Oshi no Ko anime revealed a teaser trailer, key visual, and additional cast during a special program held on Sunday. Takeo Otsuka as Aquamarine Hoshino, Yurie Igoma as Ruby Hoshino, Kento Ito as Goro, Tomoyo Takayanagi as Sarina, and Yumi Uchiyama as the young Aquamarine. All announced cast appeared in the teaser visual. The anime is slated to premiere in April 2023.
Daisuke Hiramaki (Selection Project) is directing the anime with Saori Tachibana (Wasteful Days of High School Girls) as assistant director. Jin Tanaka (Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club) is supervising the scripts and Kanna Hirayama (Rent-a-Girlfriend) is doing the character designs. The Oshi no Ko anime previously announced its first visual in June and its first cast member Rie Takahashi in October. The new key visual commemorates the early screening of the first episode in Japanese theatres:
Oshi no Ko is 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 has been serializing the series since April 23, 2020. Currently, the manga has 8 volumes with the 10th volume coming in January 2023.
Yen Press licensed the manga in English and describes the first volume as:
Gorou is a gynecologist and idol fan who’s in shock after his favorite star, Ai, announces an impromptu hiatus. Little does Gorou realize that he’s about to forge a bond with her that defies all common sense! Lies are an idol’s greatest weapon in this outrageous manga from Aka Akasaka (Kaguya-sama: Love is War) and Mengo Yokoyari (Scum’s Wish).
Source: Official Twitter, Special Broadcast
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