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    Aqua Minato 

Minato Aqua; AKUKIN [JP: 湊あくあ; CN: 湊-阿库娅]

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"Kon-aqua!"

Neko Aqua (3rd 2D outfit) 

Debut date: August 8th, 2018
Birthday: December 1st
Height: 142 cm
Fanbase name: Aqua Crew
Illustrator: Matsui Hiroaki/Gaou

Age: Eternally 5
Occupation (bar idol): Gaming Maid

I want you to love me more,
I don't always have to have my way,
So I won't let you take your eyes off of me,
Look, I'm going to make you crazy for me! Ah~!
I want you to love me forevermore,
To dye your body and soul in my palette,
So keep looking my way, darling?
Ah, I'm not letting you go,
Not ever!
Never, ever,
Forever,
It's a promise!


  • Aggressive Submissive: She has called multiple fellow idols with the express purpose of having them tease her and talking to her sadistically, with varying results.
  • Angrish: Sometimes delves into screaming and/or unintelligible gibberish when playing rage games like Jump King, or when other players in an online game are annoying her like in her Super Mario Maker 2 streams.
  • Beleaguered Boss: In the 2020 Minecraft Sports Festival, she is the leader of White Team A (Suisei, AkiRose, Subaru, Rushia, Okayu). Unfortunately for her, her own teammates see her as this, and when their team was losing during the item gathering event, Suisei comes to her, armed with two carrots, and starts beating her up for her incompetence.

  • Butt-Monkey: She seems to have a huge habit of ending up the butt of a joke in some way, be it by performing terribly poorly on a common knowledge quiz from Choco to falling to her own traps on a surprisingly regular basis.
  • Calling Parents by Their Name: Ever since she accidentally leaked her mom's first name on a Ring Fit Adventure stream, Aqua and her fans started occasionally referring to her as "Kumiko".
  • Cat Girl: During her 3rd 2D outfit reveal stream, Aqua is shown to be able to sprout seemingly real cat ears and tail at will. Since then, she has posted several videos where she acted like a cat, and is almost always seen with cat ears and tail whenever she is using her 3rd 2D outfit.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: She's very attached to Okayu, comfortably sitting in her lap for one stream, and the revelation that the latter's a regular Chick Magnet causes her some distress.
  • Competition Freak: Put her in front of any remotely competitive online game and she will turn into the epitome of a stereotypical salty gamer. She's even once chewed out her opponents for supposedly having McDonalds Wi-Fi.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: She's actually really good at many of the games she plays, though her air-headed nature and many moments of hilarity can overshadow it.
    • Her performance can vary a bit in online games, where it all hinges on her mental state, creating a sort of Unstable Equilibrium scenario: When she gets an early disadvantage, she becomes a Sore Loser prematurely and ends up spiraling into defeat. On the other hand, when she gets an early advantage, she'll probably win off of the good mood she gets.
    • Offline, she's very much a Determinator who has tackled some notoriously difficult games under challenge conditions, such as when she and a few other members played Dark Souls around the same time. Aqua took it a step further than the rest when she managed a three-hour speed run with only a few retries.
    • A more extensive list of her gaming accomplishments up to early 2020 has been compiled here.
    • On Minecraft, she's often the victim of traps set up by others (or even her own) and will comically scream to her death. However, on FPS games like Apex Legends, she has incredible reflexes, being able to get first place in match despite not having played for 80 days prior.
  • The Cutie: Due to her Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain status, ditzy nature, excitable personality, and small stature, many fans and fellow idols have described Aqua as adorable in every sense of the word.
  • Cuteness Proximity: She's basically putty when it comes to Okayu's pet cat, Temari.
  • Didn't Think This Through: Frequent victim of this whenever she doesn't make any plans in hindsight. Her most prominent one is when she decides to trap Marine in her house with a small prison with a bed , a "toilet", and a chest with food and a book that says Doujinshi18+. Marine wasn't angry that she trapped her in the prison, she was absolutely livid when she was a provided a book with literally nothing on it, and she makes her anger known that Aqua cowers in fear.
  • The Ditz: Tends to be easily fooled and usually doesn't think most of her schemes through, causing them to backfire on her. She also got the lowest score on Choco's quiz with a score of 1. There's a reason why some fans like to call her 'Baqua'.
  • D-Cup Distress: She wasn't too fond of the fact that her artist, Gaou, kept drawing her breasts larger and larger with every piece of art he made. He eventually toned it down for her 3rd 2D outfit.
  • Evil Laugh: Of sorts, particularly when something bad happens to a friend in-game or something really good happens to her.
  • Fanservice Pack: It's been remarked upon that Aqua's character model's breasts have grown. Aqua states Matsui Hiroaki has been drawing them bigger for no reason and she's embarrassed by it.
  • Girlish Pigtails: Her hair is styled in pigtails, which fits her bouts of childish behaviour.
  • Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: She falls into this when she tries to pull pranks or outsmart her fellow idols, as more often than not things backfire on her for one reason or the other.
  • Height Angst: According to herself, she's 148 cm (about 4'10") and the word "small" feels like "a punch to the gut" to her. Even Shion made light of this when they first met in real life despite being apparently not much taller. She also doesn't take it well when Noel points out their height difference, with Aqua insisting she's 180 cm and it's just her 3D model making her appear short. It does not help her avatar is only 142 cm (about 4'8"), as shown here, the only other girls shorter than her is Luna at (140 cm or 4'7") and Gawr Gura of the English branch (who is 141 cm or 4'7.5").
  • Kaleidoscope Hair: Some depictions of her (including some included in thumbnails and made by her artist, Gaou) have her hair look far more pinkish than purple. Her casual outfit introduced in late September 2020 has her hair look more pinkish.
  • Kimono Fanservice: Debuted with a pretty kimono outfit in 2020 that she wears on some of her streams.
  • La Résistance: Tried to form one during her early days on the hololive Minecraft server with the intent to knock Sora out of the spotlight. It didn't end well.
  • Leitmotif: "Kawaii Aqua", a rather comfy theme that tends to play on a lot of her streams, generally afterwards. The song that plays before her stream starts is actually a Public Domain theme - albeit strongly associated with her.
  • Meido: Her outfit is one of a Marine-style maid.
  • Multicolored Hair: Has lavender hair with blue highlights.
  • Mundane Made Awesome: In her 24 hour stream, to much of her dismay, her chat got excited when she was about to dry her hair and wanted her to do it on stream, despite how loud the hair dryer would be.
  • Not Me This Time: After their neighborly war in Minecraft, Shion's house gets struck by lightning and loses a considerable amount of her top floor, when Aqua sees this and reports what happened, Shion (not unreasonably as Aqua had blown up part of Shion's house before) believes Aqua did the deed and kills her before and after the two repair the damage.
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: As Shion cheekily points out, Aqua cannot cook or clean, which are two things maids are expected to do at the very least. This causes Aqua to hastily declare she's a gaming maid to save her image.
  • The Prankster: She plans many pranks to pull on her fellow idols, most commonly in Minecraft, however, the success of the prank varies greatly. It's with surprising regularity that Aqua falls for her own trap, or gets outwitted by someone seeing through her thinly veiled plans and mess them up. The latter of situations happen most often with Okayu, who is a fellow prankster. That said, she has had some successful pranks against those who didn't suspect them.
  • Screw Yourself: She outright lusts after her Azur Lane self. She also uses herself as a "boyfriend" for hypothetical dates.
  • Shot in the Ass: At one point during the 2020 Minecraft Sports Festival, she had an arrow in her ass. Suisei took notice.
  • Shrinking Violet: In real life, Aqua reveals she's incredibly socially awkward that she has trouble talking to others, even vtuber friends of hers. Once Aqua went to dinner with Mio, Shion, Okayu and Marine, she admits she kept quiet during the entire meal when the others were chatting and when she wanted to order something she would tap Shion's shoulder, since they were sitting next to each other, then lightly ask Shion to order it for her. She outright states she can't talk to waiters when eating out.
  • The Shut-In: Is described as being shut-in outside of her streams.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: Has this dynamic with Shion, mainly in the hololive Minecraft server.
  • Something We Forgot: When hololive EN takes a tour of JP's Minecraft server, they accidentally end up forgetting completely about Aqua due to being caught up in the experience.
  • Sore Loser:
    • She's fairly decent at playing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate online, but often loses her cool if the match so much as slightly swings in her opponent's favor. Ironically, this usually causes her to actually lose the entire match, further souring her mood. She's similarly not very good at handling her losses on Super Mario Maker 2.
      Aqua: [to one of her opponents] Do you really have such an obsession with winning? Huh? I-- I'm an adult... I could care less.
    • During Hololive's 2021 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe collaboration, she was easily winning the Winner's bracket until the last race where Fubuki screws her over to the point that Suisei ends up winning the Winner's bracket, and she was one point behind (43 vs. 42 between Suisei and Aqua respectively). She ended up crying for almost 10 minutes out of frustration. She eventually gets over her loss and strives to do better next time.
  • Too Kinky to Torture: She's a masochist and enjoys being bullied, ganged-up on, or scolded.
  • Tunnel King: In their private Minecraft server, she had dug a network of tunnels she called the Aqua Line.
  • Weight Woe:
    • During the first string of Ring Fit Adventure, she had attempted to obscure her age, height and weight statistics (for obvious reasons) in order to start playing the game properly for her body type and level of fitness. The image she had used was transparent and didn't cover up the inputs entirely, leading people to very easily find out her weight (44.5kg, or 98lbs). Since then, a few members as well as her audience would troll her by bringing up the number 44.5 without any context to the point that Aqua would see it all the time.
    • At one point of her 3rd 2D outfit reveal, she points out that her face in the new outfit looks more "puni", then she reacts as if that detail means she got fatter.

    Shion Murasaki 

Murasaki Shion [JP: 紫咲シオン; CN: 紫咲诗音]

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"NEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!"

Neko Shion (Gothic Lolita outfit) 

Debut date: August 17th, 2018
Birthday: December 8th
Height: 145 cm
Fanbase name: Shiokko
Illustrator: Tam-U

Age (at debut): Ageless / 3 (?)
Place of origin: Makai
Affiliation: School of Magic, Makai Academy
Occupation (bar idol): Student

  • A-Cup Angst: Just like Rushia and Kanata, Shion is a frequent victim of being called flat and subsequently getting annoyed and defensive over it.
  • The Ageless: Zig-Zagged. When asked "How old are you now?" during her 2020 birthday countdown stream, she states that she "doesn't have an age because she's a magician", but it's still her birthday regardless. She then proceed to declare herself as 6 years old. No other comment or clarification is given as to what exactly this means and how this all work.
  • Bare Your Midriff: Her witch outfit shows this off.
  • Casual Kink: During a stream with Okayu, she confesses to being a switch between a sadist and a masochist, compared to the rather proud masochist the former is.
  • Cat Girl: Much like Aqua's 3rd 2D outfit that debuted a couple of months before, when Shion is using her Gothic Lolita outfit, she is is almost always seen with moving cat ears and tail.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: She's very clearly interested in Okayu, even proposing that they get married more than once, and she becomes frustrated when other girls comment on their interest in her as well. It culminates in her charging Okayu to a trial for infidelity for being flirtatious.
  • Cute Witch: Her design focuses on appearing this way, with her hat and her fancy dress. Much of her time in the hololive animated shorts also involve her using magic to decidedly mixed results.
  • Dangerously Short Skirt: Her full-body model has a very, very short skirt, to the point where most movements she makes with her 3D model results in a Panty Shot.
  • Everyone Has Standards: When one fan donated 40,000 yen, which is the rough equivalent to 400 U.S. dollars, her first reaction was to tell them not to spend so much on her and to take care of themselves first.
  • Epic Fail: She once tried buying an iPad online and thought that buying cards through the Apple Store would be the best way to purchase it, not realizing those cards were specifically for iTunes. However, once she recants her story and use her misspent money on gacha games, a fan refunded her the money lost.
  • First Kiss: With Okayu, who had given it to her in Minecraft after asking her what she wanted as a reward.
  • The Gadfly: Shion absolutely loves messing with her fellow idols for her own entertainment, such as when she wouldn't accept a kiss from Marine, but would accept one from Marine doing a Okayu impression. Particularly when she's with Marine and Aqua, both of whom are very emotional and prone to comically overreacting.
  • Noodle Incident: Marine has illustrated a short doujinshi as to what happened the night she and Shion overslept for their stream, to which Shion has repeatedly denied any memory of while Marine has vocally insisted that it's true. It's possible that Marine simply had a vivid dream, Shion is simply denying it for personal reasons, or she genuinely doesn't remember due to the fact they were both drinking heavily, they have both agreed to move past it and pretend it didn't happen.
  • Person as Verb: Noun in this case, but oversleeping and being two hours late for her debut lead Fubuki to christen a "Shion" as two hours.
  • Sitcom Arch-Nemesis: Has this dynamic with Aqua, mainly in the hololive Minecraft server.
  • Sleepy Head: One of her defining traits was oversleeping, she even once overslept by two hours for a stream. Humorously, when she and Marine did their first offline collab with one another, they both oversleep by four hours. Happened again on during the second generation's first offline collab when she fell asleep just before leaving causing the other four to visit her house and she slept through Choco continually ringing her door bell as Aqua was calling her. Shion eventually woke up to find Aqua had called her 60 times that Aqua decided to spread Shion's number to the rest of the second generation in case this happens again.
  • The Tease: She likes to ask other idols if they'd like to get married, cuddle them, and will occasionally flirt with them off stream.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Second Generation's first off-line collab with all the members has the other members state Shion has calmed down in the two years since she debuted, originally they felt like Shion was a wall and disliked listening to anyone.
  • Tsundere: Pretty much exclusively to Aqua.
    • During one Minecraft collab stream, Aqua stepped away from the keyboard to get something to drink, but ended up coming back while Shion was slinging insults at her. Aqua kept her mic muted and told her chat to ask Shion what she likes about her. She sincerely replied that she's grateful she has Aqua as a friend, only to start slinging insults again once she realized that Aqua's probably listening in.
    • She repeatedly attempted to buy a ticket to Aqua's solo concert and was bummed out the first few times she couldn't get it. When she finally got her hands on one, she jokingly told Aqua that she was going to resell it, but she ended up going to her concert anyway.
  • Verbal Tic: A high-pitched "Neeeeeeee!" (ねえええええええ!), usually when frustrated or annoyed.
  • Vocal Dissonance: She has a significantly deeper voice than her appearance would lead one to believe.
  • Wizarding School: She has mentioned on many occasions that she's attending "magic school". Considering that she has also mentioned that she's attending Makai Academy, this "magic school" is most likely a faculty within Makai Academy that teaches magic to its students.

    Ayame Nakiri 

Nakiri Ayame [JP: 百鬼あやめ; CN: 百鬼绫目]

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"Konnakiri!"

Debut date: September 8th, 2018
Birthday: December 13th
Height: 152 cm
Fanbase name: Nakiri-Gumi
Illustrator: Kagura Nana

Age (at debut): About 1500
Species: Oni
Place of origin: Makai
Affiliation: Makai Academy
Occupation (bar idol): Student

  • Afraid of Needles: Averted. Ayame shared how, when she once had her blood sampled via a syringe, she was staring at the injected arm and watching her own blood fill up the syringe. It apparently made the nurse uncomfortable, which Ayame found odd.
  • Animal Motifs: Though not as much as the actual animal people, Ayame is associated with dogs. Her facial expressions were drawn by her artist with a puppy in mind, she has ghost dogs as familiars, and her general disposition has also been compared to a puppy by fans and by Fubuki given how often she giggles and ends up panting like one.
  • Apologetic Attacker: When she and Suisei play as Traitors, she immediately apologizes to their victims while killing them, contrasting Suisei who laughs while murdering her friends and apologizing to them.
  • Attention Deficit Oh Shiny: She once shared how she got dizzy due to playing with her phone for too long while bathing. It apparently happens so often Ayame scolds herself for doing it over and over again without herself being aware of it.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis: She really likes to observe people, and after a while starts picking up a lot of clues on how they usually act and can quickly notice if there's something wrong. In her own opinion, that's why she's so good at Among Us. On the other hand, that also means that sometimes she gets caught just... intensely staring at people without saying anything, and according to Marine that can look really weird.
  • Competition Freak: Not as much as Aqua, but Ayame is quite competitive when streaming first person shooter games. This extends to even people she doesn't expect to encounter in-game, as seen here.
  • Cute Little Fang: Sports one in all of her models, which is especially visible when she slightly opens her mouth.
  • Cute Monster Girl: She is an oni, a type of demon-like creature in Japanese mythology, and is arguably one of the most wholesome, innocent, and cute of the cast.
  • Dual Wielding: Ayame possesses a pair of nodachi swords (a type of Japanese sword longer than the more well-known katana, but similarly designed), strapped by her back. According to her concept art, her swords are actually named; "Asura" for her blood red sword, "Rasetsu" for her black one.
  • Familiar: She has two Will-o'-the-Wisp ghost dogs accompanying her as her familiars in her concept art, named "Karma" and "Shiranui".
  • Ill Girl: Downplayed compared to what this trope usually implies, but Ayame semi-regularly visits the hospital more than any other hololive members for various reasons, at least once in a few months. In July 2020, she was afflicted with enteritis due to food poisoning and the way she describes her experience implies symptoms such as fevers and headaches seem to be a regular occurrence for her.
  • Insistent Terminology: She repeatedly reminds her fans that she is not an otaku.
  • Meaningful Name: "Nakiri" (百鬼) roughly means "hundred ghosts/spirits", which is another reference to Japanese mythology, as it could refer to a collective group of spirits, or a a slayer of a hundred spirits depending on the context.
  • Nice Girl: She is most consistently portrayed as one of the nicest idols in hololive, to the point she was Beneath Suspicion as a traitor in Project Winter.
  • Not a Morning Person: On multiple morning stream collabs, Ayame is typically the last to wake up, and even when she does it's very clear she will take some time for her to be fully awake. Case in point.
  • No Sense of Direction: Ayame has a poor sense of direction and often gets lost when she tries to reach the houses of her fellow streamers for off collabs.
  • Ojou: Referred to as such by her fans, which she sometimes acknowledges. She doesn't quite fit the stereotypical potrayal of Ojou characters in Japanese media, however.
  • Oni: Her shtick.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: Downplayed since it's part of her character, but Ayame becomes eerily silent and laser-focused when she decides to get serious in a gameplay, as shown here in Apex Legends and here in Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. Ayame personally does not like doing it very often, because she wants to converse with her listeners.
  • Plague of Good Fortune: Once had a Minecraft stream where she said she'd keep fishing until she catches an enchanted book at which point the stream ends. She got one first try. And then another one 12 minutes later. note 
  • Really 700 Years Old: She's about 1500 years old. It is unknown how old she is in human age.
  • Shrinking Violet: She needs a lot of time to warm up to people before she can properly interact with them in person. Marine has shared that it's taken about five real-life interactions before Ayame could even talk to her properly, and a lot of those were done with Ayame hiding behind Mio.
  • Silk Hiding Steel: Normally known to be a Nice Girl and an Ojou, her Among Us collabs showed that she's a frighteningly accurate interrogator when she's a Crewmate, and a highly efficient assassin when she's an Impostor.
  • Static Character: Pointed out by the rest of second generation when they finally did a collab with all of them together after over two years of their debut. According to them, despite how different they've all become as people in two years, Ayame hasn't changed one bit since they met. They all agree this is a good thing, given her status as a slightly airheaded but angelic Nice Girl.
  • Student Council President: According to her official description, Ayame is one for Makai Academy. However, it isn't brought up very often.
  • Supreme Chef: When Ayame helped make breakfast with Choco in the first offline collab with all the members Aqua stated she now wanted to marry her just to continue eating her food.
  • Tempting Fate: During a "stream ends if I get 7th place or below" Mario Kart 8 challenge stream, right before the race started, she said her goal for the stream is to last about half-an-hour, and "There's no way this will end in one minute, right...?". She got seventh place in her very first race. The best part is that she most likely wouldn't have failed if it weren't for the shell hitting her just shortly before the finish line, which dropped her from second place to seventh.
  • Verbal Tic: Second Generation's first off-line collab with all the members reveals that she repeats "eh" a lot. Ayame didn't even realize it till they pointed it out to her.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: She'd like a pet reptile, but the thought of feeding them bugs grosses her out too much to go through with it.

    Choco Yuzuki 

Yuzuki Choco; Choco-sensei [JP: 癒月ちょこ; CN: 癒月巧可]

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"Choc-on~"

Debut date: September 5th, 2018
Birthday: February 14th
Height: 165 cm
Fanbase name: Choco Mate
Illustrator: Masuishi Kinoto

Age (at debut): About 1,000,000 (actual age); 26-27 (Human years, converted) Source 
Species: Demon
Place of origin: Makai
Affiliation: Makai Academy
Occupation (bar idol): School Nurse

  • ASMR Video: Choco's preferred content, which she is quite skilled with. However, since her channel was demonetized in October 2019 (supposedly due to sexual content), Choco deleted or privatized all of her ASMR videos (the only remaining ones in Youtube are ones posted in the channels of other Vtubers) in her bid to regain monetization. She has since resumed making them, but keeps them members only to avoid issues.
  • Cleavage Window: Her avatar's default outfit has this, which bothers her to no end during the period when her channel was demonetized. It's to the point where Choco purposefully keeps her avatar's chest and below off-screen in most of her streams. During the New Year celebration streams, Choco's New Year outfit doesn't have this, something which Choco herself requested of the artist of her avatar. The update to her base Live2D model allows her to cover her chest with her arms and also has an identical model with an undershirt. Her maid outfit (4th 2D outfit) has a mesh part that partially obscures the cleavage that it shows.
  • Cool Teacher: Not only is her character a teacher and referred to as such, but she frequently hosts quiz shows based on general knowledge where she tests other vtubers.
  • Engrish: Downplayed. Her English pronunciations aren't the best, but she understands grammar and tenses enough to form and reconstruct English sentences, which is more than what can be said for nearly anyone else in hololive.
  • Enraged by Idiocy: Whenever a member takes Choco's test, she begs them to increase the Hololive's average score and is noticeably suffering whenever the members answer a question incredibly wrong.
  • The Gadfly: As nice as she is, Choco-sensei rather enjoys getting reactions from other idols, especially if they get embarrassed, as her punishment games are often in the form of intimate lines and then asking for it to be clipped afterwards.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Despite being a demon, Choco is very playful and nice to others, treating them with respect even if they fail her questions based on general knowledge.
  • Hero Shooter: Choco is absolutely obsessed with APEX Legends. Streaming it takes up nearly a third of her produced content. She's also gotten really damn good at it, and racks up a lot of wins.
  • Hollywood Tone-Deaf: Downplayed, she's not extremely bad at singing, but sometimes she sings noticeably off-key and/or off-rhythm for someone ostensibly in an Idol Singer group.
  • Horny Devils: She has pointy ears, bat wings at her back, and two prominent horns sprouting from her head, as is often found in Western depictions of devils and demons... but it's ultimately subverted as she has stated on many occasions that she's NOT actually a succubus, but simply a demon.
  • Insistent Terminology: Whenever someone calls her a succubus, she will insist that she is not one and that she is a demon.
  • Reluctant Fanservice Girl: Played With. On one hand she enjoys making ASMR content and teasing both fellow idols and her viewers alike, but on the other she isn't the fan of the cleavage window her model has, often moving to hide or obscure it in some way. She eventually got a new model that has a shirt cover up her chest which she had been wanting for a while. The roots of this lie in how said cleavage has gotten her into trouble with monetization.
  • School Nurse: Her character setting portrays her as a demon who works as a nurse-teacher in Makai Academy. While she breaks out of the setting just as often as the other hololive members, she also often plays up certain aspects of this kind of character in anime quite a lot.
  • Shameless Fanservice Girl: She has absolutely no problem playing up this role, as she won't hesitate or even kiss other members (she often ends her streams with a kiss), her ASMR streams are often more sensual to this point. However, she's a bit conscientious of the cleavage window her model has, and often covers it up in some form or the other, though that's more due to the issues it caused her than real bashfulness.
  • The Smart Guy: She is set up to be one of the more intelligent members of the group: she has several collabs with various Vtubers (both in and out of hololive) about academic tests and trivia quizes, whose questions are personally written by her. Justified, since her character is supposed to be a teacher, and the other hololive members usually call her 'sensei' for it. One of the best showcases of her intelligence can be seen in the English telephone game hosted by Haato and Coco, where after the other members butchered the original English phrases, Choco manages to deduce the proper sentences on intuition alone.
  • Supreme Chef: Choco has done a few cooking streams that results in food that looks edible unlike Haachama's. Apparently her food is so good Aqua now wants to marry her just to keep eating her food after the first second generation offline collab.
  • The Tease: Her primary form of communication, in fact. If given the chance, Choco speaks with a flirtatious manner to both her listeners and anyone she happens to collab with; this goes Up to Eleven for her ASMR Videos such as her collab with Matsuri, who cannot do much to resist Choco's playfulness.
  • Treacherous Advisor: Attempts to play this role to Korone in the anime short "What If You Were King?". She doesn't get far since Korone jails her on sheer intuition.

    Subaru Oozora 

Oozora Subaru [JP: 大空スバル; CN: 大空昴]

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"Shuba!"

School Uniform-style Idol outfit 

Debut date: September 16th, 2018
Birthday: July 2nd
Height: 154 cm
Fanbase name: Suba-Tomo
Illustrator: Shigure Ui

Age (at debut): 17, while aging at the rate of 0.1 per year
Species: Human / Duck (Dawn of the Breakers, [2]) / "Humanish Duck" / Swan / Bird God (?)
Occupation (bar idol): MMA club manager; E-sports club manager

  • Accidental Misnaming: She seems rather prone to doing this, as she sometimes gets the reading of someone's or something's name wrong and the chat has to correct her. In fact, Tanigo Motoaki's nickname of "YAGOO" was coined during such a moment.
  • ASMR Video: One of the more popular recurring types of content on her channel. Although it initially began as a typical whispering-type video, where Subaru made all kinds of bangs and bumps, as well as Donald Duck-like guttural noises, except for actually whispering, she had since moved on to reading messages and letters in a surprisingly soft and feminine voice, much to the delight of the chat.
  • Animal Motifs: Ducks, due to a long-standing Running Gag courtesy of her audience.
  • Bare Your Midriff: At least three of her outfits completely expose her stomach, one of which is her summer costume, which is basically a swimsuit anyway. In fact, her stomach and navel became popular enough in her fandom to earn a spot on Coco's Shitposting review.
  • Birds of a Feather: A bit on the nose, but she considers Kiara her bird comrade since they both have bird motifs.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: When she found a purity VS impurity/intelligence VS stupidity alignment chart without her on it she demanded the audience add her. One fan compiled and submitted it for Subaru's guest appearance on Coco's Shitposting review. She was happy to see she was depicted as one with high purity and decent intelligence... only for Coco to scroll down and show some of her less-than-pure and intelligent comments that slowly lowered her further and further down the chart.
  • Becoming the Mask: Her nasally speaking voice and hilarious attempt at ASMR led to a running joke of being called a duck. After nearly 2 years of this running gag, she eventually started thinking "maybe I am a duck".
  • Beautiful Singing Voice: Contrary to what her normal manner of speaking might lead you to believe, her singing voice is simply angelic.
  • Bokukko: She refers to herself either as boku as part of her tomboy image, or simply Subaru otherwise. On the rare occasion that she uses a different Japanese pronoun, like atashi, it gets lampshaded.
  • Boyish Short Hair: She acts much less feminine than the others, and has notably shorter hair than most of the cast.
  • ...But He Sounds Handsome: She's tried recommending Oozora Subaru from hololive to her real life friends without giving away her identity, only for them to move to Ayame's streams instead.
  • Butt-Monkey:
    • Probably the most notable example in all of Hololive. When even the angelic Towa and the literal 0 years old Luna make fun of you, you know you are the bottom of the chain.
    • She gets the worst out of it in the animated shorts where she gets frequently picked on by the plot of the short.
  • Canada, Eh?: Where she participated in a study abroad program. Despite some awkward moments involving the divorce and remarriage of the family she was supposed to stay with before her arrival, she claims to have been treated well and has quite a few fond memories from staying there.
  • Contralto of Danger: Inverted; her Ring Fit Adventure playthrough (possibly NSFW noises) somehow manages to make her voice go up in pitch the more exhausted she gets.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: When she finds out Miko and Pekora had been vandalizing her Shubagelion while off-camera on Minecraft, she not only completes it, she makes both of their heads on each hand. And for context, when Miko first saw it, she creates her own head on top of the Shubagelion, and called it a day. Pekora makes the Miko head as of she's throwing up, as well as automatic fireworks which damages the large structure. Subaru's response to this is to not only repair her Shubagelion, but that she'll declare war on both but building said heads on each hand.
  • Drives Like Crazy: Ironically is one, despite sharing a name with a car manufacturer. During her Grand Theft Auto V playthrough, Subaru spends most of her time in "Franklin and Lamar" crashing the car into the surroundings and sliding it uncontrollably.
  • Easily Forgiven: She accidentally burned down Pekora's house in Minecraft, and she was on edge for a few days during her busy schedule and attending off-collabs, and was worried Pekora might be pissed at her. Pekora however forgave her and laughed it off.
  • The Gadfly: Despite not handling horror games very well, she'll tease anyone playing such games, like on her Stigmatized Property playthrough with Mio or Emily Wants To Play VR stream with Luna.
  • Genki Girl: She's loud, hyperactive, and admits she can't stay silent for more than three minutes. She's constantly bouncing around during her 3D videos. Even Coco has said that she initially avoided her because her extraversion was too overwhelming.
  • Hidden Buxom: While her sports manager and new years outfits made her look practically flat, her alternate outfit shows she's bigger than she looks.
  • Hidden Depths: Surprisingly, she's a fan of Guilty Gear, having gotten into the series with Xrd, making her one of the few (if not only) members of hololive to show any interest in fighting games. One of the YouTube comments puts it best:
    Commenter: I never expected someone to namedrop Guilty in my time in this hole. Daisuke is still one of my biggest influences in life. She just jumped up several places on my list.
  • The Hyena: Befitting her Genki Girl personality, Subaru will laugh her ass off at anything and everything. In fact, most of her on-stream activity is struggling to complete her sentences in between fits of laughter.
  • Iconic Sequel Outfit: She's seen most of the time with her School Uniform outfit, even after the original outfit received a Live2D update in November 2020.
  • Identical Stranger: Some of her fans on Twitter have pointed out that the blue hair ribbon she wears in her swimsuit outfit makes her look almost identical to Ruka Sarashina from Rent-A-Girlfriend.
  • Like Father, Like Son: She says that she got her boundless energy and enthusiasm from her dad.
  • No Indoor Voice: Her volume is close to "yelling" almost all the time, which makes for particularly hilarious attempts at ASMR. Weirdly enough, she actually sounds relatively normal and much more like a tomboy when she's too engrossed in a game that she "forgot" to put up her usual voice.
  • Open Secret: Several people she interacts with in real life (such as friends and doctors) have been dropping hints to her that they're aware of her online identity, causing her to feel awkward whenever they bring up topics such as virtual Youtubers.
  • Our Gods Are Different: Possibly. Subaru once claimed that a crow they met in-game is her note  and that she is called the "god of all birds", supposingly being able to sense the worries and synergy of birds of all kind. Whether this is actually true or not however is unclear.
  • Perpetual Smiler: Subaru is always cheerful and excitable, and is almost never seen with an upset expression on her face. Even when scared out of her wits, she's still grinning from ear to ear.
  • Pokémon Speak: "Shuba shuba shuba shuba!"
  • Proportional Aging: The title of this stream on her 2nd birthday since her debut roughly translates into: "[#OozoraSubaruBirthday] Investigation of everyone's impression of Oozora Subaru [17.2 years old!], implying that she ages at a different rate and that a human year is equivalent to only 0.1 year for her.
  • The Pollyanna: Despite the fact that Subaru is one of the most outgoing members, her childhood was rough, to put it mildly. She has a congenital heart defect that, if left untreated, would have been fatal (it was stated that she would only last until puberty if it wasn't operated on), was hit by a car hard enough to be sent flying about 5 meters, and had her house burn down (that last one was the catalyst for her applying to join hololive). She has explained all of these incidents very casually and is able to laugh at them to some extent.
  • Quacking Up: While her original character was just a generic Tomboy, her voice being oddly reminiscent of Donald Duck's - especially during her ASMR streams, led to the Running Gag that she is actually a duck. Eventually, Subaru herself all but admitted to being a duck and it became an integral part of the character.
  • Singing Voice Dissonance: Her speaking voice is exactly as squawking as you'd expect a duck to sound like, but her singing voice is silky smooth to the point the fanbase calls it her entering 'Swan Mode'.
  • Sleeps in the Nude: During the HoloTalk episode featuring her, one of the questions in the speed quiz asked if she sleeps naked or with clothes, and she answered — after a few moments of indecision — with the former.
  • Straight Man: While not as apparent compared to Mio, she plays this role as well in the Holo no Grafitti shorts. She lampshades her role when Haato invites her to her cooking stream, saying that she's pretty confident she'd go insane tying to play the straight man there. The first off-line collab between the second generation members reveals that she isn't an otaku at all but has grown more interested in anime and manga since working at Hololive.
  • Surprisingly Good English: In February 2021, Subaru began trying harder to reach out to English-speaking fans, and demonstrated surprising skill, likely as a partial result of her study abroad program in Canada.
  • The Team Normal: Aside from her non-supernatural theme, she is viewed by the Hololive fandom as the one non-otaku in the ranks.
  • Toilet Humor: She's known in the hololive Minecraft server for placing burning piles of Netherrack that look like giant pieces of poop. She's since embraced this by calling the type of structure "the signature of Oozora Construction."
  • Tomboy: The main theme behind her original character design. She looks boyish, has short hair and her initial outfit was a sporty athletic shirt with a whistle accessory that when viewed from the waist up can trick people into thinking she was a boy. Her other outfits are much more traditionally feminine.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: Despite her tomboy aesthetic and comportment, she's actually pretty feminine IRL. Aside from her pronoun slip-up mentioned above, Choco has both mentioned that her room and accessories are all pretty girly.
  • Tomboyish Baseball Cap: Has one as part of her original outfit. While she doesn't wear it that often, it's still strongly associated with her since her duck mascots do wear it.
  • Tomboyish Voice: Two different variations, no less. While her normal speaking voice is what gave her the duck motif, she can also do a "handsome" voice that is almost a complete 180 from her normal voice. Fans often dub it Ikemen Subaru, due to her tomboyish theme.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Her ASMR streams has her speaking in a hoarse whisper that sounds more like it's coming from Donald Duck than an idol.
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