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I'm Die, Thank You Forever is a memorable quote spoken by Hololive Virtual YouTuber Inugami Korone during a November 2020 stream of the bomb defusal video game Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes with VTuber Mori Calliope right before the bomb explodes on them both. The phrase became notably popular among Korone and Hololive fans in general over the next six months, inspiring art and memes referencing it and becoming a common catchphrase used to express excitement.
On November 27th, 2020, virtual Hololive YouTuber Korone hosted a livestream with Calliope during which the two played Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, a game where one player must tell the other how to defuse a bomb under a time limit using a manual. Around timestamp 22:05, Korone fails to defuse the bomb in time. Before it explodes she says, in broken English, "Oh, I'm die. Thank you forever," followed by the explosion (shown below). The stream gained over 700,000 views in seven months.
The scene quickly spread over the course of the day. On that day, the isolated clip was uploaded to YouTube channel dloow, titled, "Oh, I'm die. Thank you forever," garnering over 1.9 million views in the same rough span of time. It was shared to /r/HoloLive the same day, garnering over 6,500 upvotes.
On November 28th, 2020, YouTuber Angelo Geon posted a Change Da World… My Final Message edit referencing the clip, garnering over 241,000 views in seven months (shown below). They also shared the video on Twitter, garnering over 3,100 retweets and 8,000 likes in the same span of time.
On the same day, Redditor u/O_Hazardous_O posted fan art based on the stream titled, "I’m die, thank you forever!" to /r/HoloLive, garnering over 7,400 upvotes in seven months (shown below). The quote continued to grow in popularity on the subreddit and among Hololive fans online, often used as a post title or caption in reaction to content, meant to convey excitement.
On December 3rd, YouTuber Yobio posted an animation reimagining the scene, garnering over 1.2 million views in six months (shown below).
On May 3rd, 2021, Redditor u/Foodxfoodph posted an image macro to /r/Hololive combining a YouTube notification showing that Korone liked their comment, and a screenshot from the "Change Da World" edit as a reaction, garnering over 5,200 upvotes in a month (shown below, left). On May 4th, Redditor u/Freehabano posted a meme simping over Hololive Vtuber Takanashi Kiara, titled, "Feet ✅,See Trough blouse✅,Belly and Thigs✅ and finally Neko ears✅, I’m die thank you forever 😍," notably using the phrase to convey excitement (shown below, right). The post gained over 3,500 upvotes in a month.