Season 2 of Popular Idol Anime ‘Oshi no Ko’ Greenlit for 2024


  • Season 2 of ‘Oshi no Ko’ is set to debut next year.
  • A key visual and teaser video featuring the titular characters has been released.
  • The second season will cover the 2.5D Stage Play arc.

‘Oshi no Ko’ is one of the most brilliant anime that has transcended beyond all the standards. It is mind-boggling, peculiar, and incredibly disturbing. So, it’s no surprise that it became super popular.

Fans were eagerly waiting for an announcement of the sequel. And the Ichigo Production Fan Appreciation Festival 2023 event has revealed an exciting news.

Season 2 of ‘Oshi no Ko’ has been confirmed and a teaser visual has been released. The anime will premiere in 2024. HIDIVE will stream the second season.


The 30-second teaser features the three central characters as they voice their intentions. Aqua wants to use the stage to get closer to the truth, while Akane wants to help Aqua through her acting.

The key visual released by the official website features the titular characters Akne Kurokawa, Kana Arima, and Aquamarine Hoshino.

Season 2 of Popular Idol Anime ‘Oshi no Ko’ Greenlit for 2024
Oshi no Ko, Season 2, Key Visual | Source: Official Website

While the staff and cast details haven’t been released yet, the previous members will most likely return for the sequel.

Daisuke Hiramaki and Chao Nekotomi directed the anime’s first season at Doga Kobo. The first season of ‘Oshi no Ko’ covered 40 manga chapters.

The first season ended with Aqua’s grand stunt during the Japan Idol Festival. During the second performance, Aqua, who had disguised himself as a fan, stood in the crowd near the stage and waved white glow sticks for Kana.

This encouraged Kana to give her best, and this unexpected stunt by Aqua gained him fans from all over the world. The second season of the manga will focus on the 2.5D Stage Play arc.

The new arc focuses on Aqua’s attempt to know about his biological father. To get closer to the truth, Aqua joins the Lala Lai Theatrical Company as the cast for the 2.5D stage play.

Fans are excited for the second season of this uncanny anime, and rightfully so!

It is brilliantly beautiful, but do not let its sparkly exterior fool you. It represents the dark world of idols with remarkable realism. It is worth your time.

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About Oshi no Ko

Oshi no Ko is a supernatural crime-solving manga series written by Aka Akasaka and illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari. It has been serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump since April 2020 and received an anime adaptation in 2023.

The story follows a doctor, Goro, reincarnated as his favorite idol Ai’s kid. Ai names him Aquamarine and his twin sister, a reincarnation of a patient at the hospital, Ruby. Ai is later killed by a stalker who was also responsible for Goro’s death. As Aquamarine swears revenge on the stalker for his mother’s demise, Ruby follows the same path as her mother to become an idol.

Source: Official Website

Aaheli Pradhan

Aaheli Pradhan

A grandma by heart who loves to knit, sketch, and swing in parks. Binge-reads a massive amount of manga from psychological to shounen-ai. Either awkward or salty, there's no in-between.


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