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First Vtuber appearance on The First Take

Hoshimachi Suisei, one of the most popular Hololive VTubers, has made history becoming the first VTuber to perform on the popular YouTube channel The First Take. During her performance, she sang an acoustic version of her single “Stellar Stellar.”

Taku Inoue, one of the artists Suisei performed with in the past, played the guitar during the performance, while the popular Japanese music composer Hironao Nagayama played the piano.


What is The First Take?

The First Take is a Japanese YouTube channel that invites singers to perform a song recorded in one take, the channel is created and managed by Sony Music Entertainment Japan.

Videos on The First Take are filmed in a studio, alternating between medium and close-up shots of only the performing singer and a microphone, set to a background that's usually white. Some of the artists that performed on the channel in the past include ClaRis, LiSa, Ai Higuchi, Aimer, Avril Lavigne, Harry Styles and much more.


Who is Hoshimachi Suisei?

Hoshimachi Suisei debuted as an independent VTuber in March 2018. She became a member of the VTuber group S:gnal in May 2019. However, this didn’t last long and she resumed her activities independently in July 2019. She became affiliated with INoNaKa (INNK) Music in May 2019, Hololive’s music label, and officially transferred to Hololive in December of that year.

Suisei is considered one of Hololive’s well-known singers, having released 13 official singles and two albums. Her upcoming album Specter, is set to be released on January 25 this year. Some of her most popular singles include “Next Color Planet,” “Ghost,” and “Stellar Stellar.” In the past she collaborated with famous composer/remixer Taku Inoue and Hololive English's Mori Calliope.

At the moment, she has over 1,000,000 subscribers and will be holding her second live concert titled Shout In Crisis that will be held on January 28 at the Tokyo Garden Theater.


Source: Hololive Official Website, THE FIRST TAKE



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