Hololive Alternative, an enigmatic mixed-media project involving the digital YouTubers of Hololive, now has a full-length animated teaser trailer. Portions of the video have been first shared in February 2021, when the venture was first introduced. Hololive revealed the video through a submit on the official Twitter account and YouTube.

The Hololive Alternative teaser options quite a few Hololive Vtubers in numerous scenes. This features a massive battle between Shiranui Flare, Shirogane Noel, and Murasaki Shion towards Kiryu Coco in her dragon kind. Though the full roster isn’t proven, lots of the extra outstanding members throughout the company are highlighted. Notably, no members of Hololive’s worldwide branches make an on-screen look, although the video itself is ready to “Dawn Blue”, a tune with lyrics and vocal efficiency by Hololive English Vtuber Mori Calliope. Plenty of anime trade veterans produced the video, together with these concerned with such productions as Evangelion 3.0+1.0, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Sword Art Online: Alicization, and Jujutsu Kaisen.

As for precisely what Hololive Alternative is? That’s a bit unclear at the second. It intends to create an “alternative world” that includes the characters of Hololive, and can contain content material creators. The implication right here is that Hololive Alternative is a solution to set up a bigger setting the place the fiction of Hololive’s characters can exist and develop. In follow, the “back story” components of a Hololive Vtuber are extra like set dressing, with the attraction being the efficiency of the real-life particular person behind the avatar. Hololive Alternative will even debut a manga collection on Twitter that includes an authentic story set in this bigger world. There are plans in the works for a brand new on-line service to permit Hololive performers and the fan group in Japan and round the world to work together, although whether or not that’s related to Hololive Alternative is unconfirmed.

For the curious, right here’s a fast checklist of who seems in the teaser, in order of look:

  • Tokino Sora
  • Natsuiro Matsuri
  • Inugami Korone
  • Nekomata Okayu
  • Houshou Marine
  • Minato Aqua
  • Usada Pekora
  • Amane Kanata
  • Sakura Miko
  • Uruha Rushia
  • Yuzuki Choco
  • Roboco
  • Ookami Mio
  • Shirakami Fubuki
  • Nakiri Ayame
  • Kiryu Coco (as the dragon)
  • Shiranui Flare
  • Shirogane Noel
  • Murasaki Shion

Hololive Alternative is in improvement, and every Vtuber’s content material may be considered at their respective channels. Some Hololive Vtubers additionally make an look in Neptunia Virtual Stars.