Oshi no Ko is finally streaming today, and here’s where you can watch this highly anticipated anime in Asia, North America, and more.
In case you’re unfamiliar, Oshi no Ko is an upcoming idol drama anime that’s based on the popular manga of the same name. If you’re interested in the inner workings and the dark side of the entertainment industry, this anime is going to be a must-watch!
Where to Watch Oshi no Ko in Asia
For fans in Asia, Oshi no Ko’s streaming rights are held by Medialink. Becuase of this, it is confirmed that the series will be streamed on Ani-One Asia. Though you’ll need an Ani-One Asia Subscription to watch it as it won’t be available for free.
To watch Oshi no Ko for free, you can head over to Bilibili as the series is confirmed to stream on that platform starting today, April 12. We can confirm that Oshi no Ko will go live later at 11PM in the Philippines, though availability will vary depending on the country.
We can also confirm that Oshi no Ko is now streaming on Netflix in select countries, including the Philippines. According to uNoGS, the show is also available in Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand.
Where to Stream the Oshi no Ko in the West
Meanwhile, viewers in the US and other countries outside Asia will be able to stream Oshi no Ko on HIDIVE. This show is available in the US on HIDIVE, but availability in other regions may vary.
For those unfamiliar, HIDIVE is an anime streaming service that serves as one of Crunchyroll’s main competitors. While many of each season’s big shows are streamed on Crunchyroll, HIDIVE does stream some noteworthy titles as well.
Want to get a better idea of what the show is about? The series’ premise is described as:
“In the world of showbiz, lies are weapons.” Goro works as an OB-GYN in the countryside, a life far removed from the entertainment industry. Meanwhile, his favorite idol, Ai Hoshino, has begun her climb to stardom. The two meet in the “worst possible way,” setting the gears of fate in motion! The amazing Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari team up to depict the world of showbiz from a completely new perspective in this shocking series!
Interested in reading the manga? You can read all the chapters and get updated for free on Manga Plus.