"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

Statistics

Score: 8.671 (scored by 453687453,687 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #632
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #242
Members: 777,075
Favorites: 27,505

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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

Apr 2, 2024
It is an anime that gives an insight on what it is like being a pop idol and public personalities behind the limelight, and the realities they are setting themselves in as they delve into the entertainment industry; It is a totally refreshing experience considering plots alike to this aren't being utilized as often.

Animation (6.5/10) - For today's standards in the 2020s, its animation quality is just on par with every anime shows that are being produced at the moment. No more, no less. Although, I would like to give an emphasis on some of its trademark such as a lot of sparkly and ...
Apr 7, 2024
Mixed Feelings
Oshi no ko is definitely a mixed bag. Although it’s art, characters and cinematography launch it above many other anime, it has some major flaws that just can not be covered up by the beautiful animation.

Firstly, I loved the art style. Everything was so fresh and colourful, and some of the stylised shots were breathtaking. The dancing scenes were spectacular, especially for the last episode. The character designs were super unique. Also, the music is all addictive and catchy. On the art and music front, it’s a 10/10.

However, there is one severe issue with the anime that can not be ignored: the fragmentation. This ...
Apr 17, 2024
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ENG/ESP Review on Oshi no Ko
This review contains minor spoilers.

ENGLISH:

To this day I fail to understand how Oshi no Ko not only managed to be crowned as the highest rated anime of all time but also with a peak score of 9.32 and, currently at the time of writing this review, a score of 8.73, ranking 48th of all time; I fail to understand it, as Oshi no Ko fails tremendously in dealing with its central themes. It is impressive how an anime from this very year is already outdated in comparison to an anime that deals with similar themes, such as Perfect Blue, which ...

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Recent Forum Discussion

Episode 1 is like a movie
Bolbysaur - Apr 17
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