The TV anime adaptation of Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari’s popular manga, Oshi no Ko, is getting all the attention and hype from fans. Here are the details regarding Oshi no Ko, including its trailer, release date, studio, staff, cast, and other updates!
This article will be updated with new information as and when they are made available.
What Is Oshi no Ko About?
Ai Hoshino is a 16-year-old pop idol who is loved by her fans. She is beautiful and talented and is the perfect embodiment of a pure maiden.
However, things are not how they appear. Gorou Amemiya is Ai’s big fan and also a gynecologist.
He is shocked when a pregnant Ai arrives at his hospital. He promises that he will ensure a safe delivery for the idol.
However, Gorou encounters a mystical figure and ends up dead. When he opens his eyes, he is on the lap of his favorite idol.
Gorou learns that he has reincarnated as Aquamarine Hoshino, who is Ai’s newborn baby son. Moreover, he also finds out that the life of a pop idol is quite challenging.
The pop idol industry is a world where things are not always fair and talent doesn’t guarantee success.
Can Aquamarine ensure that his mother is happy? In this journey, he meets an unexpected ally.
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Oshi no Ko Anime Release Date
It has been confirmed that the Oshi no Ko anime is set to debut in April 2023. However, there is no official release date for Oshi no Ko Episode 1 yet.
What we do know is that the first episode will be an extended 90-minute release.
Oshi no Ko Episode 1 will play in advanced screenings at cinemas in Japan from March 17, 2023.
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Oshi no Ko Staff and Cast
Rie Takahashi, who is known for voicing Emilia in Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-, is voicing the idol, Ai Hoshino. Other cast members of the series are as follows:
- Takeo Otsuka (Hyouma Kunato in Mononogatari) as Aquamarine Hoshino
- Yumi Uchiyama (Rudeus Greyrat in Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation) as young Aquamarine Hoshino
- Kento Itou (Souma Mizuno in Fire in His Fingertips: My Childhood Friend is a Fireman) as Goro
- Tomoyo Takayanagi (Mira Konohata in Asteroid in Love) as Sarina
- Yurie Igoma as Ruby Hoshino
Here is the staff in charge of the Oshi no Ko anime:
- Director: Daisuke Hiramaki
- Character Design: Kanna Hirayama
- Assistant Director: Chao Nekotomi
- Series Composition: Jin Tanaka
Oshi no Ko Anime Trailer
Oshi no Ko's first teaser trailer showcases the additional characters and their voice cast members. The teaser video has also confirmed that the anime is set to start airing in April 2023.
Oshi no Ko Manga Synopsis
Manga Plus, who officially releases the digital copy of the English version of the Oshi no Ko manga, describes the series' plot as follows:
"In the world of showbiz, lies are weapons." Goro works as an OB-GYN in the countryside, a life far removed from the entertainment industry.
Meanwhile, his favorite idol, Ai Hoshino, has begun her climb to stardom. The two meet in the "worst possible way," setting the gears of fate in motion!
The amazing Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari team up to depict the world of showbiz from a completely new perspective in this shocking series!
Which Studio Is Animating Oshi no Ko?
Doga Kobo is producing the anime adaptation of Oshi no Ko. Established in 1973, Doga Kobo has worked on several renowned anime titles such as YuruYuri, Himouto! Umaru-chan, My Senpai Is Annoying, and Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie.
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