Koito Ria (Mikeneko) To Make Her Pony Canyon Debut

Her artist debut will be under her new alias Koito Ria, the name being given to her when she signed as a talent under VOICE-ORE in June this year.

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As of April 2024, Koito Ria's debut with Pony Canyon has been canceled due to "production issues," according to a statement from her staff online. It has also dispelled rumors that the canceled project was related to disputes to her private life.

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Popular Japanese indie VTuber Koito Ria (Mikeneko) is set to make her artist debut with Pony Canyon in the spring of 2024. Her artist debut will be under her new alias, the name being given to her when she signed as a talent under VOICE-ORE in June this year.

Key Visual for Mikeneko / Koito Ria for her Pony Canyon debut. [Photo from Pony Canyon]

Speaking on this move, Ria hopes that her songs will bring joy to many people, and bring them much closer. She also wants to sing a wide range of songs, and she looks forward to her future activities.

It is also worth noting that Mikeneko will be also making her debut in an upcoming harem-ecchi anime titled Meitou "Isekai no Yu" Kaitakuki: Around 40 Onsen Mania no Tensei Saki wa, Nonbiri Onsen Tengoku deshita. The anime premieres January 12 next year, with Mikeneko voicing a supporting character named Lilium.

Mikeneko's officially-released singles include "drop" and "you&me", both available on her official Spotify page. As of this writing, she has over 900,000 YouTube subscribers and over 500,000 followers on X (Twitter).

Source: Pony Canyon Press Release