OSHI NO KO, this season’s most anticipated anime, is still on top of our weekly anime ranking after Kana Arima’s return episode, and it’s the show’s 3rd win in a row. 18,830 people voted, and it took 7.67% of the votes. That’s a continuing drop, although understandable considering how hype the premiere episode was. Behind it was Hell’s Paradise, which jumped ahead of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Swordsmith Village Arc, with MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES keeping its 4th spot and VINLAND SAGA Season 2 entering the top 5. Check out the top 10 graphic below:
Top 10 Anime of the Week 4 | Spring 2023 – OSHI NO KO Premiere Tops Ranking For 3rd Time
The biggest jumps came from KAMIKATSU: Working For God in a Godless World and The Legendary Hero is Dead! Both of the shows increased their ranks by over 10 spots and entered the top 10.
OSHI NO KO anime is based on the manga written by Aka Akasaka (Kaguya-sama: Love is War) and illustrated by Mengo Yokari (Scum’s Wish). It is animated by studio Doga Kobo, with Daisuke Hiramaki as the director and Saori Tachibana as the assistant director. Kanna Hirayama is adapting the character designs from the manga, while YOASOBI performs the opening song titled “Idol”. Rie Takahashi voices the popular idol Ai Hoshino.
The anime is streaming exclusively on HiDIVE, and they describe the story:
Dr. Goro is reborn as the son of the young starlet Ai Hoshino after her delusional stalker murders him. Now, he wants to help his new mother rise to the top, but what can a child do about the dark underbelly of the entertainment industry?
You can vote for next week, or check out Rie Takahashi recreating Ai Hoshino’s performance!
Source: Anime Corner Ranking
© Aka Akasaka x Mengo Yokoyari / Shueisha, “OSHI NO KO” Partners