The next year is packed with a lot of upcoming anime. However, this new anime is already very famous. While the release date for the series might seem far away, it is almost impossible for fans to hold in their excitement. Oshi No Ko Anime is coming soon, and it will be a blast, just like the manga series. Considering the success of the manga, there is no doubt that fans are expecting the same level of quality from the anime adaptation. Fans on Twitter have been making memes or sharing posts about the anime series, ready to show excitement! So, here is everything that you need to know.
Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari initially launched the same name manga in April 2020. The manga also won first place in the “Next Manga Awards” in 2017. Furthermore, it also won another award for the Best General Manga Category in the Kodansha Manga Awards in 2022. It also has several nominations. Seeing how popular and well-received the manga series is, there exist high hopes for its anime adaptation as well. So, keep reading to find out more.
Oshi No Ko Anime: Official Announcement
A live-stream event for the Oshi No Ko manga series was revealed in the anime’s teaser trailer, along with more cast members and characters for the series. The live stream also announced the release date for the anime. Furthermore, an exciting piece of news was also shared. The information states that an extended 90-minute version of the anime’s first episode will play in an advance screening at cinemas all over Japan on March 17, 2023.
The cast members include Rei Takahashi playing the character of the idol Ai. Takeo Otsuka will be playing the role of Aqua, while Yurie Igoma will play the character of Ruby. Kent Ito will be voicing the character of Igo, and Tomoya Takayanagi will be the character of Sarina. Yumi Uchiyama will also be joining the cast as a young Aqua. Daisuke Hiramaki will be directing the series alongside Chao Nekotomi. Jin Tanaka will be responsible for handling the scripts of the series. Kanna Hirayama will be the character designer.
Yen Press will be licensing the manga. According to Yen Press, the series is about a gynecologist and idol fan, Gorou, who is in shock after his favorite idol, Ai, announces a hiatus. But Gorou does not know that he is about to form a very close bond with Ai, which defies all common sense. Coming from the makers of Kaguya-same, this manga has an existing lot of fans.
Thus, the makers are in a tough position. If not as good, the story might not get the same recognition as the parallel anime. But Oshi No Ko manga’s fans have faith that the love tale will get the deserved viewing.
Oshi No Ko Anime: Release Date
HIDIVE will be streaming the series, and the anime will release in April 2023. Crunchyroll is expected to bring the anime to the floors. Are you looking forward to watching this anime adaptation? Keep reading The Anime Daily Intel for more updates and announcements.