A leak confirmed that the new anime adaptation of the franchise Higurashi no Naku Koro ni will have a total of six Blu-ray / DVD releases, the dates and contents of which have not been disclosed. However, it is confirmed that the first Blu-ray / DVD volume will be released on February 24, 2021.
This first volume will contain a total of four episodes (from 1 to 4). If the trend continues, this new series would have at least 24 episodes. It should be noted that the above is a calculation of the increase in value and is not official information. On the other hand, this new series has its premiere scheduled for next October 1st and will continue on January 7th, 2021 with a second arc with episode number 14.
- 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.
- 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.
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