On Wednesday, Amazon and Toei Animation announced that Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari’s Oshi no Ko manga will be receiving a live-action film adaptation.
Toei anime will release the film in theaters, while Amazon’s Prime Video platform will stream the film worldwide.
The film is projected to premiere worldwide in winter 2024. The promotional visual was also released, featuring the live-action cast in their costumes.
The cast members include:
- Nagisa Saito as Ruby
- Asuka Saito as Ai
- Kaito Sakurai as Aqua
- Nanako Hara as Kana Arima
- Mizuki Kayashima as Akane Kurokawa
- Ano as Memcho
About Oshi No Ko:
Oshi no Ko is a Japanese manga series written by Aka Akasaka and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump since April 2020, with its chapters collected in thirteen tankōbon volumes as of November 2023.
Between April and June 2023, Doga Kobo produced the first season, consisting of eleven episodes. In 2024, a second season is scheduled to premiere.
Mangaplus describes the overall plot of Oshi No Ko as follows: “In the world of showbiz, lies are weapons.” Goro works as an OB-GYN in the countryside, a life far removed from the entertainment industry. Meanwhile, his favorite idol, Ai Hoshino, has begun her climb to stardom. The two meet in the “worst possible way,” setting the gears of fate in motion! The amazing Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari team up to depict the world of showbiz from a completely new perspective in this shocking series!
Source: Comic Natalie