"Oshi no Ko"


[Oshi No Ko]

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Synonyms: My Star
Japanese: 【推しの子】
English: [Oshi No Ko]
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Type: TV
Episodes: 11
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 12, 2023 to Jun 28, 2023
Premiered: Spring 2023
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Doga Kobo
Source: Manga
Genres: Award WinningAward Winning, DramaDrama, SupernaturalSupernatural
Themes: ReincarnationReincarnation, ShowbizShowbiz
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 30 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 8.671 (scored by 455467455,467 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #652
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #242
Members: 779,587
Favorites: 27,551

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Synopsis

In the entertainment world, celebrities often show exaggerated versions of themselves to the public, concealing their true thoughts and struggles beneath elaborate lies. Fans buy into these fabrications, showering their idols with undying love and support, until something breaks the illusion. Sixteen-year-old rising star Ai Hoshino of pop idol group B Komachi has the world captivated; however, when she announces a hiatus due to health concerns, the news causes many to become worried.

As a huge fan of Ai, gynecologist Gorou Amemiya cheers her on from his countryside medical practice, wishing he could meet her in person one day. His wish comes true when Ai shows up at his hospital—not sick, but pregnant with twins! While the doctor promises Ai to safely deliver her children, he wonders if this encounter with the idol will forever change the nature of his relationship with her.

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Background

"Oshi No Ko" adapts the first 4 volumes of Aka Akasaka & Mengo Yokoyari's manga series of the same name. It won the award for Anime of the Year in the television series category at the 2024 Tokyo Anime Award Festival.

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"アイドル" by YOASOBI
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"アイドル" by YOASOBI (eps 1)
"メフィスト" by Ziyoou-vachi (eps 2-)




Reviews

Jun 28, 2023
Lies. Who among us hasn't told a lie or two? Whether it's telling a white lie or presenting a false version of ourselves. Celebrities, actors, musicians, and artists must constantly maintain a public image, which may require telling a lie or two. As a famous idol, Ai Hoshino's life revolves around lying. "The lie becomes the truth" are words she lives by. She lies to her friends and fans, but no one can see through the facade beneath her starry eyes.

Oshi no Ko's most provocative scene tragically occurs in its feature-length premiere. The tearjerker ending propelled the series into popularity, leading to disappointment when the ...
Jun 28, 2023
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*[Oshi no Ko]* is a series caught within a bizarre Catch-22 as an actual piece of entertainment. It wants to follow the comedic and dramatic conventions for storytelling that Akasaka has in mind, and also wants to unravel the disquieting undercurrent of the entertainment industry within its gaze. But to do so would involve having its cast be outsmarted or exploited by the teeth of the very beast that they seek to enterprise in, and by the nature of the show’s framing, it cannot have that. As a result, the show does not actually delve into the darkest contortions and disquieting undercurrents of the entertainment ...
Jul 10, 2023
Upon making my first serious effort to approach this season and see what people were watching, and what was thereby worth reviewing, I was disappointed by how little shock I felt when seeing an idol show not only among the most popular anime of the season, but among the most highly rated anime currently listed on MAL. I was disappointed by how easily my mind filled in the blanks in my understanding as to how a series belonging to a genre hardly anyone takes seriously or seems to enjoy, at least last time I checked, found itself in the center of such limelight, because after ...

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