Square Enix’s official Twitter account for Big Ganna magazine revealed an upcoming manga from a popular artist. As of now, the virtual YouTuber agency hololive Alternative project is getting a serialized manga about the VTubers. The manga will be titled Holoearth Chronicles Side: E Yamoto Phantasia by Kosuke Kurose, who is most known as the artist behind the Goblin Slayer manga and lite novel. Lastly, it is also unknown how Kosuke Kurose will continue being the artist for the Goblin Slayer manga and this one at the time of this writing.
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The manga will get an English and Indonesian translation on the Hollonometrtia world website. At the same time, the translated versions are planned to coincide with the Japanese release. However, the hololive Vtuber manga has not launched on Holonometria yet.
Hololive’s VTuber Manga The Holoearth Chronicles Side: E Yamoto Phantasia manga: From Hololive VTubers to Manga Characters
The original story for Holoearth Chronicles Side: E Yamoto Phantasia is based on the project’s fantasy world and follows the virtual YouTubers. The project also creates an alternative world featuring the girls of hololive. As of now, the manga’s “chapter 0” launched in June 2021. Since then, there has been no word on the manga’s progress other than this full announcement.
The first generation of hololive performers debuted in 2018. Currently, there are over 50 virtual YouTubers that belong to hololive. The talents involve performances using intricate 2D and 3D avatars provided by the company. Cover Corporations launched hololive Indonesia- a spinoff group aimed at Indonesian audiences. This spinoff was launched in April 2020 and was followed by hololive English in September 2020.
The all-male hololive spinoff debuted its first generation in June 2019. Since then, according to Hololive Production’s English website, there are around 50 million fans across all channels. Since the posting of their announcement Tweet, fans of all languages have expressed their excitement for the upcoming manga.
As of now, hololive’s manga Holoearth Chronicles Side: E Yamoto Phantasia will debut sometime on Saturday. There is not a confirmed time for the western upload just yet.