As previously announced, the Anime adaptation of the Manga written by akasaka and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari, Oshi no Ko (My Star), a special event was organized to reveal the latest information about the project. During that event it was announced that the series will premiere in April 2023 on TV stations in Japan 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 revealed as well as new members of the voice cast.
Rie Takahashi (Megumin enters Konosuba!) from Ai Hoshino.
Take Otsuka (Collod in BEARS) as Aqua Hoshino and a rookie voice actress Yuri Igoma as Ruby Hoshino.
Kento Itō (Nifuji Hirotaka i Wotaku and Koi wa Muzukashii) like Gorou and Tomoyo Takayanagi (Mikan Hinatsuki enters Mazoku Machikado) as Sarah.
It should be remembered that this adaptation will be carried out for the first time in a block of 90 minutes (1 hour and 30 minutes), although it should be noted that TV commercials are included in the length of the block. In addition, the distribution in the West will be in the hands of the platform HIDIVE.
Akasaka and Yokoyari began publishing the manga in the magazine. Young Jump of the Week from the publisher Shueisha in April 2020. akasaka (Kaguya-sama: Love is War) he writes while Mengo Yokoyari (Kuzu is Honkai) to perform it, and the work exceeds 2 million accumulated copies that were already in circulation.
- Daisuke Hiramaki (Watashi and Tenshi ga Maiorita!, Asteroid Koisuru, Selection Project) is in charge of directing the project in the studios Kobo dog with the assistance of Saori Tachibana (Kawaii dake and Nai Shikimori-san, Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai and Hanashi).
- Jin Tanaka (Tokyo Ghoul, Maou Gakuin or Futekigousha, Yesterday wo Utatte) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Hiram’s can (Kanojo, Okarishimasu, Selection Project) is in charge of character design and animation direction.
Summary of Oshi no Ko
Ai Hoshino is a talented and beautiful 16-year-old idol who is adored by her fans. She is the personification of purity, but not all that glitters gold… Gorou Honda is a gynecologist from a rural area and a big fan of Ai. So, when the pregnant idol shows up at his hospital, he doesn’t worry. Gorou promises him a safe delivery, but little does he know that an encounter with a mysterious person would lead to an untimely death, or so he thought. Opening his eyes, Gorou finds himself in the womb of his beloved idol and discovers that he has been reborn as Aquamarine Hoshino, Ai’s newborn son! With his life turned upside down, Gorou discovers that show business is full of thorns, and that talent does not always succeed. Will he be able to protect the smile of his beloved idol?