Oshi no Ko Anime Releases Its Sparkling Creditless Opening and Ending Videos

Oshi no Ko Anime Releases Its Sparkling Creditless Opening and Ending Videos


After an extended first episode of the Oshi no Ko TV anime adaptation of the manga of the same name written by Aka Akasaka and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari, it is business as unusual for the Japanese entertainment-inspired series. This includes its opening and ending theme videos, which were released tonight on the official Oshi no Ko YouTube channel shortly after the broadcast of the second episode.


Opening – “Idol” by YOASOBI


Ending – “Mephisto” by Queen Bee


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Oshi no Ko is directed by Daisuke Hiramaki (Asteroid in Love) and assistant-directed by Chao Nekotomi (Love is Like a Cocktail) at studio Doga Kobo, with series composition written by Jin Tanaka (Laid-Back Camp) and character designs by Kanna Hirayama (Rent-a-Girlfriend). HiDIVE is streaming the series in English-speaking countries.


The manga, written by Aka Akasaka (Kaguya-sama: Love is War) and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari (Scum’s Wish) is published in Weekly Young Jump in Japan while Manga Plus digitally publishes the manga’s official English version. Manga Plus describes the series as such:


“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: Oshi no Ko on YouTube


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Daryl Harding is a Senior Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram