As previously announced, the anime adaptation of the manga was written by also known as Akaka and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari, Oshi no Ko (My star), held a special event to unveil the latest information about the project. During this event, it was announced that the series will premiere on TV channels in Japan in April 2023, and a new promotional video for the project was shared.

On the other hand, a new promotional image of the series was shared.

New character designs were also revealed, as well as new voice cast members.

Rie Takahashi (Megumin a Konosuba!) as Ai Hoshino.

Takeo Otsuka (Collot a beast stars) as Aqua Hoshino and rookie voice actor Yurie Igoma as Ruby Hoshino.

Kento Itō (Nifuji Hirotaka in Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii) like Gorou and Tomoyo Takayanagi (Mikan Hinatsuki in Machikado Mazoku) as Sarah.

It should be remembered that this adaptation will debut with a first episode in a 90-minute block (1 hour and 30 minutes), although it should be noted that the block's duration includes television commercials. In addition, distribution in the West will be in the hands of the platform HIDE.

Akasaka and Yokoyari started publishing the manga in the magazine. Weekly jump from the publisher shueisha in April 2020. also known as Akaka (Kaguya-sama: Love is war) writes it Mengo Yokoyari (Kuzu no Honkai) illustrates this, and the work already has more than 2 million cumulative copies in circulation.

production team

  • Daisuke Hiramaki (Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!, Koisuru Asteroid, Selection Project) leads the project in the studios Doga Kobo with the help of Saori Tachibana (Kawaii Dake ja Nai Shikimori-san, Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi).
  • Jin Tanaka (Tokyo Ghoul, Maou Gakuin no Futekigousha, Yesterday wo Utatte) is responsible for writing and supervising the screenplays.
  • Kanna Hirayama (Kanojo, Okarishimasu, Selection Project) is responsible for character design and animation direction.

Summary of Oshi no Ko

16-year-old Ai Hoshino is a talented and beautiful idol who is adored by her fans. She is the embodiment of purity, but all that glitters is not gold... Gorou Honda is a rural gynecologist and a big fan of Ai. When the pregnant idol turns up in his hospital, he is more than surprised. Gorou promises him a safe delivery, but little does he know that an encounter with a mysterious figure will lead to his untimely death, or so he thought. Gorou opens his eyes to find himself in the womb of his beloved idol and discovers that he has been reincarnated as Aquamarine Hoshino, Ai's newborn son! As his world is turned upside down, Gorou soon discovers that show business is full of thorns and that talent doesn't always lead to success. Will he be able to keep the smile of his beloved idol?

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