HigeHiro Season 2 renewal status explored!
Rom-coms are a fan-favorite genre within the anime community, as, despite some over-the-top antics, one can relate to the characters and their stories.
Recently, rom-com such as Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki, My Dress-Up Darling, and Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai have become incredibly popular in the fandom.
Similarly, Summer 2021 was privy to one such popular rom series as the anime adaption of Shimesab s’ light novel, Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway hit the small screens.
The plot follows Yoshida, a 26-year-old IT salaryman who one day confesses his feelings to a senior named Gotou Airi at the workplace.
However, it turns out Airi is already seeing someone else, which brings Yoshida s’ five years of unrequited love to an end.
Following the disappointment, Yoshida heads to a bar for a drink and vents his frustration to his colleague Yoshimoto.
As it starts to get late, Yoshida makes his way home, and while returning, he spots a high school girl, Sayu.
The male individual proceeded to approach the young female and inquired as to her purpose for being present at such a late hour. He suggested that it would be prudent for her to return home. The young girl responded by conveying that all the train services had ceased operating for the night.
Sayu has a brief debate with Yoshida on where she should go, and eventually, the latter agrees to let her stay at his place for free despite the girl offering herself as payment.
The next day, Yoshida wakes up with clear head and no memory of last night. Sayu explains what happened and how she ended up in his apartment.
Yoshida finds it hard to let Sayu go and thus begins a journey as an underage high schooler and a heartbroken salaryman.
The first season of HigeHiro received positive feedback from both reviewers and critics. Upon the conclusion of the season, fans expressed their curiosity regarding the possibility of a second installment.
To find the answer, keep scrolling as we bring you all the latest news and updates on HigeHiro Season 2.
WHAT IS THE HIGEHIRO SEASON 2 RELEASE DATE?
The first season of HigeHiro was broadcasted from April 5th, 2021, to June 28th, 2021, comprising 13 episodes.
At present, studio Project No. 9 has not provided any information regarding the renewal of HigeHiro Season 2.
|HigeHiro Season 1
|5th April 2021
|HigeHiro Season 2
|Yet to be Announced
According to the latest sales data, the first Blu-ray volume released in June 2021 has sold 1,759 copies in the first week, while the second volume released two weeks later has sold 2,173 copies. These figures demonstrate a positive trend in sales and indicate a healthy demand for the product in the market.
As mentioned earlier, HigeHiro Season One was a success and was one of the top-rated animes of the Summer 2021 slate.
Most fans enjoyed the characters and plotlines throughout the first season s’ run, which is further evidenced by its IMDB user episode ratings.
|HigeHiro Episode 1
|HigeHiro Episode 2
|HigeHiro Episode 3
|HigeHiro Episode 4
|HigeHiro Episode 5
|HigeHiro Episode 6
|HigeHiro Episode 7
|HigeHiro Episode 8
|HigeHiro Episode 9
|HigeHiro Episode 10
|HigeHiro Episode 11
|HigeHiro Episode 12
|HigeHiro Episode 13
The renewal of our project is contingent upon the availability of studio and source material, despite the positive reviews, ratings, and profits. This factor plays a crucial role in determining the future prospects of our project and should be taken into consideration.
Unfortunately, season one adapted the entire light novel, and hence there is no source material left for producing HigeHiro Season 2.
It is worth noting that the author has commenced writing a new epilogue, entitled “Hige wo Soru: Another Side Story,” which unfolds several years after the main story and reunites Yoshida with a mature Sayu. The narrative will revolve around Yuzuha Mishima and Airi Gotou, providing an in-depth exploration of their characters.
The statement made by Shimesab regarding the spin-off work and forthcoming updates on ‘various things’ has been noted. The author expressed their satisfaction on closing the chapter on the story of Mishima and Gotou. We look forward to receiving further updates on this matter.
Even if the epilogue gets completed, studio Project No.9 has a packed schedule with four new projects set to release later this year.
Furthermore, the studio isn’t known for producing sequels which could spell bad news for fans hoping for new Higehiro: After Being Rejected I Shaved and Took in a High School Runawa Season 2 characters and plotlines.
The best fans can expect for any form of HigeHiro content is perhaps an OVA or movie, which could be made for promotional purposes for the epilogue.
All in All, it is highly unlikely that HigeHiro Season 2 will be happening, and consequently, it’s pointless waiting for any updates on HigeHiro Season 2 trailer and HigeHiro Season 2 release date.
HIGE WO SORU SOSHITE JOSHIKOUSEI WO HIROU MANGA AND LIGHT NOVEL
The manga “Hige wo Soru Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou” is authored by Shimesaba and illustrated by Imaru Adachi.
The manga has been serialized in Monthly Shonen Ace since November 2018 and has been collected into 9 volumes, with the latest issue released on 26th December 2022.
The manga series, Hige wo Soru Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou, holds a rating of 7.2/10 and is currently ranked #4995 with 44k members on MyAnimeList.
The light novel is authored by Shimesaba with illustrations by Booota. Serialization started in March 2017 and ended in August 2018 on Kadokawa’s user-generated novel publishing website, Kakuyomu.
The series was ranked fourth in Takarajimasha’s annual light novel guidebook, Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi!, in 2019, specifically in the bunkobon edition.
As of June 2021, The light novel has sold has sold 2 million copies for volumes 1-5.
Hige wo Soru Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou light novel is rated 7.6/10 and ranked #1809 with 12k members on MyAnimeList
HIGEHIRO CAST, CHARACTERS AND CREW
The anime series titled “Higehiro: After Being Rejected I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway” has been directed by Manabu Kamikita. The series composition has been handled by Deko Akao.
Characters are designed by Takayuki Noguchi, and the music is composed by Tomoki Kikuya.
The animated series “Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway” is being produced by studio Project No.9, with Lin Ge serving as the art director.
We would like to provide below the list of characters and voice cast associated with this series.
Source material is vital for any renewals, and sadly, for HigeHiro Season 2, there aren’t any creators to adapt.