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African Penguin


Friend Data
Debut Date: April 26, 2021
Phase: First
Nicknames: Cape(ケープ), Capeko
Special Skills: singing, guitar, swimming
Channel: Youtube
Social Media: @Cape_KEMOV
Tag: #ケープペンギンちゃんねる
Art Tag: #けーぷあーと
Personal Emotes: None (by choice)
African Penguin Pavilion KF3 KemoV Gallery

African Penguin, more commonly called by her nickname Cape (ケープ), is a Virtual YouTuber and part of the KemoV project. She and Humboldt Penguin made their debut together on April 26, 2021 as the first two members of KemoV. She has graduated on May 21, 2022.


African Penguin is lively, confident and portrays herself as a cute girl. She speaks loud and proud, and her voice has a quality of slight slurriness resembling being drunk, yet still full of youthful energy. She often sings songs in random moments while streaming. She is good at singing and playing guitar.


She starts every livestream by singing her opening line, "Ni-ra-me kkoshimasho keppuppu!" (にーらめっこしましょ けっぷっぷ!). Her fans often greet her with the phrase "Kon ke-pu", and at the end of streams "otsuke-pu" (おつけーぷ).

Regular Streams

Her regular streams happen everyday at 22:00 JST and last for an hour. The content for the coming week's livestreams are usually decided during Sunday's livestream. Her livestreams have a variety of themes including "no-doing" challenges, chatting with viewers and reviewing fanart.


  • April 25, 2021: She appeared in Official news on PPP ONLINE LIVE ~ Sekai Penguin no-chi Dai Kanshasai ~ as a guest.
  • April 26, 2021: Her first livestream as well as 3D Debut along with Humboldt Penguin.
  • April 27, 2021: Her first personal livestream.
  • May 3, 2021: Her channel reached the 5,000 subscriber milestone and she had a celebration livestream on the day.
  • May 22, 2021: Monetization celebration stream.
  • May 29, 2021: Her first singing stream.
  • June 7, 2021: Her first gameplay stream playing "YASUHATI / With your voice!".
  • September 18, 2021: She appeared on an episode of Garibenga V (超人女子戦士 ガリベンガーV), a VTuber variety show hosted by the comedian, Eiji Kotoge (小峠英二) and VTuber Cyber Girl Shiro (電脳少女シロ). The episode also featured Hololive VTuber, Natsuiro Matsuri (夏色まつり).
  • September 19, 2021: She together with Island Fox and Humboldt Penguin represented KemoV to perform at Life Like A Live!2, an online virtual idol concert.
  • September 22, 2021: Her first external collab with Hololive's Natsuiro Matsuri playing the horror game, "Tsugunohi".
  • October 1, 2021: She appeared on another episode of Garibenga V, having a seminar about constellations.
  • April 9, 2022: KemoV Staff Twitter announced African Penguin would be graduating from KemoV on May 21st 2022 JST. Contents in her channel and Twitter remain public after graduation.
  • April 26, 2022: Celebration stream for one year anniversary of Humboldt Penguin and African Penguin since debut, with Chieri Kakyoin (花京院ちえり) and Himekuma Ribon (姫熊りぼん).
  • May 20, 2022: A farewell event for African Penguin (ケープお別れ会) was held on the platform, eplus, with 4 other members, Humboldt Penguin, Island Fox, Coyote and Dire Wolf.
  • May 21, 2022: Her last livestream where she reviewed the best moments of her past streams and bid farewell to her viewers.
  • May 22, 2022: She uploaded one last video on her channel to bid final farewell to her fans.


Humboldt Penguin

The two pose as sisters and occasionally have collaboration livestreams with skits and challenges.


  • Her fan name is "Osakana-san" (お魚さん).
  • Island Fox often calls her Capeko (ケプ子).
  • Her weakness is horror in general.
  • She loves Gothic×Luck, and mentions them on her Twitter sometimes.
  • During livestreams, she is often jokingly called "Scam Penguin" (詐欺ペンギン) by her chat because she changes to a much cuter voice when greeting first-time viewers.
  • African Penguin's voice actress in the mobile game, Kemono Friends 3 is listed as "・・・?". As African Penguin's first major appearance in Kemono Friends media is KemoV, the Virtual YouTuber counterpart's voice actress reprises her role in Kemono Friends 3, and her name not being listed in the game conforms to the practice of Virtual YouTubers' real-life personal identity being protected.


External Links

African Penguin's YouTube Channel

African Penguin's Twitter account

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