The Broadcasting Ethics and Program Improvement Organization (BPO) ((Organization for broadcast ethics and program improvement), a non-profit, non-governmental organization that aims to improve the quality of programs and promote higher ethical standards while ensuring freedom of expression, published its latest update in the “Audience Comment Review Minute” for April 2021 with One of the Opinions Focused on Anime Hige wo Soru. Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou ((Higehiro: After I got rejected, I shaved and did a high school runaway).

«[Opiniones sobre promoción de delitos] In a series that airs at night, an office worker in her twenties hides a girl who ran away from home without notifying the police or the girl's parents. The protagonist seems to believe that the purpose of this act is to keep the girl safe, but it can also be interpreted as kidnapping a minor. In addition, the protagonist accuses the high school girl for offering to have sex with him in order to let her spend the night in his house, but this is also interpreted as prostitution. The whole story is quite moving, but isn't it vicious?».

In this case it is Broadcasting Ethics and Program Improvement Organization (BPO) receives the comments of the critics within the audience and filters them to publish the most relevant or those that the youth screening board agrees with, which means that this is also the opinion of the screening board itself. It should be noted that this organization is non-governmental and has no real control over the shows, so a negative opinion about the series will not directly affect production.

The series Higehiro It has been broadcasting in Japan since April 5 and is confirmed with a total of thirteen episodes on the platform Crunchyroll takes care of sales in the west. On the other hand, light novels written by Shimesaba and illustrated by Booota are published through the publishing label Bunko sneaker of Kadokawa since February 2018.

Synopsis of Hige wo Soru. Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou (Higehiro)

The employee Yoshida has been in love with his colleague Airi Gotou for five years. Although he finally goes on a date with her, his confession is quickly denied. Drunk and disappointed, he stumbles home only to find a high school girl on the side of the road. The girl, who needs a place to stay, tries to seduce Yoshida, who, although she rejects her progress, invites her to his apartment.

The next morning, the girl, who introduces herself as Sayu Ogiwara, reveals that she has fled Hokkaido to Tokyo. During his six-month stroll, he constantly traded sexual favors for a roof over his head. However, Yoshida is not convinced of her seduction. Instead, he asks you to do another type of job that involves doing dishes and washing clothes. And so begins a heartwarming relationship between a heartbroken adult and a runaway high school girl.

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