On the official Twitter account for the franchise's new animation project Higurashi no Naku Koro nititled Higurashi no Naku Koro ni GouA special message was posted confirming that this series is neither a reboot nor a remake. ""Thank you for watching episode 4 and visiting our official website. "Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou." A completely new project with a new Hinamizawa story that nobody knows yet".

On the other hand, this new series premiered on October 1 and confirmed with a total of 24 episodes. The second arc (consisting of episodes 14 to 24) will be premiered on January 7, 2021 and according to the director's wordsThis is not an easy remake".

Cast

  • 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 Y. 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.
  • Asaka plays the opening song entitled "I Believe What You Said" while Ayane performs the final topic entitled "Kamisama no Syndrome".

Summary of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou

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: Official Twitter account

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