Upcoming anime Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (Higurashi: When They Cry – New) unveils supporting cast, staff and second promo before its October 1 premiere. The anime is produced by Passione Studio.
The anime, a remake of the original franchise, was initially scheduled to premiere in July, but it was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The previous adaptation won everyone’s hearts and fans are extremely excited for this one!
The official website for the anime project posted the second promotional video and the latest visual on Friday.
The video reveals that the first 13 episodes will premiere on October 1 and that episode 14 will premiere on January 7. It also confirmed the returning cast members.
The sadistic, over-the-top, and dramatic features of animation left us in awe! The preview certainly shows how well Passione studio has adapted the horror visual novel.
It also shows how the good and evil coexist while keeping the bright and dark greys in the animation.
The visual novel “Higurashi no Naku Koro ni” by Ryukishi07 and 07th Expansion already received a 26-part anime adaptation in the spring of 2006, which was continued in the summer of 2007 with a 26-part second season.
A five-part sequel OVA series was released from February to August 2009. Studio DEEN was responsible for the previous works.
|Jirou Tomitake||Tooru Ookawa|
|Miyo Takano||Miki Itou|
|Kyousuke Irie||Toshihiko Seki|
|Character design||Akio Watanabe|
|Assistant Director||Takashi Ikehata|
|Art Director||Kazuhiro Inoue|
|Director of Photography||Yuuichirou Tozawa|
|Music Production||Frontier Works|
Episode 1 will premiere on October 1 at 23:30 on the Tokyo MX and BS11 channels, and it will also run on the Sun TV channel as well as on the d Anime Store and Hikari TV services.
Episode 14 will then premiere on January 7 on these same channels. The manga adaptation by Tomato Akase will launch in Kadokawa’s Young Ace Up service on October 2. For more details, stay tuned!
About Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
Keiichi Maebara recently moved to the rural village of Hinamizawa. He quickly makes new friends in his classmates Rena, Mion, Satoko, and Rika.
But when Keiichi learns of a murder, the supposed idyll gradually turns out to be sheer horror.
He can’t trust anyone, especially his new “girlfriends” who suddenly show a completely different side of themselves.