On the official website for the franchise's new animation project Higurashi no Naku Koro nithe second promotional video of the project was revealed. The video shows that the first thirteen episodes will air on October 1, while the fourteenth episode will premiere on January 7, 2021.

The official site also posted a new promotional image.

On the flip side, the anime's first season premiered in 2006 with 26 episodes, followed by a second season entitled Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai in 2007 with 24 episodes.

07. Extension started the first chapter of the visual novel in 2002 during the Comiket this year. Ryukishi07 and 07th expansion started Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou for PC in Japan in 2014 as a thank you to the fans of the series. The franchise inspired many other animation projects, two live-action films, and manga adaptations.


  • Souichiro Hoshi as Keiichi Maebara.
  • Mai Nakahara as Rena Ryuugu.
  • Satsuki Yukino as Mion Sonozaki.
  • Mika Kanai as Satoko Houjou.
  • Yukari Tamura as Rika Furuda.
  • Chafurin as Kuraudo Ooishi.
  • Toru Ohkawa as Jirou Tomitake.
  • Miki Itou as Miyo Takano.
  • Toshihiko seki as Kyousuke Irie.

Production team

  • Ryukishi07 and 07. Extension The original idea is credited.
  • Akio Watanabe (Monogatari series) is responsible for the character design.
  • The studies Passione (Citrus fruits, Rokka no Yuusha, High School DxD Hero) are responsible for the animation of the project.
  • Naoki Hayashi (Black fox, Citrus fruits) is responsible for writing and monitoring the scripts.
  • Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the shell, Mobile suit Gundam 00) returns to compose the series' soundtrack.

Synopsis of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

On a warm summer day in 1983, transfer student Maebara Keiichi arrived in a peaceful rural town in Hinamizawa. There he befriends his classmates Rena, Mion, Rika and Satoko. Keiichi and the gang, who are recognized as official members of the "Club", practice various activities such as card and board games as well as hide and seek.

But just as Keiichi was getting used to life in the country, he came across the dark story behind Hinamizawa. When Keiichi reveals this dark secret, he discovers that his new friends may not be what they appear to be.

Source: Comic Natalie

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