Let’s learn how to draw Himemori Luna from hololive 4th Generation today!
Himemori Luna (姫森ルーナ) is a Japanese Virtual YouTuber associated with hololive, as part of the Hololive 4th Generation. She is the 0 years old princess of Candy Kingdom, who sticks around people. Luna is easily impressed, though when her childishness overloads, she will get scolded by her Elderly Butler, who is with her in the streams.
Luna is the shortest among the hololive members and dressed appropriately cutely in all pink. She has heterochromatic eyes – her right eye is pink and left one is green. Moonshaped accessories are the symbols of her country.
Luna has a sweet and innocent personality, although due to her childlike manners she is a bit pampered and always asks for the older hololive members’ attention. Her speech is relatively childish, often employing simple words and sentences. She also often adds verbal tics like Nnnaaaaa~ and Nanora in her words. She also refers to herself in third person. Her actual personality behind the cuteness is revealed to be quite mischievous, borderline sadistic, competitive and quite composed. She likes to tease other hololive members by using her cute acts to try to get under their skin. If she is frustrated, her almost childlike frustration comes out in the form of her motor mouth, where she starts rapidly talking about all sorts of things, usually in relation to what is going on.
Her fanbase is officially called “Luknights” (ルーナイト) (Luna + Knights), giving the fans the image of a group of knights that answer to the Princess of Sweets herself. Luna is quite avid gamer. Her favorite games are retro games and RPGs. Luna has a very good game sense, displayed in her ability to quickly pick up on a game’s mechanic. She is considered as one of the best Dark Souls players in hololive. Luna is known to be a very patient gamer, able to maintain her composure. She is able to repeat a failed part for hours without showing extreme frustration. Luna also does piano streams. Her representative emote is a piece of candy.
As always all the blue and green lines are just construction lines and will be erased later so do not push on your pencil too much ^_^ I will try to be super efficient with the text so will only describe steps that require some explanation.
Make sure to leave enough free space on paper for next steps. You can see how much space you will need from the size of the paper on this picture.
Lighten all the construction lines by “stamping” the kneaded eraser on the paper. Make sure to refer to the picture bellow as you need to ink only some parts of the construction lines.
Wait till the ink is nice and dry and erase all the construction lines.
To add colors, make sure to sketch the color outlines with the right color or pencil first.
If your goal is to become a real Mangaka and design your own manga characters make sure to try to draw Himemori Luna from memory several times. Always compare the drawing to the original and correct any mistakes you see. Do this till you are happy with the result. It doesn’t have to look exactly the same, don’t sweat the details. The point is that you get the main shapes right and that it looks good. This is the best way to build a huge library of manga shapes in your memory that you can use to draw and design your own manga characters ^-^.
Draw with passion! ^_^
Hiroshi (drawing by Bianchi)