VTuber agency PRISM Project announced that it will host the official online watch party for Aniplex Online Fest 2022. Crunchyroll’s VTuber talent Hime will join as a guest.
The event will include voice actor talk panels, musical performances, and new information about anime and music content from Aniplex and Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. alongside PRISM Project’s talents and Crunchyroll-Hime. The watch party stream airs on 7:30 PM PT on Friday, September 23.
Held annually since 2020, Aniplex Online Fest is a free online festival presented by Aniplex delivering the latest news and information on anime accompanied by performances. In 2021, Aniplex Online Fest included a wide variety of programming featuring exclusive shows from 11 anime series, music performances, live drawings, and more.
PRISM’s mission is to “create a world where all people on Earth can find something they love and feel happiness every single day.” Officially launched in January 2021 with three multilingual talents, the agency has cultivated twelve active talents worldwide. The talents include Iku Hoshifuri, Aoi Tokimori, Meno Ibuki, Rita Kamishiro, Luto Araka, Shiki Miyoshino, Nia Suzune, Yura Rikudou, Pina Pengin, Naki Kamizuki, Sara Nagare, and Non Anon. Primarily active on YouTube, PRISM talents stream a variety of content including singing, karaoke, gaming, art, and much more. Under the guidance of Sony Music, PRISM Project aims to support talents to explore their potential in voice acting, music production, online/offline events, and interacting with new digital technologies.
Crunchyroll-Hime debuted as a VTuber in October 2021 and currently has 120,000 subscribers on YouTube. Hime also makes regular appearances on Crunchyroll’s TikTok account.
Source: Email correspondence