Higehiro : After Being Rejected, I Shaved And Took In A High School Runaway Episode 8 Recap and Preview

Higehiro is doing extremely well in such a short time. The anime, which started airing in April this year, has already completed 7 episodes. Now, fans are waiting for Higehiro episode 8, which will be out soon. Also known as “Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway,” the anime is based on a rom-com novel.

Higehiro revolves around Yoshida, a 27-year-old man with an upright nature, and his 17-year-old Sayu Ogiwara. Sayu has a habit of seducing men into letting her stay over and is taken aback when he meets Yoshida. He does not give in to her but still allows Sayu to stay at his place. The story progresses to tell us more about Sayu’s grim past and her present with Yoshida.

Higehiro Episode 8 Release Date and Time

Higehiro airs a new episode every Monday. Episode seven came out on 17 May 2021. Consequently, according to the schedule, episode 8 will be out on 24 May. Episode 8 will be titled “Summer Festival” and will be directed by Hodaka Kuramoto. In Japan, the new episode will be out at 10:30 PM JST. The global timings for the new episode are given below:

  • Central Time: 10:00 AM CT
  • British Time: 4:00 PM BST
  • Eastern Time: 11:00 AM EST
  • Pacific Time: 8:00 AM PT

Previously On Higehiro Episode 7

In Higehiro episode 7, titled “Yearning,”  we see Sayu with Asami while preparing for her entrance exams. Asami is on leave, studying, for she wants to become a novelist. Looking at Asami, Sayu wonders about her own future, which is currently in a blur. The other day, while cleaning the house Sayu comes across a cardboard box. Inside, there are memories and things from Yoshida’s high school days. Among those, she comes across his graduation album.

Episode 8 Preview

The preview for episode 8 is already available. Check it out below:


The new episode will air soon, and we might see a new side to Yoshida’s story. Tune in on 24 May to catch on to the action.

Where To Watch Higehiro Episode 8?

The anime is licensed by anime streaming service Crunchyroll. The episode is available right on release for premium users, and free subscribers can catch the new episodes a week later. Additionally, Muse Asia has also licensed the show for Southeast Asian viewers and streams the show on its Youtube Channel. Apart from this, there is no other place where you can legally watch the show.


Higehiro Episode 8 will be out in around 6 days from the point of writing. Higehiro is a new show, but it has made a place for its own, thanks to amazing fan service and an amusing tale.