Oshi No Ko finally lands an English physical release via Yen Press

Oshi No Ko, the critically acclaimed manga from the creators of Kaguya-sama and Scum’s Wish, will finally get a physical English release.

Oshi No Ko, the latest manga from the creator of Kaguya-sama: Love is warhas been licensed for an English version by Yen Press.

The publisher confirmed that it will release both physical and collected volumes of the surreal yet critically acclaimed manga series during its panel at this year’s Anime Expo in Los Angeles. The series hails from acclaimed writer Aka Akasaka and features artwork from Scum’s wishis Mengo Yokoyari. The manga is currently released digitally in a chapter-by-chapter format on the Manga Plus service; The Yen Press release will be the first time the series has been physically available in English. No release date has been announced for the series.

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Oshi No Ko tells the story of Gorou Amemiya, a professional gynecologist who is also a huge fan of pop idol Ai Hoshino. Gorou’s life begins to take a number of unexpected twists after Hoshino announces that she is taking a break from her music career and suddenly appears at her clinic in need of her services. Suddenly, Gorou is drawn into the dark underbelly of Japan’s idol industry and devotes himself to solving a deadly mystery.

The manga began serialization in 2020 in Shueisha’s Young Jump magazine and quickly became one of the most popular manga series in Japan, managing to sell over one million copies within a year of its debut. . Although only two years old, the manga has already been nominated for numerous awards, including the prestigious Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award and the Kodansha Manga Award. An anime adaptation of the series is currently in production at Doga Koba, the animation studio behind series such as Monthly Girls Nozaki-kun and Shikimori is not just a cutie. The anime is directed by Selection projectby Daisuke Hiramaki and currently does not have a premiere date.

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In addition to working on Oshi No KoAka Akasaka is currently preparing the final chapters of his most famous hit, the romantic comedy Kaguya-sama: Love is war. Young Jump magazine recently announced that there are only 14 chapters left for this series to be released, and barring any unforeseen delays, Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane’s long, combative yard will finally come to an end in October. The anime adaptation recently wrapped its third season and has already confirmed that it will continue the story with a new anime project.

Oshi No Ko is now available digitally through Manga Plus. from Akasaka Kaguya-sama: Love is war the manga is available in English on VIZ Media, while all three seasons of the anime are now available to stream on Crunchyroll.

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