GROVE Inc., an influencer network and subsidiary of end-to-end commerce enablement company, AnyMind Group, has today announced the debut of four characters from the VTuber project “Terametaru Gakuen” (Terametaru Academy). The character designs for the VTubers were created in collaboration with popular YouTube duo Natsume-sanchi, who are known for their animated drawings. To mark the debut of these VTubers, a teaser video has been released.
In May 2023, GROVE held talent auditions to uncover selected talents, with the company providing support for their activities, including fixed remuneration until monetization, management, production of goods, production of videos/provision of music, event/live production, production support, administrative support, and more.
The four VTubers are: Nopi Tulpe
Subject: English Birthday: 10/28 Height: 155cm A magic school teacher who accidentally arrived in Japan due to a magic mishap. She loves alcoholic bevereages, especially canned chu-hai. Nopi Tulpe’s quote Do you believe in magic? Nice to meet you, I’m Nopi Tulpe, the English teacher at Terametaru Gakuen! If you struggle with English, don’t worry! With Nopi’s magic, I’ll make it enjoyable, so come join my first livestream! See you there!
Subject: Mathematics (Science) Birthday: 3/14 Height: 146cm She is actually an android and aspires to become human. Eni Amata’s quote Bringing a smile to you! I’m Eni Amata!! An energetic android who loves chatting and has plenty of emotions! Teach me all about being human!
Subject: Music Birthday: 12/6 Height: 158cm A female music teacher who loves to sing but appears a bit intimidating to the students. Neko Energico’s quote May the blessings of sound be with you. Nice to meet you, I’m Neko Energico, the music teacher at Terametaru Gakuen. I’m looking forward to experiencing various moments with everyone through our school life.
Subject: Social Studies Birthday: 3/3 Height: 163cm A social studies teacher with a curious nature. She is interested in the world after her own death and has been resurrected. She also enjoys gambling. Mochi Kasugaura’s quote Stretching and expanding~ I’m Mochi Kasugaura, the social studies teacher at Terametaru Gakuen~ I want to have lots of exciting and fun experiences with everyone!
The VTubers will debut on July 21, 2023, and their schedules are as follows: ・Nopi Tulpe July 21st (Friday) 19:00-19:30 URL：https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-17Uup3ydo0 ・Eni Amata July 21st (Friday) 19:30-20:00 URL：https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8npeVzjGsE ・Neko Energico July 21st (Friday) 20:00-20:30 URL：https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4FKab8eHwY ・Mochi Kasugaura July 21st (Friday) 20:30-21:00 URL：https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQDOXjsk6JI
Comment from GROVE Inc. CEO, Junki Kitajima
We are delighted to announce the birth of four talented new VTubers, thanks to the support of many individuals. We sincerely appreciate everyone who applied for the auditions. I firmly believe that these four members of Terametaru Gakuen will become a significant IP in the evolving VTuber market. With the collaboration of “Natsume-sanchi,” we have been able to take our first step. From here on, Terametaru Gakuen will be created together with Nopi, Eni, Neko, Mochi, GROVE, Natsume-sanchi, and all the viewers. We kindly ask for the support of our viewers to make it an enjoyable school. As a company, we are committed to fully supporting the activities of these four members, to provide entertainment that will be enjoyed by everyone. Moving forward, GROVE will continue to pursue our mission of “enriching human lives by evoking human emotions through entertainment.” We aim to create global entertainment IP targeting the world’s 7 billion people.