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Oshi no Ko film and live-action series announced on Amazon Prime



image of Oshi no Ko live-action series on Amazon Prime

The anime series adaptation of the manga Oshi no Ko (My Star) by Akasaka Aka with illustrations by Mengo Yokoyari was one of the most popular animes of 2023 and it has now been announced that there will not only be a live-action film but also a live-action series that will be shown on Amazon Prime.

You can see a photo with the cast above. A Toei is responsible for distributing the live-action film in theaters and the live-action series of Oshi no Ko will debut on Amazon Prime globally in “Winter 2024.”

In the cast we find it from left to right in the photo above:

  • Nagisa Saitō (ex =LOVE) as Ruby
  • Asuka Saitō (ex-Nogizaka46, live-action Tomorrow, I Will Be Someone’s Girlfriend) as Ai
  • Kaito Sakurai (live-action Blue Spring Ride, Vivant) as Aqua
  • Nanoka Hara (Suzume, live-action Wave, Listen to Me!) as Kana Arima
  • Mizuki Kayashima (Saikō no Kyōshi: 1-nen-go, Watashi wa Seito ni ■ Sareta) as Akane Kurokawa
  • year (Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction, themes from Tiger & Bunny 2, Chainsaw Man) as Memcho

Such as we reported previously A second season of the anime series is in production Oshi no Ko which will debut in 2024.

Animation is the responsibility of the studio (New Game!, Ikebukuro West Gate Park), the direction is Daisuke Hiramaki (Selection Project) and Chao Nekotomi (Love is Like a Cocktail), the script is by Jin Tanaka (The Misfit of Demon King Academy) and character design is the responsibility of Kanna Hirayama (Rent-A-Girlfriend).

Akasaka Aka began his career as an assistant to the manga creators Deadman Wonderland and was designed to star with its manga Kaguya-sama: Love is War (Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen) which was adapted into an anime.

Synopsis of Oshi no Ko

16-year-old Ai Hoshino is a beautiful and talented idol who is adored by her fans. She is the epitome of purity, but not all that glitters is gold… Gorou Honda is a gynecologist from a rural area and a big fan of Ai. So when the pregnant idol shows up at her hospital, he’s more than a little perplexed. Gorou promises a safe birth, but little does he know that an encounter with a mysterious figure would result in her premature death, or so he thought.

Opening his eyes, Gorou finds himself in the lap of his beloved idol and discovers that he has been reborn as Aquamarine Hoshino, the newborn son of Ai! With his world turned upside down, Gorou soon discovers that show business is full of thorns and that talent doesn’t always bring success. Will he be able to protect his beloved idol’s smile?

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