Oshi no Ko Prepares Its Second Season With A Trailer

Oshi no Ko Prepares Its Second Season With A Trailer

On the official site for the anime adaptation of the manga written by Aka Akasaka and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari, "Oshi no Ko", a new promotional video for the second season of the project was revealed. The video confirms that this sequel will be released on July 3 in Japan, and shows a snippet of the opening theme titled "Fatale" and performed by GEMN.

New voice cast members were also announced, including:

  • Ayane Sakura as Abiki Samejima, creator of the "Tokyo Blade" manga that inspires the stage adaptation of the upcoming arc.
  • Daisuke Ono as GOA, the screenwriter of the stage adaptation of "Tokyo Blade."
Oshi no Ko Prepares Its Second Season With A Trailer

The first season premiered during the Japanese season and had a total of eleven episodes, while the HIDIVE platform is in charge of its distribution in the West. For their part, Akasaka and Yokoyari began publishing the manga in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine in April 2020. Aka Akasaka (Kaguya-sama: Love is War) writes it while Mengo Yokoyari (Kuzu no Honkai) illustrates it.

Voice Cast

  • Takeo Ootsuka as Aquamarine Hoshino
  • Yurie Igoma as Ruby Hoshino
  • Megumi Han as Kana Arima
  • Manaka Iwami as Akane Kurokawa
  • Rie Takahashi as Ai Hoshino
  • Rumi Ookubo as MEM-cho

Production Equipment

  • Daisuke Hiramaki (Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!, Koisuru Asteroid, Selection Project) is directing the project at Doga Kobo Studios with the assistance of Saori Tachibana (Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san, Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi).
  • Jin Tanaka (Tokyo Ghoul, Maou Gakuin no Futekigousha, Yesterday wo Utatte) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
  • Kanna Hirayama (Kanojo, Okarishimasu, Selection Project) is in charge of character design and animation direction.
Oshi no Ko Prepares Its Second Season With A Trailer

Synopsis of Oshi no Ko

The 16-year-old girl, Ai Hoshino, is a talented and beautiful idol who is adored by her fans. She is the personification 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 his hospital, he's beyond baffled. Gorou promises her a safe birth, but little does he know that an encounter with a mysterious figure would result in her untimely death, or so he thought. Upon opening his eyes, Gorou finds himself on the lap of his beloved idol and discovers that he has been reborn as Aquamarine Hoshino, Ai's newborn son! With his world turned upside down, Gorou soon discovers that show business is full of thorns, and that talent doesn't always breed success. Will he be able to protect his beloved idol's smile?

Source: Comic Natalie