Cover and Anycolor, the parent companies of Hololive and Nijisanji, announced the two are working together to combat defamation against their Vtubers. The two issued a join press release confirming their intentions to work together against bad actors. The announcement also noted that both began working together in October 2022 to take action against “summary sites.”
Throughout the joint statement, Cover and Anycolor noted they “condemn” actions of people harassing and spreading lies about the Hololive and Nijisanji Vtubers. They also noted how this distress and invasion interferes with the Vtubers’ livelihoods and fans. The notice acknowledged how it puts people’s health at stake.
As for actions the companies will be taking, a few things came up in the announcement. It mentioned the two developed strategies and took part in “public awareness campaigns.” It also mentioned Cover and Anycolor will enter a settlement agreement with those who operate “summary sites” in the hopes of protecting Hololive and Nijisanji Vtubers. However, it also noted they will be branching out. The statement said, “Going forward, while implementing these countermeasures, we intend to go even further by cooperating with other companies in accordance with the circumstances and matters at hand and intend to work vigorously to eradicate acts of defamation.”
Both Cover and Anycolor feature Vtubers worldwide who stream content.