Imagine a world where idols sparkle, but shadows lurk beneath the glitter. The anime adaptation of "Oshi no Ko," crafted by Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari, captures this beautifully. This story weaves together the allure and pitfalls of the entertainment industry.

Unveiling the New Promotional Video and Release Date

Excitement buzzes as the second season's promotional video drops. Mark your calendars for July 3 in Japan! The video teases the opening theme, "Fatal," performed by GEMN, setting the stage for an electrifying continuation.

Fresh Faces in the Voice Cast

  • Ayane Sakura as Abiki Samejima
  • Daisuke Ono as GOA

New characters add depth to the story, with Ayane Sakura voicing the creator of "Tokyo Blade" manga and Daisuke Ono as its stage adaptation's screenwriter. These additions promise rich, new layers to the narrative.

Reflecting on the First Season and the Manga's Journey

The debut season aired eleven episodes, with HIDIVE bringing it to Western audiences. The manga, which started in Weekly Young Jump in April 2020, is penned by Aka Akasaka (known for "Kaguya-sama: Love is War") and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari (of "Kuzu no Honkai" fame).

Behind the Scenes: Voice Cast and Production Team

The main voice cast includes:

  • Takeo Ootsuka as Aquamarine Hoshino
  • Yurie Igoma as Ruby Hoshino
  • Megumi Han as Kana Arima
  • Manaka Iwami as Akane Kurokawa
  • Rie Takahashi as Ai Hoshino
  • Rumi Ookubo as MEM-cho

The production team boasts:

  • Daisuke Hiramaki overseeing project management
  • Saori Tachibana assisting in project management
  • Jin Tanaka handling scriptwriting and supervision
  • Kanna Hirayama directing character design and animation

Synopsis: A Tale of Glitter and Shadows

Sixteen-year-old idol Ai Hoshino embodies perfection and innocence, adored by fans. Yet, beneath her shining exterior lies a darker truth. Gorou Honda, a rural gynecologist and avid fan, encounters Ai when she arrives at his hospital pregnant. Promising a safe delivery, Gorou's world turns upside down when he's mysteriously killed, only to be reborn as Ai's son, Aquamarine Hoshino. Navigating this new life, Gorou discovers the entertainment industry's thorns and struggles to protect Ai's radiant smile.

Conclusion: Anticipating the New Season

The second season's upcoming release promises to delve deeper into the captivating world of "Oshi no Ko." With new characters, an engaging storyline, and a stellar production team, fans have much to look forward to. Share this update and spread the anticipation for the dazzling return of "Oshi no Ko"!

Source: Comic Natalie


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