Magibon

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Magibon
Born Margaret Lillian Adams
(1986-08-09) August 9, 1986 (age 30)
West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
Known for Vlogging
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Website youtube.com/MRirian
Internet information
Web alias(es) Magibon, MRirian, Magichan2007
Web hosting service(s) YouTube, EdgeSNS.com[1]
Signature phrase Minna-san, Konnichiwa! Magibon desu (皆さんこんにちはマギボンです Hello everyone, I'm Magibon?)

Margaret Lillian Adams (born August 9, 1986), better known by her stage name Magibon, is an American Internet personality and YouTube celebrity on the video-sharing website YouTube.[2][3][4][5]

Biography[edit]

Magibon was born in Florida, but has lived in Santa Monica,California as of 2017.Cite error: A <ref> tag is missing the closing </ref> (see the help page). Magibon has been featured in the Japanese Weekly Playboy magazine, appearing in the February 25, 2008,[6] April 14, 2008,[7] 12/19 May 2008[8] and November 10, 2008[9] issues.

In April 2008, Magibon was invited to be interviewed by the Japanese Internet TV company GyaO and flown to Japan to make her debut appearance on internet TV program Midtown TV in which she met her idol, Mari Yaguchi of Hello! Project.[5][10] A fan event was scheduled for April 12, 2008 by USEN (the owner of GyaO), but this was canceled due to security concerns following the receipt of a number of threatening emails.[11]

In October 2008, Magibon was invited to the 21st Tokyo International Film Festival, and appeared at the world premiere of the film Blue Symphony in Roppongi on October 22, 2008.[12] Magibon featured as a voice actress in the film.[13][14]

Magibon returned to Japan in November 2008, appearing at the "YouTube Live Tokyo" event at Studio Coast in Tokyo on November 23 alongside other YouTube personalities and musicians such as BoA and Kreva.[15][16]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 株式会社ティー・オーエンタテインメント (PDF) (in Japanese). EdgeSNS.com. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  2. ^ The Japan Times: "Introducing Magibon, Japan's YouTube darling" (December 18, 2008), by Mark Schilling. Retrieved on December 19, 2008.
  3. ^ Who's Who On YouTube? – G4TV
  4. ^ Farivar, Cyrus. "Unclear if latest YouTube craze has deep sociological meaning". Machinist. Salon.com. Retrieved 2010-02-04. 
  5. ^ a b www.gyao.jp (Japanese) Archived June 11, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Weekly Playboy February 25, 2008 issue contents. Retrieved on October 28, 2008. (Japanese)
  7. ^ Weekly Playboy April 14, 2008 issue contents. Retrieved on October 28, 2008. (Japanese)
  8. ^ Weekly Playboy 12/19 May 2008 issue contents. Retrieved on October 28, 2008. (Japanese)
  9. ^ Weekly Playboy November 10, 2008 issue contents. Retrieved on December 4, 2008. (Japanese)
  10. ^ "謎のYouTube美少女“マギボン”がついに生出演!" (Mysterious YouTube girl "Magibon" finally makes a live appearance!) (April 9, 2008). Retrieved on October 28, 2008. (Japanese)
  11. ^ Cite error: The named reference jcast20080414 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  12. ^ Hochi Shimbun: “第2のリア・ディゾン”マギボン「温暖化気になる」 (Magibon, the next Leah Dizon, "concerned about global warming") (October 23, 2008). Retrieved on October 28, 2008 (Japanese) Archived October 26, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  13. ^ Mainichi Shimbun: "マギボン:“黒船2号”はリアのファンだった" (Magibon - the next American import - is a fan of Leah) (October 23, 2008). Retrieved on October 28, 2008. (Japanese) Archived October 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  14. ^ 21st Tokyo International Film Festival: Blue Symphony
  15. ^ J-Cast News: "「YouTube」主催のライブイベント 2000人招待" (2,000 invited to live event staged by YouTube) (October 27, 2008). Retrieved on October 29, 2008. (Japanese)
  16. ^ Mainichi Shimbun: "<ユーチューブ>初のライブ開催 視聴1位の謎の美少女・マギボンの日本好き生素顔も" (November 23, 2008)[dead link]. Retrieved on December 5, 2008. (Japanese)

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