Oshi no Ko Anime Announced with Main Staff, Teaser Visual

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An anime adaptation of the Oshi no Ko manga, which is written by Kaguya-sama: Love is War’s Aka Akasaki, has been announced with Doga Kobo as the animation production company.

Daisuke Hiramaki (Selection Project, Asteroid in Love) is directing the show with Chao Nekotomi (Shikimori’s Not Just A Cutie opening director and storyboarder, Selection Project Episode 7 dance part director and storyboarder et al.) as assistant director. Kanna Hirayama (Selection Project, Rent-A-Girlfriend) is the character designer, while Jin Tanaka (Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club, Laid-Back Camp) is the series composer.

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Drawn by Mengo Yokoyari and published by Shueisha, the Oshi no Ko manga series began in 2020 and will release its eighth tankoubon volume on June 17, 2022. It is serialized in Weekly Young Jump and published under the Young Jump Comics label.

Manga Plus describes the premise as:

“In the world of showbiz, lies are weapons.” Goro works as an OB-GYN in the countryside, a life far removed from the entertainment industry. Meanwhile, his favorite idol, Ai Hoshino, has begun her climb to stardom. The two meet in the “worst possible way,” setting the gears of fate in motion! The amazing Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari team up to depict the world of showbiz from a completely new perspective in this shocking series!


Source: Oshi no Ko website

After several years of writing for local video game sites, Melvyn currently dedicates his focus to writing news content and the occasional review for Anime Trending. When he's not gaming, painting miniatures, or watching anime, he can be found self-learning Japanese.
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