Higurashi no Naku Koro nor will release his new series in October

On the official Twitter account for the new anime adaptation of the visual novels Higurashi no Naku Koro ni, it was announced that the new release date has been scheduled for October.

The series was originally scheduled to be released this month, however, due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on production, this had been postponed indefinitely.

On the other hand, the first season of the anime premiered in 2006 with 26 episodes, followed by a second season titled Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai in 2007, with 24 episodes.

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

Cast of voices

  • Souichiro Hoshi like Keiichi Maebara.
  • Mai Nakahara like Rena Ryuugu.
  • Satsuki Yukino like Mion Sonozaki.
  • Mika Kanai like Satoko Houjou.
  • Yukari Tamura like Rika Furuda.

Production team

  • Ryukishi07 and 07th Expansion the original idea is credited.
  • Akio Watanabe (Monogatari Series) is in charge of character design.
  • The studies Passion (Citrus, Rokka no Yuusha, High School DxD Hero) are in charge of project animation.

Synopsis of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

On a warm summer day in 1983, transfer student Maebara Keiichi arrives in a peaceful rural town in Hinamizawa. There, he befriends his classmates Rena, Mion, Rika and Satoko. Accepted as an official member of the "club", Keiichi and the gang perform 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 meets the dark story behind Hinamizawa. As Keiichi unravels this dark mystery, he will discover that his new friends may not be what they appear.

Source: Official Twitter Account

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