The upcoming anime Oshi no Ko revealed a new visual teaser and Ai Hoshino’s voice actress: Rie Takahashi. The first episode of the anime will also air in an extended 90-minute time slot. The anime is set to premiere in 2023 with Doga Kobo Studio animating the series.
Oshi no Kois a manga series written by Aka Akasaka (Kaguya-sama: Love is war) and illustrated by Mengo Yokari (Scum’s Wish). Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump serialized the series since April 23, 2020. The manga currently has 8 volumes, with the 9th volume coming out on October 19. The manga has sold over a million copies as of April 2021 and is also among the top 10 manga fans want to see animated in this year’s AnimeJapan.
Daisuke Hiramaki (Choice project) directed with Saori Tachibana (High school girls’ wasteful days) as assistant director. Jin Tanaka (I love life! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club) directed the scripts and Kanna Hirayama(HiringZgirlfriend) does the character design. Oshi no Ko previously announced its first preview in June.
Yen Press licensed the manga in English and described the first volume as:
Goru is a gynecologist and idol fan who is shocked when his favorite star Ai announces an impromptu hiatus. Little does Goru realize that he is about to form a relationship with her that defies all common sense! Lies are an idol’s most powerful weapon in this outrageous manga by Aka Akasaka (Kaguya-sama: Love is War) and Mengo Yokoyari (Scum’s Wish).
© Akasaka Aka x Mengo Yokoyari / Shueisha