Hiroki "Meta Grandpa," the world's oldest VTuber "100 years old" born in Taisho era. makes his debut!
Born in 1923, he is a very old man!
OTAGROUP Inc. (Head office: Minami-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture; Representative Director: Ryuji Shimonishi), in collaboration with the "Meta Grandpa Project" and the YouTube channel "Ashinassu's 1-week," is pleased to announce that 100-year-old Grandpa Hiroki will debut as the world's oldest VTuber (*according to our company research) "Meta Grandpa."
Meta Grandpa 0th term "Hiroki".
Born in 1923. He is 100 years old this year! He has 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Shusuke Ashina presents his daily life with his 100-year-old grandfather; his YouTube channel has about 320,000 registered viewers (as of November 2023). His heartwarming surprise projects to make his grandfather happy and nursing care talks with fellow comedians who work as caregivers based on their real-life experiences have gained popularity.
This is a project to develop unique grandmothers with an abundance of energy into popular idols in the world of Metaverse. Hiroko, 85 years old and a local native of Mihara City, Hiroshima Prefecture, is making her debut as a member of the first term of the project, and her YouTube channel has over 30,000 registered users within 10 days of her debut.
Hiroko was selected as one of the "100 Leading Actors Who Will 'Jump' This Year" by Asahi Weekly. She will prove that it is never too late to take on a challenge, no matter what age a person is. Three members (Hamako, Hanae, and Kaoru) who won the audition, in which more than 60 people applied and only those aged 75 and over were allowed to apply, debuted as the first group of Meta Grandma, and the average age of the group is now 80 years old.
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