My Childhood Best Friend is a VTuber! (OsananaV)

Akira is a self-proclaimed hikikomori that's obsessed with popular culture and one virtual content creator in particular - Mayu Hoshinoka. It is only when her stream is offline and he gets forced into a lunch date with his childhood best friend, Koiyomi, does he realise that maybe there is more to this VTuber than he could have ever expected.

Scratch that, maybe there is more to his childhood best friend than he could have ever anticipated.

A quippy new romantic comedy of misunderstanding, virtual idols and sadomasochism from the author of "Blood? Suckers!"

Story By: AkuaSenpai
Character Design By: HanaTsubasa_

This is the first in a series of planned novels, this one being submitted for the MAL x Honeyfeed Writing Contest 2022 in the Rom-Com category. I hope you come with me on this heartfelt journey of hilarity.

This is the first in a series of planned novels, this one being submitted for the MAL x Honeyfeed Writing Contest 2022 in the Rom-Com category. I hope you come with me on this heartfelt journey of hilarity.

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Chapter 1: An Otaku, a Friend, and a Sadomasochistic Influencer
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Chapter 2: Awkward Encounters of the Friend Kind
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Chapter 3: A Battle of Wits
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Chapter 4: Thinking About Girls
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Chapter 5: Calling Your Mother for a Girl's Number
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Chapter 6: The Younger Sister of My Childhood Friend is My Rival?
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Chapter 7: The Self-Doubt of a Shut-In
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Chapter 8: Yes or No
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Chapter 9: Without His Queen
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Chapter 10: Blindsided
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Chapter 11: Finding a Rhythm
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Chapter 12: Don't Think This Means You've Won!
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Chapter 13: The Battle Begins
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Chapter 14: That Was Unexpected
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Chapter 15: Did I Do Something Wrong?
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Chapter 16: It's a Maid Cafe!
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Chapter 17: The Precious Angel
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Chapter 18: A Difference in Interpretation
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Chapter 19: The Double Agent and The Large Pectorals
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Chapter 20: This is Not an Epic Romance!
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Chapter 21: The Gal Who Never Grew Up
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Chapter 22: Love is War
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Chapter 23: The Missing Piece
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Chapter 24: No Sappy Lines Allowed!
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Chapter 25: It's a Date!
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Chapter 26: Tangled Fates and Twisted Words
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Chapter 27: Pride and Impersonation
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Chapter 28: Don't Play Coy With Me!
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Chapter 29: The Intimidating Interrogation
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Chapter 30: I'm Not So Innocent Here
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Chapter 31: Guilty Video Game War Criminal
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Chapter 32: Just a Couple of Lame Otakus
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Chapter 33: Tell Me All The Things
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Chapter 34: Losing Yourself When You Lose Others
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Chapter 35: Maids Really Are The Best
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Chapter 36: Feline Eyes Make Up Her Disguise
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Chapter 37: The Opposite Sex
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Chapter 38: It's a Confusing Time
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Chapter 39: Drowning in Weightlessness
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Chapter 40: My Childhood Best Friend is a VTuber!
Author
GenreComedyDramaRomanceSeinenSlice of Life
UpdatedFeb 07, 2023
Chapters40
Writing StatusOngoing
Word Count50,964
Featured fan art of this novel.
Official Akira Art by @HanaTsubasa_