Misumi Lancia with Liudmila Bredikhina

Season 2, Episode 1,   Oct 06, 2023, 11:00 AM

Misumi Lancia is a virtual YouTuber (VTuber) idol and metaverse “resident” with developmental disabilities and gender dysphoria. For her, the virtual being Misumi Lancia is a “VRChat existence art,” aiming to escape her physical body by merging with machines and networks.

Website https://www.metamisumi.net/
YouTube: https://youtube.com/@LanciaMisumi

Liudmila Bredikhina is a Ph.D. candidate at Malta University, Department of Gender & Sexualities, Faculty for Social Wellbeing. Since late 2019 she has been researching cute virtual gender practices among Japanese male VTubers using feminine-looking avatars from the perspective of feminist and masculinities studies.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BredikhinaL

Narrator and translation proofreading: SheerPanic.