Hololive Production is recruiting. Cover, the parent company of Hololive, has issued a casting call through the official Hololive English account. According to the announcement, Hololive English auditions for both male and female Vtubers are open for applicants worldwide.
According to the official audition site, the Hololive English auditions are open to anyone, regardless of gender or nationality. The only main requirements are that the applicant be 18 years old and above, and “have clear goals set in their minds.” The Hololive English application process is free of charge (though applicants will pay their own costs during the audition itself).
Skills that are welcome and considered “a big plus” for aspirants include:
- Previous streaming experience
- Japanese language proficiency, and business-level English language proficiency
- Entertainment industry experience, including singing, acting, dancing, music, and stand-up comedy
- “Other exceptional skills”
Cover did emphasize that applicants can still apply even if they don’t have the above “bonus” qualities.
Other requirements include the ability to “continue activities on an ongoing basis”, and that the applicant not be currently be affiliated with any entertainment agency or label. Affiliated applicants would need to be able to terminate their contracts should they pass.
At the moment, Hololive English oversees two “generations” of English-language VTubers. The first, Myth (or Holomyth), includes VTubers like Mori Calliope, Takanashi Kiara, Ninomae Ina’nis, Gawr Gura, and Watson Amelia. The second generation, Hololive English Council, features Ceres Fauna, Ouro Kronii, Nanashi Mumei, and Hakos Baelz. Tsukumo Sana “graduated” from the group in 2022. An all-male unit, Tempus, operates as Holostars English.