Oshi No Ko Anime Release Date Is Announced

The best idol genre will come soon. The official already unveiled the Oshi no Ko anime release date. But what makes it so different from other idol anime series?

Of course, it is because there is a reincarnation premise. We have our share of reincarnation anime all the time. Reincarnate as a kid in another world, as a spider, or as a slime.

But what if you are reincarnated as the child of your idol? You have no cheat whatsoever other than the superior gene that will make you have an above-average look.

That’s what this anime is about. A doctor dies after knowing that his favorite idol is pregnant despite still being 16 years old. Unknown to him, he just reincarnates as her baby. Not only that, it turns out he has a twin sister which also a reincarnate.

Oshi No Ko
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Later, they will know the glamour world of showbiz, as well as the darkness, surrounding it. The anime about the idol industry that you aren’t aware of is awaiting!

Oshi No Ko Anime Release Date

The official released the television anime adaptation announcement on June 10, 2022, JST. They released a teaser visual as well as staff at the same time.

Oshi No Ko anime release date
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The moment the announcement was made, the official Twitter was flooded with followers. Just less than one day, they already hit 55,555 followers. Not only that, they became a hot topic on Twitter in one day.

Six months later, they revealed the date of the broadcast which happens to be April 2023. There is still no information about the exact date yet.

But there is another good news, the first episode will receive extended time for 90 minutes. Moreover, the pre-screening will be broadcast in the theater on March 17, 2023.

Oshi no Ko Trailer

They released the trailer on December 11, 2022. With a grim atmosphere contrary to the visual teaser which is a happy family, we can expect that this anime is not a walk in the park.

Doga Kobo studio will be in charge of production with Daisuke Hiramaki as a director. Character design will be drawn by Kanna Hirayama, while Jin Tanaka writes the script. Unfortunately, the one in charge of music is still TBA. It is a bit weird because the anime will involve a lot of songs.

The cast of the series was also revealed on December 11, 2022, at the same time as the Oshi no Ko anime release date announcement. There are 6 casts so far, they include:

  • Takeo Ootsuka as Hoshino Aquamarine
  • Yurie Igoma as Hoshino Ruby
  • Rie Takahashi as Hoshino Ai
  • Ito Kento as Goro
  • Takayanagi Tomoyo as Sarina
  • Uchiyama Yumi as Aquamarine (child)
Oshi No Ko key visual
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Oshi no Ko manga

Oshi no Ko was based on the manga series of the same name written by Aka Akasaka and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari. The manga started its serialization in April 2020 and compiled into nine volumes as of October 2022.

The manga series is a big hit with a total of 3 million copies in circulation as of October 2022. They have many awards as well in different categories.

With how well-received the manga is, fans expected the manga to get an anime adaptation sooner or later. But, now, it really happens and we will see it animated in spring 2023!


Oshi no Ko will bring a different light to the idol anime we know. Usually, the genre emphasizes a struggle for each member. How they overcome their shortcoming, how to make themselves better as idols, and so on.

But, Oshi no Ko will focus on how the Japanese entertainment industry works. Don’t expect it to be like a flowery garden. When the story goes further, we realize that it is closer to the swamp than ever. But, it isn’t like the story will be glorified depression either.

Now that Oshi no Ko already unveiled the release date, we just have to wait patiently. Will it become a success or it turn out to be a failure? To know that, just stay tuned for future anime updates on Animefleek!

FAQs about Oshi No Ko Anime Release Date

When will Oshi no Ko premiere?

It will debut in April 2023. Though the exact date is still TBA.

What makes Oshi no Ko different than other idol anime?

Usually, the idol genre emphasizes a struggle for each member. But, Oshi no Ko will focus on how Japanese entertainment works.

How many episodes will Oshi no Ko have?

The anime will have 12 episodes.

Who is the author of Oshi no Ko?

Mengo Yokoyari is the author.

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