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Meet the Pop Up Parade Hololive Fubuki, Mio, Okayu, and Korone Figures

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Time to turn your Vtubers into PVCtubers, because Good Smile Company announced Pop Up Parade Hololive figures are on the way. The company’s line of PVC figurines is getting four new additions to the roster based on Hololive’s Vtuber personalities. The figures are all based on Hololive Gamers, a unit of performers within Hololive proper that includes Shirakami Fubuki, Ookami Mio, Nekomata Okayu, and Inugami Korone.

The announcement came courtesy of the raftload of product notifications set off by this year’s WonHobby 32, Good Smile Company and Max Factory’s bi-annual product exhibition. For 2021, the event went online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but that didn’t stop them from generating some excitement for things like Kingdom Hearts III and Genshin Impact Nendoroids or spoiler-y scale figures of Nia from Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

The Pop Up Parade Hololive figures are far from the only Hololive-based products figure fans can look forward to. Spiritale is working on a Korone figure, as well. Plus, Hololive’s “3rd generation” unit (aka Hololive Fantasy), featuring Vtubers Usada Pekora, Shirogane Noel, Houshou Marine, Uruha Rushia, and Shiranui Flare, are all getting entries in the Figma action figure line:

The Pop Up Parade line is popular thanks to being relatively affordable and of high quality. Each Pop Up Parade figure stands 17-18cm tall (about 7″ inches) and features “intricate sculpting and gradated paintwork” to capture a wide variety of characters. Unlike, say, Square Enix’s hyper-premium Masterline statues, every Pop Up Parade figure costs JPY 3900 (about $38 USD). Better yet, they don’t take as long to come out. Figure lines are known for releasing product many months or even years after fans pay for them, but Pop Up Parade figures are planned to release roughly four months after preorders are closed for a given item.

Meanwhile, the Hololive Gamers are breaking into media outside their respective Youtube channels. Fox friend Shirakami Fubuki  and wolf pal Ookami Mio both appeared in mobile game Azur Lane as playable characters. Friendly dog Inugami Korone ascended to international fame as well, with her popular stream of DOOM being referenced in DOOM Eternal Easter egg. Chill catgirl Nekomata Okayu showed up as a card in Bushiroad’s Rebirth for You trading card game.

The Pop Up Parade Hololive figures are in development, with no definite release window announced. Fans can check out the rest of the WonHobby 32 exhibition online.

Josh Tolentino
Josh Tolentino helped run Japanator as Managing Editor since 2012, before it and Siliconera teamed up. That said, it's been years since he watched enough anime to keep his otaku license valid. Maybe one day he'll see enough of a given season to pretend to know what's hot. Until then, it's Star Trek reruns, gacha games, and bylines at Destructoid and GameCritics.