A popular Japanese comment forum shared episode 565 of the podcast. "Norainu Brothers no anime! Gyoukai Jiji Houdan", From which some fragments were taken and one in particular about the animated adaptation of Hige wo Soru. Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou ((Higehiro). Before we start with the snippets, it's worth noting who these people are and on Twitter they explain:

«This is the official Twitter account of the web radio “Norainu Brothers no Anime! Gyokai Jiji Houdan ”. Two anime producers, code-named Anime Mask, talk about the inside and outside of the anime industry». Because of this, their opinions were considered important to share on the forum.

The excerpts correspond to episode 565, which was broadcast on YouTube on May 19 and contains the following information:

  • «The distribution business must be done in the USA or China, otherwise not much money will be received as profit».
  • «China does not allow its projects to be prematurely broadcast in Japan to prevent illegal uploads, so it delivers the entire finished package».
  • «I wanted to get at least half the production cost back by selling Blu-ray or DVD packages, but the best you can get today is ten percent».
  • «When it comes to titles that sell well abroad, the novel adaptations of Shousetsuka ni Narou! You are a safe bet».
  • «Unless it is a product of the loli genre, the sales trend between Japan and overseas is not very different. Things have changed».
  • «What is popular in Japan is usually also popular abroad. Besides the things that have obstacles to transmission, such as B. Censorship».
  • «Now you can watch pretty old series thanks to streaming, but usually all you find is from Jump or Shueisha in general».
  • «The number of viewers from Hige wo Soru. Soshite Joshikousei where Hirou is great».

The series has aired 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 by Shimesaba and illustrated by Booota are published via the publisher's label Bunko sneaker of Kadokawa since February 2018.

Synopsis of Hige wo Soru. Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou

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.

Fountain: Yaraon!

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