hololive English’s very own Mori Calliope has exciting news for her fans. She is ecstatic to reveal the upcoming release of her highly anticipated second major label EP, “JIGOKU 6”, set to captivate audiences worldwide on August 18, 2023. With the theme centred around “hell”, following the “crime” theme of her previous album, “SINDERELLA”, Mori Calliope is ready to showcase a mesmerising new side of herself. Featuring six electrifying tracks, this EP promises to deliver an unforgettable rock experience. The EP’s cover art boasts an original illustration by Kei Urana, the esteemed author of the comic series “GACHIAKUTA”, which Mori Calliope herself is an avid fan of. You can preorder the EP here.
Mori Calliope is a prominent VTuber under the hololive English umbrella and is managed by the esteemed VTuber production house, “hololive production”. With an impressive following of over 2 million subscribers on YouTube, Mori Calliope has won hearts not only as a popular game streamer but also as a talented musician. Her unique lyrical prowess, seamlessly flowing between Japanese and English, coupled with her exceptional rap skills, has garnered immense appreciation from music enthusiasts worldwide. Mori Calliope’s musical journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. Her debut EP, “DEAD BEATS”, achieved remarkable success, reaching No. 1 on iTunes Album Chart, Daily Chart, and iTunes HIPHOP Chart in both the United States and Japan. Subsequently, her second EP, “Your Mori”, also soared to the top of the iTunes HIPHOP Chart in the US and Japan, as well as various streaming charts. Her first full album, released on March 15, 2022, made a grand entrance by securing the No. 1 position on several major album charts, including iTunes. Notably, Mori Calliope made her major label debut on April 4, 2022, under Universal Music Group / EMI Records, with the EP “SHINIGAMI NOTE”. The EP quickly ascended to the No. 1 spot on the iTunes Album Chart in six countries/regions worldwide and the iTunes HIPHOP Album Chart in sixteen countries/regions. To celebrate her major debut, Mori Calliope hosted the unforgettable “Mori Calliope Major Debut Concert New Underworld Order” at Toyosu PIT on July 21, with the concert streaming being viewed from an astounding 75 countries/regions. The event created waves on Twitter, trending at No. 1 in the US, No. 2 in Japan, and No. 3 globally. Furthermore, her major label’s first album, “SINDERELLA”, dominated the iTunes HIPHOP Album Chart in twelve countries/regions and secured a position in the Top Current Album Sales chart on US Billboard.
In addition to the EP announcement, Mori Calliope has confirmed her participation in the highly anticipated hololive English 1st Concert, “Connect the World”, to be held at the YouTube Theater in LA on July 2, 2023. Although concert tickets have sold out, fans still have the opportunity to enjoy the event through streaming tickets, available for purchase. The concert promises to be an extraordinary experience, bringing together the talents of hololive English’s esteemed VTubers for an unforgettable show. You can purchase tickets to the event here.