Oshi no Ko Goes Viral Thanks to a Special K-pop Tribute

Oshi no Ko has established itself as an unstoppable phenomenon. In case you missed it, the immensely popular idol anime concluded its first season this week with a thrilling finale. The latest episode propelled Ai Hoshino into the spotlight, captivating the entire anime community with her mesmerizing violet hair. Fans from all walks of life have been captivated by her charm, and a recent tribute revealed that a K-pop idol is just as enamored with Ai as the rest of us.

The delightful surprise comes from Billlie, a rising girl group from South Korea. On TikTok, one of the group's singers, Tsuki, decided to have some fun with a viral filter that transforms users into Ai. As you can see in the video below, the filter perfectly emulates Ai's iconic purple hairstyle, and Tsuki, the K-pop idol, is shown passionately singing along to YAOSOBI's hit single "Idol".

@billlie.official 토끼가 어떻게 프로 아이돌⁉️🐰 #TSUKI #츠키 #Billlie #빌리 ♬ アイドル - YOASOBI

Fans are absolutely thrilled with this extraordinary crossover, as it's a rare occurrence to witness an idol paying homage to an anime idol. Tsuki's tribute has further highlighted the widespread appeal of Oshi no Ko, reaching beyond Japan and captivating fans worldwide. The anime has been setting records ever since its release, making this tribute a natural and expected development.

Oshi no Ko made a groundbreaking debut in the United States, shattering records with its extended premiere on HIDIVE. The anime attracted an unprecedented number of viewers, making it HIDIVE's most successful premiere to date. Additionally, Oshi no Ko's music has dominated the charts, both on Billboard and Oricon. With over 200 million streams and counting, the hit single "Idol" has garnered immense popularity, and TikTok has only amplified its reach through viral trends.

For those who may be unfamiliar with Oshi no Ko, the anime's first season is currently available for streaming in its entirety on HIDIVE. Exciting news for fans, a second season has recently been announced. If you're looking for more information on Oshi no Ko, you can find the official synopsis below:

"Gorou is an ob-gyn with a life far removed from the glitz and glamour of the entertainment industry―the world of his favorite idol, rising star Ai Hoshino. But when the two are unexpectedly brought together, their fates become intertwined in ways that defy all reason. For the good doctor, it's time to stan(d) and deliver!"

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