Oshi no Ko is a well-known manga series written by Aka Akasaka and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari. Furthermore, you can estimate how good this manga was by the fact that it won several popular manga awards, including the “Next Manga Award” and the “Kodansha Manga Award.”
As a result, fans were very desperate for its anime adaptation and eager to experience its wonderful story about a female idol. On the other hand, Oshi no Ko will premiere in April 2023.
Officials recently released the main trailer for the Oshi no Ko anime series, as well as the opening song artists. So it is a great opportunity for us to know more about its animation and character design by watching the trailer.
Also, it is very important for us to know about the theme song of the series, especially when the series is focused on music and idols. So let’s get straight to this informative news and get all of your answers regarding Oshi no Ko.
Oshi no Ko Main Trailer and Release Date
As you know, this series will premiere in April 2023, which was already announced by officials on December 19, 2023. Moreover, this series will be released on a well-known streaming platform, Hulu.
On February 19, 2023, the main trailer of the Oshi no Ko anime was finally released on the series’ official YouTube channel, anime_osginoko.
Furthermore, they also announced that the first episodes of the series will be 1 hour longer and will initially be released in theaters. According to the announcement, the series premiered in Japanese theaters on March 17, 2023, and was later released in different countries across the world.
Theme song, Cast, and Staff of Oshi no Ko
While watching the main trailer of Oshi no Ko, you will also get a brief preview of the series’ opening theme song. While, “Idol” is the opening theme song of the Oshi no Ko series, performed by Yoasobi. However, its ending theme song is yet to be revealed officials but we hope they will do that soon.
On the other hand, the majority of the series’ cast and crew have already been revealed by the official in their previous announcement.
Here are the casts of the series:
- Rie Takahashi provides the voice for Ai Hoshino.
- Takeo Otsuka provides the voice for Aquamarine Hoshino.
- Yumi Uchiyama provides the voice for Aquamarine Hoshino (young).
- Yurie Igoma provides the voice for Ruby Hoshino.
- Kent Ito provide voice for Goro.
- Megumi Han provides the voice for Kana Arima.
- Tomoyo Takayanagi provides the voice for Sarina.
Here are the staffs of the series:
- Director: Daisuke Hiramaki
- Series Composition: Jin Tanaka
- Script: Jin Tanaka
- Music: Takuro Iga
- Character Design: Kanna Hirayama
- Color design: Kei Ishiguro
- Art Director: Tetsuya Usami (Studio Easter)
- Assistant Director: Chao Nekotomi
- Sound Director: Takeshi Takadera
- Editing: Kentarou Tsubone
Moreover, the Oshi no Ko anime will be produced by Doga Kobo. Monthly girl Nozaki kun, Plastic Memories, Technoroid Overmind, Shikiimori’s not just a cutie, Saint Cecilia and Pastor Lawrence, and so on.
The Oshi no Ko manga series was created by Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari. Aka Akasaka wrote the story of the series, while Mengo Yokoyari illustrated it. Furthermore, Mengo is the one who illustrates another well-known series, Scum’s wish.
Oshi no Ko means “her fans” or “their idol’s children.”
Rie Takahashi provides her voice for Ai Hoshino in the upcoming anime, Oshi no Ko. She is a popular voice artist and provides her voice for several main characters in popular series. Her best-known works are Megumin (KonoSuba), Emilia (Re Zero), Takagi (Teasing Master Takagi san), Sumi Sakurasawa (Rent a Girlfriend), and so on.
Oshi is the short form of Oshimem, whose English meaning is support member. In Japanese idol culture, Oshi is generally used for the fans of female idols.
Source: Oshi no Ko Anime Official Website: ichigoproduction.com