So far so good, but damn, is the road ahead a minefield. Read more
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May 4, 2023
You are NOT the father!
May 5, 2023
I’ve gone on about Oshi no Ko being amazing before and its basically one of the few manga I read on a weekly basis, so hearing the new…
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Dec 11, 2022
Oshi no Ko is currently streaming on HIDIVE....
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Apr 20, 2023
A manga about a mega popular 16 year-old idol who becomes pregnant with twins. When her mega-fan obstetrician is suddenly murdered, he finds himself reborn as one of…
Dec 4, 2020
The initial premise is admittedly pretty wild, but surprisingly the reincarnation stuff doesn't come up as often as you would think.
2:27 - Oshi no Ko
50:19 - Undead Unluck…
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Jul 8, 2023
Cipher, Undead Unluck, World Trigger
Unlike the lead of the TV drama, Aqua prepares diligently for his time in the spotlight, and while he admits he only has a fraction of Ai’s talent…
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May 3, 2023
This is not a show that's easy for me to appraise with detach. Read more
Lost in Anime
Apr 27, 2023
「Mother and Children」
"This story is a work of fiction. Actually, most everything in this world is fiction."
Apr 13, 2023
The content warning will still be in check for this episode's impression as well because we're still dealing with heavy subjects on mental health.
May 25, 2023
This was one of those days where the internet was a real minefield. Read more
May 18, 2023
Oshi no Ko kind of falls under the bloody trainwreck you can't look away from umbrella this week. Read more
So is this a triangle then? Read more
Jun 8, 2023
I guess it's good to know that Oshi no Ko can still crank up the "what the hell did I just watch?" factor. Read more
May 11, 2023
That was a rather ominous episode. Read more
Jun 15, 2023
"Water always seeks its own level", they say. Read more
Jun 22, 2023
「三つ目の選択肢」 (Mitsume no Sentakushi)
“My motto is if you want to win the lottery you have to make the money to buy a ticket. O_O”
Apr 19, 2023
「B小町」 (B Komachi)
MEM-cho and Aqua were the only two Love Now participants who were alive to see the Dreamcast’s launch.
Jun 17, 2023
"Oshi no Ko" is a drama anime about the dark side of the entertainment industry based on the manga by Aka Akasaka.
Aug 5, 2023
Oshi No Ko, Kaguya-sama: Love is War
「恋愛リアリティショー」 (Ren`ai Reality Show)
"Reality Dating Show"
"Let's go to Costco… with everyone!"
May 12, 2023
「漫画原作ドラマ」 (Manga Gensaku Drama)
"Manga-Based TV Drama "
Coming soon on Netflix is the hit J-Drama I'll Go With Sweet Today. Professional model Melt Narushima stars in this heart-pounding rom-com…
Apr 28, 2023
Touched for the very first time.
Jun 9, 2023
Content Warning: This post will be discussing self-harm and mental health struggles.
May 19, 2023
「B小町」 (B Komachi)
“What if you win, wouldn't it be weird?" Why, so you guys could just lie to get me here?
Jun 24, 2023
The entertainment industry, where a plethora of hopeful and starry eyed individuals enter to make it big. Hidden behind it, a sinister side of ruthless competition and a…
Apr 4, 2021
Rating: A- One of the things I love about this series is about how it plays all sorts of different angles, and yet all of it is, to…
Jun 7, 2023
Rating: A After producing one hell of a hard-hitting ending last time around, the series faced a difficult assignment: find a way to follow through and resolve the…
Oshi no Ko delivered one of the best and most impactful opening episodes in years (though admittedly its extra-long length gave it an unfair advantage!), but because of…
Rating: A- “Egosurfing” (the apt title for this episode) is the act of looking one’s self up on social media to see what others are saying about you.…
Rating: B+ Since episode 2 aired, news has broken that the first episode of Oshi no Ko was HIDIVE’s biggest debut ever, and also that opening theme “Idol”…
I don't know what the hell to make of that. Read more
Rating: B+ Though setting Ruby into the footsteps that her mother followed has been a plot element since episode 2, she has largely remained on the back burner…
Rating: 4 (of 5) In a recently posted interview on ANN, the writer for the source manga, Aka Akasaka, explains how he came up with the idea for…
It's fair to say I went into this episode flying as blind as you realistically can having just watched 90 minutes of a series. Read more
Despite this being a fairly serious and emotional series, they sure don't pull any punches with the comedy because this episode was a RIOT. I already loved the…
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It's official. I absolutely love Kana and she deserves all of the happiness in the world. She really learned from her mistakes in the past and came into…
Finally after two weeks, we're back with this brilliance of an anime and boy did I have to resist having to look up what happens next in the…
In the country hospital where he works, doctor and idol enjoyer Gorou Amemiya meets the famous and beloved idol Ai Hoshino. He is surprised to discover that
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Oshi No Ko
Alright… so this is definitely not where I expected this episode to go. We come back from an incredibly emotional episode where Aqua reveals that MEM-cho was the…
Rating: B+ Aqua and Ruby are the centers of this series, and that’s not going to change. As much as character development might focus on other characters, these…
Jun 23, 2023
[This is a running series where I share my thoughts on a different comic on Mondays, sometimes Manga, sometimes American, Chinese, Korean or UK comics. I read a…
Nov 7, 2022
Rating: B+ The writer for the source manga, Aka Akasaka, is probably even better-known as the creator of the acclaimed Kaguya-sama: Love is War source manga. That manga…
May 6, 2023
Kaguya-sama: Love is War
I knew it. At this rate, Kana is going to end up as my favorite character in this series. From the previous episode, you could tell that she…
Apr 29, 2023
Crap hit the fan HARD in this episode. I honestly can't believe that they essentially called out cancel culture and I'm glad that they did because it is…
That Aqua is the ultimate cynic when compared to his sister is what helps to give this story its edge.
At least this one lasted longer than five episodes.
Jun 30, 2023
A lot of things have happened between the span of the previous episode and this episode. Namely how Ichigo basically went MIA after Ai's death. Which essentially left…
Apr 22, 2023
The idol industry is just so wild to me. The fact that they consider someone in their twenties to be old is just… I don't even know. Especially…
This week, in a shocking change to our normal format, Shaun is having us watch only a single (feature-length) episode of 2023’s smash hit Oshi no Ko
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Sorry for the late post but life in general has been very busy. But here we are and I have quite a bit of feels to spill. If…
Jun 26, 2023