Tsukumo Sana, a virtual YouTuber under hololive English, is expected to graduate by the end of July.
In an announcement that surprised many Sana fans, Hololive’s parent company, COVER Corp. broke the news. Read the full announcement in English:
Thank you for your continued support of hololive production.
We regret to inform you that on July 31, 2022, Tsukumo Sana will graduate from VTuber hololive English -Council-.
We would like to sincerely apologize to all fans and related parties for this sudden announcement.
We had spoken with Tsukumo Sana several times regarding the direction of his business, however, over time, it became difficult for him to continue his VTuber business.
After lengthy deliberations between the two parties, with the deepest regrets, we have decided to honor his request for graduation. If you wish to cancel your open orders for “Tsukumo Sana’s Birthday Celebration 2022” merchandise in regards to this graduation, please contact us via the OFFICIAL hololive production STORE link below.
In light of Tsukumo Sana’s graduation, we will open an extended period in which fan mail and gifts for her will be accepted.
Additionally, his channel subscription and members-only content will remain available for three months after graduation.
The deadlines for each service will be as follows:
- Fan Mail and Gift Acceptance Period: Must arrive no later than October 31, 2022.
- Membership and exclusive content: 23:59:59 JST, October 31, 2022.
We express our deepest gratitude to all who have supported its activities throughout the year since the announcement of hololive English -Council-.
We will continue to fully support her until she graduates. We would like to ask for your full and unwavering support in this time remaining until her graduation day.
At the time of writing, Tsukumo Sana’s YouTube channel has 351,000 subscribers. Sana, along with the other four members of Hololive English -Council-, debuted on August 23, 2021.
Sana’s departure sparked emotional tweets from her fellow Generations and other hololive members.
I love big sana 😢❤️🪐
great love ₍ᐡᴗ ̫ ᴗᐡ₎!
— さくらみこ🌸オリ曲『ベイビーダンス』歌ったよ🍼🕺 (@sakuramiko35) July 12, 2022
will always love you 💛❤️
— Hakos Baelz🎲holoFR (@hakosbaelz) July 11, 2022
What a shining and beautiful star Sana is, has been and always will be no matter where she goes.
We love you forever no matter what!!!!
— Mori Calliope💀holoFR (@moricalliope) July 12, 2022
Aim for the stars. Whatever you do, we will always be here. We love you.
— Ouro Kronii⏳holoFR (@ourokronii) July 11, 2022
Although the reason for his premature graduation has not been made public, it is widely assumed that his physical health was the primary cause.
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