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  • Artifact Title: As its name suggest, GAMERS was intended to be a subgroup of Gamer Chicks within a group of otherwise "idol girls", with only Fubuki considered as both an idol and a gamer. As time goes on, the line between a gamer and an idol vanished as the idols became game streamers as well as the designated gamer girls are no slouch on idol stuffs either. GAMERS now simply stands for an unnumbered generation that came between second and third generations.
  • Gamer Chick: All four of them. It's in the unit's name, after all.
  • Mixed Animal Species Team: The unit consists of: Fubuki (a fox girl), Mio (a wolf girl), Okayu (a cat girl), and Korone (a dog girl).
  • Sixth Ranger: Ayame and Subaru from Gen 2 are good friends with and often collab with the GAMERS, forming a larger unit informally known as OKFAMS note , which is also an expansion of a previously established grouping known as FAMS (before Okayu and Korone joined hololive).
  • Species Surname: All of them but Fubuki (who predates the rest of the unit) have surnames that refer to their species.
  • Theme Naming: Religion and Mythology. All of them have surnames that relate, in one way or another, to either religion or mythology, but are not directly named after any specific figures:
    • Mio Ookami (大神) - consists of the kanjis for "big/great" and "god".
    • Okayu Nekomata (猫又) - same kanjis as the mythological creature of the same name.
    • Korone Inugami (戌神) - consists of the kanjis for "dog (zodiac)", and once again, "god".
    • Fubuki Shirakami (白上) - unlike the others above, the connection is not as obvious. The kanjis, when read literally, means "White" and "Above" respectively. However, this instance of the kanji 上 is pronounced exactly the same as... you guessed it, "kami" (神), meaning her surname can also be read as "White God".

    Fubuki Shirakami 
Originally making her debut under the 1st generation, she was eventually placed under the umbrella of hololive GAMERS for her gaming skill.

See her entry in Fubuki Ch..

    Mio Ookami 

Ookami Mio [JP: 大神ミオ; CN: 大神澪]

Loungewear outfit 

Debut date: December 7th, 2018
Birthday: August 20th
Height: 155 cm (excluding ears)
Fanbase name: Mio-fa (Mio’s Family)
Illustrator: Izumi Sai

Species: Wolfman

Words like "fate" or "future",
No matter how far they extend their hands,
We fall in love in a place,
That is far out of reach.
Even hands of the clock,
They look at us sideways as they tick and tock.
Let's prove that we could continue on living in this world,
Like this for a lifetime—no,
For all the chapters,
Together, with you.

A black haired wolf girl who appeared out of nowhere. Some say she can frequently be seen at shinto shrines. Oh, and she loves video games.

  • Animal Motifs: Wolves.
  • Be Yourself: She states that she had to learn to do this in her early career as a vtuber, as she had a more aggressive side to her that wanted to do more wild things to find her place. She eventually came to the conclusion it was more important to be herself and mellowed out, though she does like to show a wild side of herself every so often.
  • Born Lucky: As Fubuki discovers, Mio has an insane amount of luck when they play Yacht Dice together. Fubuki was even asking if she was cheating.
  • Carnivore Confusion: Played for Laughs:
  • Cats Are Superior: Her pet cat Taiga doesn't respect her at all.
  • Cute Clumsy Girl: Mio certainly has her moments, such as during her Spiritual ASMR, where she drops things, sneezes and is generally bothered by background noise at several points during the stream.
  • Fortune Teller: Performs tarot readings for her colleages from time to time.
  • Going Commando: Goes to sleep without underwear on since her grandmother taught her that not wearing panties is healthier.
  • Guardian Entity: Is occasionally seen with Hatotaurus, a minotaur-like creature with a pigeon's head, horns, and a wolf's tail. Originally "created" by Fubuki, Fubuki described it as "the strongest". In its animated debut video, Mio even remarks that "It's like a Stand".
  • The Host: Often takes this role for bigger collab streams with everyone else bouncing off her Straight Man tendencies.
  • The Hyena: It's easy to make her laugh in a wheezing fit and she's once laughed so much that she had to cancel a stream from aggravating her cough.
  • Insistent Terminology: Insists that she's a wolfman, not a werewolf.
  • Multicolored Hair: Black hair with a red streak on the front.
  • Precision F-Strike: How Mio introduces herself in English, courtesy of Coco's English lesson.
    Mio: I'm Mio, facking cute wolf!
  • Punny Name: Her family name uses the exact same pun as in Ōkami, the game: It can just as well be read as "great god" or as "wolf". However, while Amaterasu was both a great god and a wolf, Mio on the other hand appears to be just a wolf girl without any direct sign of divinity.
  • Put on a Bus:
    • Went on hiatus from late July to early September 2020 because Capcom copyright-striked her Ghost Trick streams. Due to Youtube's 3-strike rule, another strike would have banned her from the site completely which is what led to the mass privatization of hololive's archive during this time period.
    • Mio's Twitter account was restricted from Christmas 2020 onward and then banned for a few days early January 2021 before ultimately being restored. Contrary to beliefs that "woke Twitter" was at fault (somewhat justified by the political turbulence Twitter was experiencing back then), her ban was merely a mistake with Twitter's bot detection brought on by Mio posting too often about hololive's Christmas karaoke relay.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Her hair is long enough to get mistaken for her tail which is actually wrapped around her left thigh.
  • Shout-Out: Her whole design is pretty reminiscent of Ryuko Matoi from Kill La Kill.
  • Straight Man: As a result of being the Team Mom, Mio has typically this role, especially in the animated shorts where the others are even crazier.
  • Team Mom: She is seen as the most motherly and the "big sister" of all the cast, regardless of seniority and age:
    • According to other hololive members, she frequently breaks up fights and is the one keeping the peace during "offline collabs" (IRL meet-ups).
    • During a formal vote of who would make the best mother, she was at the top.
    • In AsaCoco - April 20th, 2020's faux interview segment, her given title was "Overseeing Mama of hololive" (ホロライブを見守るママ).
    • Amusingly, after returning from her two month hiatus, Mio found that her fanbase has started calling her a grandma because 5th gen has their own Team Mom with Lamy. She doesn't take the news well.
  • Wolf Man: She mentioned on multiple occasions that she's a wolfman (狼人間, lit. wolf-human). One time during a Animal Crossing: New Horizons stream, after howling at a full moon, she clarified that she is not a werewolf, but can "transform" regardless. What this transformation actually is however is unknown.
  • Yoko Oh No: Played for Laughs during her 2nd Anniversary concert, Fubuki asks her why she was hiding behind an illustration of herself (in a Shinto-style wedding). Mio tells her that she is getting married. Fubuki did not take the news well.

    Okayu Nekomata 

Nekomata Okayu [JP: 猫又おかゆ; CN: 猫又小粥]
"Mogu mogu, Okayu~!"

Sailor Uniform outfit 

Debut date: April 6th, 2019
Birthday: February 22nd
Height: 152 cm
Fanbase name: Onigiryaa
Illustrator: Chihiro Kamioka

Age (at debut): About 16 in human years
Species: Nekomata (formerly Cat) Source 

The remains that I can touch,
The continuation of the dream,
Does not begin,
Even though I still can't forget.
Where light can reach,
Swaying in waves,
Within the night,
Towards my heart,
You merely waved your hands...

A cat raised by a old woman from the onigiri store. She streams just because there is a PC in the old woman’s room.

Okayu is known for her calm disposition and deeper, relaxing voice. She has a tendency to tease and prank the other members (if she isn't stealing their hearts) and choose rude options in RPGs out of a love of comedy and to satisfy her masochistic desire to be admonished. For the most part, she streams in the evening with gaming, chatting, and the occasional karaoke streams. Since August 2020, she's been on a binge of Nintendo platformers and JRPGs.

Okayu joined hololive together with Korone and the two of them form the OkaKoro duo. Okayu's groups include GAMERS, OKFAMSMembers , and SMOKMembers . Besides the people in those groups, she also collabs a lot with Aqua, Shion, and her sister (as in sharing the same artist) Shiina from Nijisanji.

  • Animal Motifs: Cats.
  • Bakeneko and Nekomata: An unusual example in that despite calling herself a nekomata, she is only ever seen with a single tail note .
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her regular attire includes a hoodie that exposes her belly.
  • Blinded by the Light: One of the anime shorts show that Okayu has the ability to shine bright lights from her eyes.
  • Bokukko: As a Tomboyish Cat Girl, it makes sense that she would use boku to refer to herself.
  • Casual Kink: In a stream with Shion Okayu very quickly answers she's a masochist, catching the other idol offguard due to the timely response and thinking she was a sadist.
  • Cat Girl: She has the ears, a tail, and many note that her detached, aloof, and cool personality is like an actual cat.
  • The Charmer: Relationship with Korone aside, she's got:
    • Aqua insisting that Okayu is hers.
    • Shion arguing (then negotiating) with Korone over the cat
    • Okayu herself claiming that Subaru's perfect partner is her so nobody else should bother trying.
    • Okayu's cover of "Otome Kaibou" even has the former three pop up in reference to Okayu's reputation and some brief Red String of Fate imagery.
  • Chick Magnet: She has had quite a few other idols (Korone, Shion, Aqua) voice interest in her.
  • Childhood Friends: She's mentioned Devil-chan who teased Okayu and possibly developed her masochism. She only acted that way in front of Okayu so no one believed her about the teasing.
  • Cute Clumsy Girl: Okayu's grandmother and home economic classmates didn't really trust her to cook and Commuter Wife asked Okayu to sit back and talk while she constructed Okayu's furniture.
  • Cute Little Fangs: Naturally, one shows up when her mouth is fully opened. She's a cat after all.
  • Exotic Eye Designs: Sparkling exotic eyes at that.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: Typically wears her sweatpants with one leg partially rolled up.
  • Filching Food for Fun: Has been known to pilfer snacks. Fubuki still brings up how Okayu stole her rice ball every now and then.
  • Fun with Acronyms: She prefers reading off the group name SMOKnote  as "SM OK" and calls the others traitors for pronouncing it as "smoke".
  • Furry Confusion: She's a Cat Girl that keeps a pet cat named Temari. Some members of her chat lampshaded the announcement by declaring Okayu Temari's mother. Amusingly, Temari has proven to be just as mischievous as her owner, even stealing snacks from her at one point.
  • The Gadfly: She really likes to tease others to mess around with them in good fun, probably most prominently shown here.
  • Has a Type: She's confessed that she likes cold, aloof men, citing that she doesn't mind if they're mean to her because she's quite nice to herself. It got later played for laughs when during a certain playthrough of hers, a chat member assumed her type was "shy, gentle, and with broad shoulders".
    Okayu: This is about Chunky, isn't it?
  • Hollywood Hacking: Not Okayu herself, but when someone in her chat during a Minecraft stream directs her precisely to a diamond vein, she starts thinking someone's hacking her computer. The more likely explanation is that someone probably reverse-engineered her world's seed (random number generators are, despite the name, never truly random) or probably just jotted it down from the game's debug screen (the most common method of obtaining the player's own coordinates).
  • Incompatible Orientation: Played for Laughs. She tells Aqua that she joined a NSFW call with Marine because she felt the pirate could better draw out the masochistic side of her that Aqua could not due to also being a masochist.note  Aqua hurriedly insists she could change out of jealousy and desperation.
  • Institutional Apparel: Has a fair amount of fanart of her as a prisoner after being judged guilty of taking snacks and leading on the other girls. This in turn led to her fans being portrayed as imprisoned rice balls wearing prison stripes when Okayu declared that her sins are the Onigiryaa's sins.
  • Lost Food Grievance: Uses this to psych her angry face up. Rather hypocritical given her own food-snatching tendencies.
    Okayu: They ate my onigiri, they ate my onigiri, they ate my onigiri, THEY ATE MY ONIGIRI. This Is Unforgivable!
  • Mean Character, Nice Actor: While her prankster nature is well-known, some of the other members have nothing, but kind words about how nice she is behind the scenes:
    • Rushia showed up as a witness in Okayu's Christmas 2019 trial to defend her and talk about how much of a caring senpai Okayu is.
    • Okayu wants to cultivate a cool, mysterious image, but she's embarassed to admit the hololive staff know that she's extremely quick and reliable in answering text messages.
    • During a meme review, Coco saw two memes about Okayu being the mastermind in a JRPG and leaving everyone else behind as the Sole Survivor in Left 4 Dead 2; she took a moment to say that while she understood, she also felt a little confused over everyone's perception of Okayu because she thought of her as the epitome of Japanese Politeness and hospitality.
    • Mio has mentioned how Okayu always knows just the right words to say when giving advice.
    • She has a bit of a reputation for being a good host, who's had a number of Hololive and even Nijisanji members hang out in her house at one point or another. According to her, it's because Subaru comes over all the time just to mess around, and Subaru almost always has a friend or two with her.
  • Meaningful Name: "Nekomata" for... well, the nekomata, and "Okayu" for "rice porridge", a reference to rice balls being her Trademark Favorite Food.
  • Not So Stoic:
    • While typically portrayed as the cool and collected type, at the end of Link's Awakening when she witnesses the island and its inhabitants disappear when Link awakens. She gradually loses it.
    • On the rare occasions where she plays horror games, she Screams Like a Little Girl (sometimes at nothing in particular) and even Korone can't help but laugh at how cute she is when she's scared.
    • She gets embarrassed during her Coffee Talk stream when the characters casually discuss sex and notes that when lewd topics come up, she's usually either aware in advance and able to prepare herself mentally or she's quick to play off a reaction for comedy's sake.
  • Older Than They Look: Discussed. During a chat stream, she mentioned that she considers herself 16 years old in human years because she looks 16 appearance-wise. She then mentioned that if she was 16 years old in cat years, she would be mentally an elderly cat, but immediately denied that this is the case as she asserts that she's simply an "adult cat".
  • Not What I Signed on For: Long after hololive's first live concert, Okayu revealed that she actually considered quitting after GAMERS got merged with the rest of hololive, since the reason she joined GAMERS to begin with was to... well, play games. She also didn't think she had the talent to become an idol back then.
  • Perpetual Smiler: Her default expression is a Cat Smile. It only ever changes when she plays horror games or someone asks her to change it.
  • The Prankster: To the point that hololive made a compilation video of her antics. Some of her many, many mischievous misdeeds include:
  • Read the Fine Print: The Onigiryaa bear Okayu's sins due to some very fine text in the bottom left corner of the Onigiryaa contract.
  • Straight Man: Oftentimes acts like this for her zanier companions, but instead of expressing anger and disbelief, just casually stokes the fires for even more comedy.

    Korone Inugami 

Inugami Korone; Koone [JP: 戌神ころね; CN: 戌神沁音]

Inugami Korone (3rd 2D outfit) 

Debut date: April 13th, 2019
Birthday: October 1st
Height: 156 cm
Fanbase name: Koronesuki
Illustrator: Fukahire

Age (at debut): 90 (Initially converted human years, non-proportional afterwards); 18-19 [Dog years, presumably former(?) actual age]
Species: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel / Inugami
Occupation (bar idol): Bakery Assistant

  • Accidental Murder: She accidentally kills The Merchant playing Biohazard 4 whom she affectionately calls "Oji-san", and started freaking out in the process.
  • Animal Motifs: Dogs.
  • Ascended Fangirl:
    • Out of all of the hololive talent, Korone is noticed much more often by developers of the games she plays, especially western developers. It's become common for her channel to get a lot more attention after they start talking to her on various social media.
    • When Doom Eternal received it's first Downloadable Content, the game was patched to have a Easter Egg that briefly changes the title to DOOG Eternal and plays a chainsaw noise as a shout out to how she names her playthroughs of the previous games in the series as well as her love for the chainsaw.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Nightmare fetishism aside, she's generally a nice girl and rarely gets angry. When she does, though, oh boy does she ever get angry.
  • Blatant Lies: Claimed several times that her Assassin's Creed: Syndicate wasn't going to be a marathon or endurance stream and wouldn't last too long when she was already quite a few hours in. She later revealed that she had spoken with her manager beforehand and revealed that if she liked the game after playing for a while, she had been given permission to either beat the game or end the stream in 30 hours. She beat the game in 24. After the stream was over, she revealed she was off to take care of her mother for a week and had wanted to create a marathon so her fans would have archives during that time.
  • Breakout Character: While Gura is the first example for the group, Korone's popularity exploaded in 2020, more so than any other member of Hololive that came before. Considering her debut stream saw her actively losing subs as a result of technical difficulties, the fact that Korone was the second Hololive member to pass 1 million subscribers shows how much she grew from her origins.
  • Catchphrase:
    • "yubi yubi" ("finger finger"). In one of her earliest streams, Fubuki asked Korone what she thinks her opening catchphrase will be. She nervously blurts this out randomly (with Fubuki promptly asking if she's some sort of Yakuza), and it's stuck with her since. Now, it's used to describe the viewers figuratively cutting off a finger to give to Korone so they can't click away (Don't worry, she'll return them at the end of the stream), but it's also used for her in-game violence, where she collects the enemy's fingers.
    • Expect to hear "Hora yo!" (roughly "Hey!") a lot in her videos as she tends to shout it as a Kiai.
    • She addresses her English-speaking viewers with "Hey guys!" (in English), since it almost always results in a huge flood of excited English comments in her stream chat, much to her amusement.
  • Cat Scare:
    • When she plays horror games (though curiously, not horror movies), everything scares her, even things that aren't supposed to be scary. If anything, its an unintentional Running Gag that Korone is so high strung that she's usually more frightened of inanimate objects than the actual scary parts of video games, freaking out at things like toilets, kitchen appliances, and in one instance during the game Infliction, was hit with a Jump Scare by an ordinary bar of soap she picked up herself.
    • Her playthrough of the Flash indie horror game The House has her get scared multiple times by items that appear on screen for the player to inspect.
    • A lot of minor things in the indie horror game J.B... manage to make her scream, like the "New Game" button's sound effect and the jarring camera movements (justified by its Room Escape Game nature). Sometimes, she'll even start laughing as if she can't believe she got scared by something so minor. After she finishes playing it, her grandma manages to scare her simply by quietly entering her room.
  • Cat Smile: Weirdly Korone sports one of these despite being a dog.
  • Chainsaw Good: Her favorite weapon in any game where they are available.
  • Comedic Sociopathy: Just like Suisei, she enjoys committing acts of violence in some of the games she plays. And her acts of violence is anything but subtle, and is very prone to Murder Is the Best Solution.
  • Cool Car: Spends most of her Gran Turismo 2 stream admiring the collection of cars that the game have. While there are some cars that she takes a liking more than the rest (such as the Toyota GT-One, Suzuki Escudo Pikes Peak, and the Nissan Skyline R32 GTS-t Type M that she eventually purchased as her first car), she likes the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI GSR so much that she minimizes her Live2D avatar to take a screenshot of her posing with the Evo on the East City dealership.
  • CuckooSnarker: She is generally an excitable friendly Nice Girl, but she can be cutting with her words when she wants to be.
  • Cute But Psycho: Korone's streams have started making a slow but noticeable shift to this trope to the point where she clearly derives pleasure from gory in-game acts such as mutilation and dismemberment.
  • Determinator:
  • Early Installment Weirdness: In her channel's infancy, Korone was a shier person. While she still had her Genki Girl moments, she wasn't like that all the time and didn't talk much in collab streams. Okayu once noted in a free talk stream that she was the only person Korone was comfortable with talking to back then, since they knew each other before joining hololive. Even in Korone's old solo streams, where social anxiety wouldn't be a problem, she was prone to apologizing a lot to her audience, especially when technical issues happen (e.g. the screen layout is wrong or her mic volume is too low).
  • Engrish: She's learning English but she's clearly got quite a ways to go.
  • Ensemble Dark Horse: The last member of GAMERS to debut, who had a very shaky start (with her debut stream having several technical difficulties). Still managed to become one of the most popular members in the agency, being the first member of hololive's Japanese branch to reach one million subscribers.
  • Epic Fail: She once tried a tongue twister challenge on stream, with the condition she would end her stream when she messed up. She barely lasted a minute.
  • Expressive Ears: Her dog ears are capable of moving, usually in reaction to extreme emotions like surprise.
  • Face Death with Dignity: During one of her streams of Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes with Calliope Mori, when she realized there was no way she was going to defuse the bomb in time.
  • Fangirl:
    • For Michael Jackson. She's played games like Escape the Ayuwoki and Space Channel 5 Part 2 solely for the fact that they involve the King of Pop. She's absolutely ecstatic when seeing Space Michael for the first time in the latter game and can barely contain herself when he first appears in person.
      A Stranger in Moscow-like drum beat starts playing; Korone's dog ears perk up in response
      Korone: M... M—
      Space Michael: Get out of here, Ulala! This is a trap!
      Korone: Ah— AH, MICHAEL! Michael...!
    • Her Ao Oni stream reveals that she's a fan of a lot of Western media in general. Among other things, she's a big fan of South Park and Happy Tree Friends.
    • She once streamed a viewing of Jurassic Park; from her gleeful analysis of the various scenes, it's obvious she had already watched the movie several times before. (Not to mention she named one of her dinosaur pets in ARK: Survival Evolved "Spielberg").
  • Fingore: Because of her catchphrase, she is often portrayed as a finger collector.
  • Furry Reminder:
  • Genki Girl: Almost perpetually happy and seemingly never runs out of energy. This is more obvious in her 3D streams, where she's often seen skipping across the screen when she isn't the one playing and generally can't hold still.
  • Genre Savvy: She's fairly good at hanging lampshades on things due on her vast knowledge of western media and horror movies.
  • Girls Are Really Scared of Horror Movies: Averted hard. Korone loves horror movies and reacts much less than with horror games. In her reaction to the movie Midsommar, the only part where she's noticably uncomfortable was the pornographic rape scene, but she enjoyed the brutal demises of the other characters. She did feel bad for the bear though. She's also mentioned a desire to do reactions to other incredibly disturbing films saying (paraphrased) that they are relaxing summer movies. Strangely enough, horror games play it much straighter; something about the step into interactivity makes them actively spook the hell out of her to the point she constantly gives herself Cat Scares.
  • Gratuitous English:
    • Part of her outreach to her Western fans. She is doing her best to learn enough English to engage with them, and is not afraid to demonstrate what she's learned even if she leans on Google Translate for longer exchanges. Especially notable with her "Japanese Language Time" end-stream segments where she tries to translate specific Japanese words to English. Her skill has improved so quickly even while working hard on her streaming career and other things that most of her fans believe she has a natural aptitude towards learning speech and communication.
    • She eventually took this to the point of deciding to do a stream of her playing Super Mario Bros.. where she set up a challenge to not speak any Japanese, only English (and some other non-Asian languages like Spanish), and stopping the stream as soon as she said a Japanese word. She managed to reach around 42 minutes of streaming before slipping up. To her credit, the other two who attempted the challenge that day, Luna and Fubuki, struggled quite a bit and were a lot harder to understand.
    • A little later she did a second English-only Super Mario Bros., and this one really brought the "Gratuitous" part in full effect, since in her efforts to avoid speaking Japanese she basically blurts out every bit of English she knows, grammar or situational appropriateness be damned. This includes referring to all the enemies in bizarre ways, shouting out various brand and movie names, and even sometimes using messed up sentence structure, such as expressing confusion at spinning fire columns present in water levels by saying "water in the fire, why?!". She managed to successfully complete the entire game without uttering a single Japanese word, but her English-speaking was still incredibly awkward.
  • Gratuitous Foreign Language: Like the rest of the Japanese Hololivers, Korone usually makes an effort to mix in some Chinese when hosting BiliBili-exclusive streams. However, while the other Hololivers usually limit themselves to a few token words, Korone's most recent stream has her starting to attempt complete Chinese sentences. She's also known to mix in Spanish, which is what attracted her large Spanish speaking audience.
  • Hidden Depths:
    • Despite her innocent and carefree nature, Korone is a graduate of Tokyo U and holds a degree in Philosophy.
    • One of Korone's hobbies off-stream is boxing. Korone described doing boxing as a fun activity to Ayame when Ayame first discovered this.
    • She once went into detail of how she can't discuss her like of guro genre Torture Porn movies like Hostel and Saw with family and friends due to social pressure, and gets philosophical on why she enjoys them so much despite not liking real violence by touching on their fictional nature as a way to view things outside of reality. She also admits she has become deeply curious and analytical of how actors approach portrayals of pain that they themselves cannot possibly understand.
  • Humanlike Animal Aging: This is implied for her, at least initially. As a dog, she gave her age as 90 years old... in human years. In dog years, she would be about 19 years old, which as a dog girl, seems to be the correct value for her.
  • Hypocrisy Nod: She has lectured her chat for being jealous about her supposedly giving extra attention to new viewers, but then revealed her main gripe with this was that her chat was becoming too similar to her, as she can't deal with people like herself.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: Expressed that while was she is fine with being a loner for the time being, she might come to regret not having made a lot of meaningful connections with people on her deathbed.
  • In the Blood: According to her, her grandma likes incredibly graphic horror movies as well. They ended up watching The Green Inferno together and had a lot of fun.
  • Inherently Funny Words: The word "bonk" gets her to laugh a lot.
  • Malaproper: A frequent occurrence when she tries to narrate foreign text, as she's not yet fluent in it and keeps misreading words. That said, she is doing her best to learn pronunciation more, and frequently uses Google Translate to at least get a vague idea of how things are read and pronounced. She also takes English lessons from a tutor and, according to her, is the one that introduced the Doom franchise to her (whose games she often treats as a chance to exercise her English skills). Even more evident in her BiliBili-exclusive streams: while the entire Japanese cast already have problems trying to get the Chinese pronunciation and tones correct, Korone's strange accent mangles her speech to an entirely new level where some of her Chinese fans can barely understand what she's saying without reading the subtitles provided by her translators.
  • Meaningful Name: "Inugami" means "dog god" (and the dog kanji 戌 used in her name refers to the Zodiac dog), while "Korone" is a transliteration of "cornet", as in the Japanese chocolate cornet pastry. Ironically, she doesn't look or act anywhere near as divine as her last name would imply, except when she at least dresses the part for a New Year's stream.
  • The Movie Buff: When Korone said her hobby was watching movies in her debut, she wasn't kidding. Korone has incredible knowledge of both eastern and western films and not only has seen hundreds of movies, her memory is fantastic, allowing her to call on them for references or making highly detailed remarks on on the unique qualites of what she has seen at the drop of a hat. While her favorite genre is gory Torture Porn slaughter horror films like Hostel and the Saw series, she'll watch damn near anything from any genre and will frequently use movies as a point of reference for all kinds of conversations and situations on her stream.
  • Nightmare Fetishist:
    • She discovers a fondness for big, hulking humanoid abominations during her Resident Evil 4 playthrough.
    • She was once accidentally caught doing internet research on torture methods in preparation for a torture stream she wanted to pitch to management.
    • Her segment in AsaCoco involves educating the viewers about dark and criminal subject matters, such as the "problem removers" used by the yakuza.
    • She lets out a big "WOOOOOW!" and laughs heartily while going on a rampage with the double chainsaw in her Doom 64 playthrough.
    • When playing Spider-Man, she admits to being a fan of Venom, repeatedly calling him cute.
    • Her foray into DOOM (2016) ends up with her reveling in the glory kills, admiring the demon designs, and rediscovering her love for chainsaws. Not to mention plenty of time admiring the gothic and hellish architecture.
      Korone: Chainsaw, I LOVE YOU!
    • She was also enjoying herself too much when playing as the killer in Dead by Daylight. She also called one of killers as cute.
    • Her favorite films steer towards horror movies with extremely graphic violence and sexual content, even once recommending Hostel to her viewers in a members-only stream. She even did a live reaction to Midsommar and thoroughly enjoyed it, and mentioned doing the same with Tusk and The Green Inferno (though she would end up watching the latter with her grandma off stream). In fact, she's stated before that she didn't think the Saw movies were violent enough, and would've liked them to get even more creative with their tortures.
  • No Pronunciation Guide: The first and third characters in Korone's Chinese name are (supposedly) relatively uncommon. This led to an amusing debut on BiliBili where Korone introduced herself to her Chinese audience using her Chinese name only for many of her viewers to comment that they don't even recognize the characters, let alone read or pronounce them properly.
    Korone: [Speaks her name in Chinese]
    BiliBili viewers: 我都不会读... Translation 
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: One of Korone's hobbies outside of streaming is boxing; Shion has even commented on this and shown off her collection of muscle supplements she uses to stay in shape.
  • Platonic Kissing: She apparently kisses Okayu so much that she assumes it can't be anything more than this trope. She also nonchalantly kisses Fubuki and Mio during hololive GAMERS's Ring Fit Adventure stream (with the former flailing her arms around in embarrassment).
  • Pungeon Master: It's never been uncommon for Korone to rapid fire puns in Japanese, and as her grasp on English has rapidly improved she sometimes will make puns that combines things from both languages.
  • Rated M for Manly: She loves these kinds of games. DOOM (2016) is one of those instances where she's outright ecstatic when fighting demons with glory kills and More Dakka weapons.
  • Reference Overdosed: Expect Korone to name drop various western media over the course of a playthough, which is another part of her charm to overseas viewers.
  • Retro Gaming: Plays a lot of games from the late 90s and early 00s on her channel. She's also taken a liking to games with Retraux graphics like Blasphemous and The Binding of Isaac. When she was asked what consoles she owned, her chat lampshades how a majority of them are pretty old.
  • She Is the King: In an animated short, she decided to be the king for a day while Choco, Noel, and Okayu are her advisors while Mio and Haato look on in confusion. However, Korone ended up guessing that Choco, Okayu, and Noel were her Treacherous Advisor, and had them sent to prison.
  • Shrinking Violet: By her own admission, Korone is still largely a shy, introverted person despite how energetic she gets with her chat and cites this as a reason she hasn't collabed with the fifth generation when questioned about it.
  • Sleep Deprivation: Infamous for her marathon streams, and spending hours on social media AFTER doing them. She once did a 28 hour stream of Maka Maka, and even once floated the idea of doing a 67 hour marathon as a Milestone Celebration (her manager reacted with stunned confusion when Korone asked their opinion on that). Her viewers frequently show concern for her sleep schedule, which annoys her to no end. Eventually this made her sick, as she had to go to the hospital after an Apex marathon, followed by a Tetris marathon, followed by a singing stream over the course of three days and was apparently diagnosed with a overworking related illness. Even then, she continued to complain about having to sleep on twitter during her doctor recommended resting period. She also ran Assassin's Creed: Syndicate marathon that would only end if she cleared the main story or if 30 hours passed with 30 minute breaks every ten hours, which ended in her beating the main story in 24 hours.
  • Take That!: Despite her love of the game, the lengthy loading times in the Playstation 4 version of Assassin's Creed Syndicate were so obnoxious that she started acting as if she was loading too, positioning her head just under the game's own loading symbol and pausing her dialogue.
  • Tempting Fate: Hilariously invoked in her English-only stream of Super Mario Bros.
    Korone: Have confidence!
    Runs straight into the pit of lava in front of her
    Korone: No confidence...
  • Troll: She once responded to a fan's marriage proposal by agreeing to marry every single one of her viewers. She then immediately asked her new husbands and wives to buy her a new refrigerator because hers broke. Hilariously enough, many fans took the joke and ran with it, with famous voice actor Yuki Ono later taking her up on the offer and gave her a maxed out superchat to buy one as an apology for cheating on her by watching a male streamer, but by that point she already gotten a new fridge.
  • Vague Age: At some point after her debut, she revealed her age as 90, explaining that this is how old she is after converting her dog years into human years. However, as birthdays go by, she adds 1 each year to this converted age instead of her dog years, which if taken at face value, means the established proportionality no longer applies.
  • Verbal Tic: Has the tendency to say variations of "wowowowow" when excited or happy about something that's happening in her game. Which, unsurprisingly considering her personality, happens quite a lot.
  • What the Hell Is That Accent?: She pronounces words in a way that confounds Shion to no end. Fubuki, Suisei and Flare have also poked fun at her accent by imitating it. Korone herself claims that her grandmother's Kansai dialect might have had a hand in this when she was little.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: She's expressed this in a unique way, stating that she dislikes the concept of eternity.
    Korone: Nothing lasts forever, right? So, why does the word 'eternity' exist if nothing lasts forever? I don't like it. If eternity doesn't exist, then the word shouldn't exist. If anything, it's lonely. Wishing things lasted forever is a lonely experience.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Korone laughs at gore, mutilation, psychological horror, and death, but the moment mosquitoes, spiders, and creepy crawlies come into the picture she loses it. A couple good examples are her DOOM (2016) stream, where she loves the hallways filled with organs and blood, but admits she can't handle the way Spider Mastermind moves; and her Metal Slug 3 stream, where a maggot-infested level reduced her to a shrieking mess to the point where she had to pause the game several times to stop hyperventilating.
  • Youkai: Shortly after her New Year's outfit reveal in 2020, Korone's artist, Fukahire, posted an art of said outfit with the commentary of "Korone-chan, the inugami" (戌神のころねちゃん). This indicates that although Korone haven't called herself one, she is meant to be a "dog god" from Japanese mythology.

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