On their social media, anime streaming service Muse Indonesia announced that Muse Communication has licensed HIGEHIRO: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway. The platform where the series will be made available for Indonesia region has not been confirmed yet and will be announced later, though the announcement mentions that the series will debut on 5 April 2021 and airs on Mondays at 2200 West Indonesia Time (UTC+7).
Adapted from a light novel written by Shimesaba and illustrated by booota, HIGEHIRO: Hige wo Soru. Soshite Joshi Kousei wo Hirou tells about Yoshida, an employee at a major IT company who feels depressed after his crush decisively rejects him. He meets a runaway high school girl, Sayu and lets her stay with him in his house.
Manabu Kamikita will serve as director for HIGEHIRO anime and the animation is produced by Project No. 9. Other staff members include Takayuki Noguchi on character design and Deko Akao on scripts.
The cast members for HIGEHIRO anime series are:
- Kazuyuki Okitsu as Yoshida
- Kana Ichinose as Sayu Ogiwara
- Hisako Kanemoto as Airi Gotou
- Kaori Ishihara as Yuzuha Mishima
- Natsumi Kawaida as Asami Yuuki
- Yusuke Kobayashi as Hashimoto
HIGEHIRO light novel originally published by Shimesaba through the Kakuyomu website since March 2017. Later, Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko republished the novel, complete with illustrations drawn by booota. The novel itself has also been adapted into a manga by Imaru Adachi since November 2018.
Muse Indonesia is an Indonesia-based YouTube channel part of MUSE Communication Co., Ltd. The channel has streamed various anime legally on YouTube for Indonesia with Indonesian subtitles. MUSE Communication also streamed various legal anime for South-East Asia audience with English subtitle on Muse Asia YouTube channel. Other than Indonesia, Muse Asia also created other country-specific YouTube channels in other South East Asian countries that stream the anime with subtitles in their respective languages.
The Indonesian Anime Times