Hoshimachi Suisei of Hololive will take a break and start a streaming hiatus in order to focus on other projects. In her announcement, she listed that she will be working as a lyricist, a designer, and a planner. She will also debut her new cover song “Ikizama” on May 12, 2023.
As of the time of writing, “Ikizama” has still not premiered. It will debut at around 3am PT/6am ET. This is a cover of “Ikizama,” which Chiaki Natsume wrote and used with vocals from the Vocaloid Hatsune Miku. This song first debuted in April 2022.
Suisei ended her announcement of her hiatus with “VTubers are so interesting!” The majority of the replies to her tweet are positive. Many are praising her for her multiple talents, as well as expressing excitement for her future projects. Some others joked that she is an artist rather than a VTuber at this point.
Before she joined Hololive, Suisei was an independent VTuber. She’s part of Generation 0, along with others like Tokino Sora and Sakura Miko. Her debut date was on March 22, 2018, and she currently has over 1.87 million subscribers on her YouTube channel. Aside from making content for her own channel or with other Hololive VTubers, she has appeared on other channels such as The First Take.
Hoshimachi Suisei of Hololive will take a hiatus as a streamer in order to focus on other projects. It’s unclear when she will return.