A 1/7 scale figure of Ai Hoshino from the OSHI NO KO anime is now available through Kadokawa. This product’s height, including its stand, reaches 215mm and has a price tag of ¥21,780 (~$163).
Pre-orders for the figure distributed by Good Smile Company will close on May 25th, 2023, at noon JST. The figure’s release is scheduled for November of this year, and a promotional video has been made available.
Rie Takahashi provides the voice of Ai Hoshino, a famous idol in Oshi no Ko, an anime produced by Doga Kobo (Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie). Daisuke Hiramaki (Selection Project) is directing the anime, which is based on a manga written by Aka Akasaka (Kaguya-sama: Love is War) and illustrated by Mengo Yokari (Scum’s Wish).
This figure of B-Komachi is truly a work of art! Her vibrant clothing, impressive pose, and wild hair create an extraordinary piece. Furthermore, her unique eyes are faithfully recreated to perfectly capture the charm of this beautiful girl with so much more than just cuteness! Don’t miss out on adding this centerpiece to your collection!
After his untimely demise, Dr. Goro is reincarnated as the offspring of Ai Hoshino, a young celebrity. Despite his newfound lease on life, he still has to contend with her deranged stalker who took him away in the first place. Now determined to help his mother reach superstardom, Goro must face up against the sinister forces lurking beneath the glitz and glamour of showbiz. HiDIVE is currently streaming this series, providing a glimpse into its captivating plotline.
The release of a figure for Ai Hoshino from “Oshi no Ko” is a significant milestone in the growing acceptance and recognition of AI-generated characters in the entertainment industry. It highlights the evolving relationship between technology and entertainment and raises important discussions about the future of creativity, storytelling, and ethical considerations in AI-generated characters. As technology advances, we can expect further developments and innovations in this space, shaping the entertainment and media landscape in exciting and unpredictable ways.
Source: Anime Corner