Oshi no Ko is simply on one other stage. Created by Asa Akasaka, the idol manga might look fluffy on the surface, however do not let its appears deceive you. There’s a lot hiding beneath the floor of Oshi no Ko similar to the idol {industry} itself. This yr, Oshi no Ko has discovered itself larger than ever given its anime’s rise, and now the Shueisha title has damaged one other gross sales file.

Sure, that’s right. Oshi no Ko is at it once more because the manga has formally reached 9 million copies in circulation with simply 11 volumes complete. That is already one million greater than we noticed within the manga’s gross sales report from this spring, so there is no such thing as a denying Akasaka’s manga is prospering.

In truth, Oshi no Ko has shortly turn out to be one of many fandom’s most-talked-about titles. The franchise introduced in eyes from throughout the globe after Oshi no Ko dropped an prolonged premiere. The primary episode was not solely attractive animated however featured a plot twist few noticed coming. Oshi no Ko managed to drop a cliffhanger that rivals these present in mega-hits like Puella Magi Madoka Magica. So in fact, audiences had been hooked from day one.

Oshi no Ko is now considered one of this season’s top-streamed titles as Japanese providers proceed to rank the idol collection in its prime ten. As for stateside assist, Oshi no Ko is feeling the love. The show marked the most important premiere ever for HIDIVE when it launched final month, and there may be nonetheless extra to return. Rumors about Oshi no Ko season two are already swirling, and Akasaka continues to be releasing common chapters of the manga by the Shonen Leap+ app.

If you’re not caught up on Oshi no Ko, you may get caught up simply sufficient. The show is streaming on HIDIVE completely whereas Yen Press handles its manga in English. So for extra particulars on Oshi no Ko, you’ll be able to learn its official synopsis right here: “Gorou is an ob-gyn with a life far faraway from the glitz and glamour of the leisure industry-the world of his favourite idol, rising star Ai Hoshino. However when the 2 are unexpectedly introduced collectively, their fates turn out to be intertwined in ways in which defy all motive. For the nice physician, it is time to stan(d) and ship!”

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