Oshi No Ko manga is one of the best seinen manga written by Aka Akasaka and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari. Since they released its anime adaptation in 2023, Oshi no Ko has become more popular among fans.
You can estimate how successful its anime adaptation is by the fact that it got a total of 12 nominations in the Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2024. There are plenty of reasons behind its huge success, such as its top-notch songs, attractive anime characters, captivating storyline, and so on.
As a result, the officials decided to take its popularity to another level and announce its live-action adaptations, including a film and a television drama series. So let’s get straight to this informative news and find out everything about the live-action movie and television anime adaptation of the Oshi No Ko manga.
Oshi No Ko Manga Getting Live Action Film and Television Drama Adaptation
On January 24, 2024, the officials announced that the Oshi no Ko manga is getting a live-action film adaptation and a television drama adaptation in 2024. Amazon and Toei Animation team up with each other to produce a live-action version of the Oshi no Ko manga.
On one hand, Toe Animation will release the Oshi no ko live-action film in theaters. On the other hand, Amazon will release the Oshi no ko live action drama on their streaming platform, called Amazon Prime Video Japan. They will release both adaptations in winter 2024; however, they have yet to reveal their exact release dates.
As soon as we get any further information regarding its exact theatrical release and staff details, we will immediately share it with you.
Cast of the Oshi No Ko Live Action Film and Television Drama Adaptation
On the same date they announced its live action projects, the official also released a photo of its main cast. This teaser visual includes six talented Japanese actors and actresses who will portray the roles of the series’ main characters.
Here are the main cast members who will work on the upcoming live-action version of the Oshi no Ko manga:
- Asuka Saito will portray the role of Ai. She is a former member of a popular Japanese idol group, “Nogizaka 46 Idol,” and also works in a popular drama series, “Tomorrow, I Will Be Someone’s Girlfriend.”
- Nagisa Saito will portray Ruby’s role. She is also a former member of a popular fan-favorite idol group, “LOVE Idol,” and is working for the first time on an anime live-action.
- Kaito Sakurai will portray the role of Aqua. He is a well-known Japanese actor who worked on a popular live-action film, “Kimi Ni Todoke.”.
- Nanoka Hara will portray the role of Kana Arima. She is a popular Japanese figure who provides the voice for Suzume. She is also worked on the Wave Listen to Me live action series.
- Mizuki Kayashima will portray the role of Akane Kurokawa. She played a supporting role in a recent release drama series, “The Best Teacher: 1 Year Later, I Was Bullied by a Student.”
- Ano will portray the role of Memcho. She is a very popular theme song artist who brings popular anime songs to several series such as Chainsaw Man, Tiger and Bunny, Kuromi Pretty Journey, and so on.
That’s it for the post! We hope you found this informative news to be useful and know about the upcoming live-action projects of the Oshi No Ko manga. Stay tuned for the latest anime news and upcoming live-action adaptations.
Frequently Asked Questions:
They are all set to release the 2nd season of the Oshi No Ko anime series sometime in 2024. However, they have yet to reveal its exact release date.
You can read the Japanese version of this popular manga on Weekly Young Jump at Shueisha. On the other hand, you can read its English version on Young Jump comics at Yen Press. It currently has a total of 13 volumes, and they just released its 13th volume on November 17, 2023.