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Singing Cosplayer Hikari covers ‘A Cruel Angel’s Thesis’ as Rei Ayanami

Singing Cosplayer Hikari made her debut on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Twitter on New Year’s day 2021. Her debut received an amazing reaction especially from Evangelion’s fans around the world.

Her cover song video ‘A Cruel Angel’s Thesis’(English version) has been viewed more than 170,000 times on Facebook and Instagram, especially in Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the Philippines!
The full English version of the video on YouTube has received more than 160,000 views (as of 9th of January).

This amazing 330,000 views (The total of YouTube/Facebook/Instagram) in just a week is a strong indicator Hikari is set for success. The Japanese version was done on request from viewers asking for her to sing in Japanese.

Singing Cosplayer Hikari cosplays in the costumes of loved characters from famous anime, games and Vocaloid. She uploads videos of her cover songs and cosplay photos on social media. Her theme changes every 6 weeks.

Her first theme is ‘Evangelion’. The latest Evangelion anime movie will be released on the 23rd of January in Japan. She performs in cosplay as Rei Ayanami. She uploaded her cover song of ‘A Cruel Angel’s Thesis’, first in English then in Japanese. She will upload 3 more songs from ‘Evangelion’ soon.

And the song of ‘A Cruel Angel’s Thesis’ (Japanese version) is also already distributed on Instagram, Facebook, TikTok for free.

She is more than happy to collaborate with artists and other creators (singers, dancers, guitarist, pianist…) from all over the world! And she is hoping many people will duet her song by singing, dancing and playing music along.

She posts on Instagram every day in her Rei Ayanami’s cosplay. Although she is wearing Rei Ayanami’s costume, she will show much more than just Rei Ayanami’s world. Japan has a long tradition of celebrating foods culture and festival specially designated days. She cosplayed with themes in mind, most recently Melon Day on January 6th and School starting the day on January 7th.


Her profile is still growing! Find out more about by following her on social media and watching out for more. Please check it out!


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