from the norms and embracing new ideas, anyone can create something amazing if they just go for it head-on.
  • "Archive" is an emotional song reflecting Rikka's feelings about the graduated members of Holostars, about how even though they're no longer around, he will always keep his memories of them close to his heart.

    Indonesia 

Moona Hoshinova

  • Moona's first original song, "Ai no Chiisana Uta" is a stunning, emotional piano ballad, moving from a soft, tender verse to an intense chorus showing Moona's surprisingly powerful voice in all its glory.

Pavolia Reine

  • "Gate Open: START!" is an original composition that Reine used to introduce herself, an anime opening-worthy pop song and music video done in Indonesian (with accompanying subtitles for Japanese and English viewers). The lyrics are a reference to Reine herself being isekai'd to our world. Over nine months after introducing the song, Reine released the full version in a dazzling MV with high production values.

    English - Generation 1 -Myth- 

Calliope Mori

  • As part of her debut, Calli released an EP over the course of several days, along with off-vocal versions of the tracks for her fans to use in their own remixes; most of the tracks were composed and mixed by the incredibly talented kokorobeats, with Calli writing all of the songs herself. As a testament to how well received her music was, her EP reached #1 in various services worldwide and topped the iTunes charts of all albums worldwide within two days of its release.
    • In the debut itself, she presented her first original song, "Excuse My Rudeness, But Could You Please RIP?" In contrast with her initial nervousness and clumsiness, her rap was full of confidence and arrogance, showcasing her lyrical prowess.
    • "ReaperかRapper?", her second track, was given a more "raw" feeling, having been composed and mixed entirely by herself using various percussive things she had found around her house.
    • "DEAD BEATS", which showcases her impressive speed rapping on par with Eminem in addition to diving into a bit of self deprecating humor and ending it with a Double Entendre she calls herself out on.
    • Her final track, "Live Again," was given more of a "pop" feel and had a somber tone to it that could be interpreted in a number of ways; Calli herself has said the track is largely self-reflective and more personal than the others, and that people can find their own meaning in it.
  • Cursed Night gives off a more melancholy and personal vibe than any of the songs before it, taking a dive into Calliope's troubled psyche before joining hololive. The result is an emotional powerhouse that can bring a tear to one's eye upon listening.
  • "Off With Their Heads" is a combination of a Badass Boast with a motivational message. To some, it can also be perceived as The Diss Track aimed at certain individuals on social media that took umbrage with her — while this wasn't Calli's intention, it can feel cathartic for those who tire of clout chasers.Explanation  The power behind Calli's lyrics is backed by a sick dubstep beat, mixed by another guest artist, AO/Tophamhat Kyo.
  • "Your Mori", Calli's second EP, was released in conjunction with her birthday in early April 2021. All the tracks had been mixed by AO, and they are stylistically distinct from one another with lyrical content that is just as diverse.
    • The EP's signature track is "Red", a percussion-intense track that focuses heavily on Calli's own ambitions and her workaholic tendencies, acknowledging her own existence as fleeting, and using that realization as a drive to continue creating a legacy that's worth remembering, or fade away into obscurity otherwise.
    • "guh" is an incredibly impressive inside joke, taking a shot at herself and her Verbal Tic, but the track is a catchy shot at her antis (since she turned her vocalization to mean "give up haters") as well as spending the majority of the track dismissing them since she's her own worst critic and nothing they say can actually hurt her.
      Chorus: Try again/I'm wishing you well/But you will never roast me better/than I roast myself
  • Calli's original song for the Hololive Alternative teaser, "Dawn Blue", is an uplifting song fit to be an anime's opening theme, along with demonstrating Calli's singing range in performing in a musical genre and style she doesn't usually sing.

Kiara Takanashi

  • Kiara's debut single, "HINOTORI", is a Hot-Blooded rock track that would not be out of place as an opening theme for an anime or tokusatsu show, with lyrics illustrating Kiara's drive and determination.
  • Released on Valentine's Day 2021, "Heart Challenger" is an adorable, unfathomably peppy song about Kiara's attempt to make homemade chocolates and build the courage to confess her love to the person she adores. The MV heavily implies this person to be Calliope, who accepts her gift.
  • On her 2021 birthday, Kiara released her third original single, "SPARKS". Composed by KIRA, whose "GETCHA!" was covered by Suisei and Calli three weeks prior, this pop song takes cues from the nightcore and K-pop beats, with the music direction complementing Kiara's voice as she belts out lyrics about relentlessly pushing forward in your life.

Ina'nis Ninomae

  • Before taking off for a vacation at the beginning of August 2021, Ina released her first original single, "VIOLET". It's a calm and slightly melancholic song going hand-in-hand with Ina's soothing voice. The music video, which was delayed by a couple of months, is also praise-worthy, as it contains a well-edited and artful montage that's chock-full of blink-and-you-miss-it images, numbers and Biblical verses in a manner reminiscent of Studio Shaft's Bakemonogatari; a theory fan's all-you-can-eat buffet, as Ina herself mentions in the stream preceding the song's premiere.

Gura Gawr

  • The morning after her 2021 birthday stream, Gura released her first original song, "REFLECT". On top of sporadically repeating the infamous two-note motif from Jaws, the innocent and carefree Gura we all know and love sings her desire to live true to herself in Japanese, while her darker, predatory self taunts her in English, urging present-day Gura to come back to her destructive past; both personas also drop bars to make the song's style unpredictable, with the duality of the lyrics clashing as Gura finally decides to make peace with her darker thoughts, restart from scratch and leave her old self behind, but not without taking her past experiences to heart. The song also begins and ends with lines in Ancient Greeknote , fitting her Atlantean origins and also making the song trilingual.

    English - Project: HOPE 

IRyS

  • The much hyped holoEN VSinger made the rounds as soon as she released her first EP, which peaked at the number one spot on July 12th's Worldwide iTunes Album charts as well as taking the #1 album rank in multiple countries for that period.
    • IRyS's debut song and the flagship of her first EP, "Caesura of Despair", is a perfect introduction to her character. It combines powerful, but serene bilingual vocals with smooth instrumentals and clever use of heartbeats as IRyS sings to dispel all the despair in the world, giving way to hope.
    • The second song in the EP, "HERE COMES HOPE", is a sourer take on IRyS's Hope Bringer quality, with her witnessing the world's ugliness and barely restraining herself from responding in kind. The song is correspondigly wild and draws inspiration from MYTH & ROID's songs (which makes sense, given this particular song is composed by Tom-H@ck and its lyrics written by hotaru).
    • The third entry, "diorama", shifts the EP's tone once more with an upbeat pop song that could be used as an anime opening credits song.
    • IRyS concludes her first EP with "Caesura of Despair (attacca ver.)", an EDM remix of the flagship song that slaps just as hard as the original.

Covers

Group Singles

    Within hololive 
  • This well known hit cover of Mischievous Function featuring all twenty-eight members (technically twenty-four as Korone, Haato, Fubuki, and Coco were unable to participate) of Hololive's Japanese branch up to fourth generation. While not an official theme of hololive, the catchy as heck song is regarded by fans as the "hololive national anthem", and for good reason. It's become a tradition for new members to cover the song as well with 1st gen ID, 5th gen JP, and 2nd gen ID doing their own takes. It even extends to some talent doing their own covers of the song, as Marine demonstrates.
  • Sora and AZKi's most well-known duet cover as "SorAZ" is FictionJunction Yuuka's "Akatsuki no Kuruma" from Mobile Suit Gundam SEED, with the pair recreating the original song's sorrow.
  • Suisei and Kanata's cover of Angelfish shows off both of their impressive vocal ranges, especially Kanata's.
  • Matsuri and Rikka frequently work together to cover whatever works best for their complementary voices. While all of their covers are standouts in one way or another, Daddy! Daddy! Do! shows off Rikka's strengths with the softer tone of Matsuri's accompaniment. Their cover of "Preserved Roses" from Valvrave the Liberator also stands up to the original by having Matsuri adopt a clear pitch and Rikka do his best T.M.Revolution impression ever.
    • Speaking of Valvrave The Liberator, Risu and Reine covered the anime's second opening song "Kakumei Dualism". Side A features Reine's powerful vocals with Risu's deep and boyish voice, while Side B features a brief glimpse Risu's sweeter side of the vocals while Reine keeps her powerful vocals from Side A, all while Risu keeps her deep vocals throughout most of the song.
  • Holostars 2nd Generation, under their group name SunTempo, cover Ah, Osaka Dreamin' Night from Hypnosis Mic. All three members manage to show off their talent in the cover, such as Roberu putting his fast talking skills to good use with his impressive rapping throughout the track.
  • Sora, Suisei, Marine, Flare and Kanata band together in a colourful cover of "Alice in N.Y.", showcasing the odd quintet's incredible vocal range when singing together.
  • AZKi and Kanata get together in a breathtaking duet cover of Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea's second ending theme, "Mitsuba no Musubime".
  • Hololive idols had a number of covers of Akari Nanawo's songs, but two of them stand out, both of them the most viewed videos in their respective channels:
    • Aqua's cover of "Da Da Da Da Angel" not only gives off her pessimistic introvert side while off-stream but also managed to be cute at the same time.
    • Pekora's cover of "Discommunication Alien" shows off her true shut-in side contrary to her outgoing persona while streaming, mainly in part due to the song's lyrics.
  • Holostars' cover of Painter brings all the members together, singing in harmony to an uplifting song. Each of the members show their skills, with Astel showing off his vocal range by holding a high note for a few seconds.
  • On January 15th 2021, both Risu and Oga celebrated their mutual birthday by releasing their respective versions of a jazz duet cover of "DADDY ! DADDY ! DO!". Risu's version has her sing in a smoking hot contralto, while Oga's version makes ample room for his Badass Baritone.
  • Gura's improvement in Japanese allowed her to work together with Matsuri on a clear and pitch-perfect cover of Sorairo Days.
  • The EN Myth's cover of "Take Me Home, Country Roads" shows off everyone's singing voice, with Gura and Ina starting off, then Gura and Amelia, then Calli and Kiara, and finally everyone harmonizing beautifully together to finish out.
  • Noel and Flare's duet cover of ClariS's "Naisho no Hanashi" radiates copious amounts of W.A.F.F. as Noel's soft vocals compliment Flare's warm ones.
  • Astel and Izuru release their cover of Natsushiro Takaaki "Juggernaut", a powerful song that proves how well AsuIzu's vocals compliment one another.
  • Suisei and Calli present their first collab song in the form of a duet cover of Giga and KIRA's K-pop inspired "GETCHA!", seamlessly combining singing and rapping, as well as Japanese and English lyrics. Calliope's rap is already a fantastic accompaniment to Suisei's powerful vocals, but the bridge hits and Suisei shows she can put out a slick rap, too!
  • For Suntempo's first anniversary as a group, Astel, Temma and Roberu released a cover of Yazima Beauty Salon's "Nihon no Mikata -Nevada kara Kimashita-", an insanely madcap song that oozes hilarity with its nonsensical lyrics, and the PV paying homage to the original by having the trio cross-dress. It's also yet another great example of Astel showing off the deeper range of his voice, complimenting well with Roberu and Temma.
  • AkiRose and Roboco got together for a duet cover of Roselia's "BLACK SHOUT", with their combined angelic voices resonating with the gothic rock backdrop.
  • Nene and Reine released a duet cover of Mitchie M's "Ai Dee" mixed by REDSHiFT, with Nene's sweet bopping voice complimenting Reine's rap impression. For someone who claims to not like singing in English, Reine sure delivers with addicting words like "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"!
  • Iofi and Moona worked together to put out a splendid cover of Bring It On in mid-2021. Iofi's rap combined well with Moona's powerful voice.

    Collaborations with VTubers outside of hololive 
  • Being an established VTuber long before hololive's Newbie Boom, Sora has covered many songs in conjecture with some of the most senior VTubers in the industry.
  • Likewise, Suisei has many VTuber friends outside of hololive who will gladly perform alongside her powerful voice.
    • She particularly likes collaborating with Toko Inui of Nijisanji, being close friends and fellow gacha spenders on top of being considered the best singers of their respective companies.
      • Their cover of Ensemble Stars!' "Tonight in this Moonlit Mansion" is aptly released on Halloween 2020, doing the holiday justice with a harmonious duet.
      • For Christmas 2020, they worked together on a cover "Holy Angel's Carol", gracing the holiday with a seamless combination of their powerful voices.
      • For Valentine's Day 2021, they released an upbeat cover of Ensemble Stars's "Ra*bits", with both opting for a cutesy and relaxed tone.
    • She teams up with Ruri Asano to cover "Alive Factor" from THE iDOLM@STER: Million Live!, with their voices being better fit for the song's power metal feel than the original singers.
    • Her duet cover of "Secret Daybreak" with Ayame's illustrator, Nana Kagura, is straight up heavenly, with their counterpoints nicely contrasting with each other.
  • Fubuki lent her cheerful singing pitch to the muse-like sextet cover of Chaos Wars's opening song, "Shūtan no Ou to Isekai no Kishi ~The Endia & The Knights~" by Sound Horizon. Here, she co-stars with Ruri Asano, Toko Inui, MiMi Kanade, Dola, and Aoi Fuji, with the male narration being done by Belmond Banderas.
  • Suisei teamed up with ikemen duo Hima Shokudo to cover the acoustic version of Goose House's "Hikaru Nara", with the trio of vocals bringing the nostalgia to fans of Your Lie in April in full force.
  • Together with several other Uma Musume-loving male Vtubers such as Utai Meika, Naruse Naru and Kosaka, Roberu covered the short version of the immensely popular "Umapyoi Densetsu", complete with outfits based on their favorite horsegirls!
  • Suisei and Nene join Ruri Asano, MaiR and Saki Akuma for a harmonizing quintet cover of Macross Delta's "Absolute 5", with each of them taking the role of each of Walküre's five vocalists (Ruri as Mikumo, MaiR as Freyja, Suisei as Kaname, Saki as Reina, and Nene as Makina).
  • For her six month anniversary, Iofi collaborated with Iida Pochi to cover Happy Synthesizer in a display of harmony and talent that is quite impressive to hear.

Individual talents

    Commonly covered songs 
  • In late 2020 and early 2021, an increasing number of VTubers covered Kanaria's "KING". Hololive was no exception - while many of the talents have sung the song in karaoke streams, the following are the ones who have done so in official videos: Roboco, Shien of holostars, Risu (Or, perhaps more accurately, Ayunda), Shion, Matsuri, Reine in an incredible remix with the help of REDSHiFT, Towa, Watame, Sora, Kanata, Flare, Ayame, Suisei, and Gura and Calli.
    • Those not familiar with Risu's impressive vocal range will more than likely be taken aback by her cover of "KING". Despite the song being since covered by many other members Risu's is seen as the definitive version by many due to the sheer power behind her voice.
    • What do you do when several other Hololive members (and VTubers in general) have already done amazing covers of "KING" and expectations are high whenever someone new covers the song? As one commenter wrote in response to Reine's version: "[You] change the game." Reine's version of "KING" is a hard hitting dubstep remix with a very eye catching video to match, complete with animated singing from Reine and flashy animation and art from start to finish that was done in collaboration with REDSHiFT, an Indonesian-based group that does both music work and illustrations.
    • Gura and Calli both teamed up to deliver another amazing rendition of KING. Gura providing a slightly childish, somewhat creepy side to the vocals, Calli delivering a more sadistic side along with a fast paced, killer rap in the hook of the song, and both delivering some stunning harmonies in a cover that embraces each girl's unique attributes, as well as the dorkiness of the two. As opposed to the more "serious" nature of KING covers, this seemed much more like two professionals goofing off and having fun. All this helped get the song to one million views in a record time of 12 hours, even faster than Calli's solo cover of Roki!
      Gura: Yeah, fist bump.
      Calli: Yeah, dude, that was sick.
  • DECO*27's "Love Words III". Naturally, as a Silly Love Song about reconciliation, it's unbelievably popular when the time comes for the VTubers to express their gratitude to their audience.
    • Sora's version (unfortunately privated on her channel) is among the more soothing ones due to being sung with a soft piano backdrop.
    • Miko's version distinguishes itself from the others by not using illustrations imitating the original, but a full-blown 3D dance video instead. Truly Elite material, indeed.
    • Within the same day (June 14, 2020), Flare not only revealed her 3D model, but also made her first appearance in the Holo no Graffiti series and released a cover of DECO*27's "Love Words III" displaying the softer end of her impressive vocal range.
    • During Kiara's outfit reveal stream on 4 May 2021, she debuted a cover of DECO*27's "Aikotoba III" she did with Gura. The cover combines Gura and Kiara's incredible voices with a gorgeous layered harmony from Kiara to transform the song from a tune of two lovers making up after a harsh falling-out into a beautiful celebration of holoEN's friendship from their debut.
  • DECO*27's "The Vampire".
    • Shion's take displays the full control of her vocal range, dominating the song in the process.
    • Polka's version radiates joy with a pitch that's higher than Polka's zone of comfort.
    • Rikka's cover, released on his birthday, has him singing in a gentle, light-hearted, yet mischievous tone.
    • Aqua's version oozes cuteness despite her desire to drink your blood, never mind the fact that she negotiates the Motor Mouth portions of the song flawlessly.
    • Shortly after she returned from a health-related hiatus, Iofi worked with Watame to put out their own duet cover, providing a solid compliment to each other's voice.
    • Mere hours after Iofi and Watame's duet cover, hololive's resident vampire, Mel, also released her own version. On top of her sweet vocals, her MV features unique artwork to distinguish itself from the sea of "The Vampire" covers.
  • Ado's "Usseewa" became very popular to cover in mid-2021. Shion, Nene, Towa & Kanata, and Reine all put out excellent covers of the song.
    • After returning from a break due to health issues, Shion released a sneering rendition of "Usseewa" by Ado. Shion's mature voice and confident delivery transforms the song from a young adult chafing against social pressure to conform to a proper career path into an adult looking back contemptuously at those that dared to try and define her path in life.
    • Nene's cover of "Usseewa" by Ado captures the bravado of the original song, while still capturing Nene's signature cheerful energy.
    • Towa and Kanata combine their angriest contralto impressions for a duet cover of "Usseewa" by Ado. Things really have gone off the deep end if both the devil and the angel team up to rage against society.

    Original Generation 

Suisei Hoshimachi

  • Suisei's cover of "Saga Jihen" (supported by the 3rd generation cast) demonstrates her powerful vocals and has even surpassed the original in views.
  • Suisei has the Moves Like Jagger. Not bad for someone who put up a disclaimer on the stream that she's 'not very good at English'.
  • Her cover of Bleach's thirteenth opening song, "Melody of the Wild Dance" by SID. Suisei's powerful voice shines here as a wave of nostalgia hits Bleach fans while acknowledging the cover's quality as on par with the original.
  • Suisei covers Calli's "Red" from the "Your Mori" EP, using katakana to assist with its lyrics. She delivers a fantastic cover and maneuvers through the fast rap despite not being very fluent at English!
  • During her stream to 400k subs, Suisei put on a stunning performance of Hikari, perhaps better known as Simple and Clean, by Utada Hikaru.

Miko Sakura

  • As part of her celebration for reaching 1 million subscribers on her channel two months prior, Miko covered "Akari is here" by GYARI (who also created VOMS Project), replacing some of the onomatopoeias with her own brand of Elite vocabulary.

AZKi

  • Her first song (and by extension, her very first video) is a calming piano version of "Just Be Friends", a song of heartache during a breakup. The emotion of sadness and longing she portrays in her voice adds to the overall somber song.

    Generation 1 

Haato Akai (Haachama)

  • "Echo" perfectly captures the original's sense of being creepy and catchy at the same time. Doubly fitting in hindsight as part of the Haato/Haachama lore.

    Generation 2 

Aqua Minato

  • Aqua's parody of Dango Daikazoku, appropriately titled YAGOO Daikazoku, is great for two reasons: First, it was completely unplanned. She was doing a karaoke stream and had originally planned to sing the original version of the song, but her chat had asked her to do a YAGOO version. She then took a few minutes to write new lyrics on the spot. Second, the presentation of it (as well as the origins of the song) gives her version the exact same feelings of bittersweet loss that the original had, with several commenters noting that her rendition sounds like it would be performed whenever a member of Hololive graduates.
  • Her cover of "ubiquitous db" from Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale hits all the right notes, with her soft voice reminding fans that she's indeed an idol.
  • Her cover of "Goodbye Declaration" by Chinozo quickly establishes itself as Aqua's cutesy pitch flawlessly nails all the difficult high notes in the song. It also goes on record for shattering the fastest time for any hololive solo cover to reach 1 million views at four days and seven hours since its release, slightly edging out Ayame's cover of "KING" in the same week... until the record was broken by Ayame's own cover of "Goodbye Declaration" at 60 hours, then Calli's "Roki" at 48 hours, then Calli and Gura's "KING" at 12 hours.

Ayame Nakiri

  • Not backing down after Aqua's "Goodbye Declaration" edged out her cover of "KING" in reaching the 1 million views mark in the shortest time, Ayame belted out her own version of "Goodbye Declaration", blending her cutesy singing pitch with a healthy dose of Vocaloid-like synthetic voice. This unique cover ended up shattering the million views mark in less than 60 hours!

Subaru Oozora

    GAMERS 

Mio Ookami

  • Mio's cover of "Sparkle" by RADWIMPS is absolutely radiant and every bit as emotional as the original piece.

Okayu Nekomata

  • Her cover of "Otome Dissection" showcases her deep voice and reworks the dark context of the song into being about Okayu messing around with her harem without changing a word.
  • Okayu's gentle singing truly draws out the melancholy of "Flos". While the tune is sorrowful, the cover shows more hope with the stills of Okayu's grandmother taking her in, Okayu meeting the rest of GAMERS, and the last shot of Okayu with a bright smile on her face for the future.
  • As a Christmas present, Okayu brought "Petri of Lost Pleasure" to life with her smooth vocals. The visuals accentuate the descent into debauchery and sin with Okayu as a Smug Smiler biting into a Tempting Apple while the Onigiriyaa scramble over themselves to reach the center, a reflection of how the Onigiriyaa are lured in by Okayu and find themselves serving time for her crimes.

Korone Inugami

  • Korone's cover of the theme of Bomber King (AKA: Robo Warrior) is a delightful mix of retro-style chiptunes and Korone's energetic singing.

    Generation 3/Fantasy 

Usada Pekora

  • During her karaoke stream to 1.5 million subs, Pekora showed both her newfound love for Final Fantasy X, which she had just finished, and her singing talents both with a cover of Suteki da ne.

    Generation 4 

Kanata Amane

  • When even Suisei says that she wishes to have Kanata's voice, you know you've got one of the best singers in all of hololive; her phenomenal vocal range says it all.
    • Kanata Amane's take on a famous Japanese folk dance, "Sōuran Bushi". All done in catchy acapella. All together now, Ha~ Dokkoisho! Dokkoisho! (Dokkoisho! Dokkoisho!) Soran! Soran! (Soran! Soran!) Kanata would then complete the joke mere days after Coco's graduation by releasing a rad EDM remix of it with the help of Hiro Kanzaki, giving a modern take on the fishing song; she also revamps the lyrics to include her Running Gag of being too strong for this world, as well as the promise to stream everyday. The remix's release date also coincides with the first anniversary of her 3D debut, where she also sang "Sōuran Bushi".
    • Kanata's first single is a cover of DECO*27's ever popular "Ghost Rule", with her rich vocals steadily keeping up with the pace of a song that's clearly meant for VOCALOIDs.
    • Her version of "Uma to Shika" sounds like she's both gasping for breath and like she could break down crying at any moment.
    • Her Solo Duet cover of Ringo Sheena's "The Narrow Way" has both her soft feminine voice and her deep, ikemen-like tone of full display, dazzling the audience with the contrast between the two sets of vocals.
    • Kanata's live cover of "Rettou Joutou" has her not only sing both distinct male and female voices effortlessly, but also hold a high note for 13 seconds at full volume.
    • Her cover of "Outsider" by E ve has her climb a pitch higher than the already difficult pitch of the original's, hitting all the top notes without fail.
    • Naturally, whoever covers DECO*27's "Ghost Rule" cannot ignore its counterpart, "Hibana", and Kanata follows the rule. At the end of her birthday stream on April 22, 2021, she released a cover of said counterpart, where she once again demonstrates her tremendous pitch control.
    • Following the closure of Coco's graduation, Kanata released a cover of supercell's "Song of the beginning towards the end" as a heartfelt goodbye to her dearest friend. Fittingly, the lyrics reflect Kanata's burden of being the person who was always by Coco's side through the hardest times, from beginning to end.

Coco Kiryu

  • During her last 3d birthday event, Coco sings "Baka Mitai", the iconic Yakuza 0 song by her namesake/"husband", Kazuma Kiryu.
  • As one last gift to her fans before her graduation, Coco presents a cover of "Fansa by mona, Produced by HoneyWorks". Despite being a cover, the song reflects Coco's career as an idol with hololive, both the good and the painful times she's had with the company. Needless to say, many fans were left emotional with how perfectly the song reflected her coming graduation.

Watame Tsunomaki

  • Almost every Monday (Japan Standard Time) she hosts Watame no Uta, a series of daily videos showcasing her ever-improving talent while helping start the week for the viewers. The series includes vocal training exercises, Tsunomaki Janken (a pre-recorded Rock–Paper–Scissors with a catchy build-up melody), and especially Watame's song covers, which brings her flexible singing talent to light. One such cover she's done is "TKGのうた", a fast-paced upbeat rap song about cooking up a Japanese dish Gone Horribly Wrong. Those that know nothing about Watame would think she's play a more calming or less frantic type of song would be proven wrong with her fast-paced vocals.
  • Watame closed her 3D debut stream with a powerful live cover of "SKILL" by JAM Project, which also featured her signature headbanging! She also regularly streams "Watame Night Fever" on Saturday evenings, where she sings for several hours.
  • Her cover of "Sweet Devil" makes heavy use of a synthetic filter that makes her vocals nigh-identical to the original ones by Hatsune Miku.

Towa Tokoyami

  • Towa showcases her godly vocals with her cover of brilliant. Her impressive vocal range and powerful singing voice invokes a sense of awe in many listeners who expected her to sing in the same raspy talking voice. The cover became so well-known it exceeded the original version in YouTube views.
  • Her cover of "Kuroi Hitsuji" (Black Sheep) by Keyakizaka46 features Towa and her self-voiced chorus in a lamentation of the singer, a black sheep who thinks that everything's their fault for not fitting in and that it'd be better if they were gone, yet they refuse to toss away their individuality. On its own it's poignant enough, but in the context of Towa who had the rockiest start of 4th gen, the least amount of subscribers in hololive JP at the time of the cover's debut, and a tight schedule that prevents her from collaborating frequently, the song becomes incredibly fitting. "My pace," indeed.
    • Another example is her cover of Planet Loop in her 3D debut live stream. Contrary to what the kenzoku expects, Towa sings it in a deep voice that can relate to being "angelic" than "devilish".
  • Her cover of "ERROR", debuted at the end of her 3D debut live stream, is an impressive demonstration of her singing, as she hits the stray high note in the chorus without wavering in strength through the rest of the song.

    Generation 5 

Nene Momosuzu

  • As a tribute to Aloe, Nene had promised to practice "Happy Synthesizer" until she could perfect it. On Halloween 2020, she fulfilled that promise by performing a raw vocal version with piano accompaniment, with significant improvement from her first performance of the song several weeks prior when she made the promise.

Aloe Mano

  • As part of her debut stream, Aloe sings "Happy Synthesizer". Unlike most of Hololive, Aloe employs Vocoded vocals, befitting of the Vocaloid song. While the song itself is a cheery, upbeat love song about not letting the sour moments get in the way of a good time, it takes on a somber tone in light of Aloe's departure from Hololive, particularly the lyrics at the start:
    Happy Synthesizer, I'll play you a melody
    That will reach into your heart

Polka Omaru

  • Despite the trend of many talent performing a cover of "KING", Polka instead covered "ENVY BABY", another of Kanaria's songs. The more upbeat nature of the song fits in perfectly with her own playful disposition, and the themes of the lyrics being an allegorical circus also align very well with her own theming.

    holostars 

Miyabi Hanasaki

  • His duet cover with Izuru, Natsushiro Takaaki's "Universe", a powerful song about moving forward and persevering - because you are the main character of your own story. Considering the rough start Holostars had, the song takes on new meaning when you realize that Miyabi and Izuru are part of its starting group.
  • For his birthday, Miyabi released a cover of Deco27's "Stickybug". It perfectly shows off the cute, soft quality of his voice, and as a bonus, his brother also contributed to the video with his illustrations as well.

Izuru Kanade

  • His cover of Kairiki Bear's "Venom" showcases Izuru's strength in voice control, making the cover his own.
  • Although short, his cover of Surii's "Telecaster B-boy" is a great example of showing off the quality of his unique, raspy voice, which arguably brings a lot more character to the cover.
  • Izuru's cover of "Aishete, Aishete, Aishete..." by Kikuo showcases his vocal range perfectly, with him delivering an awesome performance and playing up a Creepy Child image giving the song an even more eerie feel.
  • For his 2nd debut anniversary, Izuru released a cover of Orangestar's "Spinning Sky Rabbit", a soulful song that shows off his powerful range to the fullest.

Astel Leda

  • Astel's cover of "One More Time, One More Chance" by Masayoshi Yamazaki is just as soulful as the original.
  • His cover of "Envy Baby" gives him the opportunity to turn up the sexier aspects of his vocal range. His 'sister' Ollie gets to join in by singing the English parts, too!
  • For his birthday, Astel released his cover of "Mela!". However, what makes this one special is that it not only uses an original arrangement, but he created the MV together with his fans. Notably, the illustrations used and the backing chorus were all contributed by those in his membership - and the credits also reveal that the other Holostar members joined in too!

Temma Kishido

  • Temma's cover of flumpool's "Kimi ni Todoke", released on his 1st debut anniversary. His boyish, soft voice gives the cover a cute quality that's exclusively Temma's.
  • Proving that he continues to be the cutest member of Holostars, Temma's version of "Happy Synthesizer" just oozes absolute cuteness, as well as shows his improvement in his singing.

Roberu Yukoku

  • On his first anniversary, Roberu released a cover of "Chicken Rice" by Masatoshi Hamada, a surprisingly appropriate song that touches on a child's devotion to their parents as they reflect on Christmas Day, the date where Roberu first debuted (and a potential reference to his overseas fanbase commonly being called his 'parents')
  • During his 3D reveal stream, Roberu concluded the stream by singing "Fukuwarai" by Yuu Takahashi, a sincere, bright song about how the universal language of the world is to smile - something that Roberu has always done his best to achieve with his streams.

Shien Kageyama

  • Shien's cover of MAFIA by Wotaku perfectly captures his mafia boss image. Made more awesome with the laugh after the first chorus and a Gratuitous English nihilistic speech as the song nears its end.
    The chaos and order in this world
    All absurdities and realities
    In this cesspool of a place
    There is no mercy for traitors
    Ah, my crimson stained hands
    You caused it all
    If you want to blame someone
    blame your own fate
    You should know this by now, that this world is beyond salvation.

    Indonesia 

Ayunda Risu

Moona Hoshinova

Airani Iofifteen

  • Iofi's cover of Alien, Alien is a wonderfully thematic demonstration of her vocal talents.

Kureiji Ollie

  • Who would have expected Ollie to rock out with her cover of "Kyouran Hey Kids!" by The Oral Cigarettes? Her upbeat personality combined with her loud mouth makes this song a good choice for her first solo cover.

    English - Generation 1 -Myth- 

Calliope Mori

  • Before starting her cover of "Sakura Days", Calli talks about how important the song is to her as a reminder of a time when she was just starting to create music and to remember where she came from as she looks at where she is currently. The song itself is in a lower register than she says she's used to, but as soon as she starts singing, it's immediately obvious how much effort she put into it as she performs it spot-on, showcasing how soulful and beautiful her voice can be.
  • During an unarchived karaoke stream, Calliope raps a few verses of "Godzilla", known for its really fast lyrics. She pulls it off almost perfectly, enunciating so well that even the infamously inaccurate YouTube automated captions can keep up with her rapping!
  • Calli dropped an English cover of the Vocaloid song "Roki" with her own translation of the lyrics that not only fit the original tone, but match her own rap style. This incredible fusion of rap with rock and roll went on to reach 1 million views far quicker than the previous record holder (Ayame's "Goodbye Declaration"), and premiered at the very same time Suisei was singing "Red" in her karaoke stream; to say May 31 was a wild day would be a major understatement.
  • In another unarchived karaoke stream, Calli goes the full distance with Eminem's "Godzilla", and kills the final part from her last big stream.
  • Much like with Reine's cover of KING, Calli took ENVY BABY and changed the instrumentation (in addition to providing a lyrical translation she wrote herself) to make it come off as a completely different song from the original version and gave it a much more intense feel.

Ina'nis Ninomae

  • While it has become something of a meme within the community to reference whenever something "tragic" happens to one of the EN girls, Ina's cover of "Unravel" was met with unanimous praise from both her audience and other members of hololive due to how well she was able to present it and how difficult it is to sing.
  • Ina and Calli hosted a recorder collab which is comedic for most part as both streamers gave half-hearted covers of various songs. Ina blows it out of the park at the end with her cover of "Unravel" that sounds just as emotional as the original song despite the "cursed" instrument.

Gura Gawr

  • Towards the end of her debut stream, Gura decided to showcase her vocals with a live cover. The chat expected a cute or meme-laden song selection befitting her Token Mini-Moe status. Her choice? City Pop classic Ride on Time by Tatsurō Yamashita. The chat was surprised and impressed in equal measure.
  • Gura strikes again with a karaoke stream, which unfortunately had to be privated to avoid getting copyright struck. Fans picked up the slack, preserving all thirteen songs (including a second take of Ride on Time). The highlight is an acoustic cover of Fly Me to the Moon, featuring on-point improvisation and surprising charm.
  • Who loves Christmas? Gura loves Christmas! And it shows in her cover of It's Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas!
  • During her [2MILLION PARTY], she sang various songs from the other hololive idols, including "Hinotori", "Live Again", "NEXT COLOR PLANET", "Red Heart", "Ahoy! We Are the Houshou Pirates!", among others. Gura's cute voice and energy gives the idols who originally sang already-awesome songs a real run for their money.
  • In an unarchived karaoke, Gura covered Song of the Ancients. Considering the song is performed in Chaos, a language that only exists in the world of Nier, a tremendous amount of effort was pit into not only learning how to sing it, but to actually match the lyrics which aren't actually real.
  • Gura broadens her karaoke range with Sabaton's "The Last Stand".

Amelia Watson

  • Amelia may not be the best at singing, but a regular choice of her karaoke streams is "Kiss Me". Hearing her sing it channels an entirely different image from her usual memetic reputation. Here is a compilation melding six instances of this song into a fine chorus.

    English - Project: HOPE 
  • IRyS's debut stream has her audience immediately hooked the moment she performed a cover of Neon Genesis Evangelion's "Cruel Angel's Thesis" live.
  • If her first EP wasn't enough to cement that she's earned her VSinger position, IRyS demonstrates her incredible versatility by releasing weekly covers of original hololive songs.
    • Her first cover is AZKi's "Inochi", bringing a more hopeful outlook on the song with her upbeat tone. Even AZKi herself is impressed!
    • The second week has her belt out a cover of Towa's "Palette", with IRyS's soothing vocals managing to convey as much emotion as the original.
    • The third week features Suisei's "GHOST", differing from the original's sheer power with gentle, crystal clear vocals.
    • IRyS caps off the first month of weekly covers with "Shiny Smily Story", asserting her place in hololive's great family. For a song that's meant to be performed as a group, IRyS manages to hit all the high notes by her lone self, further proving why she was chosen as a VSinger.
  • Her first unarchived singing stream noticeably has her come forth with her take on Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up", showcasing the lower end of her vibrato range.

Other

    3D concerts 
Unlike singing streams and single releases, the 3D concerts allow for studio-grade equipment that recreates the reverberation of an actual live concert, along with the talents showing off their 3D models. On top of singing covers both familiar and new, it is also common practice for them to premiere an upcoming original song within those concerts.
  • Suisei's fourth 3D concert is a treasure trove of cover songs, capped off at the end with the release of her fourth original song, "GHOST". Highlights include her duet version of Mrs. GREEN APPLE's "In the Morning" with Toko Inui from Nijisanji, and the band impersonation of BanG Dream!'s RAISE A SUILEN, with the guest apperances of Aki, Matsuri, Towa and Polka. The four of them plus Suisei put a lot of energy into their covers of "DRIVE US CRAZY" and "EXPOSE 'Burn out!!!'", so much that the official BanG Dream! channel took notice and reposted the latter segment.
  • Near the end of Kanata's 2021 birthday 3D concert, everyone thought she was done after she finished singing her newly-released cover of DECO*27's "Hibana". Then she reveals the surprise guest appearances of Miko, Fubuki, Mio, Lamy, Botan and Polka for a sickeningly upbeat group cover of Uma Musume's "Uma Pyoi Densetsu".
  • For her birthday on May 15, 2021, Sora held a live 3D concert wherein she demonstrates once again what it means to be an idol. In addition to her tried-and-true VOCALOID-like cover of "Alien Alien", she is joined by the guest appearances of longtime VTuber friends Kotone Tenjin, AZKi and Aoi Fuji; she successively covers ClariS's "Connect" with Kotone, rejoins AZKi with a reprise of their collab singles "Setsunatic Code" and "Kurenai Chronicle", and tops off a cover of "Turing Love" by being the softer vocals to Aoi's lower pitch.
  • Miko's 3rd anniversary on August 1st, 2021 features gems like an energetic duet with Subaru in "Zenryoku☆Summer" and a counterpoint one with Korone in Momoiro Clover Z's "Nippon Egao Hyakkei". It also appeals to nostalgics with a cover of Zone's ""Secret Base (Kimi ga Kureta Mono)"". Last, but not least, is the introduction of her fourth original single, "Kagetsu no Yume".

    BGM 
  • Played prominently in Sora's Minecraft play sessions, "Yuube no Hoshi" is a relaxing xylophone, wind instrument piece that comes together with the subtle violin backing it to create an ethereal and dreamy tone. It also carries a tone of sadness, reminiscence, and loneliness, especially when considering how Sora started off and where she is much later.
  • The memetic BGM of Pekora, Tanukichi's Adventure by DOVA-SYNDROME. Due to the catchy and chipper main melody and repetitive low tones in the background, you will get this song stuck in your head.
    • It also got a metal arrangement by Jules Conroy (much like Korone's BGM seen below).
  • The memetic BGM of Aqua, Recorder Beat 2 also by DOVA-SYNDROME. The fandom commented that due to how awesome this song is, it decreases their IQ down to Baqua levels.
  • Ollie's loading BGM, swing swing by DOVA-SYNDROME, contains elements of classic swing jazz which befits her Halloween/zombie theme best.
  • For Korone's birthday, Yuzo Koshiro created a new theme for her entitled "Koroneraiser Inu-More!", which is reminicient of Filmore Act I from ActRaiser, which is awesome in of itself.
  • Gura's first image song, "Sharkventure!!" is a creative mix of Synthwave, City Pop, and Drum & Bass. It starts off evoking a sense of swimming deep in the ocean, before quickly turning upbeat and chipper when the keyboards, funky bass guitar and heavy bass beats kick in. Try to imagine everyone's favorite little Atlantean exploring the world with a smile on her face while listening to this song, and you'll find the title to be fitting.
  • Calli's first image song, "Lively Bopping to Death's Knocking", manages to perfectly capture the idea of a rapping Reaper, mixing synths, the tolling of a church bell, and ominous chanting.
  • "NoWay" by Peritune, a lighthearted and comedic xylophone piece used in a fan-made MMD animation that would wind up as Choco's loading screen for Minecraft streams. It was also used as the BGM for the highly memetic "are ya winning watson?" fan animation.
  • DOVA-SYNDROME once again delivers with "Toy Dance" , the classy and addictive piano piece that serves a hefty dose of Soundtrack Dissonance as Amelia Watson rages, gets salty and ground pounds everyone on her stream.
  • Artia's intro BGM, The Forever Frozen Ice Magician is composed by Wanwan, a composer of for various Touhou Project fangames. Naturally, it sounds like it came straight from the series.
  • Coco's loading BGM, "Gangimari Dragon" by REDALiCE (who also worked on "Peko Miko's Great War"), is a crazy assortment of Coco's quotes and shrieks, in line with the chaotic nature of her content.
  • Haachama-Chama, used by Haato for her intro before the character split arc (after which she uses her image song) is another track by REDALiCE and similar to the above, is a very high energy track with lyrical content that nearly consists of just the word "Haachama."
  • Ouro Kronii uses Khaim's Somebody as her BGM, and its extremely chill and relaxing sound makes it the perfect fit for the Warden of Time.
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