Oshi no Ko Anime Reveals April 12 Premiere
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kadokawa revealed on Thursday that the television anime of Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari's Oshi no Ko manga will premiere on April 12 at 11:00 p.m. (10:00 a.m. EDT) on the Tokyo MX channel. It will also run on the same day on Chiba TV, Gunma TV, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, BS11, Shizuoka Broadcasting System, TV Aichi, TVK, Saitama TV, Tochigi TV, Hokuriku Broadcasting, Higashinippon Broadcasting, Hiroshima Home TV, TV Hokkaido, TVQ Broadcasting Kyushu, and Broadcasting System of Niigata. It will premiere on April 14 on AT-X. It will stream on Abema TV on April 12, and other streaming services on April 13.
An extended 90-minute version of the first episode will play in advance screenings at cinemas nationwide in Japan starting this Friday, March 17.
HIDIVE will stream the series.
Daisuke Hiramaki (Selection Project) and Chao Nekotomi (Love is Like a Cocktail) are directing the series at Doga Kobo. Jin Tanaka (The Misfit of Demon King Academy) is handling the series scripts. Kanna Hirayama (Rent-A-Girlfriend) is designing the characters.
YOASOBI will perform the opening theme song "Idol." Queen Bee will perform the ending theme song "Mephisto."
Source: Press release
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