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Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU’s New Extended Trailer Reveals Satoko’s POV in the Anime!

Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU, the sequel to the Higurashi: GOU series, is back to remind us of the spine-chilling horror that the anime exhibits. The new trailer of the anime is already setting our standards high.

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Since the anime’s fifth season ended with a massive cliffhanger, fans have been eager to know what happens after the last episode. You will be delighted to know that the wait will be over pretty soon!

Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU will premiere in July 2021. The sequel anime series has posted an extended version of a previously revealed trailer.

Official Trailer of Higurashi: When They Cry

The trailer gives us a glimpse of just how gory the anime can get. The chibi characters might be able to deceive everyone, but fans know about the darkness lurking inside.

Higurashi SOTSU is structured so that the plot about the tragedy is told from the point of view of Satoko.

Apparently, the player is changed from Rika to Satoko in the upcoming anime series. Ryukishi07, one of the creators of the series, had reported the detail in an interview.

The trailer also reveals the English title of the series as Higurashi When They Cry: Graduation.

Crunchyroll and Funimation will be streaming this anime like all the other Higurashi titles. Higurashi GOU was simul-streamed by Funimation since its release on 1st October.

Cast members from the previous seasons of the anime will reprise their roles in SOTSU.

SPOILERS AHEAD! This page contains spoilers from Higurashi: When They Cry.

In the last episode of Higurashi: GOU, Eua assures Satoko that she can now control the tragedies in each loop. Content with this outcome, Satoko calls out to Rika with a disturbing smile on her face. The ending was a perfect buildup to Higurashi: SOTSU.

The changed point of view will add a new layer of excitement to the anime as we all know the twisted past of Satoko. Will this series be able to highlight her character even more?

About Higurashi: When They Cry


Higurashi: When They Cry is a Japanese murder mystery dōjin soft visual novel series produced by 07th Expansion that comprises the first two entries of the When They Cry franchise. The series focuses on a group of young friends living in the fictional rural village of Hinamizawa and the strange events that occur there in 1983.

Keiichi Maebara has just moved to the quiet little village of Hinamizawa in the summer of 1983 and quickly becomes inseparable friends with schoolmates Rena Ryuuguu, Mion Sonozaki, Satoko Houjou, and Rika Furude.

However, darkness lurks underneath the seemingly idyllic life they lead.

When madness and paranoia begin taking root in Keiichi’s heart, he will stumble straight into the mysteries at work in Higurashi no Naku Koro ni, a story that is told across multiple arcs.

Source: Official Website of Higurashi: When They Cry

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