Hige wo Soru. Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou.

Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway.

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Alternative Titles

English: Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway.
Synonyms: I Shaved. Then I Brought a High School Girl Home., Higehiro
Japanese: ひげを剃る。そして女子高生を拾う。


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2021 to Jun 28, 2021
Premiered: Spring 2021
Broadcast: Mondays at 22:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Project No.9
Source: Light novel
Genres: DramaDrama, RomanceRomance
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.381 (scored by 167793167,793 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #20292
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #397
Members: 393,066
Favorites: 4,663

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When regular salaryman Yoshida wakes up one Sunday morning after a long night at the bar, the last thing he expects to see is that his tiny apartment has a new resident—an unfamiliar high school girl.

The previous night, despite finally gathering the courage to confess to his boss and longtime crush, Airi Gotou, Yoshida was rejected. After drowning his sorrows at a bar with his good friend Hashimoto, Yoshida headed back to his home in a drunken stupor, only to run into Sayu Ogiwara, a runaway high schooler. She asked him to let her stay the night, and with his judgment clouded by alcohol, Yoshida complied.

Now, with his head on straight but with no memory of last night's events, Yoshida has Sayu explain just how she ended up sleeping at his apartment. Having listened to her story, Yoshida finds himself unable to kick her out—especially after learning that she came all the way from Hokkaido! So, despite his reservations about sheltering an underage girl, Yoshida allows her to stay, and their life together begins.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kamikita, Manabu
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Ishihara, Kaori
Theme Song Performance
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

"Omoide Shiritori (おもいでしりとり)" by DIALOGUE+

Ending Theme

#1 : "Omoide Shiritori (おもいでしりとり)" by DIALOGUE+ (ep 1)
#2 : "Plastic Smile" by Kaori Ishihara (eps 2-12)

Jun 28, 2021
RebelPanda (All reviews)
In Greek mythology, there was a man named Narcissus. He fell in love with himself when he saw his reflection. Many people admired his beauty; however, he was self-absorbed and hideous on the inside.

HigeHiro is an unintentional retelling of Narcissus: The main character is perfect, despite being utterly mediocre. He is loved and praised without deserving it. He is the ideal mentor without giving helpful advice. He can change minds with a wise speech, but it's always bullshit.

One night while walking home from work, Yoshida, a 26-year-old salaryman, stumbled upon a young girl sitting under a lamp post. Earlier that night, his crush rejected read more
Jun 28, 2021
KANLen09 (All reviews)
As a mega fan of the LN (that just recently ended), and even currently reading the manga adaptation of the original source material (which only solicited and solidified my love for the series), from the moment I first laid my eyes on it, the controversy has been slowly building up with the age-gap romance that's sprinkled with lots of depressing drama filled in, and novelist Shimesaba has done a wonderful job at trying to be the better and superior version of the lackluster KoiKimo that aired alongside each other on the same day this season. And before you ask, "cheap" drama doesn't happen here, nada. read more
Jun 28, 2021
Nyuw (All reviews)
“To the girls that will never graduate from highschool, to the girls that will never find warmth in this world, to the girls that have been abandoned by their parents. I pray that you will find peace in your heart, I pray that you will overcome all your demons, I pray that one day you will say “I’m happy””.

Higehiro is not a romantic comedy, it is an anime that seeks to tell a story, a story about despair, about home and most importantly about need. To tell this story we are introduced to two characters. Yoshida, a man who falls in love with his boss read more
Jun 28, 2021
SenbeiPan (All reviews)

As you can see from my overall score I'm not positive against this anime, but I'm actually happy this might be the next hugely popular light novel adaptation we will continue to see over the internet for the next 3 years. Because, unlike the most other popular light novel adaptations, this show doesn't have a protagonist that serves for self insert fantasies of incel high school boys. Yoshida is a protagonist written in a way that the majority might like. He doesn't act all mighty and annoying, he doesn't have any weird fetishes, and he thinks and acts very rationally on most read more

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