Taito revealed that for the 35th anniversary of the Bubble Bobble sequence, the mascot Bub will debut as a VTuber. It already uploaded a quick introduction video to the official Bub’s Broadcast YouTube channel. The video showcases how the VTuber mannequin for Bub will seem in future movies. Additionally, the video revealed the voice for the VTuber avatar.

While the debut of Bub as a VTuber is considerably quick, it guarantees a future video the place the mascot will share particulars about previous adventures with the viewers. The mascot has primarily been featured as a part of Bubble Bobble‘s branding as a franchise.

You can watch the debut video for the Bubble Bobble VTuber Bub below. English subtitles are available, if you turn on closed captions.

However, Taito isn’t the one firm to flip a ahead going through mascot into a VTuber. In June 2021, it was revealed that Sega had plans to flip Sonic the Hedgehog into a VTuber. Companies like Bandai Namco additionally partnered with VTubers to promote their merchandise. Hololive’s Kiara Takanashi is the a Brand Ambassador for the upcoming RPG Tales of Arise. VTubers additionally appeared in franchises just like the Disgaea sequence as social gathering members. Players may recruit Disgaea incarnations of sure VTubers by means of the free DLC content material.