While watching Oshi no Ko, you might notice a lot of characters’ Japanese voice actors sound familiar! The cast is made up of a number of veterans who’ve appeared in various roles over the year. So, to help you put a “face” to the name, we figured it’d be wise to go over who plays different characters, then what other notable roles they played.
First, here are all of the major Oshi no Ko Japanese voice actors playing characters in the anime adaptation.
- Ai Hoshino: Rie Takahashi
- Akane Kurokawa: Manaka Iwami
- Aquamarine Hoshino: Takeo Otsuka and Yumi Uchiyama
- Gorou Amemiya: Kent Ito
- Kana Arima: Megumi Han
- MEM-cho: Rumi Okubo
- Ruby Hoshino: Yurie Igoma and Tomoyo Takayanagi
As for why they may sound familiar, here’s who those actors played in other shows and games.
- Kent Ito: Dan Heng in Honkai: Star Rail, Hirotaka in Wotakoi, and Michio in The Idolmaster SideM
- Manaka Iwami: Bridget in Guilty Gear Strive, Ingrid in Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and Tohru in Fruits Basket
- Megumi Han: Eunie in Xenoblade Chronicles 3, Gon in Hunter x Hunter, Jill in Final Fantasy XVI, and Ramlethal in Guilty Gear
- Rie Takahashi: Emilia in Re:Zero, Hu Tao in Genshin Impact, Mash in Fate/Grand Order, and Megumin in Konosuba
- Rumi Okubo: Astolfo in Fate/Grand Order, Cure Muse in Precure, Mobius in Honkai Impact 3rd, and Nana in Talentless Nana
- Takeo Otsuka: Kanata in Synduality and Leon in Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games Is Tough for Mobs.
- Tomoyo Takayanahi: Lapis in Fire Emblem Engage
- Yumi Uchiyama: Fu in Yuki Yuna is a Hero, Ichiko Ohya in Persona 5 Puck in Re:Zero, and Ruri in Nisekoi
Oshi no Ko is streaming on HIDIVE. Yen Press handles the English localization of the manga. The show will appear on both Blu-ray and DVD in Japan. The anime’s first volume will release there on June 28, 2023.