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Continued VTuber cleanup [BUR]

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The bulk update request #14178 has been approved by @nonamethanks.

mass update dansei_virtual_youtuber_bacharu -> -dansei_virtual_youtuber_bacharu .live
mass update virtual_clinic -> -virtual_clinic indie_virtual_youtuber

Continuing the cleanup of superfluous VTuber copytags since 2020, one tag gardening session at a time, this time with a BUR due to each copytag having banned posts; in Bacharu's case, .live is functionally the Appland tag and most places file him under .live already (doubly aided by the fact that he was the producer for .live's now-disbanded Idol Club), as well as the fact that his copytag wasn't used consistently; in Minai Karte's case, it appears that she was an indie, and her mascot character can be tagged with the same format as seen for other VTuber mascot characters. In each case, it's clear they have no need for a personal copytag.

Updated

The bulk update request #14384 has been approved by @evazion.

mass update harohapi!_shinonome_megu-chan_no_oheya -> -harohapi!_shinonome_megu-chan_no_oheya indie_virtual_youtuber
mass update ruka_ch. -> -ruka_ch. indie_virtual_youtuber
mass update hosaki_menma_channel -> -hosaki_menma_channel veemusic

The first two are solo indies with unnecessary copytags. The third, Hosaki Menma, while also an indie today, thankfully has all her posts fall neatly into the period when she was part of VEEMusic (though officially revealed as its second member December 25th, 2018, the agency was revealed November 1st, so she was likely a part at that point already; and nothing postdates her departure from VEEMusic in February 2020.)

The bulk update request #15749 has been approved by @evazion.

mass update projektmelody -> -projektmelody indie_virtual_youtuber

Though she had a team prior to VShojo, with her last team evolving into VShojo, she was ostensibly an indie prior to VShojo's creation. For all intents and purposes, what was her copytag should be her chartag now (which we can change in a follow-up BUR). This BUR would update all her pre-VShojo posts to the indie tag, though posts #4346480 and #4346482 should probably be manually added to VShojo.

The bulk update request #15819 has been rejected.

create alias projektmelody -> melody_(projektmelody)

Alternate follow-up BUR. While everything mentioned so far is correct, it is worth noting that we have had several cases of indie VTubers with identical names having copytag-esque modifiers, and they haven't caused any issues at all, so that approach could also be taken for Melody (and it would maintain search accessibility starting with Melody first in the tag). Instead, we could alias the now-former copytag to her current chartag instead.

Updated

The bulk update request #17660 has been approved by @nonamethanks.

rename aogiri_koukou_game_club -> aogiri_koukou

Aogiri High School dropped the "Game Club" part of their name back in June 2020, probably to distance it slightly from the Game Club Project drama at the time, and the OG Game Club had its last group stream back in February 2021, so Aogiri High School's tag should be updated to reflect how they're actually referred to these days.

The bulk update request #17735 has been approved by @nonamethanks.

create alias emori_miku_project -> liver_city

This one's gonna need a bit of explaining. From what I can piece together, Liver City Inc. (or maybe it should be LiverCity) is a venture company that handles illustration production and IP branding, among other things, with the Emori Miku Project representing one part of that. With the VTuber boom, they established a subsidiary, or sister company, entitled Liver City Entertainment Co. Ltd., and it was through this subsidiary that they created the Liver City VTuber group. Emori Miku became a VTuber, and the project would feature Emu Alice, Muto Nemuri (夢兎ねむり), Kohanai Momiji, Nanase Rika (VTuber), Hashiba Koumi, Atelier Miconodia, Kitajima Fuo (北島ふぉあ), Alicia (アリシア), Tanoma Suzume (VTuber), Aoi Kokomo and Eduki Runa by its end.

Of the aforementioned, Emu Alice, Muto Nemuri, and Kohanai Momiji were transferred to the subsidiary, Aoi Kokomo, Eduki Runa and Emori Miku would be retired (with Miku's former soul being kept on as staff), and the remainder would become indies with the announcement in February 2022 that the VTuber group was being cut for cost reasons. Since then, the subsidiary has become ALICETEA, while Liver City's illustration business has rebranded to X-ART (with the main website and Twitter focusing on it), but behind the scenes it is still LiverCity.

So, the point is - there's a lot of overlap between the Emori Miku Project and Liver City as a whole, and for tagging simplicity, it would be best to have only one rather than both, using Liver City as a company tag to encompass the project, the now-defunct VTuber group of the same name, and as the parent tag for ALICETEA, with the wiki listing who and when someone was a VTuber for those originally from the project.

The bulk update request #19195 has been approved by @nonamethanks.

create alias zentreya_(vtuber) -> zentreya
rename zentreya_(vtuber)_(commander) -> zentreya_(commander)
rename zentreya_(vtuber)_(dragon) -> zentreya_(dragon)
rename zentreya_(vtuber)_(cyborg) -> zentreya_(cyborg)
rename zentreya_(vtuber)_(cyborg)_(2nd_costume) -> zentreya_(cyborg)_(2nd_costume)
rename zentreya_(vtuber)_(cowboy_bikini) -> zentreya_(cowboy_bikini)

Well, for some inexplicable reason, Zentreya has the VTuber qualifier despite nothing else on the site using that same name, disambiguating needlessly. The 2nd cyborg costume's a bit of an eyesore of a tag, but that can be dealt with in the costume thread.

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