Who is Kiryu Coco? Bilingual VTuber to exit Hololive agency after graduation in July

Coco’s channel membership and members-only content will continue to be available for three months after her graduation


                            Who is Kiryu Coco? Bilingual VTuber to exit Hololive agency after graduation in July
Popular bilingual VTuber Kiryu Coco is bidding farewell to her virtual YouTuber talent agency Hololive (YouTube- Coco Ch.)

Popular bilingual VTuber Kiryu Coco is bidding farewell to her virtual YouTuber talent agency Hololive. Coco, who is a virtual avatar, took to her official YouTube channel to share the sad news with her more than one million subscribers. The official Twitter account of the Japanese agency Hololive also confirmed the news while announcing her graduation from the agency on July 1.

In the 12-minute video shared by Kiryu Coco, she expressed her sadness for leaving her fans behind. According to the website DoteSports, Coco’s channel membership and members-only content will continue to be available for three months after her graduation. Therefore, it means her channel will be up for streaming till October 2021. Virtual avatars are not only big in Japan but they are slowly taking over the world, especially after the global pandemic. Artists like Post Malone, Tame Impala, and K-pop musicians like Shinee and Seventeen had recently opted for virtual concerts in order to stay connected with their fans during the pandemic.  One of the most-awaited virtual events and a favorite among fans is the Miku Expo which recently enthralled fans on June 6, 2021.
 
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Who is Kiryu Coco?

Despite being a virtual avatar, Kiryu Coco is one of the most popular streamers in Japan and since she communicates both in Japanese and English, she quickly gained momentum after her debut in December 2019.  The popular VTuber from Hololive is nicknamed Kaichou (Chairman) and she reached over 100,000 subscribers in one month on YouTube, as reported by the website Dual Shockers. Coco successfully crossed one million subscribers in February 2021.

Coco is best known for her Reddit s**tpost reviews where she used to read dumb posts and montages on Reddit. She also interacted with the VTuber community and has collaborated with VTuber Calliope Mori on many occasions.  Speaking of Hololive, it is one of the biggest VTuber agencies with 52 VTuber talents under their umbrella. Hololive’s notable members include Usada Pekora, Houshou Marine, Shirakami Fubuki, Kiryu Coco, Inugami Korone, Minato Aqua, Akai Haato, and Gawr Gura.

Kiryu Coco (Twitter @kiryucoco)

Why is Kiryu Coco leaving Hololive?

According to DoteSports, Coco in her 12-minute video shed light on her graduation and how her activities will stop after July 1, 2021. Taking her farewell into consideration, she apologetically stated, “There are too many things I can’t tell you about why I’m graduating, so I simply won’t say anything at all, but I know it’s not satisfying to not hear a reason”.



 

 

‘Thank you for all the laughs’

Kiryu Coco was trending heavily on Twitter after the news of her leaving Hololive hit the Internet. Her loyal fans stormed the micro-blogging site to bid her goodbye. One user stated, “Coco always seemed like a part of the foundation of hololive, always working behind the scenes and taking care of her coworkers. I'll be sad to see her go, but I wish her luck in whatever she does next. Sayonara.” Another added, “A Small Tribute. Thank you, Coco. I wish I was here a lot earlier so I could've spent more time with you along with everyone because - well, you ARE amazing. Thank you so much. For everything.I wish you and your future endeavours wellness & success in the future.”
 
The next one posted, “Coco was one of the big reasons why I had a big interest in Hololive Vtubers. She was funny, entertaining, inspired a lot of people to pursue their own careers in the game & literally hit 1 million subs not too long ago. All that work, all those videos, it hurts to see her go.” Meanwhile, one shared, “Coco, I wouldn’t be here today without you. Thank for you for all the laughs, the tears, and the overwhelming creativity and change you brought to Hololive. Please find happiness in your life from now on, you deserve it more than everything.” Another emotional fan concluded, “Today's news feels really overwhelming...but let's remember we all still have a lot of memories to make together! Time isn't always limitless, so let's try our best to make the best of it while we can. Here's to an absolute legend Dragon Always and forever, my utmost admiration.”
 

Kiryu Coco (Twitter @kiryucoco)

 



 

 



 

 

 



 

 



 

 



 

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