VTuber Legend anime adaptation announced: What is it about?

VTuber Legend anime adaptation announced: What is it about?

The world of VTubing is in for a treat as Fantasia Bunko’s upcoming anime series, VTuber Legend anime, is set to hit screens in 2024. This anime promises to be a hilarious and unique web-based creation, showcasing the journey of a VTuber who, belonging to a major management company, inadvertently exposes their true personality to the world. Here’s a sneak peek into what’s in store for this amazing anime adaptation.

What is VTuber Legend anime about?

A still from VTuber Legend anime teaser
A still from VTuber Legend anime teaser (Image via TNK Studio)

In the world of VTubing, where technology and entertainment intertwine, Liveon is a renowned management company that represents numerous renowned VTubers. Among their talents is Awayuki Kokorone, a 3rd generation student and VTuber affiliated with “Seikou.” Her character is that of an innocent and charming individual, skillfully presented to the world. However, a comical twist of fate takes place when Kokorone forgets to turn off her livestream, revealing her true self to the unsuspecting viewers.

Kokorone’s secret revealed

A still from VTuber Legend anime teaser
A still from VTuber Legend anime teaser (Image via TNK Studio)

As the can of worms opens with her blunder, Kokorone’s honest, candid personality comes to light. She’s an aficionado of alcoholic beverages, harboring a deep affection for the ladies, all while maintaining her neat VTuber persona. The juxtaposition of her true self and her virtual identity creates hilarity and surprise.

The next day, Kokorone discovers that her unintentional reveal has turned her into a sensation worldwide. Her quirky confession, “I’m going to be a mom!” sparks laughter and curiosity among her audience. This unexpected twist in her story catapults her to the top of the trending charts, where she confidently claims the number one spot globally.

What will happen to her now?

All the female characters in VTuber Legend anime adaptation
All the female characters in VTuber Legend anime adaptation (Image via TNK Studio)

What was initially anticipated to be a major uproar takes an unexpected turn, as the gap between Kokorone’s virtual persona and her real-life self becomes the driving force behind her newfound popularity. Embracing the change, Kokorone decides to embrace her unconventional popularity and proclaims, “Hey, let’s start streaming!” With this declaration, she strives to become a beloved and incredibly popular VTuber.

Animation technique

A still from VTuber Legend anime teaser
A still from VTuber Legend anime teaser (Image via TNK Studio)

VTuber Legend utilizes a unique animation technique known as Live2D, which is expected to make the characters more expressive. The Live2D direction is skillfully overseen by Live2D Juku, ensuring that the characters’ movements and expressions are engaging and lifelike.

Additionally, Live2D motion tracking, an essential component of the animation technique, is managed by Nizima Live. This sophisticated technology tracks the characters’ movements, making the viewing experience all the more interesting.

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Staff and cast

Cast

  • Awayuki Kokorone: Ayane Sakura
  • Uzuki Hijiri: Yu Kobayashi
  • Aya Mashiro: Saku Mizuno
  • Matsiya Hikaru: Machico
  • Yanase Chami: Sayaka Kikuchi

Staff

  • Original work: Nanatoshi (published by KADOKAWA Fantasia Bunko Co., Ltd.)
  • Original illustration: Shio Kazunoko
  • Director: Takuya Asaoka
  • Series composition: Deko Akao
  • Character design: Reina Iwasaki
  • Live2D direction: Live2DJUKU
  • Live2D motion tracker: nizimaLIVE
  • Animation production: TNK
  • Production: “Buiden” Production Committee

Conclusion 

With a talented production team, state-of-the-art animation techniques, and a compelling storyline, VTuber Legend promises to be an anime adaptation like no other. Fans of VTubers and anime alike can look forward to an entertaining and visually stunning series that will redefine the boundaries of online entertainment.

Don’t miss out on this exciting venture into the world of VTubing and the comical escapades of Awayuki Kokone. Stay updated for further details and ensure you’re ready for the premiere in 2024.

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