Get ready to mark your calendars, twice!

It’s official: Oshi no Ko is getting a live-action double feature in 2024. The anticipation surrounding the Oshi no Ko live-action release date is reaching a fever pitch.

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Aka Akasaka’s beloved manga series about a reincarnated doctor turned idol’s son is coming to life. Get ready for a live-action movie and a drama series hitting the scene this year.

Burning with excitement to find out the exact release dates and where to watch? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Keep reading for all the details so you can mark your calendars.

What is Oshi no Ko about?

Oshi no Ko live-action screenshot of the announcement teaser trailer showing Ai Hoshino played by Asuka Saito
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Oshi no Ko is a manga series written by Aka Akasaka and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari.

It began serialization in Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine on April 23, 2020. An anime adaptation was announced in 2022, with animation produced by Doga Kobo.

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The anime follows the story of Goro Amamiya and Sarina Tendouji, who are reincarnated under extraordinary circumstances as twins Aqua and Ruby. They are reborn as the children of Japanese idol Ai Hoshino.

Ruby dreams of becoming a shining idol like her mother, while Aqua is determined to uncover the truth behind his mother’s sudden passing. The series delves into their experiences in the demanding world of entertainment.

Oshi no Ko live-action release dates for the Japanese movie and Amazon TV show

Oshi no Ko live-action promotional full size poster featuring the initial cast
Credit: Toei Company, Amazon Prime Video, Aka Akasaka

First up, the Oshi no Ko movie hits theaters nationwide in Japan on Friday, December 20, 2024.

While details on how the movie connects to the TV series are still unclear, the teaser trailer suggests that the feature film will focus on the central mysteries, following the same themes as the Oshi no Ko manga and anime.

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For fans eager to delve deeper into the original story, a dedicated drama series is coming to Amazon Prime Video.

The Oshi no Ko TV show’s release date is set for Thursday, November 28, 2024, at 5 a.m. PT.

JST (Japan Standard Time)9 p.m.
GMT+88 p.m.
ET (Eastern Time)8 a.m.
CT (Central Time)7 a.m.
GMT (Western European Time)12 p.m.
CET (Central European Time)2 p.m.
IST (Indian Standard Time)5:30 p.m.

Oshi no Ko live-action cast for the movie and TV show

At the time of writing, the Oshi no Ko live-action movie and TV has six cast members.

Asuka SaitoAi HoshinoA charismatic pop idol with a hidden past.
Kaito SakuraiAqua HoshinoThe twin son of Ai, who is determined to uncover the truth about his mother.
Nagisa SaitoRuby HoshinoThe twin daughter of Ai with a passion for singing who wants to follow in the footsteps of her mother.
Nanoka HaraKana ArimaA talented and passionate actress with a hidden connection to Aqua.
Mizuki KayashimaAkane KurokawaThe twin son of Ai wants to uncover the truth about her mother.
Shimizu “Ano” AyanoMemchoA talented and hard-working actress with a fiery personality.

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